CSU/External Scholarships

There are several scholarships available for graduate students from the CSU and from external organizations. While the CSU opportunities are highlighted below, more information about other programs and how to apply is available on Cal Poly's Outside Scholarship bulletin board.

Outside Scholarships

CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement

  • Full time equivalent graduate student
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Superior academic performance

To apply complete the general Cal Poly scholarship applicationMy Cal Poly Portal

Howard C. Christiansen Endowed Scholarship

  • Superior academic performance
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Full time equivalent graduate student studying engineering

To apply complete the general Cal Poly scholarship application My Cal Poly Portal

Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship

  • Full time equivalent graduate student studying business, economics or other disciplines that will serve the applicant in achieving goals relating to nonprofit or public service
  • Demonstrated interest in a career in nonprofit or public service
  • Good academic standing (min 3.0)

Richard K. Leffingwell Scholarship

  • Full time equivalent graduate student studying business, economics or other disciplines that will serve the applicant in achieving goals relating to nonprofit or public service
  • Demonstrated interest in a career in nonprofit or public service
  • Good academic standing (min 3.0)

Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

  • Good academic standing
  • Enrolled in minimum 6.1 units
  • Verification of visual disability from medical health professional, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations