Welcome to the California State University, Monterey Bay Scholarship website! The scholarships listed below are CSUMB’s scholarships offered by various colleges, departments, and community members. Click on the scholarship name to learn more about the opportunity. Minimum GPA to apply is 2.5, unless otherwise noted.

To apply to any of the scholarships, click the “Sign In” button at the top of the page. Upon completing an application, you will be automatically considered for all available scholarships based on your existing academic record and completed General Application. Please note that final scholarship availability is subject to change based on approved funding.

When you are viewing the scholarship opportunity, if the term Financial Need is stated as one of the qualifiers, this means you are required to either file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, or a CA Dream Application if you are an AB540 student. You are not required to complete both the FAFSA & the CA Dream Application. If you have not completed a FAFSA, and are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident please log onto
www.fafsa.ed.gov. If you have not completed a CA Dream Application and are an AB540 student, please log onto https://dream.csac.ca.gov.

NameQuestionsDeadlineAwardActions
College of Science & Dr. Allen Fuhs KQED Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate & graduate students. CRITERIA Major: Science Major in one of the SMART Colleges Class Level:...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate & graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended Varies None
Master of Social Work Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming graduate students CRITERIA Major: Master of Social Work Class Level: Graduate Enrollment Requirement: Full...
Available to continuing and incoming graduate students CRITERIA Major:...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended $200 None
Monterey County Youth Professionals Scholarship
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students. New students must be residents of Monterey, Santa Cruz, or San Benito...
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students. New...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1500
Ended $1500 None
Academic Excellence Scholarship
Available to current students who are actively involved in the CSUMB Athletics Program CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level:...
Available to current students who are actively involved in the CSUMB...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,000
Ended $1,000 - $2,000 None
American Association of University Women Scholarship
Available to current and new undergraduate students CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Junior, Senior Enrollment...
Available to current and new undergraduate students CRITERIA Major:...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1500
Ended $1500 None
Assemblyman Salinas Scholarship
Available to all current and incoming students. Priority given to First Generation students with Financial Need CRITERIA Major: Available to all...
Available to all current and incoming students. Priority given to First...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended $500 None
Bob Antle Scholarship
Available to current and incoming students. CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior,...
Available to current and incoming students. CRITERIA Major: Available...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended Varies None
Bob Curry Scholarship
Available to students involved in the CSUMB Watershed Program CRITERIA Major: Available to all Environmental Science Majors Class Level:...
Available to students involved in the CSUMB Watershed...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended $500 None
Carrie Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate students. Priority will be given to First Generation Migrant College...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended Varies None
CHISPA Scholarship
Available to all undergraduate students who live and/or have family in housing developed by CHISPA (Community Housing Improvement Systems and...
Available to all undergraduate students who live and/or have family in...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
1 Ended Varies None
CSUMB Academic Scholarship
Available to incoming First Time Freshmen CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: First Time Freshmen Enrollment...
Available to incoming First Time Freshmen CRITERIA Major: Available to...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3000
Ended $3000 None
CSUMB Alumni Association Scholarship
Available to current and new students CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Freshman Sophomore, Junior, Senior; ...
Available to current and new students CRITERIA Major: Available to all...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended $500 None
CSUMB Distinguished Student Achievement Scholarship
Available to continuing 2nd year students. CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Sophomore Enrollment Requirement: Full...
Available to continuing 2nd year students. CRITERIA Major: Available to...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended $1,000 None
CSUMB Merit Scholarship
Available to incoming first time freshman CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: First Time Freshman Enrollment...
Available to incoming first time freshman CRITERIA Major: Available to...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
Ended $5,000 None
CSUMB Transfer Scholarship
Available to Incoming Transfer Students CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Juniors Enrollment Requirement:...
Available to Incoming Transfer Students CRITERIA Major: Available to...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended $2,000 None
E. Richard Brown Scholarship
Available to continuing & new undergraduate students. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Enrollment...
Available to continuing & new undergraduate students. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended $200 None
First National Bank Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate students. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Freshman, Sophomore,...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended $1,000 None
Fort Ord Alumni Association Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate students. Preference will be given to descendants of those who served at Fort Ord...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended $1,000 None
Gary & Jessica Golomb Scholarship
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students. Priority will be given to students who are joint or primary custodial parents or...
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students. Priority...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended varies None
Hamer Tech Communicaiton Scholarship
Provide an annual scholarship to students in Computer Science in the School of Computing and Design Criteria: Junior or Senior Must be in the...
Provide an annual scholarship to students in Computer Science in the...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended $0.00 None
Harold & Olivia Douthit Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate students. Preference will be given to students who served in any branch of the...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended $200 None
Jane Pere Johnson Scholarship
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students who attended at least two years and graduated from Chualar Elementary School OR...
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students who attended...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended $1,000 None
Maria Torres-Gil Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students currently living in any property owned or managed by the Housing Development Consulting...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students currently...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
1 Ended Varies None
Osher Transfer Scholarship
Available to incoming transfer students. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergraduate: Transfer (Junior) Enrollment Requirement: Full...
Available to incoming transfer students. CRITERIA Major: All...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies on enrollment
Ended Varies on enrollment None
Paul and Dorothy Teoppen Scholarship
Available to all continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate students who are current residents of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz...
Available to all continuing and incoming undergraduate and graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended $1,000 None
Peggy Bates Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming Post-Baccalaureate students pursuing a Teaching Credential. CRITERIA Major: Teaching Credential Class Level:...
Available to continuing and incoming Post-Baccalaureate students...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended Varies None
Robert and Leslie Taylor Scholarship
Available to all undergraduate students who have completed 60 college level units. Minimum GPA to qualify is 2.5
Available to all undergraduate students who have completed 60 college...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended $1,000 None
Ron Cisneros Vision Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students. Priority given to First Generation College students. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students. Priority...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended $1000 None
Ruark- Wight CHHS Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students. Priority will be given to First Generation College Students. CRITERIA Major:...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students. Priority...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended varies None
Tri County Vision Scholarship
Available to all current and incoming undergraduate and graduate students who are current residents of Monterey, San Benito, or Santa Cruz...
Available to all current and incoming undergraduate and graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended $2,000 None
Yukon & Clemence Chow Scholarship
Available to all current and incoming undergraduate and graduate students. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergraduate: Freshman,...
Available to all current and incoming undergraduate and graduate...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended $1000 None
Carmel Garden Club Scholarship
Available to continuing undergraduate students with active participation in Return of the Natives. Must use Plants in final Capstone...
Available to continuing undergraduate students with active participation...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended $1000 None
CSUMB Veterans Scholarship
Available to all veteran students who are no longer in active duty. CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Freshmen,...
Available to all veteran students who are no longer in active...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
1 Ended $1,000 None
Florence C. & Alwin Krause Scholarship
Available to current and incoming undergraduate students. Letter of recommendation is not required for this specific scholarship. CRITERIA Major:...
Available to current and incoming undergraduate students. Letter of...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended varies None
Ruark-Wight Veteran Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students who are considered a veteran from active duty or a reserve from any of the military...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate students who are...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
1 Ended $1000 None
Women's Leadership Council Scholarship
Available to students with a minimum age of 25 or above, who are returning or have returned to school after an absence of several years to: a)...
Available to students with a minimum age of 25 or above, who are...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended $1000 None
Hermana Scholarship
Available to incoming First Time Freshman from Monterey County. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergrad: First Time Freshman Enrollment...
Available to incoming First Time Freshman from Monterey...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1200
Ended $1200 None
Juanita Villarreal Scholarship
Available to incoming transfer students from Monterey County. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Transfer (Junior) Enrollment...
Available to incoming transfer students from Monterey...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $950
Ended $950 None
Karen & Richard Hargrove Scholarship
Available to Undergraduate students majoring in CSIT. Must have completed 60 college level units prior to the start of the Fall semester. Minimum...
Available to Undergraduate students majoring in CSIT. Must have...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended $200 None
Hazen Family Foundation Scholarship
1. Incoming freshman with demonstrated financial need. 2. California resident with preference for applicants from the Tri-County area. 3....
1. Incoming freshman with demonstrated financial need. 2. California...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
0 Ended $0.00 None