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2015 Hot Scholarships

The following scholarships are specifically for CSULB students and are supported by the Center for Scholarship Information. To apply for the scholarships below, please see the bottom of each individual scholarship page for the online link. Each scholarship is listed with the main criteria and are in order of their deadline. Please click on each link for additional criteria and requirements.

Note: All scholarships are disbursed the semester following the deadline and you must be enrolled in order to receive funds (i.e. scholarships with spring deadlines will be disbursed the following fall).


Deadline: March 5, 2015

49er Textbook Scholarship ($500)

  • for students who have a financial need for textbooks

Alan T. Nishio Educational Equity Excellence and Leadership Award ($500-$1,000)

  • for undergraduates who promote educational equity and access through community involvement, campus climate and co-curricular campus activities

Carl E. Riley Endowed STEM Award ($1,400)

  • for students with majors in CNSM or COE with at least a 3.0 GPA and who demonstrate financial need

CSULB General Scholarship for Working Students ($2,000/semester)

  • for undergraduates who work at least 20 hours per week and receive no financial aid from federal or state grants

Douglas W. Robinson Student Success Scholarship ($500)

  • for full-time undergraduates who have participates in a learning experience outside of the classroom

John and Flora Olsen Scholarship ($3,000)

  • for full-time students who have a financial need

John Kashiwabara Endowed Academic Award ($2,000)

  • for juniors and seniors who participate in any CSULB athletic team and have a major under CHHS, CBA, COE, CED or CNSM

Long Beach Rotary Millennium Scholarship ($750/semester)

  • for undergraduates who graduated from a Long Beach area high school or lived in Long Beach when graduting from high school

Osher Reentry Endowed Scholarship ($2,000)

  • for undergraduates between the ages of 25-50 who have at least a 5-year break in your education

Phi Delta Gamma - Phi Chapter Award ($500)

  • for graduate students who participate in community service related to the research or creative activity in their graduate field of study

Robinett Family Veterans Success Scholarship ($2,000)

  • for student veterans who have exhausted all of their G.I. Bill benefits

Senator Jenny Oropeza Memorial Scholarship ($3,000/semester)

  • for first generation undergraduate or credential students who are leaders in their community

Tony Ferris Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

  • for undergraduates who come from a single parent family or are a single parents

Deadline: May 28, 2015

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship ($5,000)

  • for first generation incoming freshmen who demonstrate a financial need