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AS Fall 2019 Capstone Grant

Description of the Capstone Grant

The purpose of the Associated Students (AS) Capstone Grant is to assist full time CSUMB students with their Capstone projects in specified fields of study by reimbursing a portion of their capstone expenses.

An eligible recipient can be awarded up to $300 reimbursement for qualifying expenses (additional funding may be awarded if Capstone Grant budget allows, at the discretion of the Committee of the Colleges).

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Eligibility for the Associated Students Capstone Grant


•Must be a currently enrolled student at CSUMB in good standing

•At least a 2.5 cumulative CSUMB grade point average (GPA) and must not be on probation of any kind

•Must be enrolled in a Capstone course for the Spring 2019 semester, and reflected in unofficial transcript, as a full time student (12 units for undergraduate students, 6 units for graduate students)

•Must not have any outstanding balances owed to Associated Students

•Must have attended one semester at CSUMB

•Must submit an itemized, Estimated Budget Expense Form

•If awarded, original, itemized receipts must be submitted


Grant funds must be used for purposes that align with the CSUMB vision statement or the mission statement of Associated Students. These funds cannot be used for projects that are unrelated to these statements.

Grant funds cannot be used to purchase or support any drugs, alcohol, illegal substances, or activities and can only be utilized for materials required for the project itself. Other restrictions include our being unable to pay those that are or would be classified as independent contractors or guest speakers.

Certain restrictions do apply, such as travel expenses related to the capstone project. Students associated with or employed by Associated Students are not eligible to be awarded the AS Capstone Grant.

A student who has already received a capstone scholarship from the Alumni Association is not eligible to receive the AS Capstone Grant.

AS Legacy Scholarship

Description of the AS Legacy Scholarships

The purpose of the AS Legacy Scholarship is to award students who exemplify outstanding leadership at California State University, Monterey Bay. These students have demonstrated involvement in student organizations, sports, campus committees, volunteerism, community or civic activism. Recipients of this scholarship work for the betterment of the campus community through their service as a leader.

Eligibility for the Associated Students Legacy Scholarship


This scholarship is awarded to currently enrolled CSUMB students who meet the following criteria:

•Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA and not be on probation of any kind.

•Applicants must be enrolled full-time at California State University, Monterey Bay as undergraduate (12 units or more) or graduate (6 or more units) students.

•Applicants must be students who have completed a minimum of one semester earning at least 12 semester units and less than 150 semester units.

•Previous scholarship recipients of the Associated Students Legacy Scholarship are not eligible to apply.

Student associated with or employed by CSUMB's Associated Students are not eligible to be awarded finds through the AS Legacy Scholarships.

For more clarification, please contact Antonio Hernandez at

Important Dates

Available NowCapstone Grant Applications availableAS Offices, Room 125 or Room 109 and online
Friday, October 4Capstone Grant Application opensOnline
Friday, October 11Legacy Scholarship Application availableAS Office Student Center, Room 125
Wednesday, October 23Final Deadline for Capstone Grant, application must be submitted before 5:00PMStudent Center, Room 109
Tuesday, October 29Capstone Grant recipients contactedVia CSUMB email
Wednesday, October 30Legacy Scholarship Application due by 5:00pmAS Office Student Center, Room 125
Tuesday, November 5Awards AnnouncementsAwardees notified through email
Friday, November 8Last day to submit any supplemental receipts/documents to Lauren Patron - 5:00pmStudent Center, Room 109

For more info or disability accommodations, please e-mail Chair of the Committee of the Colleges, Antonio Hernandez or AS-Pro Staff, Joanna Iwata.

Associated Students

(831) 582-4725