Diverse Education Scholarship

This scholarship is competitively awarded to an applicant with an interdisciplinary educational background.

This scholarship seeks to promote multidisciplinary education, having an undergraduate degree from a different major than the graduate program of study. For example, an engineering or science undergraduate degree and a graduate business degree, but applications are not limited to this combination. This scholarship supports the creation of a campus-wide graduate community that embraces all colleges and majors.


1. Academic Qualifications

  • Applicants must either be making progress toward a Master’s degree or have been accepted to a Master’s program at Cal Poly and have satisfied all criteria for admission
  • The minimum GPA (undergraduate cumulative) for eligibility is 3.50
  • As a scholarship recipient, you will be required to engage in fulltime studies toward your degree, which means you must enroll in a minimum of eight units per quarter
  • Letter of recommendation not required

2. Residency

There is no residency requirement for this scholarship.

3. Financial Need

The scholarship will be awarded each Fall Quarter for that academic year and provides an award of $2,000. The application deadline is November 1, to be awarded to a student enrolled in the corresponding academic year.


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