CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement

The CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement recognizes students have overcome adversity, demonstrated financial need, and have attributes of merit including superior academic performance, significant personal achievements, and exemplary community service. Students must have at least a 3.0 and must be enrolled full time for both Fall and Spring semesters (12 Undergraduate, 8 Graduate).

This scholarship is a CSU systemwide scholarship.

The CSU Trustees’ Award requires the following:
• Two letters of reference from individuals, such as teachers/professors, counselors, or community leaders, who can attest to the candidate’s meritorious performance and personal strengths and assess the nominee’s potential for success. One of the letters of reference must be from an academic instructor.
• A brief Personal Statement describing the student’s

  1. Background
  2. Challenges they have encountered
  3. Personal achievements
  4. Educational pursuits
  5. Community service, which should reflect a commitment to education and to the community
  6. Goals and aspirations for the future

Award
$6,000.00
Scopes
CSU Chancellor's Office
Deadline
03/22/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please complete and upload the CSU Foundation Applicant Information Form.
  2. This prestigious CSU wide scholarship recognizes students who have overcome adversity, demonstrated financial need (via FAFSA or Dream Act), and have attributes of merit including superior academic performance, significant personal achievements, and exemplary community service.
  3. A brief personal statement describing the following: 1. Background 2. Challeneges you have encountered 3. Personal achievements 4. Educational pursuits 5. Community service, reflecting a commitment to education and to the community 6. Goals and aspirations for the future
  4. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, I understand that I must provide two Letters of Recommendation.
  5. Please submit TWO letters of reference which attest to your outstanding performance, personal strengths, and your potential for success. At least ONE must be from an academic instructor.
    • Please provide a name and email address of an individual who will serve as your reference. Please let your reference know ahead of time that you will be sending them a link. Once you have entered their name and email address, the system will automatically send them your request. They will fill out their letter electronically and upload to your application. You can log in to your application, click 'References' and check any time before the deadline date to see if your reference has completed their letter.
    • Upload a PDF or Word document - letter of recommendation