Welcome to Institutional Scholarships

Institutional Scholarships are available every academic year.  Students can access the online scholarship application late-January through Mid-March for the upcoming aid year.  Students can apply for various scholarships using one application.  The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office notifies students every January when the application becomes available and encourages all students to apply.


  • Institutional Scholarship Committee will review eligible applicants
  • Selected recipients will be notified in June
  • Your award package will be revised to include scholarship(s) awarded
  • Scholarships will disburse as funds become available from the donor
  • All funds will apply to any debts owed to the University first before a refund, if eligible, is issued

Institutional Scholarship Process

  • Scholarships will be awarded at the beginning of the fall semester
  • Disbursement of scholarships occurs weekly, but not earlier than one week before the start of the semester
  • Monitor your My Sac State Student Center regularly for Holds, Messages and To Do Lists items