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Thomas Swift Environmental Studies Scholarship - NEW! Fall 2018 Application Deadline TBD

The Professor Thomas Swift Endowed Scholarship was created by Professor Thomas Swift, a history professor at Sacramento State from 1966 to 1998. Professor Swift passed away September 29, 2016, at the age of 82. This scholarship is intended to support the students at Sacramento State, specifically, Environmental Studies majors. Flyer for the Fall 2018 appliation will be available soon.

This is a call for Thomas Swift Environmental Studies Scholarship applications for academic year 2018-19. We are providing scholarship support up to $1,500 for one student.  Scholarships may be used for tuition, school/research supplies, and books.

 Scholarship Details:                       

  • Must be a full-time student at time of award 
  • Environmental Studies Major
  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • Must be a junior or senior undergraduate
  • Financial need  may be considered but is not a requirement
  • Students must submit a completed application (click here) and provide a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing the environmental issue s/he cares about the most, his/her professional goals, and how the scholarship will help to attain those goals.

2017-2018 Thomas Swift Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Trieu Dong Nguyen,  our Thomas Swift Scholarship scholar for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.

Trieu Dong Nguyen


Patrick James Dugal Scholarship

To honor the memory of Patrick James Dugal, the Dugal family has established a scholarship for students pursuing a profession in the Environmental Studies field.

Patrick was a full-time CSUS student working toward a degree in Environmental Studies. He was a serious student who was involved in the community and had a strong commitment to environmental matters. He has been described by his professors as a bright presence, cheerful, friendly, optimistic, articulate and dedicated.  Patrick lost his courageous battle against cancer in January 2005.

We are providing scholarship support up to $5000 per student for up to two students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Submission deadline is TBD for Spring 2018. Flyer will be available Spring 2018. 

Application will be available Spring 2018.

Scholarship Details:

  • Available to Environmental Studies Majors of Junior or Senior status.
  • Student must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Student must be enrolled full time at the time of award disbursement.
  • Student must submit completed application and an essay of up to 500 words describing the environmental issue s/he cares about the most, his/her professional goals, and how the scholarship will help the attainment of those goals.
  • Scholarship applications can be turned in to Amador Hall 554A.

2017-2018 Dugal Scholarship winners

Congratulations to Amanda Wild and Mariah Ponce, our Dugal scholars for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.

Amanda Wild and Mariah Ponce

Other General Scholarships Available:

 

Joe Serna Memorial  and Joe Serna Student Leadership Initiative Scholarships 

The Serna Center invites students to apply to the Joe Serna, Jr Memorial and Student Leadership Initiative scholarships. Click on the link below for the applications. The scholarship awards range from $2,000 - $2,500. Applications are open to all students, including undocumented AB 540 and DACA students. The deadline to apply is TBD

Joe Serna Memorial Scholarship Application (Available Soon)

Joe Serna Student Leadership Initiative Scholarship Application (Available Soon)