All Opportunities

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.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies 100 Who Care Scholarship
Available to first year Master of Social Work Student. CRITERIA Major: Master of Social Work Class Level: Undergrad:first year of Social Work...
Available to first year Master of Social Work Student. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 1st Capital Bank Scholarship
Available to Freshmen, Sophomores, Junior, Senior. CRITERIA Major: Business Major Class Level: Undergrad: Freshmen, Sophomores, Junior,...
Available to Freshmen, Sophomores, Junior, Senior. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies American Association of University Women Scholarship
Available to current and new undergraduate students CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Junior,...
Available to current and new undergraduate students CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Assemblyman Salinas Scholarship
Available to all current and incoming students. Priority given to migrant students. CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level:...
Available to all current and incoming students. Priority given to...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Balestreri Family Scholarship
Available to Junior and Senior. CRITERIA Major: Hospitality Management Major. Class Level: Junior, Senior Financial Need: Need Base GPA: 2.5 GPA
Available to Junior and Senior. CRITERIA Major: Hospitality Management...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 Bashar Sneeh Scholarship for Sustainable Hospitality
Available to first year Sustainable Hospitality CRITERIA Major: Sustainable Hospitality Class Level: Junior and Senior Enrollment Requirement:...
Available to first year Sustainable Hospitality CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 Beverley Cooper Crampton Memorial Scholarship
The criteria for selection will be: Students with the English Studies or English Subject Matter Preparation concentration with a preference for...
The criteria for selection will be: Students with the English Studies...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Bruce W. Woolpert Scholarship
Available to Incoming Freshmen who graduated from Pajaro High school, Watsonville High school, or San Bentio High School. Priority selection will...
Available to Incoming Freshmen who graduated from Pajaro High school,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Central Coast FCU Scholarship
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major: Business Class Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Financial Need: Need Base GPA 3.0...
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies College of Business Family and Friends Scholarship
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major: Business. Class Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Financial Need: Not need based GPA...
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies College of Business Scholarships
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA ‰Û¢ Major: Business ‰Û¢ Class Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior ‰Û¢ Financial Need: Not base...
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA ‰Û¢ Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies College of Science & Dr. Allen Fuhs KQED Scholarship
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate & graduate students. CRITERIA Major: Science Class Level: Undergrad: Junior, Senior,...
Available to continuing and incoming undergraduate & graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies CSUMB Transfer Scholarship
Available to Incoming Transfer Students CRITERIA Major: Available to all Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Juniors Enrollment Requirement: Full...
Available to Incoming Transfer Students CRITERIA Major: Available to all...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Faira E. Johnson Scholarship
Available to Freshmen, Sophomores, Junior and Seniors. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Freshmen, Sophomores, Junior,...
Available to Freshmen, Sophomores, Junior and Seniors. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies First National Bank Scholarship
CRITERIA Major: Business Class Level: Undergrad: Junior and Senior Enrollment Requirement: Full Time Financial Need: Must demonstrate need GPA:...
CRITERIA Major: Business Class Level: Undergrad: Junior and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Hayashi & Wayland Scholarship
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major: Business with emphasis in Accounting Concentration. Class Level: Sophomore, Junior,...
Available to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major: Business...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Hazen Family Foundation Scholarship
Available to incoming Freshmen CRITERIA Incoming freshman with demonstrated financial need California resident with preference for applicants...
Available to incoming Freshmen CRITERIA Incoming freshman with...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 HE & Ellen Spann Mem Scholarship
CRITERIA Major: Business Major with Concentration in Entrepreneurship Class Level: Undergrad: Junior Enrollment Requirement: Full Time Financial...
CRITERIA Major: Business Major with Concentration in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Jane Pere Johnson Scholarship
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students who attended at least two years and graduated from Gonzales High School, OR attended at...
Available to incoming and continuing undergraduate students who attended...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 John and Dorothy Perry Scholarship
Available to Credential Students CRITERIA Major: Credential Program Class Level: Credential Program Enrollment Requirement: Full Time Financial...
Available to Credential Students CRITERIA Major: Credential...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies John and Tomie Kobata Family Scholarship
Available to Junior and Senior CRITERIA Major: Business with Concentration in Accounting Class Level: Undergrad: Junior, Senior Enrollment...
Available to Junior and Senior CRITERIA Major: Business with...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Juanita Villarreal Scholarship
Available to incoming transfer. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Transfer (Junior) Enrollment Requirement: Full Time Financial...
Available to incoming transfer. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 Judith and Malcolm Weintraub Endowed Scholarship for Cinematic Arts & Technology
CRITERIA Major: Cinematic Arts & Technology Class Level:Undergraduate Enrollment Requirement: Full Time Financial Need: Not Based on...
CRITERIA Major: Cinematic Arts & Technology Class...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Karen & Richard Hargrove Scholarship
Available to Juniors and Seniors. CRITERIA Major: Computer Science and Information Technology Class Level: Undergrad: Juniors and...
Available to Juniors and Seniors. CRITERIA Major: Computer Science...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 Louis Siebenmorgen
Collaborative Health and Human (CHHS) Service Major students who were foster children CHHS major students who are children of first generation...
Collaborative Health and Human (CHHS) Service Major students who were...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Mahito Shirako Scholarship Fund
Available to Junior and Seniors. CRITERIA Major:Cinematic Arts and Technology Class Level: Undergrad: Junior, Senior Enrollment...
Available to Junior and Seniors. CRITERIA Major:Cinematic Arts and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Mann Packing Scholarship for the College Of Business
Available to Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior CRITERIA Major: Business Class Level: Undergrad: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior,...
Available to Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
$0.00 Mark and Jackie Wendland Endowed Scholarship
Available to pursuing a bachelor of science in Business CRITERIA Major:Business Class Level: Junior and Senior Enrollment Requirement: Full...
Available to pursuing a bachelor of science in Business CRITERIA ...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies McDowell Scholarship
Available to Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergrad: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior,...
Available to Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies on enrollment Osher Transfer Scholarship
Available to incoming transfer students. CRITERIA Major: All Majors Class Level: Undergraduate: Transfer (Junior) Enrollment Requirement:...
Available to incoming transfer students. CRITERIA Major: All...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies on enrollment
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies 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...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019
Varies Sustainable Hospitality Scholarship
Available to Sophomores, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major: Hospitality Management Major Class Level: Undergrad: Sophomores, Junior,...
Available to Sophomores, Junior, and Senior. CRITERIA Major:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2019