External Opportunities

- External Scholarship Opportunities – These scholarships are not associated with the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Scholarship Foundation. Each external scholarship opportunity has their own application process, eligibility criteria and deadline. For more information, click on their hyperlink.

Here are some great scholarship search platforms to get started fin your search for other excellent external scholarship opportunities:
– FastWeb: www.FastWeb.com
– Cappex: www.cappex.com/scholarships
UNIGO: www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state
– BigFuture: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/


Helpful Tip:
Re-use the personal essay and letters of recommendations from the CSUCI Scholarship Application.
DO NOT pay any money to complete an off-campus scholarship application.
Year-round scholarship opportunities: review the criteria & deadline and APPLY!


If you are believe to be eligible and are interested in getting more information on any of the CSU Systemwide Scholarships, you can drop by our walk-in hours at Sage Hall: 10:00AM -12:00PM and 2:00PM – 4:00PM or email scholarships@csuci.edu to schedule an appointment with the scholarship coordinator. Make sure you provide the following items in your email: full name, ID number, the name of the scholarship and best availability to schedule an appointment.


Important Reminder: the 2020-2021 CSUCI Scholarship application will be available on January 1, 2020. The deadline to complete this application is March 2, 2020, 11:59 P.M.

Thank you and good luck!
-Scholarship Coordinator

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 Help America See Scholarship for A Blind Student
Opportunity for legaly bling students. Overview: The purpose of this scholarship is to help students who are blind reach their full potential. This...
Opportunity for legaly bling students. Overview: The purpose of this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 2018-2019 Dream Act Scholarship
Opportunity for any deserving student. Overview: The DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) was first introduced in 2001...
Opportunity for any deserving student. Overview: The DREAM Act...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
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$7,500 2019 AbbreviationFinder Scholarships
General scholarship criteria. Overview: The Abbreviation Finder Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship of USD $7,500 awarded to a high school...
General scholarship criteria. Overview: The Abbreviation Finder...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $7,500
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Up to $5000.00 2019 Alcohol.org Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship
Opportunity for incoming freshman pursing a career in behavioral health. Overview: The Alcohol.org Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program...
Opportunity for incoming freshman pursing a career in behavioral...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $5000.00
$1,000.00 2019 Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship
Opportunity for an active duty Air Force, Air national Guard, or full time air force reserve. Overview: The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial...
Opportunity for an active duty Air Force, Air national Guard, or full...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 2019 Colonel Aaron Burgstein Memorial Scholarship
Opportunity for minor dependents of (officer or enlisted) active duty, retired, or prior service members of all branches, reservists or National...
Opportunity for minor dependents of (officer or enlisted) active duty,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,500.00 2019 Community Volunteer Scholarship
Opportunity for any deserving university or college student. Overview: To encourage this value, we’ve decided to reward a college or university...
Opportunity for any deserving university or college...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
Up to 2000 2019 HACSB ANNUAL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Opportunity for students who are low income in Ventura County Overview: The Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura (HACSB) provides and...
Opportunity for students who are low income in Ventura...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to 2000
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$5,000.00 2019 Lt Col Romeo and Josephine Bass Ferretti Scholarship
Opportunity students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Overview: This scholarship is...
Opportunity students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000.00
Up to $1,500 2019 Shelving.com Business Scholarship
Opportunity for Undergratuates interested in Business. Overview For more than 50 years, Shelving, Inc. has racked your world with a wide variety of...
Opportunity for Undergratuates interested in Business. Overview For more...
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  • Award: Up to $1,500
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$1,000.00 2019 SpinLife.com Innovation in Motion Scholarship Program
Opportunity for disabled students that are a wheelchair user. Overview: As the country’s largest internet retailer of mobility equipment, we are...
Opportunity for disabled students that are a wheelchair...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000 2019 Student Scholar Award
General scholarship criteria. Overview: A student that wants to attend college should not have that goal compromised because of financial...
General scholarship criteria. Overview: A student that wants to attend...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500.00 2019 The Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship
Opportunity for students with a spouse in the Air Force. Overview: The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force...
Opportunity for students with a spouse in the Air Force. Overview: The...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
$1,000.00 AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Opportunity for students with learning disabilities. Overview: The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded...
Opportunity for students with learning disabilities. Overview: The AAHD...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies AFB 2019 Scholarships
Opportunity for undergraduate and graduate visually Impaired Overview The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) sees a world where people with...
Opportunity for undergraduate and graduate visually...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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$500 AHEPA Family Scholarship
This scholarship program is available for students of Greek descent or related to a member of the Order of AHEPA Overview: The AHEPA Family of...
This scholarship program is available for students of Greek descent or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Up to $2,000 AIS Scholarship Assistance
AIS Scholarship Application Requirements: Enrolled as a matriculated student in a university, college, junior college or technical...
AIS Scholarship Application Requirements: Enrolled as a matriculated...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $2,000
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$1,000 Amy Durst McAvoy Soroptimists International of Camarillo
Opportunity for female students at CSUCI majoring in Science or Math. Overview Scholarship for women who are residents of Ventura county attending...
Opportunity for female students at CSUCI majoring in Science or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500 Annual Community Volunteer Scholarship
General scholarship criteria. Overview: At Dealhack, we believe that volunteer involvement is an integral part of a strong and prosperous...
General scholarship criteria. Overview: At Dealhack, we believe that...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
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Varies Ayn Rand Scholarship Program – Essay Contest
Essay Contest for Incoming and current undergraduate students worldwide. Overview: We offer an array of educational programs to enable students at...
Essay Contest for Incoming and current undergraduate students...
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  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women
Opportunity for female students at CSUCI in any major. Overview Living a totally healthy lifestyle can be surprisingly challenging in our modern...
Opportunity for female students at CSUCI in any major. Overview Living a...
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  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Benzinga’s Scholarship for Future Leaders in Finance
Open to Undergraduates majoring in finance, business, or similar fields. Overview: Benzinga is dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that...
Open to Undergraduates majoring in finance, business, or similar...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000.00 Berger and Green Heart Disease Scholarship
Opportunity for Graduate or undergraduate student with Heart disease. Overview: The Berger and Green team has been serving injured and disabled...
Opportunity for Graduate or undergraduate student with Heart...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$5,000 Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships
Opportunity for incoming freshman of African descent who is pursuing a career in technology. Overview: Founded in 1989 as the first...
Opportunity for incoming freshman of African descent who is pursuing a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000
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$1,000 Brothers HealthCare Scholarships
Opportunity for students wo have a bleeding disorder or is related to someone who has a bleeding disorder. Overview: Brothers Healthcare is...
Opportunity for students wo have a bleeding disorder or is related to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
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$ 5,000 Brown and Caldwell: Women in Leadership Scholarship
Opportunity for female students interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Overview: To support female students that are...
Opportunity for female students interested in pursuing a career in the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $ 5,000
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$500 Brown PC, National Founder's Graduate Business Student Scholarship
Opportunity for Graduate Students in a Business Program Overview: Brown, PC is now accepting applications for the firm’s National Founder’s...
Opportunity for Graduate Students in a Business Program Overview: Brown,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
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Up to $5,000 Bryon Hanke Fellowship
Opportunity for current Graduate students. Overview: The Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR) awards its Byron Hanke Fellowship to...
Opportunity for current Graduate students. Overview: The Foundation for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$ 8,000 California Association of WineGrape Growers Foundation
Opportunity for incoming freshman whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who is/was an employee of a Winegrape grower. Overview The California...
Opportunity for incoming freshman whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s)...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $ 8,000
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$400 to $5,000 California Strawberry Scholarships
This scholarship program is available for students who have a parent that is currently employed as a California strawberry fieldworker for the...
This scholarship program is available for students who have a parent...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $400 to $5,000
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$1,000 Certified Nursing Assistants | Scholarship Program 2019-2020
This scholarship program is available for new students in the field of Certified Nursing Assistant. Overview: Heaven at Home Senior Care is a...
This scholarship program is available for new students in the field of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
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$500.00 Clutch STEM Scholarship
Opportunity for STEM majors. Overview: Clutch Prep is proud to support future STEM professionals. As a company that was founded by STEM scholars to...
Opportunity for STEM majors. Overview: Clutch Prep is proud to support...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$500 CORE's Que Llueva Café Scholarship
Opportunity for First Time Freshman Undocumented students Overview: CORE proudly sponsors this scholarship to help undocumented students continue...
Opportunity for First Time Freshman Undocumented students Overview:...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
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$6,000 CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement
IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: For this scholarship opportunity, please email the scholarship coordinator, Jose Delgado (scholarships@csuci.edu), to...
IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: For this scholarship opportunity, please email...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $6,000
$10,000 Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Opportunity for current undergraduate students involved in social and economic justice. Overview: The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people...
Opportunity for current undergraduate students involved in social and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $10,000
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$1,000.00 Digital Marketing Scholarship Program
Opportunity for students who are pursing a degree in marketing Overview: SEOReseller, a company that provides white label SEO and digital marketing...
Opportunity for students who are pursing a degree in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Up to $3,000 DmvEdu.org Youth Forward Scholarship
Opportunity for any deserving incoming freshmen. Overview National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their 2019 scholarship...
Opportunity for any deserving incoming freshmen. Overview National...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $3,000
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$3,000.00 Dorothy and Robert Debolt Scholarship
Overview The DeBolt Scholarship will be awarded to a youth who has been adopted after being in foster care in California. Eligibility...
Overview The DeBolt Scholarship will be awarded to a youth who has been...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,000.00
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$5,000.00 Education.com Building the Future Scholarship
Opportunity for minorities pursuing a career in early education. Overview: Our mission at Education.com is to champion the cause of children’s...
Opportunity for minorities pursuing a career in early...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000.00
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$2,500 Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship & Stephen K. Stocking Memorial Scholarship
Opportunity for any current graduate students interested in nature conservation Overview: To provide a monetary award of $2,500.00 for a promising...
Opportunity for any current graduate students interested in nature...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500
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Up to $1,000 Emma Nylen Trust Scholarship Program
Opportunity for deserving Ventura county residents Overview: The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura has had the honor of being chosen by the late...
Opportunity for deserving Ventura county residents Overview: The Boys &...
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  • Award: Up to $1,000
$1,500 Entrepreneurial Scholarship
This scholarship program is available for current or new students in the field of Business with an interest in Entrepreneurship. Overview: We are...
This scholarship program is available for current or new students in the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
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$1,000.00 Fall 2019 Insignia Scholarship
Opportunity for undergraduate students. Overview: Insignia SEO will be offering an annual $1,000 College Scholarship to incoming or current college...
Opportunity for undergraduate students. Overview: Insignia SEO will be...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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Up to $3,000 Friends of Project 10 Models of Excellence Scholarship Competition
Opportunity for Incoming Freshman involved in LGBTQ civil Rights from Southern California counties. Overview: Friends of Project 10 Inc. will be...
Opportunity for Incoming Freshman involved in LGBTQ civil Rights from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $3,000
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Varies Full Circle Scholarship
Opportunity for American Indian and Alaska Native College students. Overview: The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American...
Opportunity for American Indian and Alaska Native College...
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  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Good Lawyers/ Good People Scholarship
Opportunity for undergraduates or law student. Overview: We want to help make the same opportunities to help available to others who aspire to use...
Opportunity for undergraduates or law student. Overview: We want to help...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,600 Hampton Roads Pride Scholarship
Opportunity for students who identify as LGBTQ and all LGBTQ allies. Overview: HAMPTON ROADS PRIDE is pleased to assist with the education expenses...
Opportunity for students who identify as LGBTQ and all LGBTQ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,600
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$500 Inspire our Future
Students pursing a career in education. Overview Teacher.org believes that teachers have the power to inspire our future. Your dedication to the...
Students pursing a career in education. Overview Teacher.org believes...
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  • Award: $500
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$2,000 Invensis Learning Young Blogger Scholarship Award
Opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students worldwide. Overview At Invensis Learning, we believe articulating thoughts from students from a...
Opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students...
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  • Award: $2,000
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$1,000.00 JustProper Creating Leaders Scholarship
Opportunity for students who are very passionate about business Overview: We know that change begins with investing back in the young individuals...
Opportunity for students who are very passionate about...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
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