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The Alumni Association has awarded over $40,000 in student scholarships since 1993. The Alumni Scholarship Endowment was established in 1990 with a gift of $5,000 and has now reached almost $170,000. As the endowment grows, so will the monies available for student scholarships. The first awards were made during the 1993-1994 academic year.

The CSUB Alumni Association is proud to announce our 2013-14 alumni scholarship recipient:

           Marc Halling ('13, B.A. Geology) is currently seeking his Masters in Geology

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarship award applicants will be determined eligible according to the following criteria:

  • Graduate or credential students (can be either an incoming or an established student).
  • CSU Bakersfield graduate.
  • Entering with, or currently has a cumulative GPA of 3.0.  This GPA will be verified by review of the current academic transcript, and must be maintained throughout the   academic year.
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities that benefit the community and the university.
  • Funds must be used within one year from the date of award or be returned to the CSU Bakersfield Foundation.  The award must be applied for on a yearly basis.
  • Funds are not transferable to another learning/teaching institution.
  • Funds will be deposited in an account set up for the student at the university.
  • The use of funds is restricted to the following school expenses:
    (a) On-campus housing
    (b) Fees
    (c) Books
    (d) Parking Permit

If you would like to support the Alumni Association, please call our office directly at 661/654-3211.

If you are a student interested in applying for the Alumni Scholarship, please send in your application using the Office for Financial Aid's Scholarship webpage.