The Global Excellence Scholarship(s) at Cal State East Bay provides a limited number of non-resident fee waivers for first-year freshman undergraduate meeting the following requirements: * Display exceptional scholastic ability and prior academic achievement determined by high school or secondary school record, standardized tests (ACT/SAT) * Submit an essay that elaborates how you exhibit one or more of the following characteristics: Academic success or potential to excel academically; Demonstrated leadership skills or aspirations; Qualities that have resulted in success dealing with a major life challenge, volunteer experience, or a passion for helping others. This scholarship is a waiver of nonresident fees for 15 - 18 semester hours during the Fall semester and again in the Spring semester. The current nonresident fee as of Fall 2019 is $396 per credit hour. Awards are renewable for total of four academic years. For questions regarding this scholarship and its criteria, please contact Lynn Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org.