Scholarships and Funded Support

The following opportunities exist for students in the Earth Science Department to receive scholarships and other funded support.

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Beach Scholarships

Continuing geology and earth science students may be eligible for a number of scholarship opportunities. Most of these scholarships are applied to through the BeachScholarships system, the centralized database of all scholarship opportunities at California State University, Long Beach.

The following scholarships are typically available in early spring. Please see individual scholarships for eligibility criteria. Students may be eligible for more scholarships than are listed here. Please contact the department for any questions about these scholarships.

METRIC Scholarship Program

Application Deadline 4/28. Apply through BeachScholarships.

METRIC students receive need-based scholarships and participate in activities designed to facilitate their scholastic and professional development and to prepare them for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. See METRIC Scholarship Program for eligibility criteria.

Additional Scholarships for Science and Math Majors

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics maintains a list of additional scholarships that are available to science and math majors.

Financial Aid and Scholarships Office

The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is the official hub for scholarship information at CSULB. The office collects, organizes, and distributes information on hundreds of external scholarships as well as administers university scholarships for the campus. Explore CSULB Scholarships.

Funded Research Programs

The following student research programs may offer stipends, provide tuition support, cover the costs of travel and attendance to conferences, or offer other funded support for CSULB students. Many programs have a joint application with other similar programs. Please see the individual programs for more details.

  • Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is part of a statewide effort to enhance the math and science skills of undergraduate students who have faced or face social, educational, or economic barriers, and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Funded by NSF. Deadline to apply for funded support: March 3, 2023.

On-Campus Funding

The Graduate Center maintains a list of on-campus funding opportunities. Most of the opportunities are aimed at graduate students, but a few are also available to undergraduate students.