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Global Excellence Scholarships

A limited number of full non-resident tuition waiver awards (over $11,000 per year) for incoming Cal State East Bay first-year freshmen students who:

  • Are in F-1 status or plan to get an F-1 visa
  • Apply to and enroll at Cal State East Bay as a first-time freshman for Fall 2023
  • Display exceptional scholastic ability and prior academic achievement (determined by high school record, standardized tests (SAT/ACT or AP), and essay)
  • Demonstrate Financial Need
  • Commit to enrolling in 15 units per semester

Duration of Award

This scholarship is granted on an academic year basis (fall and spring semesters) and is renewable for up to four years total. Recipients are required to maintain an eligible GPA and enrollment requirements to continue receiving the award in the second semester and beyond.

Sponsor: Cal State East Bay

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesUnited States
Other CriteriaGlobal Scholarships Application Process and Timeline Only students who are seeking to earn an undergraduate degree from CSUEB may apply. Short-term, non-degree seeking students are not eligible to apply. Submit application and essay via Pioneer Scholarships Portal. (Students must have submitted a Cal State Apply application in order to access the scholarship portal and must submit unofficial transcripts and test scores by the posted scholarship deadline.) Scholarships Portal opens in November. Global Scholarships priority deadline is January 31. Awards will be made in the spring of each year for the following academic year. Scholarships are competitive. Meeting eligibility does not guarantee award. Number of scholarships available is not guaranteed and is subject to funding availability. Being awarded a scholarship does not waive the requirement for a student to provide financial documentation for admission purposes.

Host Institution: California State University, East Bay

This award is linked to a specific institution.

Award Specifications

Additional information about this award.

Amount$11,000+ per year, renewable up to four years
Number of Awardsup to 5
DeadlineJanuary 31 (priority deadline); final deadline expected in March
Includesfull waiver of all non-resident tuition

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