How to Apply for Scholarships

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. For additional scholarship information regarding non-CSUSM scholarships, click here

There are a number of scholarships administered by CSUSM. To apply for these scholarships complete the CSUSM General Scholarship Application. By completing and submitting the application by the deadline, you will be automatically considered for most of the CSUSM administered scholarships which are awarded for that year.  To be considered for any "need-based" scholarships, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA. A new application must be completed each year by the scholarship application deadline of March 2nd.

How To Apply

The 2014-15 Application Period is February 7, 2014 to March 28, 2014

Need Based Scholarships
Require a FAFSA

FAFSA Priority Filing Period:
Jan. 1, 2014 to  
March 2, 2014