MSP Irving Chilstrom Memorial Scholarship

Funds will be awarded for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.

The Irving Chilstrom Memorial Scholarship was established by Irving’s wife, the former Associate Director of Financial Aid, to help students get the aid they need to complete their studies at CSUN.

This scholarship is open to matriculated CSUN EOP students. First-time freshman *undergraduate students entering their first semester this upcoming academic year are highly encouraged to apply*.

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.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to undergraduate EOP students.
  • Must have a GPA greater than or equal to a 3.0.
  • Have a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) on file for the upcoming academic year.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 12 units or more during the Fall & Spring terms of the award year.
  • One letter of recommendation will be submitted on my behalf via the _my_Matador Scholarship 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), hobbies, etc.

Supplemental Questions
  1. I will be an EOP student for the upcoming Fall & Spring terms.
  2. I am a first time Freshman undergraduate student entering my first semester at CSUN for the upcoming academic year.
  3. Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals.
  4. How do you define success?
  5. [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*.
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