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A.L. and Sophie Shapiro Scholarship







Prominent attorneys, brothers Everett H. Shapiro and Marvin N. Shapiro, established a fund in the names of their parents, A.L. and Sophie Shapiro. Everett Shapiro was a 1966 graduate of the San Francisco Law School.

This award is to help deserving students who are past their first year, and show indications that the student will finish law school.


Eligibility Consideration
  • Current SFLS student
  • Deserving student who is past their first year at SFLS - financial need is of secondary consideration
Application Process
  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an essay
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020, there are two $1,500 scholarships available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the student's account at Alliant International University



Allan Harry Rhoads Scholarship







Allan Harry Rhoads was a 1982 alumnus of CSPP-LA.  When Allan Rhoads lost his life in an automobile accident, the school worked with his partner and friends to create a memorial that would perpetuate both his contributions to gay/lesbian research and his dignity as an openly gay man.

The Allan Harry Rhoads scholarship is awarded to a student whose dissertation best exemplifies Allan's life commitments.

Eligibility Consideration
  • CSPP-Los Angeles Clinical PhD or PsyD program student
  • Student in good standing
  • Student who has advanced to doctoral candidacy
  • Student in the process of completing dissertation displaying commitment to the LGBT community
Application Process
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit your statement of intent
  • Submit an abstract of your dissertation
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020, one $600 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the student's account at Alliant International University



Alliant International University Alumni Grant 

Eligibility Consideration
  • Must have graduated from an Alliant International University Undergraduate, Master's, or Doctoral degree program
  • Must meet all admission requirements and be fully admitted and confirmed into an Alliant International University Graduate degree program
  • Award is only available to students starting a new program during the 19/20 academic year
  • Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers or other Alliant issued grants are not eligible to receive this grant
Grant Award Amounts
  • ​$2,500 for Alliant Alumni who enroll in a Masters Degree level program; $5,000 for Alliant Alumni who enroll in a Doctoral Degree level program
Awarding of Funds
  • Award recipients must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in increments of $625 per semester for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 for 16-week semester based students and will be applied to student tuition and fee balances at Alliant International University
  • Award funds will be disbursed in increments of $312.50 per term for August/September Session, October Session, January Session and March Session for 8-week term based students and will be applied to student tuition and fee balances at Alliant International University

 



Andrew Curry Memorial Scholarship







Dr. Andrew Curry was an instructor in the early days of CSPP at the San Francisco Bay Area campus.  Dr. Curry was dedicated to the personal growth and development of his students.

The Andrew Curry Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a CSPP-San Francisco Clinical Psychology student who is committed to serving the African-American community.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP - SF student
  • Student in Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with demonstrated commitment to serving the African-American community

Application Process

  • Submit the scholarship application
  • Submit 600 to 1200 word essay highlighting your efforts in serving the African-American community
  • Submit your CV/resume

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020, one $1,000 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Ann Hozier Scholarship







The Ann Hozier Scholarship is awarded to a student in the Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program who has advanced to doctoral candidacy, to supplement the cost of dissertation research, tests, equipment or other specialized materials.

Upon completion of dissertation research, any purchased equipment, tests or specialized equipment are to be donated to CSPP-LA.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-LA student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student must have successfully completed preliminary orals
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a copy of your approved dissertation proposal
  • Submit requested essay

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020, one $500 scholarships is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time.
  • Award funds will be disbursed in the Fall semester to aid with dissertation expenses and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University.



Arthur Kovacs Academic Merit Scholarship







Arthur L. Kovacs, PhD was the founding campus dean of the Los Angeles campus of California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University.  Dr. Kovacs currently holds the post of Founding Dean Emeritus and Distinguished Professor at Alliant.

The Arthur Kovacs Academic Merit Scholarship is awarded to an Alliant student at the Los Angeles campus on the basis of academic merit as demonstrated by a scholarly paper.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Los Angeles student
  • Student in good standing
  • Student having written a scholarly paper whose contents are generally psychological in nature

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit a copy of your scholarly paper
  • Submit an endorsement/recommendation from an Alliant core or adjunct faculty member of your scholarly paper

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020, one $1,000 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Callan Smith Meltzoff Scholarship







There are times in the life of a developing institution when interludes of great achievement can occur as a result of key people assembling at the same time and sharing a vision and a mission. CSPP in San Diego had such a moment in the 1980’s when the academic leadership of Joanne Callan as Provost, Sydney Smith as Academic Dean, and Julian Meltzoff as Director of Research worked together with an outstanding core and adjunct faculty to form a center of excellence in doctoral education in clinical and organizational psychology that led to breakthroughs in curriculum/professional development, accreditation, student support, and applied research that have been widely duplicated in the professional school arena.

 

The Callan-Smith-Meltzoff Scholarship will be awarded to a CSPP-San Diego student who demonstrates exemplary performance in her/his scholarly pursuits.

 

Additionally, the recipient of the scholarship will be named a ”Callan-Smith-Meltzoff Fellow”. Fellows are requested to have a formal poster session or a lecture presenting their research findings to colleagues/faculty/community on the San Diego campus.

 

Individuals who have previously been named Callan-Smith-Meltzoff Fellows are not eligible to reapply.

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-SD Student
  • Student in Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with an overall GPA of 3.50 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Student with a substantive record in clinical activities, as a graduate student
  • Student with a substantive record in research activities, as a graduate student
  • Student having demonstrated professional engagement. Examples of professional engagement include CPAGS, SDPA, APA or etc.
  • Student having demonstrated engagement and/or appreciation/recognition of Alliant International University's four pillars, as related to its Mission:
    • Education for Professional Practice,
    • Scholarship,
    • Multicultural and International Competence and
    • Community Engagement

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a letter or memo from Program Coordinator verifying advancement to candidacy.
  • Submit letters of recommendation from Alliant faculty attesting to your substantive record in research activities, clinical activities, multicultural or international competence, professional engagement and/or community engagement.
  • Sumbit a brief statement on your history and your pathway to becoming a clinical psychologist.
  • Submit a statement of previous and ongoing clinical activities.
  • Submit a statement of previous and ongoing research activities, including a list of publications and presentations.
  • Submit a personal statement addressing your demonstrated recognition/appreciation of Alliant’s pillar of Multicultural and International Competence.  

  • Submit a personal statement addressing your demonstrated recognition/appreciation of Alliant’s pillar of Community Engagement.  

  • Submit a personal statement addressing your demonstrated professional engagement. Examples of professional engagement include involvement with CPAGS, SDPA, APA or etc.
  • Submit your evaluation form from your current or most recent placement supervisor at your current practicum or internship.

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020, one $5,000 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Carroll & Nona Cannon Scholarship







Dr. Carroll Cannon, long-time Provost of California Western/United States International University was named Provost Emeritus of United States International University in recognition of his lifelong commitment to education and of his many contributions to Cal Western/USIU.  Both Dr. Carroll Cannon and his widow, Dr. Nona Cannon, had an interest in and a commitment to global understanding, international affairs, and peaceful human personality development.

The Carroll and Nona Cannon Scholarship is awarded to a student entering his/her junior year on the San Diego campus with a minimum of 3.7 GPA having a interest and knowledge of the United Nations and international affairs, service to others and interest in pursuing a career in a field that promotes multicultural understanding, cooperation and peace.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant - San Diego student
  • Student entering Fall semester with junior standing (60 to 89 units)
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.7 (on a 4.0 scale) at the time of application
  • Student with a multicultural and multinational interest, focus and commitment

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an essay:
    • Providing evidence of interest and knowledge of the United Nations and international affairs;
    • Providing evidence of service to others and/or organizations dedicated to serving society;
    • Showing strong interest in pursuing a career in a field that promotes multicultural and/or multinational understanding, cooperation and peace among people, societies and governments;
    • Demonstrating a commitment to attaining knowledge on how people develop in a manner conducive to peaceful mental and emotional functioning; and
    • Showing evidence of service to others and/or to organizations dedicated to serving society.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from individuals who know you well enough to speak to your qualifications and experiences in relation to your multicultural and multinational commitment, interest and focus.
     

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020, one $3,000 scholarships is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Connell Persico Scholarship for Significant Contributions to the LGBT Community








In an effort to strengthen the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) work being accomplished at Alliant International University, Dr. Connell Persico (Retired University Professor and former Senior Vice-President of Alliant) established an endowed fund in his name to support students who demonstrate exceptional leadership in the LGBT community. 

In Dr. Persico’s words: “Alliant should serve as a beacon to students interested in LGBT issues in psychology, organizations and education.  Alliant’s curriculum is inclusive, its faculty is diverse, and its mission is one of human rights and social justice. Back in the 1970s, Alliant was at the forefront in the inclusion of sexual orientation within its non-discrimination clause and in establishing a safe and supportive climate for LGBT students. In the late 1980s, it quietly implemented domestic partner benefits for LGBT faculty and staff. In its passionate commitment to multiculturalism, Alliant has always included sexual orientation as a key component.  This award will serve to further support LGBT contributions made by Alliant’s students.

The Connell Persico Scholarship for Significant Contributions to the LGBT Community is awarded to an Alliant student displaying significant contributions to the LGBT Community.

Eligibility Consideration:

  • Current CSPP student
  • Student in good standing
  • Student displaying significant contributions to the LGBT Community
Application process:
  • Submit the application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a statement (300 to 600 words) of how this scholarship award would further your contributions to the LGBT community
  • Submit an essay (600 to 1200 words) describing your leadership activities and/or other contributions to the LGBT community, including such things as:
    • Leadership activities in LGBT and Allied groups within or outside of Alliant
    • Scholarly contributions such as research projects or publications, with a description of how they benefit the community
    • Significant clinical/educational/advocacy work within or outside of Alliant that goes beyond the ordinary activities of seeing clients in counseling or psychotherapy
    • Other innovative projects that have a positive impact on well-being
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020, one $2,500 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligiblity for the full amount of the award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



CSFS Deans Award of Excellence

Eligibility Consideration
  • Must be a new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted and confirmed into the following program in the California School of Forensic Studies
    • Masters of Applied Criminology
  • Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers or other Alliant issued grants are not eligible to receive this scholarship
  • Must have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher in your most recent college-level studies. Submit a copy of your most recent college-level transcripts
  • Complete and submit an essay (max 500 words) that addresses how your program will contribute to your immediate and long-range career plans. Describe your experience in community engagement and an example of experience in the development of innovative and creative programs, research, training, or direct service designed to support prevention or de-escalation of conflict or violence.
Awarding of Funds
  • 4 Scholarships are available in the amount of $3,500
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled
  • Award funds will be disbursed in 4 equal disbursements of $875 in August 2019, October 2019, January 2020, and March 2020 and will be applied to student tuition and fee balances at Alliant International University
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for the full amount of award
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2019
**If funds remain, applications may be considered if submitted after this date


CSML Merit Scholarship

Eligibility Consideration*
  • Must be a current student or new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted and confirmed into one of the following programs:
    • Master in Business Administration
    • Master in Science in Data Analytics
  • Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers or other Alliant issued grants not eligible to receive this scholarship
  • Submit an essay (max. 1000 words) and address ONE of the following:
    • ​What has been your experience working and/or serving in diverse multicultural contexts?
    • How can diverse (e.g., racial, gender, social class, faith-based) perspectives be an asset in supporting diverse populations in community service?
    • Communities mobilize their resources (human, social, economic, and political) to address challenges.
    • Describe projects or examples when you have done research on or conducted/designed training for diverse population.
  • Current students:
    • Must have a GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • New Students:
    • Must submit a copy of your transcript for you most recent college-level studies showing that you have achieved a GPA of 3.3 or higher
Awarding of Funds
  • 13 Scholarships are available in the amount of $2,000
  • 8 Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolling in the August 2019 term; 5 Scholarships will be awarded to new students starting in the January 2020 term (award amount will be prorated for January 2020 and March 2020 terms only).
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in increments of $500 during the August and October of 2019 terms as well as the January and March of 2020 terms and will be applied to student tuition and fee balances at Alliant International University
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2019
**If funds remain, applications may be considered if submitted after this date
 


Directors Scholarship







The mission of the Alliant Educational Foundation includes the following statements:

Alliant Educational Foundation supports the preparation of students for professional careers of service and leadership ... to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world…and to meet the needs of underserved populations.

It is the intent of the Foundation to fund students whose goals are congruent with this mission. Please describe how you have thus far fulfilled the AEF mission and how your future plans and aspirations are congruent with this mission. Please be specific.

The Directors Scholarship is awarded to an Alliant International University student fulfilling the mission of the Alliant Educational Foundation.


Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant International University student
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit the requested essay

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $1,000 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient's student account at Alliant International University



DJ Forest Scholarship







Demian Joseph-Charles "DJ" Forest was an alumnus of Los Angeles campus of CSPP.  DJ was well liked by his fellow students, as well as the faculty and staff at CSPP-LA and it was said that he was instrumental in making everyone's lives a little more special and any problems at school a little more tolerable.  A few years after earning his doctorate, DJ succumbed to the medical problems brought on by AIDS. The DJ Forest Scholarship was funded by those who wished to create a memorial in DJ's name to honor their friend.

The DJ Forest Scholarship is awarded to a Los Angeles CSPP PhD or PsyD student of color involved in student government/student leadership and the LGBT community.

Eligibility Consideration
  • CSPP-Los Angeles Clinical PhD or PsyD program student of color
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with a history of involvement in student government / student leadership
  • Student with a history of involvement with the LGBT community
Application Process
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an essay
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020, one $250 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the student's account at Alliant International University



Elaine B. King Memorial Scholarship







The Elaine B. King Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a CSPP student in the Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program who is active in the Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology emphasis area and/or engaged in service to a minority community. Financial need is not a pre-requisite, but will be considered.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-LA student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student in the Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology emphasis area and/or engaged in service to a minority community
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a copy of your approved dissertation proposal
  • Submit a 2 to 3 page essay
    • Showing evidence of your involvement with the MCCP program and/or
    • Showing evidence of your involvment in service to a minority community
    • Showing evidence of financial need, if any.

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 there are two $500 scholarships available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Elizabeth A. Fetter Scholarship







Elizabeth "Liz" Fetter is a successful businessperson who has served as Chief Executive Officer and other executive positions at various high-tech companies, including Symmetricom Inc., Jacent Technologies, Inc., NorthPoint Communications Group and SBC Communications Inc. Additionally, she has served on the Board of Trustees for Alliant International University as first a Trustee, then as the Chair of the Board.

The Elizabeth A Fetter Scholarship is awarded to a female student studying any educational level of management or leadership at the California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Female student studying at any educational level of Management or Leadership at the California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant .
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit the requested essays

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $1,500 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Emeriti Scholarship







The Emeriti Scholarship was established to assist students with the funds in order to complete their dissertation. Funds awarded should be used to purchase measurements, to incentivize study participants, on photocopying expenses or publication or presentation expenses.

The Emeriti Scholarship is awarded to a CSPP-San Diego Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD student who has obtained approval for their dissertation proposal.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-San Diego student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student must have obtained dissertation proposal approval
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an abstract of your dissertation 
  • Submit a brief statement describing your plans for the awarded funds
  • Submit a budget for the awarded funds

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 there are two $500 scholarships available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time.
  • Award funds will be disbursed in the Fall semester to aid with dissertation expenses and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Estelle & Irving Kreindel Memorial Scholarship







Paulette Penton, PhD, an alumna of CSPP-Los Angeles, established the Estelle and Irving Kreindel Memorial Scholarship in memory of her deceased parents. Dr. Penton's parents were a significant source of support and encouragement during her graduate school experience.

The Estelle & Irving Kreindel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student in good standing, with financial need and is in the dissertation or project design phase of his/her degree program.

Eligibility Consideration
  • CSPP-Los Angeles Clinical PhD or PsyD program student
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with financial need
  • Student in the design phase of his/her dissertation/project.
    • Priorty will be given to projects/dissertations in the attachment, separation and loss body of knowledge.
Application Process
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a summary of your dissertation/project proposal
  • Submit an essay
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020 one $300 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time.
  • Award funds will be disbursed in the Fall semester to aid with dissertation expenses and will be applied to the student's account at Alliant International University.



Ferne Miller Memorial Research Scholarship







Ferne Miller completed her undergraduate work at UCLA in 1985. Ferne immediately began her graduate studies at CSPP-San Diego that same year. Before the end of her second year at CSPP, she was diagnosed for the second time in her short life with cancer. Tragically the Hodgkin's disease, which she had battled earlier in her life, had returned.

While continuing her studies at CSPP, Ferne took her chemotherapy treatments and worked at The Escondido Youth Encounter where she was considered a wonderful psychologist. Continuing her classes to the end, Ferne succumbed to the disease in October of 1987.

In memory of Ferne and her dedication to psychology, her parents Dr. Edward and Mrs. Leslea Miller, other family members and friends established the Ferne Miller Memorial Research Fund.

Originally, this scholarship was for students conducting research in the area of psychosocial oncology, including projects that study how psychological and environmental factors may affect the etiology, disease course and adaptation to cancer and other terminal diseases, however, the Miller Family has decided to broaden the focus to support dissertations across the spectrum of clinical psychology.

The Ferne Miller Memorial Research Scholarship is awarded to a CSPP-San Diego Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD student who was obtained approval for their dissertation proposal.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-San Diego student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student must obtained dissertation proposal approval
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an abstract of your dissertation
  • Submit a 2 to 3 page essay describing:
    • Your goals;
    • What you have done thus far to achieve these goals;
    • What you hope to accomplish with your degree;
    • Where you see yourself in five years after obtaining your degree; and
    • Why you are deserving of this scholarship.

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 one $1,000 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



First Generation Scholarship

Eligibility Consideration*
 
  • Must be a current or new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted and confirmed into an undergraduate program
  • Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers or other Alliant issued grants not eligible to receive this grant
  • Must submit a copy of your undergraduate transcript
  • Submit a 500-word essay on how being a first generation college student will impact your commitment to serve diverse and multicultural populations in your community. How will your education allow you to make a positive impact at the community, state, and national level?
 
  • Current students:
    • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • New Students:
    • Must submit a copy of your high school transcript or your most recent college-level transcripts showing that you have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or higher
 
Awarding of Funds
  • ​2 Scholarships are available in the amount of $2,000
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in 4 equal increments of $500 for August 2019, October 2019, January 2020, March 2020 terms and will be applied to student tuition and fee balances at Alliant International University
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2019
**If funds remain, applications may be considered if submitted after this date
 



Herbert Baker Memorial Scholarship (Organizational Psychology)







Dr. Herbert Baker had been a part of the Alliant family since he received his PhD from United States International University (USIU) in 1977. A tenured professor from USIU, he had directed Industrial-Organizational programs at the San Diego campus since 1989, initially as Director of I-O Programs in USIU's Department of Psychology and Family Studies, and later as Program Director of Alliant's Organizational Psychology division.

Although a detail-oriented and dedicated administrator, Dr. Baker's real passion was working with students. As one of the core faculty, Dr. Baker taught courses in I-O Psychology, consulting, leadership, management, organizational development and social psychology.

Dr. Baker retired from the US Marine Corps with more than 20 years of service, with personal decorations that include the Silver Star and Navy Commendation medals. In addition to combat citations, he was cited for management of a correctional facility and for development of a small group psychotherapy program which was later adopted and instituted at a military drug rehabilitation center.

The Herbert Baker Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an incoming or continuing Organizational Psychology student based on merit and commitment to the ideals exemplified by Dr. Baker.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant student
  • Student in any of Alliant's Organizational Psychology programs
  • Student in good standing
  • Additional criteria:
    • Being an exemplary student as evidenced by high GPA
    • High personal expectations
    • High personal ethics
    • Desire to improve the status quo
    • Mission-driven
    • Quality of application essay
    • Need, including background and ability to overcome barriers.

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a two to three page statement that includes:
    • Introduction
    • Why you would be a good candidate to receive this scholarship, including how you are striving to embody the ethics and values of Dr. Baker
      • High personal expectations
      • High personal ethics
      • Desire to improve the status quo
      • Mission-driven
    • Your financial need, including your background and ability to overcome barriers
    • Why you chose a degree program in Organizational Psychology
    • What career you intend to pursue after you have earned your degree
       

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 one $500 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Jei Africa Dissertation Award for Filipino American Studies








The Jei Africa Dissertation Award for Filipino American Studies, which is generously provided by Dr. Jei Africa, an alumnus of CSPP-San Francisco. Dr. Africa was born and raised in the Philippines and is now a clinical psychologist who is certified as addiction and domestic violence counselor.

Eligibility Consideration
  • Clinical PhD or PsyD program student
  • Student in good standing
  • Student who has advanced to doctoral candidacy
  • Student in the process of completing dissertation
Application Process
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an abstract of your dissertation.
  • Submit a project description that would include:
    • A description of how your research relates to Filipino American studies
    • The research methods you plan to utilize
    • A brief listing of the theoretical rationale/relevant background literature
  • Submit a budget of your planned expenditures. (These monies cannot be used for tuition or living expenses or research that is already fully completed. Additionally, these monies cannot be used to cover tasks that a student is required to master as part of his/her degree program (for example, paying someone to write portions of the dissertation or paying a statistics consultant to conduct statistical analysis.)
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your program director
  • Submit a verification of your IRB approval (You may submit an application if your proposal has been submitted for review by HPC/IRB but only research projects that have been fully approved by your degree program’s IRB will be eligible for this award. This is to insure that the award only reimburses students for HPC approved and can actually be carried out under Alliant auspices.)
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020 one $500 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time.
  • Award funds will be disbursed in the Fall Semester to aid with dissertation expenses.



Jerrold M. Ladar Scholarship








Jerrold M. Ladar was prominent San Francisco Federal criminal law attorney that by day defended many of the Bay Area's high profile cases, and by night taught criminal law classes at San Francisco Law School. Mr. Ladar was active in the American Bar Association Criminal Law Section and edited "In Re," the criminal law newsletter for the California Bar Association.

Eligibility consideration
  • Current SFLS student
  • Student in good standing
  • Student has participated in SFLS clinical public service program that usually requires students to dedicate 75 hours per semester to an internship in either:
    • the US Attorney's Office; Office of the Federal Public Defender;
    • state prosecutor or public defender office;
    • State of CA office of Administrative Hearings;
    • or the like.

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit requested essay(s)
  • Submit supporting information/documentaton regarding your public service

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 one $1,000 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Jim Stophel Scholarship







Jim Stophel was a long-time Los Angeles staff member who died of AIDS in 1989. Family, friends and colleagues created the scholarship to honor Jim Stophel. The scholarship is available to all Los Angeles students and is meant to recognize creative talents in Los Angeles students.

The Jim Stophel Scholarship is awarded to an Alliant student at the Los Angeles campus based on submission of creative work (e.g. poetry, creative writing, photography, art).

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant Los Angeles student
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit a piece of creative work (e.g. poetry, creative writing, photography, art)
  • Submit a cover letter that:
    • Describes your creative work;
    • Identifies your role (e.g. author, photographer, artist, writer, director); and
    • Discusses what the entry means to you.

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 one $500 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Jody Starr Leibovitz Memorial Scholarship







Jody Starr Leibovitz was a student at the Los Angeles campus. Tragically, she was one of the more than 100 drowing victims of the Kern River in 1974.  Her family established the memorial scholarship fund in her memory.

The Jody Starr Leibovitz Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a first or second year female CSPP student in the Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program demonstrating financial need, while attempting to pay for her own expenses while attending graduate school.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Female CSPP-LA student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student in their first or second year
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with financial need

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a 2 to 3 page essay
    • Describing why you are deserving of the scholarship
    • What you have done professionally and academically that makes you a viable candidate
    • What kind of contributions you hope to make to the broad community/field of Psychology upon graduation.

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 one $500 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Judith E. N. Albino, PhD Endowed Scholarship







Judith E. N. Albino, PhD was the founding president of Alliant International University. 

Dr. Albino grew up in Tennessee. As a young girl, her father died, leaving her mother to care for the family and run the family grocery business. Though it was a struggle, Dr. Albino's mother was able to complete her college education. According to Dr. Albino, it was her mother's struggle that inspired and encouraged her to pursue her own education.

The Judith E. N. Albino, PhD Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an Alliant student demonstrating financial need, who displays commitment to achieving professional goals and pursuit of educational experiences to reach those goals.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant student
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with financial need

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a 2 to 3 page essay describing:
    • Your goals;
    • What you have done thus far to achieve these goals;
    • What you hope to accomplish with your degree;
    • Where you see yourself in five years after obtaining your degree;
    • Why you decided to attend Alliant International University; and
    • Why you are deserving of this scholarship.

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $2,500 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Lucile Phillips Morrison Disabled Student Scholarship







Lucile Phillips Morrison was an early benefactor of CSPP-LA.  She was passionate about higher education.

The Lucile Phillips Morrison Disabled Student Scholarship is awarded to an Alliant student on the Los Angeles campus with physical, mental or learning disability.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Los Angeles student
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a one-page description of the disability:
    • What it is;
    • How it affects or limits your abilities;
    • If you have primarily experienced medial model or other types of interventions;
    • The effect on your family; and
    • How the disability has impacted your decision to come to Alliant.
  • Submit an essay discussing, from a subjective and personal perspective, one of the following aspects of the disability experience:
    • Accessibility
    • Asking for Help
    • Loss
    • Pain
    • Stigma
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020 there are two $1,500 scholarships available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Lucile Phillips Morrison Scholarship







Lucile Phillips Morrison was an early benefactor of the CSPP-LA.  She was passionate about higher education.


The Lucile Phillips Morrison Scholarship is awarded to a CSPP student in the Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program that  has advanced to doctoral candidacy.
 

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-LA student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student must have been advanced to doctoral candidacy
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a letter or memo from your program coordinator verifying your advancement to candidacy
  • Submit a 2 to 3 page essay describing why you believe you are deserving of the scholarship, focusing on:
    • What you have done professionally and academically while at Alliant that makes you a viable candidate
    • What kind of contribution you hope to make to the broad community/field of psychology upon graduation
    • What and whose research has inspired you and how that research affects your plans

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $1,000 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Marco Garcia Memorial Fellowship







The Marco Garcia Memorial Fellowship was established by the Garcia Family Foundation and CSPP-LA alumnus, Rick Martinez.  Marco Garcia was a young Latino male who struggled with depression during his lifetime. Finding a lack of resources available for Latino/a psychologists, the Garcia Family Foundation established the scholarship in Marco's memory.

The Marco Garcia Memorial Fellowship is awarded to fulltime CSPP students in Clinical Psychology MA, PhD and PsyD programs, or the CFT MA or PsyD programs that are committed to serving the Latino/a community.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology MA, PhD or PsyD programs or CFT MA or PsyD programs
  • Student in good standing
  • Student committed to serving the Latino/a community

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an essay describing:
    • Your personal background;
    • Your professional and/or volunteer experience specifying service to the Latino/a community;
    • Your goals as a mental health practitioner; and
    • Critical issues facing underserved/multicultural communities
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from an Alliant faculty member or a training supervisor
  • Awarding of Funds
  • Generally 1 to 5 scholarships are available. The quantity and amount vary as the awards are determined by the donor.
  • Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Military Tuition Assistance Grant

The Military Tuition Assistance Grant is a grant applied to student tuition charges at Alliant International University who are utilizing military Tuition Assistance. The grant has the net impact lowering undergraduate tuition to $250.00 per credit hour and graduate tuition to $325.00 per credit hour.  When combined with Military Tuition Assistance (TA), the remaining student investment is $0.00 per credit hour for tuition. The value of the grant is variable in accordance with University programmatic tuition rates. All degree programs are eligible for this grant except Doctorate programs in Clinical Psychology (PhD and PsyD.)
 
Eligibility Requirements
Must be a member of the United State Armed Forces or United States Coast Guard, utilizing Tuition Assistance
Must be a current student or new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted and confirmed into an Alliant degree program.
Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers are not eligible to receive this grant
Student must be in good academic and conduct standing to maintain continued eligibility for the grant award year
 
Awarding of Funds
Verification of utilization of TA must be received each term for grant to be applied to tuition charges on the student account at Alliant University
Funds are available for the duration of the student’s program, provided they continue to meet eligibility requirements and provide verification of utilization of TA each term



Patricia Fraser Reis Memorial Scholarship







Patricia Fraser Reis was a student in at CSPP-LA.  Upon her death in 1973, her husband asked that in lieu of flowers, gifts be made to the Patricia Fraser Reis Memorial Fund.

The Patricia Fraser Reis Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a CSPP student in the Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-LA student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD programs
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a 2 to 3 page essay describing:
    • What you have done professionally and academically while at Alliant that makes you a viable candidate
    • What kind of contribution you hope to make to the broad community/field of psychology upon graduation
    • What and whose research has inspired you and how that research affects your plans
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020 one $500 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



President's Scholarship







The President's Scholarship is awarded to an Alliant student displaying involvement in social change and linkage to other disciplines, professions and/or communities as a part of that involvement.

 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant student
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit the requested essay

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $2,000 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Richard A. Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship







Richard A. Rodriguez, PhD was born in National City, CA on September 3, 1959 and died unexpectedly on January 12, 2008 in his home in San Francisco.  He was a much beloved faculty member of the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. 


The Richard A. Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship was created with donations from Dr. Rodriguez's family, friends and CSPP/Alliant colleagues.  The scholarship is awarded to an Alliant doctoral student displaying significant contributions to LGBT Latino/a psychology.
 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Currently enrolled Alliant doctoral student or applying to a doctoral degree program at Alliant
  • Student in good standing
  • Student demonstrating outstanding community leadership and/or research, or clear intention to contribute professionally to the well-being of the LGBT Latino/a population in any area of psychological inquiry or application

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit a description of how this scholarship award may further your professional contributions to LGBT Latino Psychology in the areas of research, practice, education, community well-being, or public policy change would further your contributions to the LGBT community
  • Submit an essay describing your leadership activities and/or other contributions to the LGBT Latino community, or your intentions to make such contributions in the future, including such things as:
    • Leadership activities in Latino LGBT and Allies groups within or outside of Alliant
    • Scholarly contributions such as research projects or publications, with a description of how they may benefit the LGBT Latino community
    • Significant clinical, educational, or advocacy work on behalf of the LGBT Latino/a population within or outside of Alliant
    • Other innovative LGBT Latino projects that may have a positive impact on individual, family, school, community, or organizational well-being.
  • Submit letters of recommendation from two individuals supporting your application for this scholarship.

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $1,000 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Richard R. Kopp Scholarship









Dr. Richard R. Kopp was a long-time professor at the Los Angeles campus of California School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Kopp was born in New York City and moved to California in 1960. After a baccalaureate from UCLA he enrolled in the Human Development graduate program at the University of Chicago, earning a doctorate in 1973. After completing is doctorate, he returned to California to practice and teach clinical psychology. He was a noted Adlerian psychologist, author, and professor. 

The Professor Richard R. Kopp Scholarship for Metaphor and Change in Psychotherapy focuses on creative use of client-generated metaphors in psychotherapy.

There are three broad categories/selection criteria:
  1. Commitment to academic excellence, as demonstrated by a GPA of at least 3.5.
  2. Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the ideas reflected in Professor Richard R. Kopp's book, Metaphor Therapy: Using Client-Generated Metaphors in Psychotherapy
  3. Examples, in the form of an essay, of how you have used client-generated metaphors as an intervention technique in psychotherapy and how, by helping clients identify and explore their own metaphors, you have been able to stimulate their positive growth and change.

Eligibility Consideration

  • CSPP-LA student
  • Student in the Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD or CFT PsyD programs
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with academic excellence, as demonstrated by a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale)

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit an essay describing:
    • How the ideas from Dr. Kopps' book Metaphor Therapy: Using Client-Generated Metaphors in Psychotherapy have stimulated your personal and professional growth
    • Examples of how you have used client-generated metaphors as an intervention technique in psychotherapy and how by helping clients identify and explore their own metaphors, you have been able to stimulate their positive growth and change. (Examples might include how you helped a client explore and transform his or her metaphoric language and/or how you helped a client explore and transform an early memory metaphore. Examples should include thoughtful discussion of the client growth and change that was fostered through the use of client-generated metaphor.)

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 one $1,000 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Robert W. Crown Memorial Scholarship







Robert W. Crown, a 1951 alumnus of SFLS, was a highly respected California State Assemblyman.  First elected to the Assembly in 1956 to represent the 14th district (Alameda, Oakland and San Leandro), he then went on to serve as Chairman on the Ways and Means Committee under Assembly Speaker Jess Unruh. During this time, Crown authored many appropriation bills, one of which resulted in the development of Alameda State Park Beach, now known as Crown Memorial State Beach. He was voted by Capitol correspondents as one the most effective, hardest working, best all-around Assemblymen in Sacramento.

Mr. Crown was much admired and respected by his fellow legislators that upon his sudden death in May 1973, they banded together and created SFLS's Robert W. Crown Memorial Scholarship.. 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Current SFLS student
  • Be in good academic standing
  • 4th year student

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit requested essays

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $5,000 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the student's account at Alliant International University



SFLS Merit Scholarship for New Students







Eligibility Consideration:

  • New / Incoming SFLS student
     
  • Silver Level Merit Scholarship, $4,650:
    LSAT scores of greater than 150 and an overal record of achievement that indicates a likelihood of success in studying the law as evidenced by a GPA of 3.5 or higher at your most recent college studies.

     
  • Gold Level Merit Scholarships, $9,300:
    LSAT scores of greater than 152 and an overal record of achievement that indicates a likelihood of success in studying the law as evidenced by a GPA of 3.5 or higher at your most recent college studies.

    Please note: In order to renew this scholarship annually, the candidate must remain "in good standing" academically.

     
Application Process
  • Must be a new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted and confirmed into the Juris Doctorate program at the San Francisco Law School
  • Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers or Alliant issued grants are not eligible to receive this scholarship
  • Submit LSAT scores demonstrating a score of 150 or higher
  • Submit a copy of your transcripts
  • Submit requested essays
Note: Scholarships are awarded to qualifying applicants at each level on a first applied/first awarded basis, should the maximum number of awards at a specific level be reached, applicants may be considered for a lesser award.

Awarding of Funds

There are seven gold level awards and five silver level awards.
Award recipients must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for the full amount of the award.

Students must achieve a grade point average of 85 from each term for continued eligibility for the subsequent following term.

Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the student's account at Alliant International University.






 


SFLS New Student Scholarship

Eligibility Consideration
  • Must be a new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted into the SFLS Juris Doctorate program for Fall of 2019, Spring of 2020, or Summer of 2020.
  • Must have an LSAT score of greater than 142 and an overall record of achievement that indicates a likelihood of success in studying the law.
  • If there are more applicants than scholarship awards remaining, the SFLS Scholarship Committee will review the SFLS applicant essay submitted as part of the admission packet to make awarding determinations
  • Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers or other Alliant grants are not eligible to receive this scholarship
Application Process:
  • Submit a Scholarship Application
  • Submit an LSAT score of 142 or above
  • Submit a copy of the essay that was developed as an application to the San Francisco Law School
Awarding of Funds
  • 15 Scholarships are available in the amount of $3,030
  • Award recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 10 units per semester and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for the full amount of award
  • Students must remain in good standing for each Academic term for continued eligibility for the scholarship award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments of Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 semesters and will be applied to student tuition and fee balances at the San Francisco Law School (Award amount will be prorated for students who are first awarded for the January 2020 or June 2020 terms).

Priority Deadline: April 1, 2019
​**If funds remain, applications may be considered if submitted after this date
 


Tak Yoshino Scholarship









Tak Yoshino was a Clinical Psychology student at CSPP-LA in the 1970s. Yoshino was a student beloved by both classmates and faculty members.  He was involved in the formation of CSPP-LA's student government, and many felt he was stabilizing force during the early days of CSPP. While working towards his PhD, he underwent open heart surgery and passed away. His friends and family created the Tak Yoshino Scholarship in his memory. 

The Tak Yoshino Scholarship is awarded to a CSPP student in the Los Angeles Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program who demonstrates financial need and is interested in providing psychological services to the Asian American community.

Eligibility Consideration
  • Current CSPP - LA student
  • Clinical Psychology PhD or PsyD program
  • Student in good standing
  • Student with financial need
  • Student interested in providing psychological services to the Asian American community
Application Process
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit the requested essay
Awarding of Funds
  • For 2019-2020, one $500 scholarship is available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the student's account at Alliant International University



Undergraduate IMPACT Scholarship

Eligibility Consideration*
 
  • Must be a new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted and confirmed into an Alliant Undergraduate program
  • Must submit a copy of your high school transcript or your most recent college-level transcript showing you have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or higher 
  • Students who receive Alliant tuition waivers or Alliant issued grants are not eligible to receive this scholarship
  • Submit a 500-word essay on how your education will impact your commitment to serve diverse and multicultural populations in your community.  How will your education allow you to make a positive impact at the community, state, and national level?
 
Awarding of Funds
  • ​17 Scholarships are available in the amount of $2,000. 10 Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolling in the August 2019 term; 7 Scholarships will be awarded to new students enrolling in the January 2020 term (award amount will be prorated for January 2020 and March 2020 terms only).
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for the full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in increments of $500 for August 2019, October 2019, January 2020, and March 2020 terms and will be applied to student tuition and fee balances at Alliant International University
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2019
**If funds remain, applications may be considered if submitted after this date
 


William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship







The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship was established with a gift from the The Hearst Foundation, Inc. The Hearst Foundation, Inc. was founded by William Randolph Hearst in 1945. In 1948 Hearst established the California Charities Foundations, later renamed The William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Both Foundations are guided by the same charitable mission, which reflects the philanthropic interests of their founder.

 

In the 20th century, William Randolph Hearst had considerable influence into publishing, politics, motion pictures, the art world and everyday American life. In 1887, Hearst became proprietor of the San Francisco Examiner. Shortly after, he purchased the New York Morning Journal, which would become the second in a long list of newspaper holdings that Hearst acquired throughout his life. He started one of the first print-media companies to enter radio broadcasting and was an early pioneer of television. Hearst was a major producer of movie newsreels, and is widely credited with creating the comic strip syndication business. In 1902, his interest in politics led to his election to the United States House of Representatives as a Congressman from New York.


The William Randolph Hearst Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, domestic undergraduate student demonstrating potential for success.
 

Eligibility Consideration

  • Alliant undergraduate student
  • Student is a full-time, domestic student
  • Student in good standing

Application Process

  • Submit scholarship application
  • Submit your CV/resume
  • Submit the requested essays

Awarding of Funds

  • For 2019-2020 two $2,500 scholarships are available. Application deadline is 5pm PDT on April 30, 2019.
  • Award recipient must be enrolled full-time and must be continuously enrolled for continued eligibility for full amount of award
  • Award funds will be disbursed in equal increments between the Fall and Spring semesters and will be applied to the recipient’s student account at Alliant International University



Yellow Ribbon Grant

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must have 100% eligibility for the Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33).
  • Must be a current student or new student who meets all admission requirements and has been fully admitted and confirmed into an Alliant degree program.
  • Please note that Yellow Ribbon Program funding, along with its corresponding match from the VA, replaces any previously awarded institutional grants and/or scholarships. 
  • Must upload the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

*Note: Meeting the minimum eligibility requirements for the scholarship selection process does not guarantee that you will receive a scholarship award.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure they fully understand all terms and conditions associated with their scholarship. Students must remain in compliance with all university and scholarship requirements, and may be required to verify their eligibility each term/semester. Any failure to meet all terms may result in the loss of scholarship. 

​Scholarship awards are exclusively for the 2019/2020 academic year and are not automatically renewable