The CI Scholarship Application for the 2015-2016 award year will open on January 1, 2015. The deadline to apply is March 2, 2015.

The CI University Scholarship Program

CSU Channel Islands is pleased to offer a wide variety of scholarships through the Scholarship Office, academic departments, and various organizations. We are proud to honor the academic talents of our students and promote their future success.

Complete list of 2015-2016 CI University Scholarships will be available soon.

Scholarship Program Application Procedures Include:

  • An online application (will be available starting January 1st) 
  • Two letters of recommendation uploaded to your general application (no hand delivered letters will be accepted)
  • Current high school seniors and new transfer students must have most recent grade transcript submitted to the admission office.
  • Must file a 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), OR, 2015-2016 Dream Act Application.
  • Complete application submitted by the deadline. Deadline is March 2, 2015 - midnight (this is not a post marked date).
  • Once you complete the General Scholarship application, a page will appear with additional scholarships you may be eligible for. These scholarships require additional information. Make sure you read through each scholarship and apply to any that that you meet the eligibility requirements for.

If you have questions, please contact the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office at (805) 437-8530. Email:financial.aid@csuci.edu

President’s Scholars Program

This prestigious program provides a foundation for high-achieving students to develop and attain their potential for success as scholars, leaders, and community members. CI President's Scholars are given the tools to prepare for lives of scholarship, leadership, and service.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Incoming first-time freshman.
  • Resident of California with a 3.75 GPA (as calculated for CSU admission).
  • Minimum score of 1200 on the SAT-I (combined critical reading and math portions of the exam) or comp score of 26 on the ACT tests.
  • Must file a 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), OR, 2015-2016 Dream Act Application.
  • All transcripts, test scores, and two recommendation letters must be submitted at the time of application to be considered. The scholarship may be renewed up to four years if all requirements are met. Only one scholarship application is required.

If you meet the eligibility criteria for the President’s Scholar Program, you need to complete the General Scholarship application which be available online starting January 1, 2015.