MSP Robert B. and Linda S. Axel Scholarship Endowment

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

Robert (College of Business and Economics ’64) and Linda (College of Education ’65) met while attending California State University, Northridge. As CSUN represents much in their personal history, they are creating a scholarship endowment. Bob spent 37 years as a Superior Court Judge for Los Angeles Superior Court. Linda taught and ultimately ended up being introduced to the industry. They have two children and five grandchildren. They are still close with friends from their CSUN days. Through the Robert B. and Linda S. Scholarship Endowment, Robert and Linda, wish to provide scholarships to CSUN students.

This scholarship is open to students who demonstrate financial need, determined by your submitted FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (CADAA).

The Robert B. and Linda S. Axel Scholarship Endowment will award the following scholarships:

*One scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education.
*One scholarship will be awarded to a student in the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.

Any change to your enrollment status resulting in less than required enrollment for any term within the award year will result in a cancellation of your award.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to CSUN undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Undergraduate students must have a GPA of at least a 3.0.
  • Graduate students must have a GPA of at least a 3.5.
  • Must have a FAFSA or California Dream Act application 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.
  • Graduate students must enroll in a minimum of 6 units (8 units preferred) or more during the Fall & Spring terms of the award year.
  • Must demonstrate involvement and leadership in off/on campus community service and/or extracurricular activities.
  • One letter of recommendation must be requested through the my Matador Scholarship system.
  • 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.

*A letter of gratitude will be required from selected award recipients.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Briefly describe your extracurricular activities on campus:
  2. Describe your off/on campus community service involvement and/or leadership experience:
  3. What does it mean to be a CSUN Matador? How do you uphold these traits and/or values?
  4. [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*.
  5. Please upload: A copy of your resume/CV (Please review help text)