Scholarships - Institutional Scholarships

The following institutional scholarships are available for the upcoming academic year. All amounts and eligibility criteria are subject to change.

  1. Alice Glancy Bonds Scholarship
  2. Anna Steffan Nursing Alumni Scholarship
  3. Betty Burmeister Memorial Scholarship
  4. California State University Retirees Association Scholarship
  5. CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement (System-wide)
  6. Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian Endowment for Art Education Scholarship
  7. Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students (System-wide)
  8. Daniel C. Orey Equity Scholarship
  9. Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, Annual Living Memorial Scholarship
  10. Dr. Gordon Glabe and Dr. Stanley Hughart Memorial Scholarship
  11. Dr. Guy A. West Scholarship
  12. Dr. Margaret E. McKoane Re-Entry/Financial Aid Scholarship
  13. Dr. Suzanne A. Snively Graduate Assistantship
  14. Duccini/Pasquini/Traversa Scholarship
  15. Eleanor and John Zeltin Scholarship
  16. Eugene and Dena Salmon Scholarship
  17. Fly Fishers Club of Orange County Marine Studies Scholarship Fund (System-wide)
  18. Franklin Stillwell Scholarship
  19. Geraldine T. Olson Nursing Scholarship
  20. Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship (System-wide)
  21. H.K. Tschudin Scholarship
  22. Hazel Cramer Scholarship
  23. Helen I. Harder and Evelyn L. Pinkham Memorial Scholarship
  24. Helen Knesek Scholarship
  25. Hilsia Souza Memorial Scholarship
  26. James B. Creel Humanitarian Award
  27. The Jennifer and Gary Galleli Scholarship
  28. Jo Anne Marquardt (JAM) Hope, Empower, Love, and Peace (HELP)
  29. John J. and Lillian C. Swacina
  30. Juan D. Hernandez LSWN Scholarship
  31. Judith Ann Hakari Nursing Scholarship
  32. Kerry Kendley Scholarship
  33. Lillian Stillwell Scholarship
  34. Marcia A. Boden Scholarship for Careers in Education
  35. Marian Weed Scholarship
  36. Marion Muddox Scholarship
  37. Mary J. Foley Residence Hall Scholarship
  38. Nicholas Bond Memorial Scholarship
  39. Osher Re-Entry Scholarship
  40. Patricia Lee Memorial Scholarship
  41. Paul G. Hastings Memorial Scholarship
  42. President Alexander and Gloria Gonzalez Public Service and Community Leadership Scholarship
  43. Professor Norman and Evelyn Castellan
  44. Reita E. Bell Scholarship
  45. Ryan Huhn Memorial Scholarship
  46. Single Parent Scholarship
  47. Small Grants/High Hopes Scholarship
  48. SSGT Benton Memorial Scholarship
  49. Stan Pretzer Public Service Scholarship
  50. Stephen and Charlotte Walker Re-Entry Scholarship
  51. Stuart & Patricia McIntosh Armed Forces and Business Scholarship
  52. Susan Blad Seldin Scholarship
  53. The Clara Rodriguez Scholarship
  54. The James William Whitsell Scholarship
  55. The Lt. Peter Lenhart Siller Memorial Scholarship
  56. The Renaissance Society Scholarship
  57. The River City Quilters Guild Scholarship
  58. The Vera Koehler Clinical Nursing Scholarship
  59. University of California, Davis Medical Center Volunteer Services
  60. Wayne P. Donahue Memorial Scholarship
  61. William and Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship (System-wide)
  62. William D. James Scholarship
  63. Wilson C. Riles Education (System-wide)

Alice Glancy Bonds Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of former Emeritus Faculty Alice Glancy Bonds and her dedication and service to students in the Social Work department. The Alice Glancy Bonds Scholarship is intended to provide financial support to eligible students majoring in Social Work. This scholarship honors the memory of former Emeritus Faculty Alice Glancy Bonds and her dedication and service to students in the Social Work department. Applicant may be undergraduate or graduate majoring in Social Work. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA. Financial need may be considered.
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Anna Steffan Nursing Alumni Scholarship
The Anna Steffan Nursing Alumni Scholarship provides financial assistance and incentive to a Senior Nursing student. It is to honor high scholastic achievement and community participation in Nursing. Applicant must be a Nursing student entering the fourth semester of the Nursing Program, and have at least at 3.3 GPA in the BSN program at CSUS.
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Betty Burmeister Memorial Scholarship
The Betty Burmeister Memorial Scholarship's purpose is to honor the memory of Betty Burmeister through scholarship awards to re-entry students. Preference will be given to students who have resume their education after rasing a family. This scholarship is open to any major.  Applicant must be an undergraduate and re-entry student, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled at least half-time. Financial need may be considered.
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California State University Sacramento Retirees Association Scholarship
The California State University, Sacramento Retirees Association Scholarship is to help children of current faculty and staff attain their bachelor's degree. Applicants must have an overall 3.0 GPA and be enrolled full-time as a sophomore, junior or senior. Applicants must be children of a current employee at CSUS and have completed a minimum of (15) units at CSUS.
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CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement (System-wide)
The CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement Scholarship recognize students who have overcome adversity, demonstrate financial need, and have attributes of merit including superior academic performance, significant personal achievements, and exemplary community service. Each CSU campus will recommend one currently enrolled full-time and remain a CSU full-time equivalent student during the academic year, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. To be considered, applicants must submit 2 letters of reference (1 must be from an academic instructor), and an additional essay addressing how they have overcome adversity and highlighting academic performance, community service, and significant personal achievements.
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Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian Endowment for Art Education Scholarship
The Carol Channing  and Harry Kullijian Endowment for Arts Education Scholarship's purpose is to assist students pursuing a degree in the visual or performing arts or a teaching credential in the various art education disciplines with the intent of serving public education. Applicant must have a major in the Department of Art, Design, Theater and Dance, or Music related to the visual or performing arts, or the Teaching Credential Program in Art Education. Applicant must be enrolled full time and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. All class levels are encouraged to apply.
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Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students (System-wide)
The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991. After Mr. Schoettler's death in 2001, the California State University received a $4.8 million bequest from his estate to expand the existing financial aid program for visually impaired students to all CSU campuses. Applicants must have and maintain a current cumulative 2.8 GPA and must be currently enrolled in 6.1 units or more as a CSU undergraduate or graduate student in any major field and must remain enrolled in 6.1 units or more during the academic year in which the award is received. Applicants have a visual disability and provide verification from a physician which includes the best corrected vision acuity notations.
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Daniel C. Orey Equity Scholarship
The Daniel C. Orey Equity Scholarship is intended to award students. This scholarship is open to all majors. Applicants must be an undergraduate, have a minimum of 2.5 GPA and be enrolled full-time. To be considered, applicants must submit an essay of no more than 1 page, single spaced response to the following question: "How have Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues such as bullying, marriage rights, and civil rights affected your academic success or career aspirations?"
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Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, Annual Living Memorial Scholarship
The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, Annual Living Memorial Scholarship assists deserving students who are juniors or seniors and who demonstrate financial need. Consideration will be given based on your academic standing. Students may only receive this award one time.
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Dr. Gordon Glabe and Dr. Stanley Hughart Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Gordon Glabe and Dr. Stanley Hughart Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students to honor the memories of Dr. Gordon Glabe and Dr. Stanley Hughart, both mathematics professors in the College of Natural Science and Mathematics, as well as assist students to advance their education. Applicant must be enrolled in at least half time as an undergraduate with a minimum 2.0 GPA to qualify and demonstrate financial need.
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Dr. Guy A. West Scholarship
The Dr. Guy A. West Scholarship is to honor the memory of Dr. Guy West, first president of Sacramento State College and who was president form 1947 until his retirement in 1965. Applicants shall be admitted to and enrolled at CSUS at the time of application.  Financial need may be considered.
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Dr. Margaret E. McKoane Re-Entry/Financial Aid Scholarship
Dr. Margaret E. McKoane Re-Entry/Financial Aid Scholarship awards to students to honor the memory of Dr. Margaret E. McKoane; to encourage students to return to a program of higher education and reach their full academic potential by providing financial assistance. Applicants must be re-entry students enrolled at least half time as a junior, senior or graduate and demonstrate financial need.
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Dr. Suzanne A. Snively Graduate Assistantship
The Dr. Suzanne A. Snively Graduate Assistantships is to honor the memory of Suzanne Snively and her esteem for quality teaching through the provision of financial assistance to graduate assistants and graduate teaching assistants. Applicants must be eligible for candidacy in a master's program offered by CSUS department and unit load approve by department chair. New graduates must have minimum 3.0 GPA and continuing graduates must have minimum 3.5 GPA.
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Duccini/Pasquini/Traversa Scholarship
The Duccini/Pasquina/Traverse Single Parent Scholarship's purpose is to award students who are single parents. Applicant must be an undergraduate, single parent, in good academic standing. Financial need is required. All majors are encouraged to apply.
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Eleanor and John Zeltin Scholarship
The Eleanor and John Zeltin Scholarship honors the memory of the donor's parents, who greatly valued education, by providing financial assistance to financially needy Sacramento State students. This scholarship is available to undergraduates who are the first in their family to attend college, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and full-time enrollment. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.
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Eugene and Dena Salmon Scholarship
The Eugene and Dena Salmon Scholarship honors the memory of Professor Emeritus Eugene M. Salmon and his wife, Dena, by providing scholarships for students at California State University, Sacramento. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and financial need.
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Fly Fishers Club of Orange County Marine Studies Scholarship Fund (system-wide)
The Fly Fishers Club of Orange County was founded in 1966 to further the sport of Fly Fishing. Applicants must have a commitment to community service in the fisheries biology field and major in Marine studies at eligible CSU campuses. Applicants also must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need and remain a full-time equivalent CSU student during the 2014-2015 academic year.
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Franklin Stillwell Scholarship
The Franklin Stillwell Scholarship honors the memory of Franklin Stillwell, who was dedicated to the pursuit of higher education. This scholarship is open to sophomore, junior or senior students.  Applicants can be of any major but must be returning students, enrolled at least half-time at the time of the application and award.
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Geraldine T. Olson Nursing Scholarship
The Geraldine T. Olson Nursing Scholarship's purpose is to honor the memory of Geraldine T. Olson and her concern for nursing students, and to encourage nursing students by providing them with financial assistance. Applicant must be enrolled at least half-time within the Division of Nursing and have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA in their most recent semester. Financial need may be considered.
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Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship (System-wide)
The purpose of the Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship Scholarship is to encourage student scholars to engage in graduate work in fields such as public policy, American history, economics, archival management and government. Applicants must be a graduate student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants must be studying in the areas of public policy, American history, economics, library science, archival management or government. The award must be used to pursue research projects within the Dumke Collection or other collections housed within the CSU archives at CSU, Dominguez Hills, the Center for California Studies at CSU Sacramento or other special collections within the CSU system.
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H.K. Tschudin Scholarship
The H.K. Tschudin Scholarship assists re-entry single parent students in pursuit of a degree. Applicants must be an undergraduate, enrolled at least half time, with a minimum 3.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
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Hazel Cramer Scholarship
The Hazel Cramer Scholarship awards incoming freshman. Applicants must be enrolled full time undergraduates in any major with a 3.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
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Helen I. Harder and Evelyn L. Pinkham Memorial Scholarship
The Helen I. Harder and Evelyn L. Pinkham Memorial Scholarship is being created in honor and memory of Helen I. Harder and Evelyn L. Pinkham, to recognize their careers in Nursing and inspire nursing students.  Miss Harder and Mrs. Pinkham are both sisters of the donor.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA; be accepted into Clinical Nursing Program; be classified as a Junior, Senior class levels; demonstrate financial need; be enrolled full time at time of award and at time of application.
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Helen Knesek Scholarship
The Helen Knesek Scholarship is intended to assist students. Applicant must have completed at least one semester at CSUS and are in pursuit of a degree and have a minimum of 2.0 GPA. All class levels except unclassified graduates are encouraged to apply. All majors are accepted.
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Hilsia Souza Memorial Scholarship
The Hilsia Souza Memorial Scholarship is intended to support students at Sacramento State. The scholarship is created in the memory of Ms. Hilsia Souza, who was a member of the graduating class of 1995, a member of Chi Delta, and who battled but succumbed to breast cancer in June 2011. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate and have a minimum 2.8 overall GPA. Students that are actively participating in a sorority or fraternity, or enrolled in the School of Nursing are eligible to apply
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James B. Creel Humanitarian Award
The James B. Creel Humanitarian Award is an honor in the memory of James B. Creel. This scholarship assists bright, socially committed youth who demonstrate humanitarian values, independent thought, and ethical behavior, and who plan to enter a field of public service.  Applicant must be enrolled full-time, majoring in Humanities or Social Sciences, have a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
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The Jennifer and Gary Galleli Scholarship
The Jennifer and Gary Galleli Scholarship is intended to award a student from a Sacramento High School. Applicant must be a first-generation, first time freshman from Sacramento High School (Sac High). Applicant must live in on-campus housing for their first two years at Sac State. Applicant must be full-time, demonstrate financial need, and be majoring in one of the following: Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Computer Science, Family and Consumer Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Geology, Nursing, Physics, Psychology, or Speech Pathology & Audiology. HS cumulative GPA must be above a 3.5. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years if the student maintains a 3.15 GPA for Freshman year, a 3.25 GPA for Sophomore year, and a 3.35 GPA for Junior and Senior year.
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Jo Anne Marquardt (JAM) Hope, Empower, Love, and Peace (HELP)
The Jo Anne Marquardt (JAM) Hope, Empower, Love, Peace (HELP) Scholarship awards to students who have graduated from C.K. McClatchy High School. Applicant must be first generation in family to attend college, be entering Fall term as a freshman at the time of award with a 2.80 overall GPA for the junior and senior years in high school. Full-time enrollment and Financial Need is required at time of award. In addition, student must submit a letter of recommendation from a C.K. McClatchy High School faculty member and also brief written statement describing what he/she plans to study at sac state, and how this study will impact his/her personal and /or professional future.
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John J. and Lillian C. Swacina
The John J. and Lillian C. Swacina Scholarship Fund assists needy and worthy Nursing students of all class levels except Second Bachelor students. Applicants may be enrolled half-time, majoring in Nursing, demonstrate financial need, and have at least a 2.0 GPA.
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Juan D. Hernandez LSWN Scholarship
The Juan D. Hernandez LSWN Scholarship encourages students majoring in social work through the use of the scholarship.  Applicants must major in Social Work, have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA; be a senior or classified graduate; enrolled at least half-time.  Demonstrate financial need, leadership and commitment to work with/in Latino Communities and to become involved with issues and problems of concern to Latinos.
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Judith Ann Hakari Nursing Scholarship
The Judith Ann Hakari Nursing Scholarship Fund's purpose is to honor the memory of Judith Ann Hakari, who was a Nursing student at California State University, Sacramento and to provide encouragement and financial assistance to deserving Nursing students. Applicant must be an upper division student majoring in Nursing and have graduated from a Sacramento area high school. Renewable to recipients if students maintain a 3.0 GPA in Nursing and re-applies for this scholarship.
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Kerry Kendley Scholarship
The Kerry Kendley Scholarship is intended to benefit a single parent or head of household wishing to obtain a college education. Applicant must be a single parent or head of household and enrolled in at least half time as an undergraduate with a minimum 2.5 GPA to qualify and demonstrate financial need.
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Lillian Stillwell Scholarship
The Lillian Stillwell Scholarship is intended to support Sac State re-entry students. Applicant must be a re-entry student. Applicant must be enrolled in at least half time as a sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of the application and award and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
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Marcia A. Boden Scholarship for Careers in Education
The Marcia A. Boden Scholarship for Careers in Education objective is to encourage and reward students interested in pursuing careers in education, with preference given to graduates of schools in the Twin Rivers Unified School District (or its successor) and the former Grant Joint Union High School District. This Scholarship is to encourage and reward students interested in pursuing a career in education. Preference will be given to graduates of schools in the Twin Rivers Unified School District (or its successors) and the former Grant Joint Union High School District. Applicant must be enrolled in at least half time as an undergraduate or classified graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA to qualify.
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Marian Weed Scholarship
The Marian Weed Scholarship awards students who maintain acceptable scholastic standards and need financial assistance. This scholarship is open to all majors. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be enrolled as undergraduates or classified graduates and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
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Marion Muddox Scholarship
The Marion Muddox Scholarship provides encouragement and financial assistance to outstanding needy students. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA, be enrolled full-time, and demonstrate financial need.
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Mary J. Foley Residence Hall Scholarship
The Mary J. Foley Residence Hall Scholarship is an honor in the memory of Dr. Mary Joan Foley, Sacramento State Economics professor from 1948 until her death in 1954 at age 51, and provides financial encouragement to the students she treasured. Applicants must be residents of a CSUS residence hall at the time they receive the award. GPA and financial need may be considered.
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Nicholas Bond Memorial Scholarship
The Nicholas Bond Memorial Scholarship is intended to award students. Students must be enrolled at time of award as a junior, senior, or graduate, have a 3.25 overall GPA and major in Psychology.
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Osher Re-Entry Scholarship
The Osher Re-Entry Scholarship Program is intended to award reentry students. Applicants must be an undergraduate re-entry student in good academic standing and enrolled at least half-time at the time of the award. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.
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Patricia Lee Memorial Scholarship
The Patricia Lee Memorial Scholarship Fund is to honor the memory of Patricia Lee, Assistant Director of Nursing at Kaiser Hospital at the time of her death, and to honor her strong belief in the need for excellence in the care and nursing of the elderly, by assisting students who have demonstrated an interest in the field of gerontology and/or gerontology nursing. Applicant must be a junior or senior majoring in gerontology, be enrolled at least half-time and have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Preference may be given to students with past or present volunteer service in an area associated with gerontology and students with interests in gerontology nursing, general nursing and gerontology programs.
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Paul G. Hastings Memorial Scholarship
The Paul G. Hastings Memorial Scholarship is in honor of Paul G. Hastings, professor of Finance and Management at California State University, Sacramento, from 1959 until 1985. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA in the previous two semesters and have financial need. Preference given to students in their sophomore, junior or senior years, and who indicate interest in the business operation of their field.
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President Alexander and Gloria Gonzalez Public Service and Community Leadership Scholarship
The President Alexander and Gloria Gonzalez Public Service and Community Leadership Scholarship is intended to award students who demonstrates his or her dedication to the community by actively improving community well-being, addressing educational or social issues and by his or her pursuit of a career path that will focus on improving California for the benefit of its residents. This scholarship is open to students who are California residents, studying any discipline and who are in good standing with the University. Special consideration will be given to students with financial need. Students must be enrolled full-time, be a junior or senior attending fall and spring semesters in the following year, and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Applicants must submit essay of no more than two pages describing applicant's civic service, community service, accomplishments and career aspirations. Applicant must also submit letter of recommendation from a member of the community regarding applicant's service to the community and/or letter of recommendation from a faculty, administration or staff member regarding applicant's service to the Sacramento State community. One scholarship shall be awarded each year in the amount of annual tuition, depending on the availability of funds.
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Professor Norman and Evelyn Castellan
The Professor Norman and Evelyn Castellan Scholarship's purpose is to honor Mary V. Castellan, Wallace H. Riske, and Oscar E. Servertson, the late partners in life of Norman and Evelyn Castellan, who helped make it possible for this scholarship to be established, and to encourage worthy students through financial assistance. The amount of this scholarship is up to the amount of registration fees. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Preference may be given to applicant majoring in Engineering, Business, Social Sciences, Education and Music. Open to all class levels.
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Reita E. Bell Scholarship
The Reita E. Bell Scholarship purpose is to honor the memory of the late Reita E. Bell, Sacramento State alumna and wife of James R. Bell, Professor Emeritus of Government, and to provide financial assistance to needy re-entry students at California State University, Sacramento. Applicant must be a re-entry student. All class levels and majors accepted and must demonstrate financial need.
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Ryan Huhn Memorial Scholarship
The Ryan Huhn Memorial Scholarship's purpose is to assist the award recipient with various expenses associated with attending Sacramento State. Applicant must be freshmen or sophomores with a 2.0 GPA and full-time enrollment.
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Single Parent Scholarship
The Single Parent Scholarship is intended to award a young single parent who, in addition to being responsible for raising a child, has the motivation to seek a career in a science, math, or technology-bases field. Open to undergraduates that are single parents. Applicants must be majoring in math, technology, or the sciences, have a 3.0 minimum GPA, be enrolled full-time and have financial need.
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Small Grants/High Hopes Scholarship
The Small Grants/ High Hopes Scholarship's purpose is to provide funds to enable re-entry students at Sac State to pursue their educational goals. Applicant must be enrolled and pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree at CSUS at the time the scholarship is awarded. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need. Open to undergraduates and classified graduates.
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SSGT Benton Memorial Scholarship
The SSGT Benton Memorial Scholarship recognizes students who have served in the United States Marines or Active Reserves. Applicants must have served for a minimum of four years and have honorable discharge. Medically discharged Marines are encouraged to apply, as are those honorably discharged after being wounded in Iraq with only two years of service. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as a undergraduate, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. First generation students are also encouraged to apply.
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Stan Pretzer Public Service Scholarship
The Stan Pretzer Public Service Scholarship is to honor the memory of Stan Pretzer by awarding students for books and course media or supplies for students who have a commitment to public or non-profit service. Applicants must be majoring in Business, Public Policy, Government, or related field, or public service/ non profit experience.  Applicants must be juniors, seniors or classified graduates in class level. Financial need is required.
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Stephen and Charlotte Walker Re-Entry Scholarship
The Stephan and Charlotte Walker Reentry Scholarship awards students served by the Reentry Services Program. To encourage lifelong learning on the part of students of all ages, through encouraging such students with financial assistance. This scholarship is open to any major and any class level. Applicant must be a re-entry student, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled.
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Stuart & Patricia McIntosh Armed Forces and Business Scholarship
The Stuart and Patricia McIntosh Armed Forces and Business Scholarship is intended to support a student(s) who is a Military Veteran, a reserve in the Military, or in the Military National Guard and enrolled in the School of Business. Stuart McIntosh is a 1962 College of Business Administration alumnus and a United States Air Force veteran. Applicant must be enrolled full-time sophomore, junior or senior, majoring in Business  and have a minimum 2.8 overall GPA
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Susan Blad Seldin Scholarship
The Susan Bald Seldin Scholarship honors the political and personal ideals of Susan Blad Seldin, founder of the Young Democrats Club at Sac State in the 1990's and who was dedicated to political grassroots efforts. Open to juniors, seniors, or classified graduates in any major. Full-time enrollment is required. To be considered, applicants must submit a 500 word essay on how this scholarship will further their education and career plans, as well as honor the legacy of Susan Blad Seldin.
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The Clara Rodriguez Scholarship
The Clara Rodriquez Scholarship encourages students to enter and complete their University education, in memory of Clara Rodriguez by her daughter, Carmen Almodovar. Applicant must have a 2.5 minimum GPA, be of any undergraduate class level, and be enrolled full-time. Financial need shall be a primary consideration.
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The James William Whitsell Scholarship
The James William Whitsell Scholarship Account honors the memory of James William Whitsell, by encouraging young men and women to reach their full potential through higher education. This scholarship provides assistance to all students. Academic achievement and financial need will be considered. Preference may be given to students majoring in History.
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The Lt. Peter Lenhart Siller Memorial Scholarship
The Lt. Peter Lenhart Siller Memorial Scholarship is to honor the memory of Lt. Peter Lenhart Siller and to assist veterans and their families in obtaining higher education. Applicants must be veterans or dependents attending CSUS and approved to receive Veteran's Benefits under Chapter 30, Chapter 31, Chapter 32, Chapter 34, Chapter 35 or any more currently approved Veteran's benefit programs.
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The Renaissance Society Scholarship
Annually offers five $2,500 scholarships to assist students in any field of study that can be related to the intellectual, social and health pursuits of retirement age people. Students must be enrolled in at least half-time, be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student at the time of the award, and have a 2.5 GPA or higher. Applicants must submit an essay of no more than one typed page indicating how their field of study will influence and be useful to retirement age people such as members of the Renaissance Society, a learning-in-retirement organization at CSUS. http://www.csus.edu/org/rensoc Financial Need may be considered.
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The River City Quilters Guild Scholarship
The River City Quilters Guild Scholarship is intended to award students. This scholarship is available to CSUS students who demonstrate experience in quilt making or have an objective to incorporate quilting techniques, quilting history or quilting theory into their academic/professional goals. Especially, though not exclusively, in the areas of fashion design, art, history, sociology or education. Open to all class level except for Freshman. Applicants must be enrolled in at least 6 units and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
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The Vera Koehler Clinical Nursing Scholarship
The Vera Koehler Clinical Nursing Scholarship's purpose is to honor the memory of Vera Koehler, CSUS emeritus professor of clinical nursing, who retired in 1982 after 23 years at CSUS. Applicant must have been accepted into the clinical Nursing Department and enrolled in at least half-time within the Division of Nursing, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Preference may be given to students with demonstrated community service and devotion to a nursing career.
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University of California, Davis Medical Center Volunteer Services
The University of California, Davis Medical Center Volunteer Services provides funds for former or current UCDMC volunteers studying in a pre-health field. Applicants must have volunteered at the UCDMC within the past 2 years with a minimum of 40 hours completed in a 3-month period. Applicants who have received this scholarship must complete an additional 40 hours of service. Applicants must contact Volunteer Services for a written verification of volunteer status documenting the volunteer's position, dates of service and hours. A letter of reference from a UCDMC supervisor is also required. Documents must accompany the Scholarship Application.
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Wayne P. Donahue Memorial Scholarship
The Wayne P. Donahue Memorial Scholarship is intended to provide encouragement and financial assistance for those who would be unable to attend school without financial assistance. Applicant must be a graduate of a Sacramento area high school and demonstrate financial need.
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William and Janet Lahey Arts Education and Visual Arts Scholarship (System-wide)
William Lahey served as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Faculty and Staff Affairs from October 1966 until he retired on June 1986. He came to the California State University from federal civil service to the position of Statewide Dean of Faculty. William and his wife Jan lived in Huntington Harbor. Jan was an avid volunteer with the Long Beach Art Museum and William would invite staff to join them for special receptions and exhibit openings. By supporting Summer Arts and visual arts student scholarships, they are furthering both William's commitment to education and Jan's passion for the arts. One scholarship of $8,430 is available for students enrolled at least half-time in a post-baccalaureate program leading to a high school single subject teaching credential in the arts.
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William James Scholarship
The Williams James Scholarship  assists students who would otherwise be unable to attend school. Applicants must have resided in the Sacramento area for a minimum of ten years, be enrolled at least part-time, and demonstrate financial need.
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Wilson C. Riles Education (System-wide)
The Wilson C. Riles Education Scholarship was established in 2003 to recognize Superintendent Riles’ deep commitment to education through support of students enrolled in California State University teacher credential programs, with preference given to first generation college students. Applicants must be enrolled at least 6 units in the teacher credential program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
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Updated: 2/3/14