John and Elizabeth Leonard Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of this Fellowship is to incentivize promising CSULB students to pursue graduate studies in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Students who have earned a bachelor’s degree from CSULB in previous years and are applying to a qualifying graduate program are encouraged to apply.


  • Earned a bachelor’s degree at CSULB;
  • Graduate student enrolled in a College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics biological sciences, chemical sciences or mathematics master’s program;
  • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0;
  • Fellowship automatically renewed for a second year provided the student remains in good standing and is making adequate progress toward degree completion.

Up to $25,000
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please describe how the John and Elizabeth Leonard Endowed Fellowship will help you attain your career goals. Your answer should include the personal, educational, and research experiences that lead you to pursue a graduate degree, as well as experiences that might indicate potential for success in your chosen field.