Katherine Peterson General Scholarship

Opportunity name: Katherine Peterson General Scholarship
Minimum qualifications: For students who have demonstrated academic excellence and have demonstrated financial need.
College and Department: Campus wide
Number of awards and award amount: varies
Application dates: Application available January – May 1 to be awarded for following academic year
Major: Open to all majors
Class level: Open to all
Enrollment requirement: At least half-time enrollment
Financial need: Yes
GPA requirement: high GPA

Preference given to:

  1. Have not been awarded any other scholarships (at time of selection)
  2. Expected Family Contribution (as determined by FAFSA): $0 – $10000
  3. Cumulative GPA: > 3.75
  4. Highest reviewer scores*
  5. Enrollment level: Full-time (12+ units for undergrad; 8+ units for graduate)

*Applications are reviewed by a committee and scored based on answers provided by the applicant. Each answer is reviewed for:

  • relevance to the question
  • spelling, grammar, and college level writing
  • creativity

Scholarship winners will be notified by email no later than September 1.