Osher Scholarship Endowment

Opportunity name: Osher Scholarship Endowment
Minimum qualifications: Available to newly admitted, incoming transfer students from a California Community College who demonstrate financial need, academic promise and have a commitment to obtain their Bachelor degree. Full-time students and part-time students are eligible for this scholarship. Students must complete the Intent to Enroll process on NextSteps by May 1st.

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 incoming transfer students from California Community College
Enrollment requirement: At least half-time enrollment
Financial need: Yes
GPA requirement: None

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. Awards spread evenly (as close as possible) across colleges
  4. Participation in extracurricular activities
  5. Highest reviewer scores*

*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.