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Adele Davis Scholarship

Adele Davis Scholarship

This scholarship was established by CSUB Music Department Chairman Dr. Doug Davis, in honor of his wife Adele Davis. Adele graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Elementary Education in 1961. She began her career in Ventura...

American Foundation for Arts Education Scholarship

American Foundation for Arts Education Scholarship

The American Foundation for Arts Education, formerly The Dr. Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian Foundation for The Arts, was founded by Broadway legend Carol Channing and her late husband, Harry Kullijian. In 2010, the Congress and Senate of the United States...

Audrey K. Bender Memorial Endowment

Audrey K. Bender Memorial Endowment

Audrey K. Bender was born and raised in Shafter, CA. Audrey was one of the highest performing Economics majors at California State University, Bakersfield. She was a lifelong student who learned the value of determination from her family. Audrey’s interest in...

Bakersfield Chapter Appraisal Institute Scholarship

Bakersfield Chapter Appraisal Institute Scholarship

The Appraisal Institute is a global membership association of professional real estate appraisers, with nearly 25,000 members and 91 chapters throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices...

Benjamin Schneider Memorial Scholarship

Benjamin Schneider Memorial Scholarship

This memorial scholarship was established by the Bakersfield Association of Retarded Citizens (BARC) in honor of Mr. Ben Schneider, to support CSUB students in Special Education. Benjamin Schneider visited the BARC Headquarters in Bakersfield and was very impressed...

Bernard & Barbro Osher

Bernard & Barbro Osher

The Bernard Osher Foundation, headquartered in San Francisco, was founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher, a respected businessman and community leader. The Foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts. The Foundation...

Bright House Networks Jazz Scholarship

Bright House Networks Jazz Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Bright House Networks, formerly known as Time Warner Cable, to help support their annual music scholarship. In addition to donated television advertising to support the Bakersfield Jazz Festival at California State University,...

Cheryl Maglischo Memorial Scholarship

Cheryl Maglischo Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Cheryl Worden Maglischo, 63, wife of Hall of Fame coach, Dr. Ernest Maglischo, Dr. Cheryl Maglischo was a retired college teacher who had a distinguished career as an educator, mentor, author and researcher. She and Ernie had been married for 34 years. Cheryl...

Claude Fiddler Student Research Scholarship

Claude Fiddler Student Research Scholarship

Claude David Fiddler 1932 – 2009 Claude Fiddler was born in Pasadena, California on July 27, 1932 to Claude and Agnes Fiddler. He attended Occidental College on a Track & Field scholarship where he excelled as a long distance runner and was later inducted into the...

Cochran Chair Continence Scholar Scholarship

Cochran Chair Continence Scholar Scholarship

This fund was established by Audrey Cochran MSN who was the second student to receive a Master’s degree in nursing at CSUB, writing her Master’s thesis on continence. She is a Clinical Specialist in Gerontological Nursing and a Certified Continence Care Nurse. Audrey...

CTA Sierra Services Council Scholarship

CTA Sierra Services Council Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the CTA Sierra Service Center Council with funds derived from the Excellence in Teaching Conference for CSUB students in association with their program. Sierra Service Center: serves as a liaison between the California Teachers...

Dorothy Florence Zaninovich Scholarship

Dorothy Florence Zaninovich Scholarship

This annual scholarship was established by George & Manuela Zaninovich to honor their late mother, Dorothy, who was a very passionate supporter of the arts. Dorothy Florence Zaninovich, was born in San Diego, California. She was the only child of Andrew and Matilda...

Doug Davis Composition/Performance Award

Doug Davis Composition/Performance Award

For 26 years, Dr. Doug Davis has been sharing his musical talents with the California State University community and beyond as a professor of composition and director of the jazz ensemble. CSU Bakersfield jazz groups are consistently among the best at the largest...

Evan Bacon

Evan Bacon Memorial Scholarship

The Evan Bacon Memorial Scholarship in Computer Engineering was established to honor the life of Evan Bacon of Bakersfield, California, who passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017, at the young age of 31. Evan attended CSUB from 2007-2012 and held the distinction of...

George & Millie Ablin Scholarship

George & Millie Ablin Scholarship

George Ablin was raised in Chicago, received his B.S. and M.D. from the University of Michigan, interned at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, did his residency at the University of Wisconsin, later was Instructor at the University of Michigan, and also became...

Gobalet-Batey Scholarship

Gobalet-Batey Scholarship

Dr. Charlotte Anne Batey established the Gobalet-Batey Scholarship Endowment in honor of retired CSUB professor Kenneth Gobalet and to support future outstanding biology students. Dr. Batey is a medical practitioner in the field of Urology and a former student in the...

Herman W. Weddle Memorial Scholarship

Herman W. Weddle Memorial Scholarship

Herman Weddle was a geologist with Standard Oil Company of California. He ended his 33 year career in 1962 as District Development Geologist for the Northern Region. Herman graduated from University of California, Berkeley and started his career as a field geologist...

John Barber Memorial Scholarship

John Barber Memorial Scholarship

This memorial scholarship was established in honor of Mr. John Barber, a leading automobile businessman in Bakersfield for almost 50 years. Barber Honda still bears his name today. He came to Bakersfield with his wife, Maxine, in 1948, at the urging of his brother...

Joseph Wooldridge Scholarship

Joseph Wooldridge Scholarship

This memorial scholarship was established by family and friends in honor of Mr. Joseph Wooldridge Esq., a respected attorney in the Bakersfield legal community, to support CSUB students with a career goal in Law. Mr. Wooldridge had love for the practice of law. Just...

Ken Secor Music Scholarship

Ken Secor Music Scholarship

Dr. Kenneth Secor is a retired Vice President of Administration Services and Professor of Mathematics at California State University, Bakersfield. As Vice President for Administrative Services until his retirement in 1995, Secor helped design the first complex that...

Kern County Sheriff's Reserve Association Scholarship

Kern County Sheriff's Reserve Association Scholarship

The Kern County Sheriff’s Reserves were first organized in 1939 to augment paid Deputies during the wartime emergency. This was an experiment born of wartime necessity that proved entirely successful. In 1940, 35 volunteer Reserves graduated from the first Reserve...

Kevin Harvick Foundation

Kevin Harvick Foundation

The mission of the Kevin Harvick Foundation is to support programs that positively enrich the lives of children throughout the United States. Established in 2010 by NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Kevin Harvick and his wife, DeLana, the Kevin Harvick Foundation works to not...

Leo B. Hart Memorial Scholarship

Leo B. Hart Memorial Scholarship

Leo B Hart (1897 – 1989) was born on January 19, 1897. Hart grew up in Vinton, Iowa, where his mother taught in a rural school and his father operated a plumbing business by horse-drawn wagon. He also served in France during World War I. Hart attended Arizona State...

Leo J. Pierucci Memorial Scholarship

Leo J. Pierucci Memorial Scholarship

Leo J. Pierucci was born in Bakersfield, California in 1917. He attended high school locally and then graduated from Bakersfield College in 1937. Pierucci undertook graduate studies in banking from University of Wisconsin, California State Polytechnic University, San...

Linda Sue Chaney Memorial Scholarship

Linda Sue Chaney Memorial Scholarship

Linda Sue Chaney was from a humble and proud background. Her father was a farm laborer, and her mother was a housewife. As one of eight children, she saw her parent’s work hard and sacrifice to ensure that each child received the best care and opportunities...

Mimi Deeths Memorial Scholarship

Mimi Deeths Memorial Scholarship

The Mimi Deeths Memorial Scholarship was established in March 2004 at Cal State, Bakersfield to honor Mary Catherine “Mimi” Deeths. Mimi’s life was defined by her devotion to her family, her concern for others, the burdens and rewards imposed by her cancer, and her...

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District Scholarship Endowment Fund

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established in 1875, the original district housed a mere 11 students in makeshift lean-to structures at various locations. Today, the student population numbers over 17,000, and pupils from Pre-kindergarten through eighth grade receive instruction in the most modern...

Philip Ohe Memorial Jazz Scholarship

Philip Ohe Memorial Jazz Scholarship

Philip Matthew Ohe was born in November of 1979. He was a musician and played in many bands such as the South High Jazz Band, West High Jazz Band, Cal Poly Jazz Band, Illusion and Split Figure. He also was a member of the Kern County Honor Jazz Band and played at the...

Rudy and Anne Carvajal

Rudy and Anne Carvajal

Athletic Director at Cal State Bakersfield since 1971, Rudy built a small university program into one of the best Division II programs in the nation, winning an unprecedented 30 national championships in seven different sports and the national Sears Director’s Cup...

Sam Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship

Sam Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship

Samuel Joseph Gonzalez born and raised in Bakersfield and went to Fruitvale then Riverlakes Community Church. He helped in Sunday school for many years. He loved his older brothers, Armando and Gregory, dearly. Sam was a sweet-hearted soul and loved his Lord Jesus...