2019-2020 Systemwide Scholarship Opportunities

The Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarship 

Description

The Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarship was established through a bequest in 1993 to assist students with financial needs, especially those with visual or physical impairments.

Amount

$4,000

Criteria

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  • Minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA.
  • Student must be currently enrolled full-time and plan to continue being enrolled full-time in the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 academic year.
  • Student must file a 2019-2020 FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and must demonstrate financial need.
  • Provide verification from a licensed physician or disabled student services office of visual or physical impairment if applicable.

 

*Strong consideration will 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.

Application Process

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, and goals and aspirations for the future.

  • Applicant Information Form Click here
  • Medical health professional’s verification of physical impairment or verification of visual disability, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations using the “Confirmation of Visual Disability” form (if applicable). Click Here 
Deadline

Application Deadline: Thursday, March 28, 2019 by 11:00am

Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students 

Description

The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 by Mr. Schoettler, who was a successful businessman from Mountain View, California and blind the last eight years of his life.

Amount

$10,000

Criteria

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  • Minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA.
  • Student must be currently enrolled in at least 6.1 units and plan to continue being enrolled in at least 6.1 units in the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 academic year.
  • Provide verification of a visual disability from a medical health professional. The disability must be such that it impedes the educational process and necessitates accommodations, support services, or programs.
Application Process

To be considered for the Schoettler 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#, Schoettler Scholarship, Personal Statement. The personal statement should include the following information: Background, challenges encountered, personal achievements, educational pursuits, and goals and aspirations for the future.
  • Applicant Information Form Click here
  • Medical health professional’s verification of physical impairment or verification of visual disability, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations using the “Confirmation of Visual Disability” form Click here
Deadline

Application Deadline: Friday, May 8, 2020 by 11:00am