The CI University Scholarship Application for the 2017-2018 award year is now closed.

The CI University Scholarship Program

CSU Channel Islands is pleased to offer a wide variety of scholarships through the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. We are proud to honor the academic talents and achievements of our students and promote their future success.

View the complete list of 2017-2018 CI University Scholarships. (PDF, 42KB)

How to Apply to the CI University Scholarship Program

  1. Complete an online scholarship application. Students must log in through their myCI portal. Under "My Links", click on the "CI Scholarships" link to apply.
  2. All applicants must file a 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or a 2017-2018 Dream Act Application.
  3. Upload two letters of recommendation to your general application (no hand delivered or mailed letters will be accepted)
  4. Current high school seniors and new transfer students must have their most recent transcripts submitted to the CI Admissions Office.
  5. Submit application and all required documents by the deadline.  The Deadline is March 2, 2017 at 11:59 P.M. (PST).
  6. 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 all scholarships that you meet the eligibility criteria. 

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).

How to Apply to the President's Scholars Program:

  1. Complete an online scholarship application. Students must log in through their myCI portal. Under "My Links", click on the "CI Scholarships" link to apply.
  2. All applicants must file a 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or a 2017-2018 Dream Act Application.
  3. Upload two letters of recommendation to your general application (no hand delivered or mailed letters will be accepted)
  4. Current high school seniors must have their most recent transcripts submitted to the CI Admissions Office.
  5. Submit application and all required documents by the deadline.  The Deadline is March 2, 2017 at 11:59 P.M. (PST).  

 *The President's Scholars scholarship may be renewed up to four years, if all requirements are met. Only one scholarship application is required.