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 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...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents (LEPD) Grant Program
Opportunity for students who are a dependent or spouse of a deceased or disabled law enforcement. Overview: The Law Enforcement...
Opportunity for students who are a dependent or spouse of a deceased or...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Visit11/01/2019
$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: 11/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Visit11/15/2019
Up to $1000.00 Surgent Exam Review College Scholarship Program
Opportunity for students who are accounting or finance majors. Overview: Supporting career ambition is exactly why we created the Surgent Exam...
Opportunity for students who are accounting or finance...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $1000.00
Visit11/15/2019
$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: 11/30/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Visit11/30/2019
$1,000 Newizzie Computer Science Scholarship Program
Opportunity for Incoming Freshmen interested in Computer science. Overview We’re a custom development company who’s interested in growing...
Opportunity for Incoming Freshmen interested in Computer...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Visit12/01/2019
$1,000 The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship
Opportunity for any Undergraduate or Graduate Student Overview We are excited to announce the Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship. This $1,000...
Opportunity for any Undergraduate or Graduate Student Overview We are...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Visit12/01/2019
Up to $2,500 Worthy Women's Scholarship
Opportunity for any deserving student in Performing Arts. Overview The scholarship, now in its fourth year, is intended for women who have decided...
Opportunity for any deserving student in Performing Arts. Overview The...
  • Deadline: 12/02/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Visit12/02/2019
$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: 12/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Visit12/15/2019
$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: 12/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Visit12/31/2019
$2,500.00 Striving for Greatnesss Accounting and Finance Scholarship
Opportunity for undergraduate students interested in accounting or finance. Overview: PM Business Advisors’ Striving for Greatness Accounting &...
Opportunity for undergraduate students interested in accounting or...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
$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: Ended
  • Award: $400 to $5,000
Ended
$2,500 Live Bearded Academic Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must be enrolled in a College or University at the time of the next deadline For applicants under the age of 18, you...
Eligibility Requirements: Must be enrolled in a College or University...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
Ended
$ 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: Ended
  • Award: $ 8,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$3,500 NCCS Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program
Opportunity for Student Childhood Cancer Survivors. Overview: Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program awards college scholarships to...
Opportunity for Student Childhood Cancer Survivors. Overview: Beyond the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,500
Ended
$10,000 The Toptal Scholarships Contest
Opportunity for any deserving Female undergraduate or graduate. Overview As part of our commitment to supporting women with great leadership...
Opportunity for any deserving Female undergraduate or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $10,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,600
Ended
$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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$5,000.00 Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship
Opportunity for Asian Americans interested in Finance related fields. Overview: Asian Americans in Public Finance strives to enhance, develop and...
Opportunity for Asian Americans interested in Finance related...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
Varies MG James Ursano Scholarship Program
Opportunity for dependent children of active, retired, and deceased soldiers. Overview: The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program was established in...
Opportunity for dependent children of active, retired, and deceased...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Up to $2,500 PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship
Opportunity for students who identify as LGBTQ and all LGBTQ allies from the Oragnge County Area. Overview: Graduating high school seniors and...
Opportunity for students who identify as LGBTQ and all LGBTQ allies from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Ended
$5,000.00 New York Engineers
Opportunity for engineering students. Overview: New York Engineers provides scholarships to brightest engineering students from the...
Opportunity for engineering students. Overview: New York Engineers...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $6,000
Ended
$5,000.00 Sinclair Broadcast Group Scholarship
Opportunity for students majoring in broadcasting, journalism, and marketing. Overview: The Sinclair Broadcast Diversity Scholarship Fund was...
Opportunity for students majoring in broadcasting, journalism, and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
$ 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: Ended
  • Award: $ 5,000
Ended
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 &...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 Pacific Water Quality Association
“Major of Study Related to Potable Water Quality Scholarship” will be awarded to an individual that is pursuing a major that supports potable water...
“Major of Study Related to Potable Water Quality Scholarship” will be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Up to $15,000 The Tang Scholarship
This scholarship program is available for students who self-identity as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (l/g/b/t) Asian and Pacific...
This scholarship program is available for students who self-identity as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $15,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies NCJW l LA SPRING 2019 SCHOLARSHIP
Opportunity for any student who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Ventura Counties. Overview The National Council...
Opportunity for any student who live and attend school in the Greater...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500 Rover Scholarship
Opportunity for any deserving undergraduate or graduate students. Overview Higher education: that magical time when deadlines are tight and budgets...
Opportunity for any deserving undergraduate or graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$2,000 Texas Electricity Examiner Scholarship Program
General scholarship criteria. Overview: Texas Electricity Examiner has worked with local communities and schools to promote sustainability and a...
General scholarship criteria. Overview: Texas Electricity Examiner has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $3,000
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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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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