All Opportunities

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

The application period for the 2022-2023 academic year officially opens on 12/1/2021! 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 what’s 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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Unless otherwise noted, students enrolled in self-support programs through Tseng College are not eligible to apply.

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 includes 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 2022-2023 Academic Year. A few opportunities may be available for the current 21-22 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.


Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1500.00 The Richard Duenckel (Toluca Lake) Garden Club Scholarship
(Current Academic Year Award) Fall 2021: The purpose of The Richard...
$7,500.00 NSP University Scholarship
The University Scholarship is one of three programs under the Northridge...
$250 University Student Union Bookstore Grant
(Current Academic Year Award) Spring 2022 The University Student Union...
$1,000.00 Marino J. Riccomini Family Scholarships
Marino J. Riccomini Family Scholarships The Marino J. Riccomini Family...
$10,000.00 NSP Presidential Scholarship
The NSP Presidential Scholarship affords CSUN undergraduate students the...
$1000.00 Alumni Higher Education Program
(Current Academic Year Award) Fall 2021: The purpose of the Alumni...
$1000.00 Domestic Non-Resident Program
(Current Academic Year Award) Fall 2021: The Domestic Non-Resident...
$1000.00 Graduate Dreamers Program
(Current Academic Year Award) Fall 2021: The purpose of the Graduate...
$1000.00 International Graduate Student Program
(Current Academic Year Award) Fall 2021:The International Graduate...
$500.00 Health Administration Program Scholarship
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring 2022: The Health...
$1000.00 Holly Hunt Public Health Scholarship
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring 2022: The Holly Hunt Public...
$1000.00 Judge Julian Beck Scholarship
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring 2022: This scholarship...
$1000.00 Lennin H. Glass Scholarship Endowment
(Current Academic Year Award) Spring 2022: Returning undergraduate or...
$1250.00 The Southern California Kaiser Permanente Radiologic Technology Scholarship
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring 2022: The Southern California...
$1,000.00 Choksi Family Scholarship Endowment for Disability Resources and Educational Services
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring 2022: The Choksi Family...
$1,000.00 DRES Jane Small Scholarship for Advocates for People with Disabilities
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring 2022: This scholarship is...
Varies DRES Scholarships
(Current Academic Year Opportunity) Spring 2022: Each year, Disability...
Varies Noski Family Scholarship
Chuck Noski received his B.S. degree in business administration, magna...
$7,000.00 CECS New Freshman Scholarship
The CECS New Freshman Scholarship offers opportunities to CSUN incoming...
$1000.00 The Barbara Caretto SAGE Learning in Retirement Scholarship
(Current Academic Year Award) Spring 2022: The Barbara Caretto...
Varies Child and Adolescent Development Alumni Chapter Scholarship Program
The goal of the CADV Alumni Chapter Scholarships is to support a Child...
$5,000.00 NSP GE Honors Rising Scholar Award
The GE Honors Rising Scholar Award will recognize ten first-year...
Varies Tseng Graduate Equity Program
Funds will be awarded for the 2022-2023 AY The Tseng Graduate Equity...
$1,000.00 Jewish Studies Scholarship
CSUN students who have taken or are currently enrolled in a Jewish...