University Based Scholarships

University Scholarship Program Scholarships

Sonoma State University offers several scholarship programs. The merit-based University Scholarship Program is the largest one, requiring a single application. The application consists of an online questionnaire, essay, and two letters of recommendation. Applicants must be a continuing student or a new student who has applied for admission and is planning to attend SSU full-time in a degree or credential program. Formal admission to SSU is not required. The application period begins October 1st for the next academic year. The deadline to submit the materials is February 1. To begin the application process, go to the Scholarships Applications page.

CSU Future Scholars Scholarships

This scholarship is designed for low-income, first-generation college students. It is renewable for up to four years. Applications are usually available in the late spring/early summer. Please contact the Scholarship Office for more information.

Theatre Arts & Dance, Music Scholarships

The Theatre Arts & Dance, Music departments offer their own unique scholarships for which there is a separate application and audition.

Athletic Talent Awards

Each coach is responsible for making talent awards to athletes on their team. Consequently, student athletes should contact the appropriate coach to explore possible athletic talent awards.

Departmental Scholarships

Another source of scholarships on campus are the departments which you may call or e-mail through their home pages.