MVS Scholarship Important Notice

If you received an email regarding the availability of an MVS Scholarship, please review this important information.

Martin V. Smith Scholars

The Martin V. Smith Scholars is a scholarship program for incoming students who are interested in studying business or economics at CSU Channel Islands. MVS Scholars receive merit based-scholarships which can be used for any educational expenses including tuition and fees. Scholarship amounts are based on an applicant’s GPA and Estimated Family Contribution (EFC), and will be offered for either $4,000 or $8,000, which is renewable for up to four years (2 years for transfer students).

In turn, MVS Scholars are expected to maintain high academic standards and to participate in several MVS Scholars activities each school year.

Admitted students whom are selected as MVS Scholars must:

  1. Major in business or economics.
  2. Maintain a 3.5 GPA annually, both overall and within their major.
  3. Participate in MVS Scholars activities with Business & Economics faculty. MVS faculty members will plan a series of activities each academic year for Scholars, such as seminars or field trips.

To be eligible for a CI University Scholarship you must:

  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12+ units each semester
  • Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), OR, Dream Act Application.
  • Be a California resident or AB540 student

More information regarding this and other scholarship opportunities will be provided through the myCI financial aid portal, which prospective students receive access to following the submission of their application to CI. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you to campus this fall, and we wish you the best as you find the right college for you this coming year!

Please email us if you have any questions about the scholarship or the Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics at .

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