Osher Reentry Scholarship

PACE is pleased to offer a scholarship endowed by the Bernard Osher Foundation. This scholarship opportunity will be available to PACE students who meet the criteria listed below and fill out an application. Scholarships applications are available year round on a rolling deadline basis. The Osher Reentry Scholarship can only be used towards your bill to help with tuition costs and will be distributed directly to the Cashier's Office.

Please note: If you have recieved the Osher Reentry Scholarship at Cal State East Bay before, and would like to be considered again for awarding in a different academic year then you were initially awarded, please email shannon.coskran@csueastbay.edu for a Previous Recipient Osher Reentry Scholarship Application. 

Eligibility Requirements 

An applicant must meet all of the following eligibility requirements to be considered:

  • Have begun coursework in PACE at Cal State East Bay
  • Have experienced a cummulative gap in their education of 5 years or more
  • Undergraduate student pursuing their first bachelor's degree
  • Anticipate workforce participation for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation 
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Enrolled in at least 8 units per quarter 
  • Demonstrated academic promise and commitment to obtaining their degree 


The application will be available at the start of fall quarter and will be posted here. 

Application Review

1st review will begin on November 11th, for winter and spring quarter awarding.

2nd review will begin February 12th, for spring and summer awarding.

3rd review will begin May 5th, for summer and fall awarding. 

Be sure to have all materials submitted for your application for priority consideration by the review date listed above. 

Questions: Please contact the PACE Coordinator, Shannon Coskran, shannon.coskran@csueastbay.edu, (510) 885-7223

  • Print This Page
  • Bookmark and Share