Associated Students Jennifer De La Torre Scholarship

2024-2025 Academic Year Award

In 1983, Jennifer De La Torre was hired as the Head Teacher and subsequently the position was re-named Assistant Director of the Children’s Center. During her time at California State University, Northridge, Jennifer served as interim director of the center on at least four separate occasions. Jennifer De La Torre served CSUN student parents and their children for more than 33 years with distinction affecting thousands of lives in a most positive way. The Associated Students created this scholarship to recognize the quantity and quality of service of Jennifer De La Torre here at California State University, Northridge.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a continuing matriculated CSUN undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Undergraduate students must have a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Graduate students must have a GPA of at least 3.5.
  • Must be a parent of dependent children
  • Must have a FAFSA or California Dream Act application on file for the upcoming academic year.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in 12 units* or more during the Fall & Spring terms of the award year.
  • Graduate students must enroll in a minimum of 6 units* (8 units preferred) or more during the Fall & Spring terms of the award year.
    * 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.
  • One letter of recommendation must be requested through the my Matador Scholarship system. .
  • A reception will be held in your honor by Associated Students within the beginning of the Fall semester. Scholarship recipient will be sent an invitation in early Fall.

Please note:
If you receive 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 of your individual situation.

Associated Students
Supplemental Questions
  1. I am a single parent with sole custody/responsibility for my child/children.
  2. I am a continuing CSUN student who has completed at least one full term.
  3. Do you plan to enroll full-time during the Fall 2024 - Spring 2025 academic year?
  4. Tell us about your financial need and your determination to persist and graduate in a timely manner.
  5. Which major are you pursuing at CSUN? How will your degree benefit your child (children)?
  6. [MSP 2] Please request: A letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, counselor, or community leader - who can attest to your meritorious performance and personal strengths and can assess your potential for academic and career success. The letter should include a signature, title, and contact information. The letter should be addressed to: *Award Selection Committee*.
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