FA&S- CSU Foundation- Hampton Scholars Scholarship

Dr. Claudia H. Hampton was the first African American trustee of the California State University. She was on the board for 20 years from 1974 to 1994; serving as chair for three of those years from 1979 to 1981. She was a teacher and administrator in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 25 years, retiring in 1981 as director of the district’s Human and School-Community Relations Resource Office.

The Hampton Scholars Scholarship was funded in her honor to recognize students who excel academically and exemplify Dr. Hampton’s dedication.

Award Period: 2021-2022
Criteria:

  • Be a graduate of the California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS).
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the campus Financial Aid Office.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Remain a California State University full-time equivalent student during the scholarship period.
  • Submit a brief personal statement describing each of the following:
    1. Background
    2. Personal achievements
    3. Challenges you have encountered
    4. Educational pursuits
    5. Aspirations for the future
  • Submit unofficial transcript
  • Complete Applicant Information Form

This scholarship opportunity involves a nomination process. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will forward application packets for nominees to the CSU Foundation. The CSU Foundation will make the final determination regarding chosen recipients. Congratulatory or regret emails will be forwarded to applicants via CPP email once the review and scoring process is completed

For questions regarding this opportunity, email scholarships@cpp.edu

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first, then proceed to search this scholarship in the “Opportunities >> Ours” tab and click on APPLY

Award
$4,000
Scopes
CSU Foundation, Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
Deadline
05/14/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you graduate from the California Academy of Math and Sciences? (This is a requirement for this scholarship that we will confirm prior to awarding funds.)
  2. Please upload a copy of your unofficial transcript.
  3. Provide a brief personal statement describing each of the following:
    1. Background
    2. Personal achievements
    3. Challenges you have encountered
    4. Educational pursuits
    5. Aspirations for the future
  4. Complete the fillable Applicant Information Form (instructions listed below)