The priority application period for scholarships offered through CSUB is January 1 - March 2, 2020.
To submit an application, follow the instructions here. Scholarships available through this process include:
Audrey K. Bender Memorial Scholarship
This memorial scholarship was established by family and friends in honor of Ms. Audrey Kay Bender, a CSUB economics student who died in July 1988 from a traffic accident. Audrey’s interests in international trade and commodity markets grew from her family’s third-generation farming background in Shafter. Award Criteria: Majoring in Economics; at least a sophomore-level student; enrolled full-time; minimum 3.0 gpa.
Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Jimmy D. Barnes
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Jimmy D. Barnes, a CSUB Professor and Chair of Marketing, who passed away at the age of 40 while saving a relative in a tragic boating accident in 1983. Dr. Barnes is remembered for his willingness to assist, advise and care for others. Award Criteria: Kern County resident, incoming senior majoring in Business Administration; minimum 3.25 GPA; enrolled full-time; demonstrate financial need.
Brent Waterman Memorial Scholarship (BPA)
This memorial scholarship was established by family in honor of Brent Waterman, to support students majoring in Business. Award Criteria: Majoring in Business; be a well-rounded student; demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness.
Don Hopkins Advertising Club Scholarship (BPA)
This memorial scholarship was established by the Bakersfield Advertising Club in honor of Mr. Don Hopkins, in support of students who are pursuing careers in advertising, public relations, communications, or business. Award Criteria: Majoring in Communications; Business; Journalism or Marketing.
Dr. Jimmy D. Barnes Memorial Learning Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. Doyle and Pearlie Barnes in honor of their son, Dr. Jimmy D. Barnes, a former CSUB Marketing faculty member. This scholarship commemorates Dr. Barnes’ reputation as a caring and generous person who fostered the ideals of academic, professional, and research excellence. Award Criteria: Kern County Resident, Upper-division or graduate student majoring in Business Administration; enrolled full-time; minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need. Three awards available per year.
Elmer F. Karpe Memorial Scholarship
This memorial scholarship was established by family and friends in honor of Mr. Elmer F. Karpe, former President of the Bakersfield Board of Realtors, to support CSUB students majoring in Business Administration with a career interest in Real Estate. Award Criteria: Upper-division student majoring in Business; enrolled full-time; minimum 3.0 GPA; have a career interest in Real Estate.
Howard Dallimore Memorial Scholarship (BPA)
This scholarship was established by the Kern County Public Employees Association in honor of Howard Dallimore to support CSUB students majoring in Public Administration, Industrial Relations, or Music. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.
John Brock Sr. Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Mr. John M. Brock, Sr. a prominent local businessman who owned Brock’s Department Stores, was one of the founders of San Joaquin Bank, helped develop the East Hills Mall, and was an active community member. Award Criteria: Upper-division or graduate continuing student majoring in Business; enrolled full-time; minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need.
Additional scholarships relevant to BPA majors are available through various organizations, including:
CalCPA Bakersfield Chapter Scholarships
CSU Bakersfield Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Cal State Bakersfield HSF Scholarship supports Hispanic students at the California State University, Bakersfield. Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $5,000.
To apply go to: https://csubscholarship.hsfts.net/scholarship
HACU Annual Conference Student Track Scholarship
For more information on scholarships, please visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships