Information regarding scholarships offered by the Department of Religious StudiesPDF File .

Information regarding the $1000 scholarship for the Minor in Islamic Studies.

Jain Studies Scholarship: $1000

Religious studies Student Association

The Religious Studies Student Association (RSSA) sponsors both academic and social programs related to the study of religion. It is dedicated to the academic study and interpersonal awareness of religion.

Contact the RSSA Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mugdha Yeolekar (

Theta Alpha Kappa

Eligible students may also become members of the CSUF Chapter (Alpha Kappa Rho) of Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK), The National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology. The Chapter’s purposes, like those of Theta Alpha Kappa, are to encourage and recognize excellence in the academic study of religion.

Eligibility requirements: 1) completion of at least three semesters at CSUF; 2) completed a minimum of twelve (12) semester credits in RLST or approved religious studies or theological studies courses; 3) attained a GPA of at least 3.5 (B+) in such courses; 4) attained at least a 3.0 (B) GPA in total college program to date; 5) rank in upper 35% of class in general scholarship at time of induction.

Contact the CSUF TAK Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brad Starr.Opens in new window

Information on the national society is available at this link: in new window