BDPrideFund

Bulldog Pride Fund Accepting Applications

BDPrideFund

BULLDOG PRIDE FUND AT FRESNO STATE
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR
THE 2011-12 GSA NETWORK AWARD OF $2,000!

(Fresno, Calif.) The Bulldog Pride Fund at Fresno State is currently accepting applications for the 2011-12 GSA Network Award of $2,000. A $50,000 endowed scholarship, the GSA Network Award provides a $2,000 annual scholarship “to a student affiliated with the GSA Network” that is currently or will be attending Fresno State.

“In the past four years, the Bulldog Pride Fund has distributed four GSA Networks awards totaling $6,000, said Peter Robertson, founder. “Past recipients are Sara Martinez ($1,000), Alisa Lopez ($1,000) and Julia Scott ($4,000).”

Interested students need to apply by Feb. 28, 2011. Details online: www.bulldogpride.org. See “About Us.”

About the Bulldog Pride Fund:
Established in 2005 by Peter Robertson (BA ’92, MA ’95, MBA ’05) and officially recognized by the Fresno State Alumni Association in 2006, the Bulldog Pride Fund is an endowment that provides an annuity to support students at Fresno State.

The BPF scholarship criteria is that a Fresno State incoming or returning student with good academic standing that has demonstrated pride in the community be selected as its recipient. The BPF also bestows the TimeOut Spirit Award to the student(s) that performs as Fresno State’s mascot; and the GSA Network Award to a student affiliated with the GSA NETWORK.

The BPF is administered by the Scholarship Office, Division of Student Affairs, at Fresno State. The office is located in Joyal Administration, Room 274.

The BPF is maintained under the auspices the Fresno State Alumni Association, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (TAX ID# 94-1085570); as well as Registered with the Office of the Attorney General, State of California.

The earnings (interest) of the BPF are used to fund student scholarships, while the principal continues to earn interest in perpetuity for the funding of future scholarships. As of Jan. 28, 2011, donations to the Bulldog Pride Fund total $184,839.

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