Daniel C. Orey Equity Scholarship

A Scholarship for Students at California State University, Sacramento

Award. One scholarship shall be awarded annually, at a desired minimum annual level of $500, depending on availability of funds.  In the event that the minimum award amount is not available in a given year, the Department of Financial Aid and Scholarship may issue a partial award.  If funds become available, the Department of Financial Aid and Scholarship may issue multiple awards, or make a single award at, or near, 10% of tuition.               

Criteria. Students eligibility for the Daniel C. Orey Equity Scholarship shall include:

  • All majors are eligible.
  • Eligible class levels: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. 
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Full-time enrollment required.
  • Student will submit an essay of no more than 1 page, single spaced responding to the following questions: 
How have Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues such as bullying, marriage rights, and civil rights affected your academic success or career aspirations?

Please make checks payable to: The University Foundation at Sacramento State (UFSS)

And send to:

Orey Equity Scholarship

C/O Development Office

Sacramento Hall, Room 118

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819-6030

You may also donate online here (Select "Other" and please make sure to write "Orey Equity Scholarship" in the Comments box)

                For more information, please contact:

Sarah Hodge, Director of Development