Scholarships are gift money awarded based on academic achievement, program of study, community involvement, etc., which does not have to be repaid. Many local and national organizations offer scholarships to students regardless of their financial need. Scholarships have a wide variety of academic and other types of requirements. Application deadlines and procedures vary. 

There are a number of scholarships administered by CSUSM. To apply for these scholarships, you should complete the CSUSM General Scholarship Application. You will then be automatically considered for most of the CSUSM administered scholarships which are awarded for that year. A new application must be completed each year.