Scholarships

International Student (IS) Scholarship

The Office of International Education at California State University, Stanislaus is offering $1000.00 scholarships to international students (Undergraduate or Graduate*). Eligible applicants must be full-time degree seeking students who are attending California State University, Stanislaus as an International Student on an active F-1 visa and have completed at least one semester of study at Stanislaus State.  The scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and community service.  The award will be applied as follows; 1 scholarship per year, dispersed over two semesters ($500.00 each Fall/Spring). Students may apply each academic year.  The number of scholarships awarded will depend on available funding.

Scholarship Requirements:

  1. A completed International Student Scholarship Application
  2. An official Stanislaus State transcript
  3. 1 letter of recommendation, preferably from a college professor or academic advisor
  4. A 1-page, double spaced service-based statement of purpose

All documents must be submitted to:

Office of International Education
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle, MSR 128
Turlock, California 95382
 

Application Deadline: May 1st

If you have any questions or need further information you may contact the Office of International Education at (209) 667-3117 or by email at IntlStudent@csustan.edu.

*Scholarships available and offered to all international students on a competitive basis and are not exclusive to any one program or partnership*


Study Abroad Student Scholarship

The Office of International Education at California State University, Stanislaus is offering $500.00 scholarships to Study Abroad students (Undergraduate or Graduate). Eligible applicants must be participating in an affiliate providers program (e.g. CSU-IP or USAC).  The scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and community service.  The award will be applied as follows during the term the student is studying abroad.  Students may apply for multiple study abroad programs.  Preference will be given to students applying for semester and year-long programs. The number of scholarships awarded will depend on available funding.

Scholarship Requirements:

  1. A completed Study Abroad Scholarship Application
  2. An official Stanislaus State transcript
  3. 1 letter of recommendation, preferably from a college professor or academic advisor
  4. A 1-page, double spaced service-based statement of purpose

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Scholarship

The USAC scholarship awards will range from $250 - $1000 and will be applied directly to the selected students’ USAC fees.

Scholarship Requirements:

  1. A completed Study Abroad Scholarship Application
  2. Scholarships are only availabel to Stanislaus State students participating in USAC programs.
  3. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA;.
  4. A 1-page, double spaced service-based statement of purpose

Both Application Deadlines: April 15th and November 1st

If you have any questions or need further information you may contact the Office of International Education at (209) 667-3117 or by email at IntlStudent@csustan.edu.

The 1-page purpose statement for both scholarships should discuss the following points.  You can use the same essay for both scholarships::

  • What are you academic, career and personal goals associated with this program? Why did you select this specific program and university in the proposed country?
  • What makes you an ideal American “cultural ambassador” and representative of Stanislaus State abroad?
  • How do you plan to “give back” to the international academic and student communities at Stanislaus State upon your return to the States? Please have a detailed proposal with a well thought out plan for promoting internationalization on Stan State’s campus.
  • Why do you need this scholarship and if selected to receive this scholarship, how do you plan to use the money?

Students who receive this scholarship have two important responsibilities as representatives of Stanislaus State:
1.) Represent Stanislaus State and the U.S. with dignity and pride while abroad, by respecting the cultural norms of the host country.
2.) Return to Stanislaus State and/or the U.S. with plans for raising international awareness on campus. Students who will graduate while abroad, may make special arrangements to fulfill the requirement.

All documents must be submitted to:

Office of International Education
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle, MSR 180
Turlock, California 95382