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President's Scholars' Program

The President's Scholars Program 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 Merit Scholars only)
  • Automatic acceptance to the University 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

For more information, call (562) 985-5358, go to or visit University Outreach and School Relations at Brotman Hall, Room 289.

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