About the Scholarship

CSUB William and Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship is granted by the California State University. This CSU Scholarship was set up for the sake of Dr. William Lahey, who filled in as Assistant Vice-Chancellor in the CSU framework from 1966 to 1986. The motivation behind this grant is to urge understudies to seek after a post-baccalaureate program prompting a secondary school single-subject showing qualification in visual expressions.


What are the basic requirements needed to apply for this scholarship?

  • The students applying for this scholarship must have been completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to receive this award.

  • Applicants must provide with two-letter of recommendation from authorized members who have the authority to certify the student's enrollment in a qualifying program and intent to contribute to art education in the schools or to visual arts.

  • Priority will be given to eligible students who have a record of volunteer activities in the arts or who are currently engaged in arts volunteer activities in schools or community arts organizations.


CSUB William and Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $10000 annually which is no-renewable.

  • The number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending o the students meeting their eligibility.


Deadline information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of January 06, 2020. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other information are available online on the California State University website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be enrolled at least half-time at a California State University campus.

  • The student should have a bachelor’s degree in art or in one of the visual art specializations.

  • The applicant should be enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program in high school single subject teaching credential in the arts, a Master of Fine Arts program in art or one of the visual arts specialization or a Master of Arts program in art or one of the visual arts specializations.