Our Opportunities

The CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) University Scholarship Application for the 2023-2024 award year opens on January 1st, 2023, 12:00 A.M. (PST). The deadline to apply is May 1st, 2023 11:59 P.M. (PST). Students are encouraged to submit applications by the Priority Deadline of March 2nd, 2023, 11:59 P.M. (PST).

The 2023-2024 Scholarship Application filling period is: January 1st, 2023, 12:00 A.M. (PST) to May 1st, 2023 11:59 P.M. (PST).

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*Welcome to the California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) Scholarship Portal!
The scholarships listed below are CSUCI Scholarships offered by various private donors, community members and departments throughout the University. Click on the scholarship name to learn more about that opportunity.

To apply to any of the CSUCI scholarships listed below, click the “Sign In” button on this page to begin. You must sign in using your myCI login to begin your application.

The Personal Essay should be 200-400 words and submitted by the May 1st, 2023 deadline. Please note that Letters of Recommendation are no longer required with the exception of the following opportunities: President’s Scholars, Edison Mechatronics Scholarship, and Martin V. Smith School of Business and Economics Scholarship. Finalists for these opportunities may need to provide Letters of Recommendation at a later point. Applicants can disregard the Reference tab on the top of the webpage.

Once you complete your General Application, the system will automatically match you with all scholarships in which you meet the basic criteria. Meeting the criteria means you will be entered into the pool of applicants for a particular scholarship. It does not guarantee you will receive a scholarship.

The system will also provide a drop-down menu of opportunities for you to review, which include:

–Recommended: These are currently open scholarships, that may be recommended for you to review because you appear to meet the basic criteria. Typically, these scholarships have additional questions or criteria that you must meet to apply.
–Ours: Lists all CSUCI Scholarships, excluding external scholarships.
–External: This list of scholarships are from non-CSUCI scholarship organizations. They have their own application and deadlines. For more information, click on their hyperlink.

PLEASE NOTE:
To be considered for CSUCI Scholarships, you must either file a 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or a 2023-2024 California Dream Act Application (CADAA). You are not required to complete both. If you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, you must file a 2023-2024 FAFSA at https://studentaid.gov. If you are an eligible AB540 student, you must file a 2023-2024 CADAA at https://dream.csac.ca.gov.

For more information, please contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships office at (805) 437-8530 or by email at scholarships@csuci.edu.

You can save your application at any time by clicking Save and Keep Editing at the bottom of the form.
Once completed, you can submit your application by clicking Finish and Continue.
Note: Required fields are marked with an asterisk.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Abou-Samra Family Scholarship
Must be a student enrolled in the Nursing Program. Must have a minimum...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Airborne Technologies Scholarship Endowment Fund
Any deserving student; any major. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500.00 ALTRUSA Scholarship - Muriel L. Ballauf Memorial Scholarship
Students must be a continuing student majoring in Nursing. Must have a...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 ALTRUSA Scholarship - Robert B. Wismann Memorial Scholarship
Must be in the Teaching Credential Program or in Education. Must be...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 ALTRUSA Scholarship - Roberta Ross Memorial Scholarship
Must be a continuing student majoring in Business or Accounting. Must be...
Deadline05/01/2023
$2,250.00 Alumni & Friends Association Endowed Student Scholarship
This scholarships theme is to promote the concept of “giving back.” The...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,000 Arneson Family Scholarship
Must be a Junior or Senior undergraduate student majoring in...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 Art Fund
Awarded to an Art Major Student with Senior Standing in the Art...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,000 Barbara A. Johnson Engineering Scholarship
Scholarship is for an undergraduate student majoring in Mechatronics...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Barbara Meister Teaching Scholarship
Undergraduate or Credential student planning to pursue a teaching career...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Barbara Stirzel Camarillo Women's Club
Student must be a Camarillo resident. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 Barbara Thorpe Nursing Scholar
Scholarship is for an undergraduate Junior or Senior student majoring in...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Bernard & Barbara Bobitch Scholarship Fund in Health Sciences
Students studying in health related fields (Biology, Chemistry, Health...
Deadline05/01/2023
$5,000 BKM Scholarship
Must be a first-time, first-year students in any major. Must be a...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,600 Bracero Scholarship
All undergraduate students (including those who are undocumented,...
Deadline05/01/2023
$2,000 Bruno Pozzi Scholarship Endowment
Must be an Undergraduate in any double major. Must have a minimum...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies California Strawberry Festival Corporation Scholarship Fund
Student must be a resident of Ventura County for at least one year....
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 Carnegie Art Scholarship
Open to Undergraduates, Graduates, Teaching Credentials Students with...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Carolyn Lundgren/Angel Scholarship
Any deserving student. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 Cause and Tracy S. Hanna Scholarship
This award is for a CSUCI Senior majoring preferably in ESRM. If not...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 CI Student Cal Vet Scholarship Fund
Applicant must be a student veteran with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Citizens for Youth in Ventura County Endowed Scholarship Fund
Students must be a graduate of Ventura County High School. Minimum High...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies City of Camarillo Endowed Scholarship Fund
Student must be a resident of the City of Camarillo. Must have a minimum...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Daniel Lee Memorial Scholarship (for International Engagement)
Student must be enrolled for at least one semester at the CSUCI Study...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,100 Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship
Student must be in the teaching credential preparation program...
Deadline05/01/2023
$2,000 Dennis and Joan Gaiser Business Scholarship
Any entering or continuing undergraduate Business major with a minimum...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Dennis Gregory Memorial Mechatronics Scholarship
Undergraduate student must be majoring in Mechatronics Engineering. Must...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Dorothy L. Huston Endowed Nursing & Related Professions Scholarship Fund
Student must be enrolled in the CSUCI Nursing Program (studying direct...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Dr. & Mrs. John Peter Pearson Nursing Scholarship
Either nursing student in their junior or senior year or in a fast track...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Dr. Richard Grossman Nursing Scholarship
Undergraduate student must be enrolled in the CSUCI Nursing...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 DWC of Conejo-Pavley Scholar
Must be an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental and...
Deadline05/01/2023
$2,000 DWC of Conejo-Strowger Scholar
Must be an undergraduate student in a Art-related major. Must...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Edison Mechatronics Scholarship
Student must be an incoming first time Freshman and majoring in...
Deadline05/01/2023
$5,000 Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship
Any deserving undergraduate students majoring in Mechatronic Engineering...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies General Nursing Scholarship
Student must be enrolled in the CSUCI Nursing Program. Must have a...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies General Scholarships
Any deserving student meeting the criteria below will be...
Deadline05/01/2023
$2,000 Gordon Ross Medical Scholarship
Qualified Nursing Student. Must be in the Nursing program. Must be...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,000 Gretan Scholarship
Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater Must be...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Hammer Family Trust Scholarship
Open to an Engineering, Mathematics or Teaching Credential student. Must...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Hank Lacayo Scholarship
All Undergrad and Graduate students majoring in Political Science,...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Harry O. & Vivian K. Bostwick Endowed Scholarship
Any deserving student. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 Jack and Jeanne Cramer Scholarship
First time Freshman or Sophomore residing in California. Must...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies James C. Basile Scholarship
Preference will be given to students who graduated from public or...
Deadline05/01/2023
$6,000 Jeff T. Green Family Foundation Scholarship
To apply for the Jeff T. Green Family Foundation Scholarship, you must...
Deadline05/01/2023
$1,500 Jensen-Frazeur Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Must be a student in the Nursing Program, active in the Latino/a or...
Deadline05/01/2023
$2,000 John L. Notter Scholarship
Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA or...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Julie Kissel Divekar Memorial Scholarship
Nursing student enrolled in the Nursing program, must demonstrate...
Deadline05/01/2023
$6,250 M&M Zarate Enterprise Scholars
Must be a Junior or Senior undergraduate student majoring in Nursing,...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Margaret & Lee Wrinkle Endowed Scholarship
Any deserving student meeting the criteria below will be...
Deadline05/01/2023
Varies Margaret E. Garlock Scholarship Fund
These scholarships are intended for a student accepted into the CSUCI...
Deadline05/01/2023