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  • Program Terms: Fall Quarter
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

Cal Poly in Spain: William Martinez Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is named after William Martinez, co-founder of the Cal Poly in Spain study abroad program. Since William Martinez (also known as Memo) became involved with the Cal Poly in Spain program, his heart was always focused on the students. He wanted them to explore the world outside of San Luis Obispo, to expand their parameters, to understand each other.  As a child, Memo lived in different environments: urban and rural, rich and poor, English and Spanish, Mexico and California.  He understood the important of a global perspective and he believed students could change their lives by changing their surroundings and the people they interacted with.

- Open to all majors
- Must have submitted a FAFSA application for the upcoming year
- Accepted to the Cal Poly in Spain- Fall program for upcoming year
- Full-time enrollment at Cal Poly the term prior to going on Cal Poly in Spain program
- Preference will be given to students with highest GPA

Complete the scholarship application which includes:
- 500 word essay
- If you filed a FAFSA form, type in your Financial Aid Award Summary information including the amount and types of aid (see your Cal Poly Portal "Money Matters")  (see your Cal Poly Portal "Money Matters") 

Notification of award:
All students will be notified via email about the outcome of the scholarship award no later than four weeks after the scholarship deadline.

Service Requirement:
Scholarship recipients will be asked to participate in the outreach and pre-departure activities for the Cal Poly in Spain program upon their return to Cal Poly.                       

Scholarship Application Deadlines:

May 5, 2017

Scholarship Award Amount:

Dates / Deadlines:

Application currently closed.

This program is currently not accepting applications.