MSP CSU Future Scholars

The MSP CSU Future Scholars Scholarship is funded by the California State University system. This program is designed to facilitate transition to college of students who are disadvantaged because of their economic, environmental, or educational background. The MSP CSU Future Scholars Scholarship is reserved for students enrolled in EOP.

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.


  • Applicants must be an enrolled CSUN EOP student.
  • Must have a GPA greater than or equal to a 3.0.
  • 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 each term of the upcoming academic year.
  • One letter of recommendation will be submitted on my behalf via the my Matador Scholarships portal.
  • 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)
Preference given to first-time freshman *undergraduate students entering their first semester. , hobbies, etc.

Supplemental Questions
  1. I graduated from a California High School.
  2. I am or will be an EOP student for the academic year.
  3. Describe a time when you found the courage to step outside of your comfort zone to do something unexpected and completely unlike you. Why did you take this risk? What did you learn from the experience? How will you apply these lessons as a California State University, Northridge student?
  4. Please describe how participation in the Educational Opportunity Program will help you achieve your academic and career goals.
  5. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
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