2017-2018 Systemwide Scholarship Opportunities

Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarship

Description

The Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont scholarship was established in 1993 to assist students with financial need, especially students with visual or physical impairments.

Amount

$4,000

Criteria

Strong consideration should be given to students who are visually impaired, followed in priority by students with other physical impairments. Students without visual or physical impairments are also eligible for this scholarship.

  • Student must be currently enrolled full-time and plan to continue being enrolled full-time in the Fall 2017-Spring 2018 academic year.
  • Student must be in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Student must have submitted a 2017-2018 FAFSA or California Dream Act Application.

Visually or physically impaired applicants must provide verification from a licensed physician or the Office of Students with Disabilities.

Requirements

To be considered for the Dumont Scholarship, students must submit the following documents together in one envelope to the Center for Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SA124), Attn: Veronica Popovic.

  • A brief personal statement (word document, 12-point font, double-spaced, 1-inch margins, there is no page limit). The heading should include the following: student’s name, CIN#, Dumont Scholarship, Personal Statement. The personal statement should include the following information:
    • Background
    • Challenges encountered
    • Personal achievements
    • Educational pursuits
    • Goals and aspirations for the future
  • Verification of physical/visual impairment, if applicable

Deadline

Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by 5:00pm

 

Edison Scholars Scholarship

Description

For more than 125 years, Edison International has helped build stronger communities. Edison International believes that education is an important source of power and advancement for young people, and it helps strengthen communities. Since 2009, Edison has given more than $34 million to education programs that help make the dream of college education a reality. These programs have focused on helping minority, low-income, and underrepresented students pursue studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Amount

$4,000-$5,000

Criteria
  • Student must be a graduate student, pursuing a degree in one of the following areas of study: Business Management Information Systems, Computer & Information Services, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Engineering Technology, Construction Technology, Drafting and Design Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Surveying Technology, Telecommunication Technology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Natural Resources and Conservation, Wildlife and Wilderness Management, Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, Geophysics, Physics, Comprehensive Science.
  • Student must be currently enrolled full-time and plan to continue being enrolled full-time in the Fall 2017-Spring 2018 academic year.
  • Student must be in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Student must have submitted a 2017-2018 FAFSA or California Dream Act Application.
Requirements

To be considered for the Edison Scholars Scholarship, students must email the following two documents to Scholarship Coordinator, Veronica Popovic at vpopovi@calstatela.edu:

1. A brief personal statement (word document, 12-point font, double-spaced, 1-inch margins, there is no page limit). The heading should include the following details: student’s name, CIN#, Edison Scholars Scholarship, Personal Statement. The personal statement should include the following information:

  • Background
  • Personal achievements
  • Challenges encountered
  • Educational pursuits
  • Aspirations for the future

2. Applicant Information Form

(DO NOT submit any additional documents, such as a resume or letter of recommendation)

Deadline

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 7, 2017 by 11:59pm