College of Science - CS - Keith Soon and Sung Ja Kim Scholarship

The Keith Soon and Sung Ja Kim CS Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is for first-generation students who have a calculated financial need. Preference will be given to those students who are involved on campus (i.e. through a sport or co-curricular activity or club). In order to receive the award, you must be a CPP student in the semester following the award.

Award Period: 2022-2023


  • Open to current undergraduate Junior or Senior
  • Enrolled full-time at the time of disbursement
  • Computer Science major
  • Cumulative GPA must be greater than or equal to 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need at the time of applying. (Based on 2021-2022 FAFSA/ California Dream Act Application)
  • Must be a California Resident or U.S. Citizen
  • One letter of recommendation required
  • Students graduating in the Spring of 2022 are not eligible to apply
  • Preference given to those involved on campus (i.e. through a sport or co-curricular activity or club)
  • Preference given to first-generation college student
  • Answer and provide all supplemental questions after completing your general application

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Fang Tang, Chair & Professor, at

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first then proceed to search this scholarship in the ’Opportunities’>>’Recommended’ Tab and click on APPLY

Supplemental Questions
  1. In 500 words or less, please share your educational and career aspirations as it relates to the field of Computer Science and how this scholarship will benefit you in achieving your goals. Also please share some information about your campus involvement in a sport, club or other co-curricular activity.
  2. One letter of recommendation is required- please enter the name and email address of the individual who will submit a letter on your behalf