Scholarships

These scholarships support Cal State Fullerton students who work in fields related to the mission of the Fullerton Arboretum.

David L. Walkington Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,500

This scholarship is funded by the Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum. The award was established to honor the memory of the late David L. Walkington, a CSUF professor of biology and a director of the Fullerton Arboretum. The scholarship may be awarded no more than twice to the same individual.

Application is open to full-time upper-division undergraduate or graduate students majoring in biological science or related fields that emphasize botany, ethnobotany, medical plant usage, ornamental horticulture, plant adaptation, genetic engineering of plants and/or biogeography.

Criteria: GPA, community activities, financial need, appropriateness of study

Application Deadline: March 2

Jorice Maag Local History Scholarship
Amount: $1,500

This scholarship is funded by the Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum to encourage the study of California history and may be awarded no more than twice to the same individual.

Application is open to full-time upper-division undergraduate or graduate students pursuing topics related to California history. Preference is given to those interested in local history, defined as topics relating to the immediate area of the campus, Orange County and surrounding areas or persons and institutions in these areas engaging in activities that promote, conserve and/or exhibit such history.

Criteria: GPA, student and community activities, financial need, appropriateness of study/project

Application Deadline: March 2

Application Procedure

Follow this procedure for either scholarship.

  1. Complete the Scholarship & Award application PDF FileOpens in new window , answer all 7 questions and sign the certification.
  2. Prepare a personal letter of interest that includes a description of your study and/or activities related to the scholarship requirements, a statement of future goals and an explanation of your financial need.
  3. Provide a copy of all college transcripts.
  4. Obtain two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a CSUF faculty member.
  5. Submit application materials to the Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum, 657-278-4010.