Institutional Aid


CBU Grants and Scholarships

Department Scholarships - Please contact each department for more details.

  • College of Allied Health Scholarships for returning students - 951-343-4619 
  • Music Scholarship - 951-343-4251

Lancer Loyalty Grant for CBU Alums - Click here for details

Preferred Partner Scholarships - Click here for details

Returning students only:

  • 24/25 Donor Scholarships- Please visit Scholarship Universe to apply. Deadline extended to April 21, 2024


Private Scholarships

Need options for private scholarships?

Click here to visit the scholarship page!

Receiving outside scholarship or grants is a great way reduce your balance or the amount of loans you take out in college. Make sure scholarship information and offers you receive are legitimate; and remember that you don't have to pay to find scholarships or other financial aid. Check out Federal Student Aid's information on how to avoid scams.

Also check out the following document for more information: Scholarship Helpful Hints

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship: Due March 27.

Sallie Mae offers a scholarship search engine as well as a monthly drawing for $1,000. Find out more here:



Golden State Teacher Grant

The Golden State Teacher Grant Program (GSTG) encourages students to consider earning a teaching credential and teach in a high-need field, at a priority school, in California for four years, within eight years after completing a teacher preparation program. The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) will award one-time Golden State Teacher Grant funds of up to $20,000 to over 4,400 eligible students across California, that are enrolled in a Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved teacher preparation program within a California institution of higher education on or after January 1, 2020. Applicants must agree to all terms and conditions of the GSTG program or be required to repay the grant.

Frequently Asked Questions:

To apply and for more information please visit CSAC's site here: