External Scholarship Opportunities
The CSUMB Financial Aid Office has compiled a list of external scholarships that are offered through private agencies and organizations. Please be advised the CSUMB Financial Aid Office is impartial to the views and opinions of the scholarships complied in the list. The website will be continuously updated and new scholarships will be posted when they become available. Eligibility requirements and application deadlines may change without our knowledge. All requested materials should be submitted to the address indicated on the application and/or website.
We advise students to thoroughly research an organization prior to submitting a scholarship application. Any student using the Internet to apply for scholarships should be aware of possible scams.
The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) is pleased to invite all qualified California residents to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses. Please see website below for application and application requirements.
Teacher.org is a teacher advocacy site for students interested in considering teaching (and many other avenues within the field of Education) as a career.
We offer a yearly $2,5000 scholarship for college students studying to become teachers or work in the field of education. The "Inspire Our Future" scholarship is open to undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral candidates.
Applicants can major in the following:
Child Development (Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate), Early Childhood Education (Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate), Education (Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate), Educational Administration (Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate), Secondary Education (Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate), and Special Education (Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate).
For students studying Elementary Education, view the Elementary Education Degree scholarship.
In addition to our own scholarship, we inform prospective teachers about many other scholarship opportunities that are available to them. View Teaching Scholarships and Grants.
Available to: Undergraduate Applicants
Award Range: $3,000
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Eligibility Requirements: Full-time student at a college or university. Must be pursuing a degree in business or related field. Must be eligible for financial aid from a federal or state-funded program.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' (HACU) Scholarship Program will have more than $300,000 available in scholarships this upcoming school year. As a benefit of CSUMB's membership with HACU, students are encouraged to apply for the HACU Scholarship Program. Please note that applicants must be attending a HACU member institution at the time scholarship awards are made. Visit HACU's website for a complete listing of HACU members.
HACU scholarships are available for the following majors:
Accounting - HACU Deloitte Student Leadership Award $10,000
Motor sport industry
Some scholarship programs welcome all majors to apply.
Available to: Undergraduate/Graduate students
Award Range: $1,000-2,000
Minimum G.P.A: 2.5
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be a resident of Monterey County
Available to: Undergraduate/Graduate students
Award Range: $500-1,000
Minimum G.P.A: Varies
Citizenship: Not required
Eligibility Requirements: Must be admitted or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate/graduate program of study in an accredited four-year college or university.
Available to: Undergraduate Sophomores and Teaching Credential Students
Deadline: May 1st
Award Amount: $250
Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA, U.S. Citizen, California resident, Enrolled Full Time. Scholarships will be awarded in the fall.
Students must submit an essay answering the following questions
1) What motivates you to become a teacher?
2) What you hope to accomplish during your teaching career?
Include one letter of recommendation from a faculty member who is familiar with your academic potential and your commitment in the field of teaching/education
Include a copy of your academic transcripts from prior and/or present institutions attended.
Submit Application Materialsto: John S. Myszak Scholarship For Future Teachers, 1721 St. Helena Street, Seaside, CA. 93955.
Available to: Graduate Students
Deadline: January (every year)
Award Range: $10,000
Eligibility Requirements: Completion of an undergraduate degree with an above-average academic history, proven community service and leadership, and attendance as a full-time graduate student in a program leading to an advanced academic or professional degree. Graduate students must also intend to remain in the Monterey County upon completion of graduate degree.
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Resources