All Opportunities

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

The application period for the 2020-2021 academic year is officially open! Please log in to complete and submit a new General Application. New opportunities will be added periodically, so please continuously log in to check out whats new! The majority of the opportunities offered through the Matador Scholarship Program (MSP) run February through May and awarded for the following academic year. Please get your General Application submitted early so that we may email you when new opportunities are added to the portal.

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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. 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.

Once logged in, you will be prompted to complete a required general application profile. This profile will allow the portal to match you to scholarship opportunities based on your submitted answers. The myMatador Scholarship
portal is used by colleges, departments, clubs, and offices throughout campus to run scholarship competitions.

Please note the following:

  • Students must first complete the General Application Profile before applying to individual scholarships.
  • 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 (Unless otherwise noted).
  • Pursuing your first bachelor’s or graduate degree, or credential.

Please keep in mind:

  • To be considered for scholarships a new general scholarship application must be completed every year, this would included any essays and letters of recommendation. Renewals will not be automatically granted. You may edit your application at any time even after submission, but BEFORE the scholarship deadline.
  • Most scholarships that are open will be awarded for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. A few opportunities may be available for the current 19-20 academic year.
my MatadorScholarships Important Dates

The my Matador Scholarships portal opens as of November of each academic year.
The Northridge Scholars Program (NSP) runs November-February
The Matador Scholarship Program (MSP) runs: February-May
CSU System Wide Scholarships run: February to April

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

GOOD LUCK AND GO MATADORS!

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Marketing Department Scholarship
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring Marketing Department Scholarship: The main objective of the Marketing Department Scholarship Fund is to...
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring Marketing Department...
  • Deadline: 11/22/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/22/2019
Varies MSP Laura E. Settle Scholarship
(Current Year Opportunity) It is the mission of the California Retired Teachers Association to financially assist students who will become future...
(Current Year Opportunity) It is the mission of the California Retired...
  • Deadline: 12/06/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/06/2019
$1000.00 Choksi Family Scholarship Endowment for Disability Resources and Educational Services
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) The Choksi Family Scholarship Endowment for Disability Resources and Educational Services will provide annual...
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) The Choksi Family Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 12/23/2019
  • Award: $1000.00
Deadline12/23/2019
$1,000.00 DRES Jane Small Scholarship for Advocates for People with Disabilities
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) This scholarship is created in memory of Jane Small (1930-1999) who was a regionally and nationally recognized...
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) This scholarship is created in...
  • Deadline: 12/23/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline12/23/2019
Varies DRES Scholarships
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Each year the Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) department recognizes outstanding students,...
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Each year the Disability Resources...
  • Deadline: 12/23/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/23/2019
$7,500.00 NSP University Scholarship
The University Scholarship encourages and supports the scholarly development of CSUN students. The University Scholarship experience provides...
The University Scholarship encourages and supports the scholarly...
  • Deadline: 01/24/2020
  • Award: $7,500.00
Deadline01/24/2020
$3,000.00 CSUN Distinguished Lifelong Learner Award
California State University Northridge (CSUN) has a growing number of students who earn degrees at a later phase in their life – midcareer/midlife...
California State University Northridge (CSUN) has a growing number of...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline01/31/2020
$1000.00 Marino J. Riccomini Family Scholarships
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) The Marino J. Riccomini Family Scholarships were created in 2015 in memory of Marino J. Riccomini, an advocate...
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) The Marino J. Riccomini Family...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1000.00
Deadline02/07/2020
$10,000.00 NSP Presidential Scholarship
This prestigious scholarship award affords CSUN undergraduate students the opportunity to work with faculty mentors on significant projects....
This prestigious scholarship award affords CSUN undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline02/16/2020
$1,000.00 Jewish Studies Scholarship
CSUN students who have taken or are currently enrolled in a Jewish Studies course are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must agree...
CSUN students who have taken or are currently enrolled in a Jewish...
  • Deadline: 05/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/10/2020