Associated Students Sandra Abrams Scholarship

2024-2025 Academic Year Award

Sandra (Sandy) Abrams was the Director of the AS Children’s Center for 8 years. Sandy consistently throughout her career, demonstrated a love for children and dedication to children’s education and development. Sandy worked tirelessly throughout her tenure with AS to ensure that our Children’s Center program, it’s families and staff had access to the exemplary education and care, delivered at the highest possible level of service.

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 continuing CSUN student who has completed at least one full term.
  2. I am a single parent with sole custody/responsibility for my child/children.
  3. Which major are you pursuing at CSUN? How will your degree benefit your child (children)?
  4. What types of activities are you involved in, on and off campus? How have your experiences, accomplishments and/or obstacles in your life or in school influenced your academic and career path?
  5. [MSP 1] 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*.