2020-2021 Systemwide Scholarship Opportunities

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

Up to $10,000

Criteria

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  • Minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA.
  • Student must be enroll in at least 6.1 units in the Fall 2020 semester and in at least 6.1 units in the Spring 2021 semester.
  • 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 email to vpopovi@calstatela.edu by 11am on April 28, 2021.

  • 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: April 28, 2021 by 11am