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Scholarships Financial Aid & Scholarships

About Scholarships

Sacramento State Scholarships

The Financial Aid & Scholarship Office at Sacramento State awards nearly $4M dollars in institutional scholarship opportunities each year. By completing a single application, students are matched to available scholarship opportunities offered at Sac State. Scholarships are offered by various colleges, departments, and organizations to undergraduate and graduate students who meet specific criteria.

Apply for Scholarships

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

    Scholarship 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 Scholarship Office

  • Disbursement of scholarships occurs weekly, but not earlier than 10 days from the start of the semester


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.

Find Us

Student Service Center
Lassen Hall, Room 1000
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. / Counseling: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.