Domestic Non-Resident Program

(Current Academic Year Award) Fall 2021: The Domestic Non-Resident Program will be awarded to domestic non-resident students who are dedicated to the university and want to pursue their graduate education at CSUN. Award recipients will be chosen on the basis of a personal statement, a letter of recommendation, and a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Award is intended for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Award Amount: $1000 for the academic year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a master’s or doctorate degree program.
  • Applicants may not be a resident of California.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of a 3.5 or higher.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in 6 units or more for the current Fall 2021 term.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a financial need.
  • Applicants must have a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application on file for the current academic year.
  • Applicants must request one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or employer (no personal letters).
  • Applicants must submit a personal statement (maximum one page, double-spaced) in which you provide a response to a provided prompt.
  • Applicants must submit a copy of all unofficial transcripts.
  • Recipients must participate in CSUNposium (also known as the Annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium) which will be held in the spring semester.

Not Eligible:

  • Applicants who have previously received this award.
  • Graduate students who plan on graduating at the end of the Fall 2021 term are not eligible to apply as this award will be disbursed during the Spring 2022 term.
  • Any CSU employee or their dependents receiving a university fee waiver are not eligible.

Please note that your recommendation letter, personal statement and unofficial transcripts must be submitted through the myMatador Scholarship system. Your recommender will receive a request to submit the recommendation letter through the system, but please follow up with them to make sure that they submit by the due date.

For questions regarding this scholarship opportunity please contact the Office of Graduate Studies @ (818) 677-2138.

Award
$1000.00
Deadline
02/14/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. I am enrolled in a CSUN master's or doctorate degree program during the Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 terms.
  2. I am currently enrolled in 6 units or more for the Fall 2021 term.
  3. I confirm that I am not a resident of California.
  4. I am a CSU employee or a dependent of a CSU employee receiving a university fee waiver.
  5. I understand that I am required to participate in CSUNposium (also known as the Annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium) which will be held in the spring term.
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