The Alumni Association has awarded over $40,000 in student scholarships since 1993. The Alumni Scholarship Endowment was established in 1990 with a gift of $5,000 and has now reached almost $170,000. As the endowment grows, so will the monies available for student scholarships. The first awards were made during the 1993-1994 academic year.
Scholarship award applicants will be determined eligible according to the following criteria:
-Graduate or credential students (can be either an incoming or an established student)
-CSU Bakersfield graduate
-Entering with, or currently has a cumulative GPA of 3.0. This GPA will be verified by review of the current academic transcript, and must be maintained throughout the academic year
-Participation in extra-curricular activities that benefit the community and the university
-Funds must be used within one year from the date of award or be returned to the CSU Bakersfield Foundation. The award must be applied for on a yearly basis
-Funds are not transferable to another learning/teaching institution
-Funds will be deposited in an account set up for the student at the university
-The use of funds is restricted to the following school expenses: On-campus housing, fees, books, parking permit
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.