Alumni Association - Alice Bost-Johnstone Scholarship

Chartered in 1972, the Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association supports student success by awarding multiple scholarships to current students.


  • Must be related to a family member who has obtained a college degree OR who is one semester away from obtaining a college degree from any of the 23 CSU
  • Open to all majors
  • Open to all class levels Freshman Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Post Bacc. and Graduates (First-time Freshman and First-time Transfers admitted in fall 2023 or spring 2024 eligible to apply)
  • Maintain minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 during the application and awarding period
  • Must be a full-time student during application and awarding period (12+ units for undergrad or 6+ units for grad)
  • One Letter of recommendation OPTIONAL (Please ask recommenders to email if they are experiencing difficulty uploading their letter on-line)
  • Answer all supplemental questions after completing your general application

Awards each year are based on the student’s general application and supplemental responses, consisting of academic and co-curricular excellence, letters of recommendation and essay content.

Please note: When applying to multiple Alumni Scholarships, you may use the same Letter of Recommendation, even if the recommender is the same person. However, you are required to submit the letter for each opportunity as they are separate.

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

2024-2025, Alumni Assoc.
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you related to any family member who's a CSU alumna/us from the 23 CSU campuses? (If the response to this question is no, you do not qualify for this scholarship.)
  2. What is the name of the Cal Poly Pomona or CSU alumna/us to whom you are related?
  3. What is your relationship to the alumnus/alumna named above?
  4. When did the above named alumnus/alumna graduate from Cal Poly Pomona or another CSU?
  5. Enter the name and email address of the person who will be providing ONE Letter of Recommendation on your behalf. (If you are providing the name and email of a current CPP faculty or staff member, please provide their CPP email address)