All Opportunities

The current application cycle are for the Fall semester of 2022 and Spring semester of 2023 and will open on November 15th. The main application is January 31st; with a small portion of deadlines that will continue on to April 15th. Note: Please follow the application guidelines and deadlines as posted for each scholarship accordingly as they do vary between scholarships. Special note: amounts and numbers of available scholarships are estimates, dependent on funding.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Dr. Ernie O. Salo Memorial Scholarship
The Ernie Salo Scholarship is awarded to a Fisheries Biology Major. Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Amounts and...
The Ernie Salo Scholarship is awarded to a Fisheries Biology Major. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 EOP/Special Services Scholarship
The EOP Special Services Scholarship is awarded to an EOP student. Amounts and numbers of scholarships are estimates, dependent on funding.
The EOP Special Services Scholarship is awarded to an EOP student. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Homer Balabanis Economics Scholarship
The Homer Balabanis Economics Scholarship recognizes HSU’s first economist. In recognition of Professor Balabanis’ remarkable record of service,...
The Homer Balabanis Economics Scholarship recognizes HSU’s first...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$3,000.00 Bud Burke Geology Scholarship
The Bud Burke Geology Scholarship is awarded to a full time Geology student, whose research interests have an emphasis in Geomorphology or...
The Bud Burke Geology Scholarship is awarded to a full time Geology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended
Varies Barbara Merrill
Barbara Merrill was a 1942 graduate in Education and later taught locally. This scholarship is awarded to a resident of the state of California...
Barbara Merrill was a 1942 graduate in Education and later taught...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,000.00 Diana Pettit Berman Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this fund is to support students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The eligible recipient must demonstrate interest in and...
The purpose of this fund is to support students pursuing a bachelor’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Don C. Banghart Forestry Scholarship
Recipient must be a Forestry Major with preference given to students studying Fire Ecology. Must have a 2.5 GPA or better. Awards and amounts are...
Recipient must be a Forestry Major with preference given to students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$750.00 Dr. Orval M Klose Mathematics Scholarship
The Dr. Orval M Klose Mathematics Scholarship is established to support the education of students with financial need pursuing an undergraduate...
The Dr. Orval M Klose Mathematics Scholarship is established to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Elmo Moore Memorial Mathematics Scholarship
The Elmo Moore Scholarship is awarded to a full time Mathematics undergraduate student. Must maintain a 2.0 GPA. Amounts and numbers of...
The Elmo Moore Scholarship is awarded to a full time Mathematics...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
1,000 Eva Janson Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of the fund is to support students enrolled in the HSU Nursing program who hope to practice in Humboldt County in the future as well as...
The purpose of the fund is to support students enrolled in the HSU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1,000
Ended
Varies Floyd Lobree
The Floyd Lobree Scholarship is awarded to a Forestry , Resource Management and Interpretation, or Wildlife Management major. Must demonstrate...
The Floyd Lobree Scholarship is awarded to a Forestry , Resource...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Frank B. Wood Scholarship
The Frank Wood Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate student in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. Amounts and numbers...
The Frank Wood Scholarship is awarded to a full time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$5,000.00 Harry S. Kieval Scholarship
The Harry Kieval Scholarship is awarded to a senior level Mathematics major. The recipients shall be selected on the basis of academic...
The Harry Kieval Scholarship is awarded to a senior level Mathematics...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Harry S. Kieval Transfer Scholarship
The Harry Kieval Transfer Scholarship is awarded to a Mathematics transfer student. Amounts and numbers of scholarships are estimates, dependent...
The Harry Kieval Transfer Scholarship is awarded to a Mathematics...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Herring Geography Scholarship
The Herring scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Geography with a 2.75 or better cumulative GPA and financial need. Amounts and numbers...
The Herring scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Geography...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$4,304.00 Mark B. Rhea Environmental Science and Management Scholarship
The purpose shall be to support students pursuing a degree in Environment Science Management. Upper division and graduate students are eligible to...
The purpose shall be to support students pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,304.00
Ended
$1,000.00 The Charles L. Moon Music Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 William R. Tanner History Scholarship
The William R. Tanner History Scholarship is established in memory of William R. (Bill) Tanner, professor of history at Humboldt State University,...
The William R. Tanner History Scholarship is established in memory of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Marion Diller Scholarship
Awarded to an ERE student who plans to work in sustainability. Must have successfully completed ENGR 326 or equivalent. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or...
Awarded to an ERE student who plans to work in sustainability. Must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$1,000 Aidan Leaf Mullin Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to support students whose major is in Botany, Rangeland Resource Science with a concentration in Wildland Soils, or...
The purpose of the Fund is to support students whose major is in Botany,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000.00 Codoni, Horn, Paine Scholarship
The Codoni, Horn, Paine Scholarship is awarded to a full time HSU student. Preference given to to graduates of Ferndale High School first. ...
The Codoni, Horn, Paine Scholarship is awarded to a full time HSU...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$5,581.00 Diana Pettit Berman Nursing
This scholarship is awarded to Nursing students who have demonstrated an interest in and commitment to serve those economically and/ or socially...
This scholarship is awarded to Nursing students who have demonstrated an...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,581.00
$2,500.00 Doris and Thomas Montgomery Scholarship
The Doris and Thomas Montgomery Scholarship is awarded to a full time student. Must be an undergraduate pursuing a major within the College of...
The Doris and Thomas Montgomery Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
$1,000 Dr. Ilie & Judith Smultea History Scholarship
To support students who are pursuing an education with a focus in history.
To support students who are pursuing an education with a focus in history.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Eric Ramos Business Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students enrolled at HSU and pursuing a degree in Business. Eligible recipients must be in good...
This scholarship was established to support students enrolled at HSU and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
1,000 Janice Bond Nursing
This scholarship is awarded to Nursing students who maintain a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA. Amounts and numbers of scholarships are estimates,...
This scholarship is awarded to Nursing students who maintain a 2.5 or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,000
$1,500.00 Lorene J. Harris Scholarship
The Lorene Harris Scholarship is awarded to a currently enrolled/continuing junior or senior student with a declared major in Wildlife at HSU. ...
The Lorene Harris Scholarship is awarded to a currently...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$1,500.00 Louis H. Wayers Memorial Forestry Scholarship
The Louis H. Wayers Memorial scholarship was established in 1985 from contributions from alumnae and a large contribution from his parents. Louis...
The Louis H. Wayers Memorial scholarship was established in 1985 from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
1,500 Maggie Griffin
Glenna Cook and her husband, Bob, established this scholarship in 1992 to honor Glenna’s grandmother, Maggie Griffin, who was a local Yurok lady....
Glenna Cook and her husband, Bob, established this scholarship in 1992...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,500
$2,700.00 Mark Petty Bush Memorial Scholarship in Wildlife Management
Mark Bush was a 1979 graduate of the HSU Wildlife program. This scholarship is awarded to a currently enrolled/continuing junior or senior student...
Mark Bush was a 1979 graduate of the HSU Wildlife program. This...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,700.00
$4,000.00 Mary and Foster Keller Scholarship
The Mary and Foster Keller Scholarship is a Presidential Scholarship to provide a student of exceptional academic merit and demonstrated financial...
The Mary and Foster Keller Scholarship is a Presidential Scholarship to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $4,000.00
$1,000.00 Michael and Carol Fielding Scholarship
The Fielding Scholarship is awarded to a full time Business Administration undergraduate student. Amounts and numbers of scholarships are...
The Fielding Scholarship is awarded to a full time Business...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$2,000.00 Michael B. Smeaton Biology Scholarship
To honor the memory of HSU graduate Michael B. Smeaton. Provide one annual scholarship to a Biology undergraduate student majoring in the...
To honor the memory of HSU graduate Michael B. Smeaton. Provide one...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,000.00
$1,000.00 Michael S. Clark Accounting Scholarship
The Michael Clark Accounting Scholarship is awarded to a full time Business Administration senior student. Amounts and numbers of scholarships are...
The Michael Clark Accounting Scholarship is awarded to a full time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies Music Scholarships for Currently Enrolled HSU Students
Awarded to continuing Music majors. Recipients of Music Department Scholarships agree to participate fully in the music program, including...
Awarded to continuing Music majors. Recipients of Music Department...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Music Scholarships for Freshman and Transfer Students
Scholarships are available to music majors and non-majors; preference is given to students majoring in Music. Recipients of Music Department...
Scholarships are available to music majors and non-majors; preference is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$900.00 Norton Benner
The Norton Benner Scholarship is awarded to a Forestry student. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA...
The Norton Benner Scholarship is awarded to a Forestry student. Must...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $900.00
Varies Nursing Department Scholarships
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$2,500.00 Osher Scholarship for California Community College Transfer Students
The Osher California Community College Transfer Student is awarded to a junior or senior transfer student from a California Community College with...
The Osher California Community College Transfer Student is awarded to a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
$500.00 Redwood Empire Chapter, Society of California Accountants Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full time student pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a declared emphasis in accounting. Must have...
This scholarship is awarded to a full time student pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 Richard E. Winnie Scholarship
The Richard Winnie Scholarship is awarded to a full time junior or senior student with a 3.0 GPA or better. Financial need as determined by the...
The Richard Winnie Scholarship is awarded to a full time junior or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$5,000.00 Richmond Rod & Gun Club Scholarship
Preference given to students engaged in research studies of field-based understandings of the links between freshwater and anadromous fished and...
Preference given to students engaged in research studies of field-based...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000.00
$1,000.00 Robert and Suzanne Wienke Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior level student majoring in ERE. Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA or California Dream Act...
Awarded to a junior or senior level student majoring in ERE. Must...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$0.00 Robert Behrstock Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to support students pursuing degrees in Fisheries Biology.
The purpose of the Fund is to support students pursuing degrees in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$1,000.00 Robert Cary Forestry Scholarship
The Robert Cary Scholarship was established in Fall 2006 by Robert Cary’s mother. It was Robert’s wish that he would be able to help someone in...
The Robert Cary Scholarship was established in Fall 2006 by Robert...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
2,000 Robin Smith, RN, BSN Nursing
This scholarship is awarded to Nursing students who maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA. Amounts and numbers of scholarships are estimates,...
This scholarship is awarded to Nursing students who maintain a 3.0 or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 2,000
$1,000.00 Rusty and Jack Stoob Scholarship
The Rusty and Jack Stoob scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Pacific Union Elementary School in Arcata, California, with preference given to...
The Rusty and Jack Stoob scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Pacific...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$3,800.00 Schmidbauer Family Foundation Scholarship
The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support to students who graduated from Humboldt or Trinity County High Schools and are actively...
The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship support to students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3,800.00
$1,000 minimum Sean and Robin Bailie Veterans Endowment
The purpose of this endowment is to provide financial assistance to Humboldt State University students who served in any branch of the United...
The purpose of this endowment is to provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000 minimum
$1,000.00 Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers Scholarship
The Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers scholarship is awarded to Fisheries Biology major, Freshwater Option, with senior standing, demonstrated financial...
The Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers scholarship is awarded to Fisheries...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00