Osher Scholarship Program for California Community College Transfer Students

Osher Scholarship Program for California Community College Transfer Students

The Bernard Osher Foundation awarded Fresno State with $500,000 to establish a scholarship endowment benefiting students transferring to Fresno State from a California community college. Each year in perpetuity the endowment is expected to fund 10, $2,500 scholarships. The first will be available for the 2013-14 academic year to junior and senior Fresno State transfer students who have demonstrated a financial need and shown academic promise in high school and community college.

Headquartered in San Francisco, the Osher Foundation provides post-secondary scholarship funding to universities across the nation, with special attention on reentry students. Founded in 1977 by businessman Bernard Osher, the foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts.