NSP University Scholarship

The University Scholarship encourages and supports the scholarly development of CSUN students. The University Scholarship experience provides developing scholars the opportunity to deeply explore their academic and career goals. For more information regarding the University Scholarship and the required online workshops please click here
Please review the University and Presidential Scholarship information and then click on “Information Workshop Survey” to complete and submit the required workshop.

The University Scholarship includes a one-time $7,500 scholarship, a textbook discount at the CSUN Campus Store, priority registration for classes, and a recognition reception hosted by President Harrison at the University House.

  • Open to undergraduate students, must be enrolled full-time Fall 2020, Spring 2021
  • Must have completed/or plan to complete at least 24 CSUN units by the end of the Spring 2020 term to apply
  • Must be currently enrolled
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA required
  • Must attend a mandatory online pre-application workshop
  • Must attend the free Advancement to Graduate Education (AGE) Conference in the Fall 2020 term
  • Renewal students must attend the Presidential Scholar End of Year Exhibit (Mid-April 2020) OR the CSUNPosium
  • Must participate in four scholarship promotional events during the 2020-2021 academic year

NSP Presidential Scholarship, NSP University Scholarship
Supplemental Questions
  1. I have completed the required online workshop: Located at https://www.csun.edu/financialaid/northridge-scholarship-program-application-workshop
  2. Will you have completed at least 24 units at CSUN by the end of Spring 2020?
  3. Do you plan to enroll full-time during the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 academic year?
  4. Describe your academic and career goals: a) What motivates you to excel in your major? b) How will your experiences at California State University, Northridge guide you in your future endeavors?
  5. Describe your scholarly development: What types of activities are you involved in, on and off campus? How have your experiences, accomplishments and/or obstacles in your life or in school influenced your academic and career path?
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