Alumni Association - Black Alumni & Friends Scholarship

This scholarship award will be designated for students who have contributed to the advancement of African/Black people in the diaspora.

Award Period: Fall 2024 – Spring 2025

Scholarship Amount: $1,250

Criteria:

  • Minimum GPA:
    - Incoming Freshmen must have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
    - Transfer students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater
    - Continuing CPP students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Enrollment: Full time at the time of disbursement (12+ units for undergrad or 6+ units for grad)
  • College/Major: Open to all majors
  • Grade level: open to undergraduate and graduate
    - Open to incoming freshmen, transfer students, and continuing students
  • Open to international students
  • Other requirements:
    - Answer supplemental question
    - Two letters of recommendation

Should you have any questions, please contact Samantha Chow at sschow@cpp.edu in the Office of Alumni and External Relations, Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm, from Oct 1st 2023 to March 2nd 2024.

Award
$1,250
Scopes
2024-2025, Alumni Assoc., Open to International Students
Deadline
03/02/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Select a Black-identified leader who has made contributions towards the advancement of African/Black people in the diaspora. Please provide three reasons why you selected this leader, explain why their influence was/is so impactful, and discuss how you plan on making an impact with the Cal Poly Pomona community.
  2. How do you plan to use your educational skills to prepare for a career post-graduation?
  3. Provide the name and email address of reference that will provide a Letters of Recommendation on your behalf.
  4. Provide the name and email address of reference that will provide Letters of Recommendation on your behalf (letter #2).