Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship

The purpose of the Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship is to encourage student scholars to engage in graduate work in fields such as public policy, American history, economics, archival management and government. Preference will be given to projects that involve research about the State of California. The selected scholar is expected to pursue research projects within special CSU library/archival collections.
*Applicants must be in good standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
*Applicants must be a Graduate student in the areas of public policy, American history, economics, library science, archival management, or government.
*The award must be used to pursue research projects within the Dumke Collection or other collections housed within the CSU archives at CSU Dominguez Hills, the Center for California Studies at CSU Sacramento, or other special collections within the CSU system. Information about the CSU Special Collections can be found at here and
This scholarship is a CSU systemwide scholarship.

CSU Chancellor's Office
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please complete and upload the CSU Foundation Applicant Information Form.
  2. Personal Statement with the following information: 1) The applicant's interest in American history and/or California history; politics and economics of California; or similar areas of California studies 2) Any prior work in the areas listed above and how it relates to the State of California 3) The anticipated focus of the research project and a clearly defined plan of study
  3. Please upload a combined PDF of unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities that you have attended. *If you upload multiple files, only the one shown in the drop down menu will be visible to reviewers.*
  4. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, you must provide a Letter of Recommendation from a CSU Faculty member.
  5. Please provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation by emailing your reference. Enter the name and email of your reference AFTER asking that person if they would like to be a reference for you. The system will email your reference and provide the opportunity for them to submit a letter of recommendation electronically. You will not be able to view this document. You can verify the status of your requested references by clicking "References" on your home page.