CSU Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students
The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 by Mr. Schoettler, who was a successful businessman from Mountain View, California and blind the last eight years of his life.
Thirty-seven (39) scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year.
- Currently have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale during the academic year in which the award is received.
- Be currently enrolled in 6.1 units or more as a CSU undergraduate or graduate student in any major field and must remain enrolled in 6.1 units or more during the academic year in which the award is received.
- Have a visual disability and provide verification from a medical health professional, which includes the best corrected visual acuity notations. (Please note that the disability must be such that it impedes the educational process and necessitates accommodations, support services, or programs.)
The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will review applications to ensure that they meet all stated requirements. Each campus may nominate as many candidates as they would like for consideration for the scholarships. Students who have previously been nominated and/or awarded the Schoettler scholarship may continue to apply each year they meet the qualifications.
In addition to completing the general scholarship application on this site, you must also download and complete the application for the Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION (PDF size 288KB).
Please read all the instructions to make sure you understand the requirements for this scholarship. All required documents must be scanned and uploaded as one file before the deadline. The uploaded file must be formatted as a PDF (not a JPEG, TIFF, or ZIP file of compressed documents) and the file size cannot be larger than 10 MB. Please retain all submitted paperwork for this scholarship. If nominated, the original documentation may be requested for the selection committee to review.
SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 30, 2020.
LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Please direct all questions to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Phone: (559) 278-2182