MSP Gene and Deanna Detchemendy Scholarship

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

The Gene and Deanna Detchemendy Scholarship Endowment was established to recognize and reward outstanding student leaders choosing to enhance their collegiate experience through fraternity or sorority life while pursuing their education at California State University, Northridge.

This scholarship is open to matriculated CSUN undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need – established by submitting a FAFSA or CADAA- and exhibit personal traits of leadership, scholarship and integrity.

Students must hold a leadership position within a fraternity or sorority (i.e., Greek letter) at California State University Northridge and have demonstrated service to both the campus and Greek communities.

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 matriculated CSUN undergraduate students who hold a leadership position within their CSUN fraternity or sorority
  • Undergraduates must have a GPA of at least 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.
  • Two letters of recommendation will be submitted on my behalf via the my Matador Scholarship system.
    *One of the two required letters must be submitted from a CSUN faculty member.
  • 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,

Supplemental Questions
  1. I am a member of a Greek Letter student organization chartered on campus that is affiliated with a National Organization and is in good standing with the university and their national organization.
  2. Do you hold a leadership position in your fraternity/sorority?
  3. Fraternity & Sorority Details:
    • State the name of your fraternity or sorority.
    • State your title/position in your fraternity or sorority.
  4. Briefly describe a time in which you exhibited leadership in your chapter. In what ways did that experience benefit you and your chapter?
  5. How has your involvement in a fraternity/sorority enhanced your educational experience at CSUN?
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