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CSU Systemwide Scholarship Programs

All scholarship applications, including the Applicant Information Form, are due to the CSUSM Financial Aid and Scholarships Office by April 9, 2021

Applicant Information Form

Scholarship Requirements
CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement

Award Available: 23 at an average of $6,000

  • GPA: 3.0 minimum
  • Supplemental materials required
  • Demonstrate Financial Need, Full-time
Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

Award Available: 39 at $10,000

  • GPA: 2.8 minimum
  • 6.1 units or more
Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship

Award Available: 1 at $1,400

  • GPA: 3.0 minimum
  • Master of public policy, American history, economics, library science. archival management or government
  • The scholarship supports a student doing research from the CSU archives
Howard C. Christiansen Endowed Scholarship

Award Available: 4 at $6,000

  • GPA: 3.0 minimum
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
  • Full-Time
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Any Engineering major
Jim Sanders Media and Leadership Scholarship

Award Available: 1 at $2,500

  • Students who have an interest in journalism, news media, or communication.
Joan S. Bissell Mathematics and Science Memorial Scholarship

Award Available: 50 at $5,000

  • Demonstrate Financial Need
  • Full-time
  • Credential student
  • Mathematics or science teacher education candidates who commit to work in high needs schools
The William & Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship

Award Available: 1 at $10,000

  • Post baccalaureate program or Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts program
  • GPA: 3.0 minimum
  • At least half-time enrollment
Richard K. Leffingwell Scholarship

Award Available: 2 at $3,000

  • Business or Economics student
  • GPA: 2.75 minimum
  • full-time upper division or graduate student
  • Military Veteran
Wilson C. Riles Education Scholarship

Award Available: 3 at $2,000

  • Teaching Credential program
  • GPA: 3.0 minimum
  • At least 6 units enrollment
  • First generation student preferred