African American Studies Scholarships

Below are the scholarship opportunities available to African American Studies majors at CSUF. If you have any questions, feel free to visit our Student Success Center in H-112, or contact Connie Moreno Yamashiro at camoreno@fullerton.edu

 

Department of African American Studies Student Scholarships

Amount: Varies

Established by: Department of African American Studies established two scholarships both of which honors students majoring in African American Studies. One scholarship provides recognition for academic excellence and merit. A second scholarship recognizes students for service to the department of African American Studies.

Open to: This scholarship is open to graduating African American Studies major students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree with future goals to attain a graduate degree.

Criteria:

  • 2.8 GPA
  • Department of African American Studies major
  • Plans to pursue a graduate degree
  • Service to department

Application Procedures:

  1. Students will initially be identified by reviewing the university list of majors that meet department criteria
  2. Student is to complete an application form that can be obtained from the Department of African American Studies, H-314
  3. Provide one letter of support from an African American Studies faculty member attesting to your academic success and service contributions
  4. Submit all materials to the Department of African American Studies, H-314

Application Deadline: March 1

 

Titan Textbook Scholarship

Amount: $200

Established by: This scholarship was established and is funded by the Department of African American Studies to assist a student in purchasing textbooks through Titan Shops.

Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing African American major students who are pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate degree.

Criteria:

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Financial Need
  • Community Service Activities
  • Departmental Participation
  • Personal statement.

Application Procedure:

  1. Log into your CSUF portal (be sure to use the new portal) and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the Scholarship Application.
  2. Complete a FAFSA application (or have one on-file) for establishing financial need (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  3. Provide two letters of recommendation from CSUF faculty/staff
  4. Write a personal statement of achievement
  5. Submit completed application(s) and materials (if required) to H-314

Application Deadline: March 1

 

Stan Breckenridge Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Established by: Department of African American Studies to honor students majoring in African American Studies focusing in music.

Open to: This scholarship is open to African American Studies students pursuing music.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Department of African American Studies major

Application Procedures:

  1. Students will initially be identified by reviewing the university list of majors that meet department criteria;
  2. Student is to complete an application form that can be obtained from the Department of African American Studies, H-314;
  3. Provide one letter of support from an African American Studies faculty member attesting to your academic success and service contributions; and
  4. Submit all materials to the Department of African American Studies, H-314

Application Deadline: March 1 

 


 

 

 Scholarships Open To All Majors