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The CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) University Scholarship Application for the 2024-2025 award year opens on January 1st, 2024, 12:00 A.M. (PST). The deadline to apply is May 1st, 2024 11:59 P.M. (PST). Students are encouraged to submit applications by the Priority Deadline of April 2nd, 2024, 11:59 P.M. (PST).

The 2024-2025 Scholarship Application filling period is: January 1st, 2024, 12:00 A.M. (PST) to May 1st, 2024 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, 2024 deadline. Please note that Letters of Recommendation are no longer required. 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.

To be considered for CSUCI Scholarships, you must either file a 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or a 2024-2025 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 2024-2025 FAFSA at https://studentaid.gov. If you are an eligible AB540 student, you must file a 2024-2025 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.

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