Hampton Scholars Scholarship

Dr. Claudia H. Hampton was the first African American trustee of the California State University. She was on the board for 20 years from 1974 to 1994; serving as chair for three of those years from 1979 to 1981. She was a teacher and administrator in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 25 years, retiring in 1981 as director of the district’s Human and School-Community Relations Resource Office.

The Hampton Scholars Scholarship was funded in her honor to recognize students who excel academically and exemplify Dr. Hampton’s dedication.

Four $4,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants must:

 Be graduates of the California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS).
 Demonstrate financial need as determined by the campus Financial Aid Office.
 Be in good academic standing.
 Remain a California State University full-time equivalent student during the scholarship period.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a graduate of the California Academy of Mathematics and Science (CAMS)?
  2. You must submit a personal statement describing your’ background, personal achievements, challenges you have encountered, educational pursuits and aspirations for the future.
  3. You must submit an unofficial copy of your academic transcript.
  4. I am currently in good academic standing with the university.