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Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
PATRICK STILL, PH.D.
CATHERINE JERMANY SECRETARY
To aid in curriculum development that is inclusive of racially, ethnically and culturally diverse subject matter.
To create a network of Black faculty and staff for Black students who need support and mentoring at this university.
To aid in the planning and implementation of Black cultural events at this university.
To encourage the hiring and promoting of more Black faculty, staff and administrators and to encourage the entry of more Black students at our campus.
To provide an example of best practices to other Black faculty and staff organizations across the California State University system.
To create and maintain an open cooperative relationship between this university and its surrounding communities.
DEBORAH C. SEARS SCHOLARSHIP
The “Deborah C. Sears Scholarship” is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence, community service and/or CSUDH school involvement, and are interested in improving the communities in which they live. Scholarship recipients should also exemplify the mission and goals of the California State University, Dominguez Hills’ Black Faculty and Staff Association, which is to encourage and promote the professional, academic and personal development of others. This scholarship is non-renewable. Previous award recipients may not apply.
Any full-time CSUDH continuing undergraduate student - must have completed at least one semester at CSUDH at the time the scholarship is awarded.
Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (includes CSUDH & transfer courses) - copy of unofficial transcripts required.
Statement of community service and/or CSUDH school involvement - provide evidence of service (i.e. references).
One letter of recommendation - submit letter in a sealed envelope with application packet).
1000 word essay. Topic: How my education will assist in improving the community in which I live.
Miriam Matthews African American Visions Scholarship
The Miriam Matthews African American Visions Scholarship is designed to assist CSUDH students of African American descent and consists of $500-1000. Two scholarships will be awarded annually. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply.
Attend CSUDH full-time and be fully matriculated (undergraduate = 12 units; graduate = 6 units).
Have a minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.70; unofficial copy of CSUDH transcripts required.
Be nominated by a faculty member during the spring semester (letter of nomination).
Be a resident of the greater Los Angeles area (address verification may be required).
Personal statement: Explanation of need for financial assistance with college expenses and
Explanation of strong level of community service. Provide evidence of service (i.e. references).
A student who receives a scholarship under this program may be eligible to apply for a one-time renewal of the scholarship. Renewal candidates must meet each of the following requirements:
1. Maintain required GPA for scholarship and satisfactory academic progress determined by CSUDH.
2. Show proof of successfully completing full-time academic study the previous academic year; submit unofficial copy of CSUDH transcripts.
3. Personal statement: Explanation of need for continued financial assistance with college expenses and explanation of continued level of community service.