Scholarships

AS offers scholarships throughout the school year!

AS Capstone Grant - Due April 6th

Description

The purpose of the Associated Students (AS) Capstone Grant is to assist Undergraduate 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 a maximum of $300 reimbursement for qualifying expenses (additional funding may be awarded if Capstone Grant budget allows, at the discretion of the Committee of the Colleges).

Eligibility

Requirements

  • Must be a currently enrolled student at CSUMB in good standing
  • 2.0 grade point average (GPA) and must not be on probation of any kind
  • Must be enrolled in a capstone course for the Spring 2018 semester
  • Must not have any outstanding balances owed to Associated Students
  • Must submit an itemized, Estimated Budget Expense Form
  • If awarded, original, itemized receipts must be submitted

Exclusions

Grant funds must be used for purposes that align with the CSUMB vision statement or the mission statement of Associated Students. 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. The grant funds cannot be used to purchase electrical equipment, software, clothing, capital equipment, food, or to reimburse previous 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 Committee of the Colleges

The AS Committee of the Colleges shall include seven (7) voting members including the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) Senator, College of Business Senator, College of Education Senator, College of Health Sciences and Human Services (CHSHS) Senator, College of Science Senator, Senator for Undeclared Students, and the AS Vice President of University Affairs.

Application Process

All documents must be fully completed and submitted online by Friday, March 30th, 2018 to be considered as a priority application *. All applications must be submitted no later than the final deadline on Friday, April 6th, 2018 to be considered for capstone reimbursement.

* Priority deadline applicants will receive first consideration.

Required Application Materials

  1. Associated Students Capstone Grant Application Form
  2. One-page paper, 500-1000 words, describing your capstone project and how this grant will help pay for the expense
  3. Itemized Estimated Budget Expense Form
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. Completed Faculty Sign-Off form signed by one capstone professor or faculty member familiar with your capstone project

Faculty Sign-off

Budget Form

Important Dates

Date Event
Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 Capstone Grant application opens!
Friday, March 30th, 2018 Priority deadline
Friday, April 6th, 2018 Final deadline
Friday, April 20th, 2018 Capstone Grant recipients contacted
TBD Submit supplemental receipts/documents to AS professional staff

AS Legacy Scholarship - Due April 6th

Description

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, and community/civic activism. Recipients of this scholarship work for the betterment of the campus community through their service as a leader.

Eligibility

Requirements

Applicants must be a currently enrolled student at CSUMB and be in good standing with at least:

  • A minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Must not be on probation of any kind
  • Must be a full-time enrolled student of California State University, Monterey Bay as undergraduate (12 units or more) or graduate (6 units or more)
  • Must have completed a minimum of one semester earning at least 15 semester units and less than 150 semester units
  • Must not be an Associated Students officer (Including ICC and SCC Boards)
  • Must not have previously been awarded the AS Legacy Scholarship

About the Scholarship

This scholarship is brought to you by the Associated Students Committee of the Colleges. The scholarship will be awarded for an academic year starting in the fall semester and ending in spring. Students will be awarded a set amount in Fall and the same amount in Spring.

There will be a maximum of ten recipients with each recipient will be awarded at least $1,000.

About the AS Committee of Colleges

The AS Committee of the Colleges will determine the AS Legacy Scholarship recipients.

The AS Committee of the Colleges shall include seven (7) voting members including the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) Senator, College of Business Senator, College of Education Senator, College of Health Sciences and Human Services (CHSHS) Senator, College of Science Senator, Senator for Undeclared Students, and the AS Vice President of University Affairs.

Application Process

All documents must be fully completed and submitted online by Friday, March 30th, 2018 to be considered as a priority application *. All applications must be submitted no later than the final deadline on Friday, April 6th, 2018 to be considered for capstone reimbursement.

* Priority deadline applicants will receive first consideration.

Required Application Materials

  1. Associated Students Legacy Scholarship Application Form (online below)
  2. One-page statement of purpose, 400-500 words, describing your involvement within the campus community, how you feel you have left a legacy at CSUMB, and how this scholarship would help you achieve your academic goals
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. At least one confidential letter of recommendation from a CSUMB staff of faculty member. Must be emailed directly from the recommender to the AS Committee of the Colleges Chair, Kate Ingram (science_senator@ascsumb.org)
  5. A resume or a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Important Dates

Date Event
NOW! AS Legacy Scholarship applications available
Friday, March 30th, 2018 Priority Deadline
Friday, April 6th, 2018 Final Deadline
Friday, April 20th, 2018 AS Legacy Scholarship recipients contacted