Jewish Studies Scholarship

CSUN students who have taken or are currently enrolled in a Jewish Studies course are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must agree to enroll in an additional Jewish Studies course during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Please click the following link to view qualifying courses:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • One letter of recommendation must be requested and submitted via the my Matador Scholarships Portal
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 12 units or more during the Fall & Spring terms.
  • Students must have a 2022-2023 FAFSA or California Dream Act Application on file to apply.

*Please contact Jennifer Thompson at should you have questions regarding this scholarship opportunity.

Supplemental Questions
  1. I have applied for Financial Aid for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  2. Write a 500-word essay in which you address these three topics: (1) the impact of the Jewish Studies course you have already taken on your learning, outlook, and/or personal development; (2) how you would like a future Jewish Studies course to benefit you academically and personally; (3) why this scholarship is important for you.
  3. I am currently enrolled in, or have already taken, a course with significant Jewish Studies content. Please click the following link for qualifying courses:
  4. Please upload: Degree Progress Report
  5. Please request: Academic letter of recommendation