Hugo and Irma Oppenheimer Student Award

(2019-2020 Academic Year Award) Fall 2019 graduates are welcome to apply. The Hugo and Irma Oppenheimer Student Award was created to support an undergraduate or graduate student of any major in Science or Mathematics who shows interest/skill in research and teaching.

Dr. Steven Oppenheimer, CSUN Emeritus Professor of Biology, established this Award in honor of his parents, Hugo and Irma Oppenheimer. The Oppenheimers left Germany to escape the Nazis in in 1939 and emigrated to the U.S., settling in Brooklyn, New York, where Dr. Oppenheimer was born in 1944.

*Opportunity is open to students from any department in the College of Science and Math.

Applicants:

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at CSUN for any part of the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Must demonstrate excellence in research such as publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals. They should also show interest in and potential for excellence in teaching at the
    university, college, or K–12 levels.
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a CSUN faculty member, that should highlight (1) applicants academic Accomplishments; (2) excellence in research; and (3) the demonstration of interest in and potential for excellence in teaching at the university, college, or K–12 levels.

Note: If you are receiving financial aid (including loans), your financial aid award may be adjusted if you receive this scholarship. Please speak to a financial aid counselor during walk-in hours to get a detailed overview about your individual situation.

*If selected as the scholarship recipient, I agree to write a thank-you letter to the donor(s) and be willing to meet with the donor(s) or designee(s).

*Please contact Sonia Martinez at migdonia.martinez@csun.edu should you have any questions regarding this scholarship opportunity.

Award
$200.00
Deadline
02/29/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. I am a student from a department within the College of Science and Math.
  2. I demonstrate excellence in research such as publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals and show interest in and potential for excellence in teaching at the university, college, or K–12 levels.
  3. If selected as the recipient, I agree to write a thank-you letter to the donor(s) and will be willing to meet with the donor(s) or designee(s).
  4. Please request: A letter of recommendation from a CSUN faculty member, that should highlight (1) applicants academic Accomplishments; (2) excellence in research; and (3) the demonstration of interest in and potential for excellence in teaching at the university, college, or K–12 levels.
  5. Please request: A letter of recommendation that highlights (1) the applicants academic Accomplishments; (2) excellence in research; and (3) the demonstration of interest in and potential for excellence in teaching at the university, college, or K–12 levels.