Scholarships

Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association dues have a direct impact on the students at our alma mater. Scholarships are a perfect example as to how the Alumni Association continues to give back. The Alumni Association awards over $35,000 in scholarships annually. The number of scholarships grow as our membership increases.

The scholarships include:

Alice Bost-Johnstone Scholarship - $2,000/yr

  • Immediate family member of a Cal Poly Pomona or CSU alumna/us
  • Open to all majors & class levels
*Alumni Leadership - $3,000/yr
  • Involved in campus and community leadership and outreach
  • Open to all majors & class levels
  • California resident
*Alumni Merit Scholarship - $3,000/yr
  • Open to all majors
  • Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students
  • California resident

Hydra Flow Engineering Scholarship - $2,000/yr

  • Involved in campus and community leadership and outreach
  • Open to Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering majors
  • Open to Sophomores and Juniors
  • California resident

Susan Dove Memorial Scholarship - $3,500/yr

  • Must be a student who exemplifies leadership and community service
  • Open to all majors & class levels
The Dr. Ernie Simpson Cooperative Education Scholarship - $2,500/yr
  • Open to freshmen and sophomores
  • Student does not currently have and has not previously participated in a co-op or internship position while attending Cal Poly Pomona
  • Student is not currently working at job that is significantly related to his/her major
  • Preference may be given to students with an immediate family member who participated in Dr. Simpson's co-op program
Alumni Association Outstanding Student Leadership - $3,000/yr
  • Open to all class level students who hold a position in ASI (Associated Students, Inc.), a chartered campus club or organization, or are involved in athletics
  • Submit a statement outlining how your leadership position will assist you in preparing for your future life objectives and the goals you would like your organization to achieve.

*Hilda Solis Scholarship-Multiple awards in the amount of $2,000

  • Open to freshman, sophomores, and juniors
  • Open to all majors
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Contributions to the community


Applicants for the above scholarships must meet the following:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be enrolled at Cal Poly Pomona in 2020-2021 or 2021-2022
  • Full-time attendance for period of award
  • General scholarship application criteria applies

For Application, please visit the Cal Poly Pomona Financial Aid website https://csupomona.academicworks.com/.  Please use the keywords "Alumni Association" in the search box.

Application deadline for all scholarships is March 2, 2021.