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Alumni scholarship deadline nears


The Sacramento State Alumni Association is accepting applications for its annual Alumni Scholarship through March 1.

Scholarships will be awarded in three categories – freshman, continuing undergraduate and graduate – and range in value from $500 to $2,000. Additional awards are also available to students majoring in the visual or performing arts as well as engineering and computer sciences.

Criteria, instructions and the application are available at Send or deliver completed applications to:

Sacramento State Alumni Association

Scholarship Committee

6000 J Street            

Sacramento, CA  95819-6024

Applications must be received or postmarked by the due date.

Scholarship applications will be reviewed by a selection committee of alumni, and rated on the basis of the candidate’s ability to achieve academic success, demonstrated leadership and participation, service in school and the community, dealing with hardships or obstacles and the quality of the application received. Scholarship winners will be notified on or before May 1.

Initially funded by donations from life members of the Sacramento State Alumni Association, the Alumni Scholarships are now broadly supported with the goal of helping students pursue higher education at Sacramento State.

To support the Sacramento State Alumni Association Scholarship Program, visit, call (916) 278-6295 or e-mail