Joan Sieber / Ric Tombari Graduate Scholarship

The John Sieber / Ric Tombari Graduate Scholarship is offered to all currently enrolled graduates and graduating seniors who have been accepted to a graduate program at any university. To qualify for this opportunity, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be an enrolled undergraduate CSUEB student, who will enter graduate school at any university (not restricted to CSUEB) in the fall
  • Be a first year graduate CSUEB student
  • Provide evidence of sustained, extensive and significant record of service to others
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Be enrolled at least part-time

- Graduate students at CSUEB may reapply for this scholarship
- Award will disburse in the Fall term for CSUEB graduate scholarship recipients and in the Spring term for graduating senior scholarship recipients

For questions regarding this scholarship and its criteria, please contact Jaime Maldonado in the College of Science Office in SC N137, by phone 510-885-3441 or email

Joan Sieber and Ric Tombari
Graduates, Undergraduates, University-Wide
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit written proof of sustained, extensive, and significant record of service to others, which shall be defined as providing service for at least one consecutive year at any one organization. (Examples of "service" include, but are not limited to, organizations such as the Salvation Army, scouting, soup kitchens, or groups that serve vulnerable populations, youth, homeless, or elderly populations. Also, "service" may include tutoring K-12 students, college students at Cal State East Bay, or college students at other universities.)
  2. If you are a graduating senior, provide written proof that you have been accepted to graduate school either at Cal State East Bay or another university.