CSU Systemwide Scholarships

The California State University Foundation works with donors interested in funding scholarship opportunities on a systemwide or multi-campus basis to all CSU students.

CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement

The CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement (previously known as the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship) recognizes students who have demonstrated financial need, experienced personal hardships, and have attributes of merit, including superior academic performance, exemplary community service, and significant personal achievements. Apply on the Spartan Scholarship application.

Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students is awarded to full-time students who have a visual disability. The estate of Dale M Schoettler, himself a successful businessman who was blind, funds these scholarships. Apply on the Spartan Scholarship application.

Fly Fishers Club of Organge County

Applicants must have a commitment to community service in the fisheries biology field. The goals of the club are to educate the public, conserve the fisheries, and contribute resources to make fly fishing enjoyable and available to all who are interested. Apply on the Spartan Scholarship application.

Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowhsip

The Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship is awarded to a CSU graduate student pursuing a research project using the CSU archives in the area of public policy, American history, economics, archival management, or government. Apply on the Spartan Scholarship application.

The William and Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarships

Applicants in post-baccalaureate program leading to a high school single subject teaching credential in the arts and must meet all requirements: 1) be enrolled at a CSU campus at least half-time; 2) possess a bachelor's degree in art or in one of the visual art specializations; 3)  have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above; and be enrolled in one of the following programs: a post baccalaureate program leading to a high school single subject teaching credential in the arts; a Master of Fine Arts program in art or one of the visual arts specialization; or a Master of Arts program in art or one of visual arts specialization. Apply on the Spartan Scholarship application.

Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship

The California Pre-Doctoral Program is designed to increase the diversity of the pool of potential faculty by supporting the doctoral aspirations of diverse CSU students. Students who are chosen for this prestigious award are designated Sally Casanova Scholars as a tribute to Dr. Sally Casanova, for whom the Pre-Doctoral scholarship is named. As a Sally Casanova Scholar, students will have unique opportunities to explore and prepare to succeed in the doctoral programs, receive direct one-on-one guidance from a faculty member, and have the opportunity to work with faculty from doctoral-granting institutions. To apply, visit Graduate Studies and Research, the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship webpage. Students who are likely to be admitted to doctoral programs that begin in Fall 2014 should be discouraged from applying.