All Opportunities

Welcome to California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Scholarship Opportunities Homepage.

Please note: To successfully access this website please use the newest browsers versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.

To apply to any of the scholarships listed below, click the “Sign In” button on this page to begin. You must have a CSUN Username and Password to sign in (same log in as your myNorthridge Portal).

Once logged in, you will have the opportunity to complete a general application profile that will match you to scholarship opportunities based on your answers. The myMatadorScholarship portal is used by colleges, departments, clubs, and offices throughout campus to run scholarship competitions. Any student who has applied to or attends California State University, Northridge (CSUN) (i.e., anyone who has a myNorthridge Portal log in) can apply for scholarships using this site.

Please note the following:

  • Matador Scholarships Program* (MSP) General Eligibility Criteria: (Unless otherwise noted)
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA for incoming freshmen, transfer students and current Northridge undergraduates
  • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA for current Northridge graduate students and incoming graduate students
  • Full-time enrollment (12 units for undergraduate and credential students, 8 units for graduate students) each semester scholarship funds are received
  • Pursuing your first bachelor’s or master’s degree, or credential
  • Students must first complete the General Application Profile before applying to individual scholarships.
  • A new scholarship application must be completed every year, this includes any essays and letters of recommendation. Editing the application can be done even after submitting, but BEFORE the scholarship deadline.
  • Most scholarships that are open will be awarded for the 2019-2020 Academic Year, only a few may be awarded for the current 18-19 academic year.
my MatadorScholarships Important Dates

Applications open as early as: November 1, 2018
The Matador Scholarship Program (MSP) opens: February-May
CSU System Wide Scholarships open: February to April

All scholarships close at 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time on the end date noted within each opportunity. Please note that all scholarship application materials, including letters of recommendation, are due by the end date noted within each opportunity.

GOOD LUCK AND GO MATADORS!

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$8,000.00 Dianne F. Harrison Leadership Award Endowment
Created upon the occasion of President Dianne F. Harrison’s Investiture, the Harrison Leadership Award will recognize a California State...
Created upon the occasion of President Dianne F. Harrison’s Investiture,...
  • Deadline: 06/28/2019
  • Award: $8,000.00
Deadline06/28/2019
$2,000.00 Associated Students Dr. Karin Duran Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Karin Duran graduated from CSUN with a degree in Spanish and joined the campus community again in 1972 as a Librarian at the Oviatt Library and...
Dr. Karin Duran graduated from CSUN with a degree in Spanish and joined...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$2,000.00 Associated Students Dr. Susan Curzon Scholarship
Dr. Susan Curzon joined the California State University, Northridge community as Dean of the Library in 1992. Her dedication to California State...
Dr. Susan Curzon joined the California State University, Northridge...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1000 Associated Students Joyce Gerrity Scholarship
Associated Students Inc. established the Joyce Gerrity Scholarship in honor and recognition of the service to the Associated Students by Ms....
Associated Students Inc. established the Joyce Gerrity Scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1000
Deadline07/01/2019
Varies California Homebuilding Foundation Scholarship
The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is the research and education center for California’s homebuilding and construction industries....
The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is the research and...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/01/2019
Varies CSUN Dreamers Scholarship
California State University Northridge is pleased to announce the CSUN Dreamers Scholarship which will provide much needed financial support for...
California State University Northridge is pleased to announce the CSUN...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/01/2019
$1000.00 Ed Burke Scholarship Endowment
The Ed Burke Scholarship Endowment will award an annual scholarship to students who are members of the CSUN’s Young Democrats Organization. The...
The Ed Burke Scholarship Endowment will award an annual scholarship to...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,000.00 Lorenzo Edwards - TwInspire Scholarship
The Lorenzo Edwards – TwInspire Scholarship will award one annual scholarship to an undergraduate student who has experienced foster care, is...
The Lorenzo Edwards – TwInspire Scholarship will award one annual...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,200.00 MSP Carlos and Sara Barrios Scholarship
Preference will be given to first-time freshman *undergraduate students entering their first semester in the 2019-2020 academic year. The annual...
Preference will be given to first-time freshman *undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline07/01/2019
Varies MSP CSU Future Scholars
This scholarship is funded by the California State University system. The scholarship is reserved for students enrolled in EOP. One letter of...
This scholarship is funded by the California State University system....
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,000.00 MSP Irving Chilstrom Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is reserved for EOP students who will be first-time freshman undergraduate students entering their first semester for the...
This scholarship is reserved for EOP students who will be first-time...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$4,000.00 MSP Joan A. Lamb Scholarship
Joan A. Lamb was born in 1918 to musical parents in Ohio, Lamb began her musical training early. She first played the trumpet and later took on...
Joan A. Lamb was born in 1918 to musical parents in Ohio, Lamb began her...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
Varies MSP Jonathan David Schweid Memorial Scholarship
The Scholarship has been established by the parents of Jonathan David Schweid to honor his memory. Jonathan was a young man of many varied...
The Scholarship has been established by the parents of Jonathan David...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,000.00 MSP Ludim Seja De Manzano Scholarship
CSUN’s education community lost a guiding light with the untimely passing of one of its brightest stars, Ludim Seja De Manzano. The former Director...
CSUN’s education community lost a guiding light with the untimely...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
1,000.00 MSP Maria Odilia CSUN Dreamers Scholarship
The Maria Odilia CSUN Dreamers Scholarship is offered in remembrance of “Pedro ‘Hawgs’ Garcia." This scholarship is reserved for first-time...
The Maria Odilia CSUN Dreamers Scholarship is offered in remembrance of ...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: 1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
Varies MSP Marjorie Chilstrom Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is reserved for EOP students who will be first-time freshman undergraduate students entering their first semester for the...
This scholarship is reserved for EOP students who will be first-time...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/01/2019
$2,500.00 MSP Omar Velasco Dreamers Scholarship
*This scholarship is reserved for first-time freshman undergraduate students entering their first semester. With an incomparable talent and...
*This scholarship is reserved for first-time freshman undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1000.00 MSP Ortiz Mind and Heart Scholarship
An award-winning television reporter for KMEX – 34 Univision Los Angeles, Julio Cesar Ortiz is a well-known and respected journalist in the ...
An award-winning television reporter for KMEX – 34 Univision Los...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,000.00 MSP Sibyl M. Koontz Memorial - Quota Club Scholarship
This scholarship is reserved for graduate students preparing to teach hearing-impaired students. Preference will be given to applicant who is a...
This scholarship is reserved for graduate students preparing to teach...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,000.00 MSP Sibyl M. Koontz Memorial - Women's Club of Bakersfield Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is reserved for full-time graduate students preparing to teach hearing-impaired students. Applicants must be residents of...
This scholarship is reserved for full-time graduate students preparing...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,000.00 MSP Western Association of Food Chains Endowment
This scholarship is reserved for undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy or a Bachelor of Science in Business...
This scholarship is reserved for undergraduate students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
Varies PPM Physical Plant Management Dependent Scholarship
The PPM Physical Plant Management Dependent Scholarship is made possible by gifts provided to CSUN by Jason & Stephanie R. Wang. The PPM Physical...
The PPM Physical Plant Management Dependent Scholarship is made possible...
  • Deadline: 07/12/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/12/2019
$10,000.00 CSU Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students
The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 for legally blind San Francisco and San Jose State...
The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2019
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline07/31/2019