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Scholarships Office Financial Aid & Scholarships

About Scholarships Office

Join a Community of Hornet Scholars 

The Scholarships Office at Sacramento State is dedicated to supporting students by offering a wide variety of institutional and community scholarships. The Scholarships Office awards nearly $4 million dollars in institutional scholarships each year! Apply today to join nearly 5,000 students in growing our scholarship narrative.

One Application, Hundreds of Opportunities

How to Apply

Fill out a single application to be automatically matched with scholarship opportunities and to access others that may require a bit of additional information. If you have questions the Scholarships Office is here to help! Email us at:

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Guidelines & Community Scholarships

Students must meet the scholarship award criteria prior to disbursement or payment of funds. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Full-time enrollment
  • GPA
  • Demonstrated and/ or remaining unmet need

A student may not receive funding beyond their full cost of attendance

Community Scholarships

  • Each agency/sponsor will select and notify the eligible scholarship recipient
  • Please include Student Name and Sac State student ID with check submission
  • Check is Made Payable To: Sacramento State
  • Scholarships Office Mailing Address:
    California State University, Sacramento
    Bursar’s Office – Lassen Hall 1000
    Attn: Scholarship
    6000 J Street
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Please allow at least a week and a half for the award to post on the student account by the Scholarships Office
  • Disbursement of scholarships occurs weekly, but not earlier than 10 days from the start of the semester

Financial Aid & Scholarships

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    Student Service Center
    Lassen Hall, Room 1000
    Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. / Counseling: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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