SSD Scholarship Announcements

Fresno State Scholarship Office. For more information on Scholarships through Fresno State, please visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships website.


The Dale Schoettler Scholarship is for visually impaired students. The Chancellor's Office has 46 scholarships of $6,500 each to award each academic year. All applicants must provide verification of blindness from a physician, have a minimum GPA of 2.8 or greater, and submitted the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the next academic year. Apply through the Fresno State Scholarship Office


The Masons of California would like to offer another $2,500 scholarship to one of our students for the next academic year. This is known as the C. Ray and Joyce Whitaker Scholarship.

The scholarship requirements for the C. Ray and Joyce Whitaker Scholarship are:

  • The student must be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

  • The student must be currently enrolled full-time

  • The student must be returning next year as a full-time undergraduate student

  • 2.50 GPA or better

  • Must have a learning disability like dyslexia or one of the various forms like it.

  • Must have a financial need for assistance.

Please select the "check-box" question (which is on the bottom of the second page on our scholarship application) that asks if they have a learning disability. That will help them identify you for this award. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Greg Varela, Program Coordinator, Scholarship Office, California State University, Fresno at 559-278-6572.


Entry Point is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering Outstanding Internship Opportunities for Students with Disabilities in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and some fields of Business. To meet the challenge of the competitive global economy in the new millennium, private industry and government research agencies must expand the pool of technical talent. For more information on Entry Point visit the Entry Point website.

CAPED Student Scholarship Program

California Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability (CAPED): Multiple scholarships are offered from a variety of resources. For more information on scholarships through Caped.Net visit the CAPED Student Scholarship Program website.