|GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS|
Dr. Stuart L. Farber was the Associated Student’s Senate advisor for more than 30 years. His presence was felt at many levels of the university, but was most endeared to the student Senate. Dr. Farber created this scholarship to recognize a currently elected or appointed student government leader. Students holding the following positions are eligible for this award: AS President, Vice President, Treasurer, Chief of Staff, Chief Programming Officer, Senator, Academic Senator, Commissioner, Cabinet Member, Chief Justice and Students-at-Large to subsidiary boards of the ASI (i.e., USUBOT, CDCBOT, Student Media Board)). Service with ASI should have exemplified the qualities of civility, leadership service, and ethical conduct.
Christina Speaker was Associated Students President in 1990-1991. Additionally, she served as a senator, vice president, president of Panhellenic Council and member of Delta Delta Delta during her college career. She was well respected by the student body for her outgoing personality, uncompromising integrity, sincere concern for others, and excellent sense of humor. Christina Speaker tragically passed away due to illness in 2001 and in her memory, her family and friends created this scholarship.Students eligible for this award: a CSULB student who has served in an Associated Student Government leadership role and endeavored to represent all segments of the campus. It is with admiration and affection from friends and family that Christina will continue to serve CSULB students through the Christina Speaker Memorial Scholarship.
This award is named in honor of Earl Durham Jr., a student senator who was known for great leadership qualities. Senator Durham was tragically killed in a plane crash on his way home from a summer job in Alaska. The award recognizes a male student who exemplifies leadership, integrity, diligence, and positive relationships in Associated Students.
This award has two names. The Forty-Niner name originates from the university mascot, Prospector Pete. The award was created with the idea that we are all Forty-Niners. The name Gabrielino was added at a later date and is the Anglo name for the Native American tribe that once flourished in the lands on which exists the City of Long Beach. Native Americans have been coming to this campus for years, and students pushed to add Gabrielino to this award to show respect to this people. The award recognizes a graduating senior or graduate student for achievements and contributions to CSULB involvement in student organizations, leadership positions, and campus programs throughout his/her entire University career.
This award recognizes student achievement and contributions to CSULB through involvement in student organizations, leadership positions, and campus programs during the current academic year. Applicants will be evaluated on campus leadership and involvement. Applicants must have volunteered time and effort to a campus organization.
This award is named in honor of Irvin Hakim Hurst, an African-American student who was shot during the Civil Rights Era. His tragic passing hit a cord in the underrepresented students at the time and they lobbied to create this award to honor his memory. The award recognizes a graduating senior or graduate student who represents the concerns of minority students, promotes a non-racist environment, and encourages unity on- and off-campus.
This award is named in honor of Sheila Ringer, a student senator who was a key contributor to women’s representation on campus. Senator Ringer passed away during her term due to complications from an illness. She was responsible for establishing the AS Women’s Commission, which over the years has blossomed into the Women’s Resource Center. The award recognizes an upper-division or graduate student female who has served as an outstanding role model through her leadership and campus contributions.
The Student Organization of the Year Award is presented to the campus student organization that is well-rounded and demonstrates a substantial contribution to students. The following are qualities the selection committee will review to determine which student organization will be deemed worthy of “Student Organization of the Year: Academic Excellence, Community/Philanthropic Involvement, Collaboration with other Groups, Creative and/or New Programs, Long-term Impact on Student Members, Generation of Outside Revenue for Events, Successful Marketing of Activities and Events, and Recruitment and Retention of Student Members.