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President's Scholars Program, California State University, Long Beach
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President's Scholars Program

About the Program

Under the leadership of President Jane C. Conoley, the President’s Scholars Program at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) continues to be the premier scholarship of its kind in the state. Recognized by the California Legislature, the program provides California high school seniors who are qualifying valedictorians from accredited high schools or National Scholars (National Merit Semifinalists/Finalists, National Achievement Program Semifinalists/Finalists, and National Hispanic Recognition Scholars) an opportunity to compete for an exceptional package that includes:

  • Full payment of in-state tuition and general student fees
  • Highest priority registration
  • Paid housing in campus residence halls
  • Sponsored meal plan (for National scholars only)
  • Priority consideration for the University and Engineering Honors Program
  • Personalized academic advising
  • Exclusive access to the President’s Scholars Center, including computer lab and study lounge
  • Opportunity for international study abroad programs
  • Special recognition at commencement with the President’s Scholar medallion
  • Four-year degree completion option
  • Campus student parking privileges
  • Annual book allowance

The four-year scholarship is renewable annually based on maintenance of satisfactory academic progress.

President's Scholars 1995-2014

Message from the President

Read full President's message.

Give to PSP
A graduating scholar

Alumni Highlights

President's Scholars 1995-2013. Where are they now? Find out what's new with our Alumni Scholars by reading their Class Notes.

Students Walking on Campus

Campus Facts

California State University Long Beach envisions changing lives by expanding educational opportunities, championing creativity, and preparing leaders for a changing world.

Student applying online for President's Scholars

Application Process

In order to apply for the President’s Scholars Program, high school seniors must first file a separate CSULB admission application by November 30.

CSULB Students

Photo Gallery

Browse through the gallery to view photos from annual President's Scholars events, like orientation, receptions and more.

Yearbook photos


View yearbook photos of President's Scholars from each graduating class of California's best and brightest.