Founded by Peter Robertson (BA '92, MA '95, MBA '05) in 2005, and officially recognized by the Fresno State Alumni Association in 2006, the Bulldog Pride Fund (BPF) is an endowed scholarship that provides an annuity that support students attending Fresno State.
The BPF scholarship selection criteria is that an “incoming or returning Fresno Statestudent withgood academic standingthathas demonstrated pride and/or volunteer, service in the community” be selected as its recipient(s).
Currently, the BPF bestows the following awards:
• ASI President’s Award to Fresno State students elected ASI president;
• Drum Major Award to the senior drum majors of the Bulldog Marching Band;
• Eartha Kitt Vocal Performance Award to outstanding students majoring in vocal performance (to begin awarding in the 2019-20 academic year);
• General Award to students withgood academic standingthathas demonstrated pride and/or volunteer, service in the community;
• GSA Network Award to students affiliated with this organization;
• Harvey Milk Humanics Award to students completing the Humanics’ Certification Program;
• Larry Newsome Theatre Arts Award to outstanding students majoring in theatre arts (to begin awarding in the 2018-19 academic year);
• TimeOut Spirit Award to students that perform as Fresno State's mascot; and
• USP President’s Award to students elected president of this student organization.
The BPF is administered by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships – located in the Joyal Administration Building. All applications are processed online. Please note the deadlines. Details
Bulldog Pride Fund Non-Discrimination Policy
In compliance with federal and state legislation, all Bulldog Pride Fund at Fresno State applicants, awardees and alternates are considered without regard to: sex, race, age, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, disability or covered veterans status. The BPF actively seeks and encourages applicants from all segments of our diverse society.