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Hispanic Excellence Scholarship Fund

Hello friends of CSUB-HESF! We survived the pandemic — we are back!

Current sponsors. Past sponsors. We want you back!

Logos of HESF sponsors

Collage of 2016 HESF meetings and activities

2022-23 HESF Scholarship Application

Application Deadline:
June 3, 2022
Fall 2022 Goal:
 20 Scholarships at $2,000 each

39th Annual CSUB-HESF Scholarship Awards Program

September 2022 (Date TBA)

This year, the CSUB-HESF plans to recognize 20 academically-excellent students with awards totaling $40,000. Since 1984, HESF has built a "tradition of excellence at CSUB," having supported nearly 1,800 outstanding students from our community with scholarships totaling more than $3.1 million.

Become an HESF Scholarship Sponsor

Per a 1:1 Matching Program, your $1,000 sponsorship is DOUBLED! In other words, each $1,000 is matched and becomes a $2,000 scholarship! Sponsor one or more students, or contribute any amount.

Become an HESF Family or Memorial Scholarship Sponsor

Ask about establishing a “Family” or “Memorial Scholarship Fund,” allowing you to honor a loved one. Build your legacy of supporting outstanding students.

2022 HESF Sponsor Information Form

Official 2015 HESF Student Group

"A special thanks to our past sponsors — we want you back!"

History of the HESF

Nearly 40 years of supporting educational excellence and building local leaders.

Community Advisory Board Members

Mr. Edward J. Herrera, Insurance
2022 HESF Board President

Mr. Reynaldo Cuesta
CSU Bakersfield

Ms. Sylvia Lozano-Cuesta
Community Representative

Ms. Nancy Solis
Cinta Corporation

Ms. Xochitl Tejera-Rodarte
Tolman & Wiker Insurance Services

Ms. Yvonne Ortiz-Bush
CSU Bakersfield

Mr. Gabriel Adame
United Way of Kern

Mr. Amador Ayon
McFarland High School

Dr. Thomas R. Martínez
CSU Bakersfield - HESF Coordinator

Founding Members

Dr. Tomas Arciniega
CSU President Emeritus

Dr. Homer Montalvo
CSU Bakersfield Retired

Join the Board

Would you like to be a CSUB-HESF Community Advisory Board Member? Contact us to discuss. For additional information, contact:

Dr. Thomas R. Martinez

661-549-5923 (cell)

Ms. Alicia Valenzuela
HESF Admin Support

661-496-2432 (cell)