HSS Dean’s Office Scholarships (Open to all HSS majors)

Below is a list of the scholarship opportunities available to all HSS majors at CSUF. If you have any questions contact Dr. Connie Moreno Yamashiro.


The Avery Dạ-An Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Established by:  The endowment is established the Huynh-Nguyen Family Trust

Open to: The purpose of the annual scholarship is to provide support to full-time enrolled undergraduate students pursuing an academic degree from California State University, Fullerton who demonstrated a commitment to social justice.  Preference will be given to those committed to and/or have a history of working toward improvement of the educational, economic, social, and/or political conditions of Viet, Khmer, Lao, and/or Hmong communities to create a more just society in the United States

Criteria: GPA of 2.0 or higher, full-time undergraduate student, financial need, and preference to first-generation college students (students whose parents did not graduate from a 4-year university).

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application.  Please respond to the following prompt:

In 500 words or less, please explain the financial and/or personal obstacles you are facing/have faced while working toward your B.A., and your commitment to social justice with preference toward a commitment to and/or history of working toward improvement of the educational, economic, social, and/or political conditions of Viet, Khmer, Lao, and/or Hmong communities to create a more just society in the United States.

Application Deadline: March 2

 

HSS Student Success Scholarship

Amount: $500 (multiple awards)

Established by: This scholarship is funded by contributions from Humanities and Social Sciences alumni.

Open to: Students enrolled as a major or minor in one of the departments in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and who have encountered significant obstacles toward completing their degrees.

Criteria: GPA of 2.0 or higher ♦ Financial need ♦ Evidence of ongoing commitment to completing B.A.

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application.  Please respond to the following prompt:

The purpose of this scholarship is to help students persist in their education and complete their bachelor’s degree despite personal and/or financial challenges. In 500 words or less, please explain the financial and/or personal obstacles you are facing/have faced while working toward your B.A., and how a scholarship would help you overcome them.

Application Deadline: March 2

 

Schweitzer Research and Creative Activities Award

Amount: $500

Established by: This scholarship provides support for undergraduate and graduate students engaged in academic research or creative activities while pursuing a degree in any major within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Open to: Continuing undergraduate or graduate students in any academic department or program within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences who are engaged in research or creative activities related to their academic major or discipline.

Criteria: 2.5 GPA or above ♦ Financial need ♦ Evidence of timely progress toward graduation ♦ Academic or creative merit of the proposed project

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize research and creative achievements.  To be eligible, you must either present at the (1) HSS Week Symposium (virtual) on Thursday, April 8, 2021 or (2) demonstrate evidence of a virtual presentation at another comparable venue.  Should you present at a venue/conference that is not the HSS Week Symposium, please attach evidence of a submitted paper, poster, or presentation proposal to the Additional Attachment section within this online application.

In 500 words or less, please describe the importance of your research or creative activities to your personal, academic, and/or professional development. Please include in your essay an explanation of your plan to present at the HSS Week Symposium or at another comparable venue. Additionally, please describe your financial need and how this scholarship can aid you.

Application Deadline: March 2

 

Vietnamese Catholic Student Association Scholarship (VCSA)

Amount: $500

Establish by: This scholarship was established by the Vietnamese Catholic Student Association.

Open to: All CSUF students based on the criteria listed below.  The purpose of the annual scholarship is to support students to advance in their studies at CSUF and to contribute to the development of local Vietnamese American communities.

Criteria: GPA of 3.0 or higher, evidence of timely progress toward graduation, evidence of volunteer experience or participation in community building or civic engagement opportunities, or intent to pursue a career in community building/public service (with preference toward the Vietnamese Community).

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application.  Please respond to the following prompt:

The purpose of the scholarship is to support students to advance in their studies at CSUF and to contribute to the development of local Vietnamese American communities. In 500 words or less, please explain your volunteer experience, participation in community building, civic engagement opportunities, or intent to pursue a career in community building/public service (with preference toward the Vietnamese Community).  Also, include your ethnic identity and how this scholarship will aid you.

Application Deadline: March 2

 

Additional Featured Scholarships


 
Stacy R. Mungo Endowed Scholarship Fund

Amount: $750.00

Established by: The Stacy R. Mungo Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by a gift from Sterling Franklin, Trustee of the Morris S. Smith Foundation, and a friend of Stacy Mungo.  This scholarship was created to honor Stacy for her work as an employee of the County of Los Angeles and her service as a Member of the City Council of Long Beach.

Open to: This scholarship is open to undergraduate students pursuing a major in Public Administration

Criteria: Enrolled in CSUF as a full-time undergraduate student majoring in public administration; Has financial aid need according to the usual policies and practices of the University; Is a citizen or a legal resident of the United States; and CUM grade point average of 3.0.

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application. This application requires an essay of 500 words or less describing your financial need and how this scholarship can aid you.

Application Deadline: March 2


 

 All HSS Scholarships