Office of Financial Aid Scholarship Opportunities
Cal State East Bay honors outstanding students each year by administering various scholarship awards, ranging from $500 to $3,500, with the average award being $1,000. New and continuing students are encouraged to apply annually, as students may receive more than one scholarship.
Although scholarships are awarded to honor outstanding academic achievement, talent or interest, many take financial need into consideration. For scholarships where financial need is a selection criterion, students must also file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for consideration.
The Future Scholars Program
The Future Scholars Program offers scholarships to qualified low income and environmentally or educationally disadvantaged students. Future Scholar recipients receive $1,000.00 per year to assist with tuition and college expenses. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage disadvantaged students to pursue their baccalaureate degree.
For more details about how to qualify and apply for this scholarship, view and complete the Future Scholars Application (pdf).
Scholarships Administered by the Office of Financial Aid
The following scholarships can be applied for by filling out only one Financial Aid Scholarship application. For more details about how to qualify and apply for this scholarship, view and complete the Office of Financial Aid Scholarship Application (pdf).
- Alumni Association - $1,000
- Bateman Family - $1,000
- Ellis and Hilda McCune - $1,000
- Georgia Babladelis - $2,000
- Oakland to East Bay - $900
- Onvia Ticer Tillinghast - $1,000
- Patricia A. Baran - $2,183
- Robert Stenger Memorial - $550
- Eloise Thomas Memorial - $500
- Dorothy M. & Jennifer Stramaglia - $600
- Leo Fontana - $2,000
- Sydney Noel Memorial - $1,000
- Y. Charles Soda - $1,000
Middle Class Scholarship **NEW**
New for the 2014-2015 school year: students from middle class families have access to FREE financial assistance to help pay for college. California recently enacted a new scholarship program, the Middle Class Scholarship. Students with family incomes of up to $150,000 may be eligible. Apply for financial aid by the March 2, 2014 deadline at www.fafsa.ed.gov. AB 540 students may also qualify and should file their Dream application at www.caldreamact.org. Contact the financial aid office at 510-885-2784 or visit the following web sites for more information. http://asmdc.org/issues/