Nazarian Alumni Chapter Scholarship

2023-2024 Academic Year Award

This Scholarship was established to assist first-generation students, with a drive for community involvement, in academic and professional endeavors.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to both Undergraduate and Graduate students majoring in a department of the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics – all disciplines
  • Junior, Seniors or Graduate Students graduating Spring 2024
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 9 units or more
  • Graduate students must enroll in 6 units or more
  • Cumulative GPA must be greater than or equal to 3.5 or higher on 4.0 scale at the time of application and disbursement of funds
  • Must have a current FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) on file for the upcoming academic year.
  • Upload a copy of current CSUN unofficial transcripts.
  • Upload a copy of your student resume
  • Request one letter of recommendation via the myMatadors Scholarship portal.
  • Essay prompt
  • All recipients of this award agree to submit a thank you letter in order for award to disburse.

Should you have questions regarding this scholarship opportunity, please contact Hannah Labra at or 818-677-7580.

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. Are you the very first individual from your immediate family to attend a four year university?
  2. List your current employment in and/or outside of the home with an estimated number of hours you work per week.
  3. List your involvement, including approximate dates, with any school based clubs, service organizations, and/or personal volunteer time. If you were unable to be a volunteer please provide a brief description as to why.
  4. In approximately 400 words, please explain your career plans, why you chose this career path, and the impact you’d like to make to future CSUN students and alumni.
  5. Please upload: A copy of your unofficial CSUN transcripts
  6. Please upload: a resume that should include: a) educational experiences (e.g., high school and college) b) work experiences (since graduating from high school) c) life experiences (the major part of your resume should focus on your life experiences, and should describe your involvement in such things as volunteer activates, sports activities, travel experiences, hobbies, etc.)
  7. Please request: A letter of recommendation from a (teacher/professor, advisor, or community leader, staff member) who can attest to the candidate's meritorious performance and personal strengths and assess the nominee’s potential for success
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