Jon M. Ericson Founders Endowment for the Cal Poly in London Program
Each summer, several scholarships are awarded to students who are accepted into the Cal Poly Global Program in London. Scholarships are open to a variety of students with different backgrounds, accomplishments, and skills. Students must meet the scholarship eligibility criteria to be considered, plus demonstrate how they have the ability to represent Cal Poly well. In the essay portion of your application, be sure to explain how you meet the eligibility criteria for this scholarship.
This scholarship is named after former Dean Jon M. Ericson, who in addition to being the founder of the Cal Poly in London Program, also served as Director of the program for twelve years. Financial need is the main criterion for selection, along with demonstrated problem solving skills.
- Minimum cumulative G.P.A. 2.75 at the time of application
- Accepted to the Cal Poly in London program for the upcoming summer
- Full-time enrollment at Cal Poly the term prior to going on the Cal Poly in London program
- Must have submitted a FAFSA application for the upcoming academic year
How to Apply
- From your My Cal Poly Portal
apps, click 'Cal Poly Scholarships.'
- Complete the General Scholarship Application, being sure to answer the question "Do you plan on participating in a study abroad program in the upcoming year" with an answer of "Yes." This will direct you to answer supplemental scholarship questions related to study abroad scholarships after you complete the general scholarship application.
- Complete the General and Study Abroad scholarship applications. Even though some fields are not marked as required, you are encouraged to complete the application in its entirety in order to be considered for the widest range of scholarships. Be sure to click 'Save and Keep Editing' frequently.
- Your eligibility for scholarships will be based on your answers to the questions in both the General and Study Abroad scholarship application.
- When you compose your scholarship essay, be sure to discuss how you specifically are a good candidate for this particular award.
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.
Scholarship recipients will be asked to participate in orientation and pre-departure efforts for the Cal Poly in London program upon their return to Cal Poly.
Scholarship Application Deadlines
May 10, 2020
Scholarship Award Amount
$500 (estimated from 2018)