Nazarian College Scholarships

2023-2024 Academic Year Award

The Nazarian College Scholarships will recognize students of excellence, both in terms of life experiences and academics, in the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.

The College has one application that will apply to the following scholarships:

  • Carande Family Scholarship
  • David and Cynthia Malone Scholarship
  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Dennis and Carrie DeYoung Scholarship
  • Don and Deanna Ferrera Scholarship
  • Fred and Sharon Nigro Scholarship
  • Georgio Family Scholarship
  • Heather J. Briggs Scholarship
  • Helmut Bothe Scholarship
  • Howard and Ellen Press Family Scholarship
  • Marian Gould Scholarship
  • Milt and Debbie Valera Endowment Scholarship
  • Mundy Family’s Scholarship
  • Stelmar Scholarship Fund
  • Stewart Monte Lovett Scholarship
  • Thomas C. Bloch Endowed Scholarship
  • Warner K. Masters Award
  • William R. Hosek Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have declared a business or economics major at time of application and during the award year.
  • Must have a GPA greater than or equal to a 2.20.
  • Full-time enrollment for undergraduate students is considered to be 15 units (12 units for financial aid and certain external legal requirements).
    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.
  • Must provide a transcript of academic work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  • Must complete a required essay question (Maximum 300 words).
  • Must upload a student resume (maximum two pages, 12-point font, double spaced).

    An award dinner will be held by the College for all the awardees on Wednesday, April 26th.

    Should you have questions regarding this scholarship opportunity, please contact Gladis Escalera at

Please note:

  • If you are receiving Financial Aid (including loans), your financial aid award(s) may be adjusted if you receive a scholarship amount that exceeds your financial aid total limit. Speak to a financial aid counselor during walk-in hours to get a detailed overview about your individual situation.

Supplemental Questions
  1. I am a Business and/or Economics major.
  2. I understand that I must be currently enrolled in 15 units for the current term as well as for the Fall 2023 term to be considered for this award.
  3. If selected to receive this award, I understand that I must attend an award dinner to be held by the College on Wednesday, April 26th, 2023.
  4. I am a first generation college student.
  5. I am a student at the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics as a Business major.
  6. I am a transfer student from community college.
  7. I am a minority student at CSUN.
  8. I am a Student Athlete or involved in Matador Sports at CSUN.
  9. I am a CSUN student pursing a CPA designation.
  10. I am an international student who completed a High School education in a foreign country.
  11. I am adopted or grew up in foster care.
  12. I am a CSUN student who is employed and working a job on or off campus.
  13. I am in Business Honors.
  14. I am a CSUN EOP student.
  15. I am involved in on-campus student government, clubs, organizations, or campus community service.
  16. I am involved in community leadership or service outside of CSUN.
  17. I am a Pell grant or a Cal grant recipient.
  18. GPA:
    • GPA will be system verified: please enter your current CSUN GPA.
    • GPA will be system verified: please enter your current cumulative GPA.
  19. Essay: This essay should relate to a true story of a valuable life experience (e.g., an important event in your life, a difficulty you had to face, a hard choice you were required to make, etc.) It should describe what you learned from the experience, and how the experience has helped you to become a better person. Please also explain how the scholarship will help you be successful in college.
  20. Resume upload: This resume should describe: a) educational experiences (e.g., high school and college) b) work experiences c) life experiences (the major part of your resume should describe your involvement in such things as volunteer activities, sports activities, STEM-related activities, travel experiences, hobbies, etc.)
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