International Graduate Student Program

(Current Academic Year Award) Fall 2021:The International Graduate Student Program will be awarded to continuing international graduate students. Recipients of this award will each receive $1,000.00. Award recipients will be chosen on the basis of a personal statement, a letter of recommendation, and a minimum GPA of 3.5. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student for the academic year.

Award is intended for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Award Amount: $1000 for the academic year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants & recipients must be in F-1 student status.
  • Applicants must have a 3.50 GPA or higher.
  • Applicants must be a continuing matriculated F-1 student enrolled in a master’s or doctorate program.
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at CSUN (8 units) for the academic year.
  • Applicants must submit a personal statement (maximum one page, double-spaced) in which you provide a response to a provided prompt.
  • Applicants must request one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or employer (no personal letters).
  • Applicants must submit a copy of all CSUN 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:

  • 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.
  • Applicants who have previously received this award.
  • New incoming international graduate students.

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 enrolled in 8 units or more.
  3. I am a new incoming international graduate student.
  4. 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.
  5. Personal Statement: Please describe your motivation for pursuing a graduate degree in the United States and specifically at California State University, Northridge.
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