Associated Students Jackie Forsythe Scholarship

The Associated Students is the primary advocate for students at California State University, Northridge and provides excellent, meaningful programs and services designed to create and enhance a spirited, learning-focused campus environment.

The Associated Students at California State University, Northridge established the Jackie Forsythe Scholarship to honor Jackie Forsythe, an individual who cared deeply about the well-being of children and the quality of their care. A scholarship in the amount of $2000 is to be given to a currently enrolled CSUN student who majors in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, to honor Jackie’s love of infants and toddlers. This scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

This scholarship is open to continuing CSUN students.

Please note: Any change to your enrollment status resulting in less than full time enrollment for any term within the award year will result in a cancellation of your award.

  • Applicant must be majoring in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
  • Undergraduates must have a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Graduate students must have a GPA of at least 3.5
  • Must have a FAFSA or California Dream Act application on file for the upcoming academic year.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 12 units or more during each award term – Fall & Spring terms of the upcoming academic year.
  • Graduate students must enroll in 6 units or more during each award term – Fall & Spring terms of the upcoming academic year.
  • Two letters of recommendation must be requested through the my Matador Scholarship system. Recommenders will submit their letters through this system.
  • Must upload a copy of your student resume. A student resume is a detailed record of your personal and educational information. It includes the name of your school/college, coursework, projects (if any) undertaken, and awards. The resume may also contain additional information like your extracurricular activities, volunteer experiences, job experiences (if any), hobbies, etc.

Award
$2000.00
Deadline
06/30/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. My major is Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
  2. Discuss how your interest in Early Childhood Education or Child Development developed and describe your experience in the field – such as volunteer work or internships – and what you gained from this involvement. Elaborate on your career goals.
  3. Tell us three things that are important to you. How did you arrive at this list? Will these things be important to you in ten years? Why?
  4. [MSP 1] Please request: A letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, counselor, or community leader - who can attest to your meritorious performance and personal strengths and can assess your potential for academic and career success. The letter should include a signature, title, and contact information. The letter should be addressed to: *Award Selection Committee*.
  5. [MSP 2] Please request: A letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, counselor, or community leader - who can attest to your meritorious performance and personal strengths and can assess your potential for academic and career success. The letter should include a signature, title, and contact information. The letter should be addressed to: *Award Selection Committee*.
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