MSP CSUN Dreamers Scholarship

Funds will be awarded for the 2022-2023 AY.

At California State University, Northridge we are dedicated to helping students have equal access to higher education by providing resources. The CSUN Dreamers Scholarship offers financial support for undergraduate students not eligible for the full range of federal financial aid typically available to students.

This scholarship is open to CSUN undergraduate students who have an approved California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request (AB 540 Affidavit) on file with the University.

Award Amounts:

  • Scholarships of $2,500 for the academic year to students enrolled in 12 units or more. Eligible students may apply for this award up to four years.
  • Scholarships of $1,250 for the academic year to students enrolled in less than 12 units. Eligible students may apply for this award up to four years. Must be enrolled at least half-time.
  • Scholarships of $12,500 for the academic year for students residing in Student Housing. Full-time students may receive this award one time only.

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.

How to Apply

  • Complete the confidential online scholarship application on myMatadorScholarships: csun.edu/scholarships

First-time freshman undergraduate students entering their first semester are highly encouraged to apply!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to matriculated CSUN undergraduate students with an approved California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request (AB 540 Affidavit) on file with the University. For information on this process, go to https://www.csun.edu/admissions-records/residency-csu-tuition
  • Student must have a completed Dream Act Application on file for the award year being applied for. The application to apply is located at https://www.csac.ca.gov/post/resources-california-dream-act-application
  • Undergraduate students must have a CSUN GPA of at least 2.5.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 6 units or more during the Fall & Spring terms of the award year.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in at least 12 units or more per term to be considered for the full-time and Student Housing awards.

Award
$1,250 -$12,500
Deadline
08/19/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. I have an approved California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request (AB 540 Affidavit) on file with the University.
  2. Did you received the CSUN Dreamers Scholarship for the Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 terms?
  3. Do you plan to live in University Student Housing for the Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 terms?
  4. CSUN Dreamers Housing Award Supplemental Questions:
    • Have you previously received the CSUN Dreamers Housing Award?
    • If so, what academic year did you receive the CSUN Dreamers Housing Award?
  5. Describe your academic and career goals and how you plan to achieve them.
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