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California State University Los Angeles

Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

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10000 USD
United States
Application deadline


California State University Los Angeles can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

California State University Los Angeles awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



Up to $10,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • accommodation
  • other


The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 by Mr. Schoettler, who was a successful businessman from Mountain View, California and blind the last eight years of his life.


Applicable programmes


The scholarship is worth up to $10,000.


  • Applicants must currently have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale during the academic year in which the award is received.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in 6.1 units or more as a CSU undergraduate or graduate student in any major field and must remain enrolled in 6.1 units or more during the academic year in which the award is received.
  • Applicants must have a visual disability.

Scholarship requirements




United States



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline


Applicants are accepted on a year-round basis.

CSU Students who meet the requirements must complete the CSU Foundation application.

Financial aid offices should provide information about the availability of this scholarship to the services for students with disabilities office. Students who have previously been nominated and/or awarded the Schoettler scholarship may continue to apply each year they meet the qualifications.

* The CSU Foundation will confirmed applicants are registered with their campus Disability Support Services offices with a visual limitation. A visual limitation is defined by the CSU as: Blindness or partial sight to the degree that it impedes the educational process and may necessitate accommodations, support services, or programs.


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