Foundation - Norman J. Priest Scholarship

Not open to Freshmen.

This Scholarship is for the 2021-2022 academic year

To recognize one or more continuing full-time (sophomore, junior, senior and graduate student) students working in the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation Inc., and to recognize participation and leadership in campus activities, community service and Foundation work.

Eligibility Criteria:
Applicants must meet the following standards:

  • Continuing full-time student (minimum 12 units per semester for the academic year). You must be enrolled as a full-time student in the Fall semester.
  • Completed over 30 units in undergraduate course work to qualify for sophomore status (or quarter equivalent)
  • Continuing student assistant employee of the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc. (Must work or have worked for the Foundation within the last two years for a minimum of 6 months). Must work in one of the Foundation’s operations (i.e., Foundation Operation or Foundation Grant).
  • Cal Poly GPA of 2.0 or above.

A committee, including Mr. Jim Priest, will review all applications and select two winners. Scholarships will be awarded in January 2021. Winners will attend the Foundation Board of Directors meeting in February 2021 for a recognition presentation.

Should you have any questions, please contact Jenny Dennis at

Supplemental Questions
  1. How has student employment in the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc. assisted you with your educational goals?
  2. Please upload a current resume.
  3. Submit two letters of recommendation: one from your supervisor and one from Foundation staff employee
    • Letter from Foundation staff employee
    • Letter from supervisor
  4. Have you previously received any scholarships? If yes, please list name, date, and amount below
  5. Check the specific Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc. (CPPF) department you are employed at:
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