Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarship programs available exclusively to CSUDH students.

 

Anne K Peters Scholarship

Description

The Anne K Peters Scholarship is designated for a continuing student majoring in Sociology, Labor Studies, Women's Studies or in the PACE program. 

Amount

Up To $500

Requirements

  • Must be a continuing student in majoring in Sociology, Labor Studies, Women’s Studies or PACE (Interdisciplinary Studies) 
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Career goals and academic record will be taken into account  

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Beverly Palmer Endowed Scholarship

Description

The Beverly Palmer Endowed Scholarship will be used to support the financial needs of students who will be applying to graduate programs in psychology.

Amount

Varies

Requirements

  • Must be enrolled full-time 
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA 

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Chemistry Angel

Description

The Chemistry Angel Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to dedicated and passionate students who meet a minimum GPA requirement. The scholarship should allow the student to reduce work hours in order to better focus on their studies.

Amount

$2000

Requirements

  • Be an undergraduate chemistry or biochemistry major (any option)
  • Qualify to enroll in CHE 110 (have passed CHE 108 or the placement exam) or a higher-level Chemistry course
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA overall (renewal requires 3.0 GPA)
  • Demonstrated financial need

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Dr. H. Keith & Yonnie Lee Scholarship

Description

The Dr. H. Keith & Yonnie Lee Scholarship is designated for a student majoring in Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, and Math.

Amount

Varies

Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled student with a declared Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or Math major

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Dr. Lois Chi Emeritus Faculty Association Science Scholarship

Description

The Dr. Lois Chi Emeritus Faculty Association Science Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled CSUDH undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, or a closely-related field in the biomedical sciences. Preference is given to full-time undergraduate students majoring in a natural science.

Amount

$1000 - $2000

Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Must be pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, or a closely-related field in the biomedical sciences
  • Preference is given to full-time undergraduate students majoring in a natural science.
  • Applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a former professor addressing the applicant’s qualifications for the scholarship)
  • Applicants must submit a thoughtful essay detailing their future career/college goals: Describe why a college education is important to you, as well as the personal commitment you've made to get this far in your educational journey. Explain how completing your CSUDH degree will help you transform your life and the lives of others. Describe the ways you've served your community, and how your university degree will enable you to continue to serve.

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Herman J. Loether Memorial Social Research Scholarship

Description

Dr. Loether, emeritus and founding faculty member of the sociology department at CSUDH, was greatly respected by his colleagues and his many students. Dr. Herman J. Loether established the Social Systems Research Council (SSRC) in addition to teaching Sociology at CSUDH for 30 years (after teaching for 10 years at CSU-Los Angeles). Dr. Loether also founded the Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Chapter at CSUDH and served as the advisor for many years. Dr. Herman J. Loether was actively involved in the development of the SSRC (now called the Urban Community Research Center), and took great pride in teaching CSUDH students about doing hands on sociological research with community partners. The Loether Memorial Social Research Scholarship was established in his honor to support Sociology students engaged in scholarly research activities. Herman J. Loether died of cancer on March 25, 2011.

Amount

$1000

Requirements

  • Must be a Sociology major (undergraduate student with Junior or Senior class standing, or graduate student), in good standing with the university
  • Must be enrolled during the Spring 2021 semester
  • Must be actively engaged in sociological research (e.g. involvement in the UCRC, Sociology 302 or 502, or other research activities with Sociology faculty at CSUDH)
  • Must have commitment to continuing education and attaining a graduate professional degree

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Macie Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Description

The Marcie Stewart Memorial Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled undergraduate students majoring one of the STEM disciplines. This scholarship was created in memory of Marcie Stewart, a CSUDH alumna who majored in mathematics and taught for the department. Students are selected based on academic performance and promise.

Amount

$750

Requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate STEM major
  • Have an overall college GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in Fall 2021
  • Students will be asked for letter(s) of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, and a personal statement addressing a specific prompt listed in the application

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Michael N. O'Hara Scholarship

Description

The Michael N. O'Hara Scholarship is designated for students majoring in political science. 

Amount

Varies

Requirements

  • Must be a currently enrolled student with a declared major in Political Science 
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Philip Johnson Scholarship

Description

Annual scholarship awarded to an upperclassmen majoring in Physics who has demonstrated potential for academic excellence based on past academic performance.

Amount

$1000

Requirements

  • Must be a currently enrolled student majoring in Physics 
  • Must have Junior or Senior academic standing 
  • Must be enrolled full-time 

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Robert Sprague Foundation Scholarship for STEM Majors

Description

The Robert R. Sprague Foundation Scholarship for STEM Majors is awarded to students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) related fields.

Amount

two $5,000 scholarships

Requirements

  • Must be Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) related majors

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Dr. Sam Wiley Physics Scholarship

Description

The Dr. Sam Wiley Physics Scholarship is designated for a student majoring in physics.

Amount

$1000

Requirements

  • Awarded to a student majoring in Physics at CSUDH

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

Takeshi Katsumata Scholarship

Description

The Takeshi Katsumata Scholarship is awarded annually to a CSUDH student who is majoring in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry.

Amount

Varies

Requirements

  • Must be majoring in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry
  • Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA

William L. Armacost Scholarship

Description

The William Armacost Memorial Scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled undergraduate Mathematics majors (any option). Professor William Armacost was an outstanding teacher in the CSUDH Department of Mathematics for more than thirty years.

Amount

$750

Requirements

  • Must have completed at least two semesters of calculus and MAT 271 or equivalent
  • Must have completed at CSUDH at least three of the following courses: MAT 191, 193, 211, 213, 271, 281, 311, 321, 331, 333
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in Fall 2021
  • Students will be asked for letter(s) of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, and a personal statement addressing a specific prompt listed in the application

How To Apply

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Deadline

TBA