California State University Northridge

Scholarships by California State University Northridge

California State University, Northridge is a vibrant, diverse university community of 38,310 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.

Railway Association of Southern California Scholarship

Since 1996, the Railway Association of Southern California (RASC) has been dedicated to promoting the diverse professions within the railroad industry and sponsoring fellowship among railroad professionals in the Southern Californ...

Master, Bachelor
$3,000
27 April 2024

Urban Studies and Planning Alumni Scholarship

The Urban Studies and Planning Alumni Scholarship is funded by the generous donations of departmental alumni. The scholarship award is intended to recognize a major in urban studies and planning who has demonstrated meaningful ser...

Bachelor
$1,000
29 March 2024

James Ring Scholarship (Undergraduate)

The James H. Ring Undergraduate Scholarship Award was inaugurated during the spring semester of 2001 and offered annually thereafter. This financial award to Urban Studies and Planning majors is made possible through the donation ...

Bachelor
$1,000
29 March 2024

Matching CSM Edison STEM Scholarship

The Matching CSM Edison STEM Scholarship is funded by CSUN Foundation funds matching a gift provided by Southern California Edison. This award was created to support continuing students in STEM fields. ...

Master, Bachelor
$5,000
16 March 2024

CSM Edison STEM Scholarship

The CSM Edison STEM Scholarship is funded by Southern California Edison to support continuing undergraduate students in STEM fields. ...

Bachelor
$5,000
16 March 2024

Wujack Harrison Pre-Med Scholarship

This Wujack Harrison Pre-Med Scholarship is funded by former CSUN President Dianne Harrison & John L. Wujack. To support a continuing student in their senior year who demonstrates the interest and aptitude to pursue a medical ...

Master, Bachelor
$5,000
16 March 2024

Department of Physics & Astronomy Travel Award

The Department of Physics & Astronomy will fund students to travel to a scientific conference. Students must be nominated by a faculty mentor for this Department of Physics & Astronomy Travel Award and must present a talk ...

Master, Bachelor
$2,000
14 March 2024

The Physics and Astronomy Summer Research Grant

This The Physics and Astronomy Summer Research Grant program was established to encourage students to engage in research on campus during the summer months under the direct supervision of a faculty member. Individual student-facul...

Master, Bachelor
$4,000
14 March 2024

Adrian Herzog Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship

This scholarship honors Professor and Physics Department Chair Adrian Herzog, who passed away in early 2001. Professor Herzog arrived at CSUN in 1981 and served as Department Chair from 1996 until his death. He wrote thousands of ...

Master
$2,500
14 March 2024

Paul and Amy Lee Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is endowed by the generous contribution of Professor Paul Lee and his wife Dr. Amy Lee. Professor Lee served in the Department of Physics and Astronomy from 1975 through 2012. He obtained his PhD in 1971 from the ...

Bachelor
$2,500
14 March 2024

C. Y. Liang Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship honors Professor Ching Y. Liang who served as Department Chair for several years before retiring in 1982. He earned a B.S. degree in physics from The National Central University at Nanking, China in 1943. Subseque...

Bachelor
Value unknown
14 March 2024

Betty and Martin Altshiller Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduates

CSUN alumnus, Art Altshiller, created this award to honor his  parents, Betty and Martin Altshiller. Martin Altshiller was a mechanical engineer by profession. He was also a master bridge and chess player. His wife, Betty, was a J...

Bachelor
Value unknown
14 March 2024

Bill Russell Scholarship

Professor Russell was a long-time professor at Pierce College, occasional CSUN instructor, alumni and steadfast friend of the CSUN Geography Department. This scholarship recognizes the efforts of geography students, with high stan...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000

Shoshana Sokol Memorial Award

This Shoshana Sokol Memorial Award is presented in memory of Shoshana Sokol, a former graduate of the Geography Department. Books are particularly important to the Sokol family, and they would love this award to go towards the pur...

Master, Bachelor
$500

Robert Provin Cartography Award

Robert Provin was a lifelong resident of the San Fernando Valley who worked in many capacities for the CSUN Geography Department for more than 40 years. Among other things, Robert filled roles as technical support staff, part-time...

Master, Bachelor
$250

The Geography and Environmental Studies Department Alumni Scholarship

This Geography and Environmental Studies Department Alumni Scholarship is made possible by the generous donations of alumni, former faculty and friends of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000

The Geography Student Scholarship

This Geography Student Scholarship was initially established by Professor Robert Newcomb to recognize students who demonstrate excellence and creativity in their academic work.  Over the years, many alumni and faculty have contrib...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000

The Peterson Morley Award

The Peterson Morley Award is given in honor of Annamarie Peterson Morley, a professor at CSUN from 1965 to 1980, who taught with warmth, grace, humor, and wisdom.  She was an elegant and humane woman, a model for teachers and stud...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000

The Linda Nichols Joseph English Merit Scholarship

In memory of Linda Nichols Joseph, an English major who graduated from CSUN cum laude in 1981, up to four prizes will be awarded every year to undergraduate students. ...

Bachelor
$2,000

Richard Friedman Memorial Scholarship

When Professor Richard Friedman died in 1997, the Department of Economics at Cal State Northridge established a memorial award in his name. Rick was always the friend of students in need. For this reason, they thought he would be ...

Bachelor
$300
13 April 2024

Professor Shirley V. Svorny Scholarship

This scholarship has been dedicated in honor of the late Professor Shirley V. Svorny. During her time at CSUN from 1978 to 2018, Dr. Svorny was a professor of economics where she taught health, labor, and urban economics. In 1996,...

Bachelor
$1,000
13 April 2024

William R. Hosek Achievement Award

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the William R. Hosek Scholarship. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Warner K. Masters Award

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Warner K. Masters Award. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Urasaki Family Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Urasaki Family Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$2,000
6 April 2024

Thomas C. Bloch Endowed Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Thomas C. Bloch Endowed Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Suzanne Schweitzer Zaret Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Suzanne Schweitzer Zaret Scholarship Endowment ...

Bachelor
$2,000
6 April 2024

Stelmar Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Stelmar Scholarship Fund. ...

Bachelor
$2,000
6 April 2024

Mundy Family Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Mundy Family’s Scholarship. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Mundy Family Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Mundy Family’s Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Milt and Debbie Valera Endowment Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Valera Endowment Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Howard and Ellen Press Family Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Howard and Ellen Press Family Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$4,000
6 April 2024

Helmut Bothe Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Helmut Bothe Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Heather J. Briggs Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Heather J. Briggs Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Georgio Family Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Georgio Family Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Fred and Sharon Nigro Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Fred and Sharon Nigro Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$2,000
6 April 2024

Don and Dee Ferrera Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Don and Dee Ferrera Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Dennis and Carrie DeYoung Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the De Young Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Dean's Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Dean’s Scholarship ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

David and Cynthia Malone Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the David and Cynthia Malone Scholarship. ...

Bachelor
$1,000
6 April 2024

Carande Family Scholarship

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics offers the Carande Family Scholarship will provide scholarship support to students who are identified as coming from traditionally underserved populations. ...

Bachelor
$2,000
6 April 2024

The Richard Duenckel - Toluca Lake Garden Club Horticultural Scholarship

The purpose of The Richard Duenckel (Toluca Lake) Garden Club Scholarship is to award one continuing undergraduate or graduate CSUN student. To be considered, you must be enrolled in courses that include the study of botany, horti...

Master, Bachelor
$1,500
1 March 2024

Scholarship in Ecology, Behavior, and Natural History Honoring Jim Dole and Betty Rose

The Scholarship in Ecology, Behavior, and Natural History Honoring Jim Dole and Betty Rose was created to assist undergraduate and graduate students who are conducting research on the ecology, behavior, and/or natural history of t...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000
1 March 2024

Hugo and Irma Oppenheimer Biology Department Award

The Hugo and Irma Oppenheimer Biology Department Award was created to support an undergraduate or graduate Biology student who shows excellence in research and teaching promise. Dr. Steven Oppenheimer, CSUN Emeritus Professor of B...

Master, Bachelor
$200
1 March 2024

Prakriti Suri Memorial Award

The Prakriti Suri Memorial Award was created to support and encourage promising pre-medical students conducting creative, scientific research during the summer months. This scholarship will be awarded a two high-achieving pre-med ...

Bachelor
$2,000
1 March 2024

Dr. Celina Barba-Simic Biology Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Steven Oppenheimer

The Dr. Celina Barba-Simic Biology Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Steven Oppenheimer was created to support an undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need who is conducting laboratory research in the Department of Biology....

Bachelor
$1,000
1 March 2024

Lieberman Family Foundation Biology Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduates

The Lieberman Family Foundation Biology Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduates was created to support undergraduate students majoring in biology. Myron Lieberman graduated from CSUN in 1963 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bi...

Bachelor
$1,000
1 March 2024

Ian and Kathy Leslie Scholarship in Biology

The Ian and Kathy Leslie Scholarship in Biology was created to support a promising undergraduate biology major who works diligently toward earning their degree and achieving their career goals in the life sciences in spite of havi...

Bachelor
$2,000
1 March 2024

Bob and Doris Tracy Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship Award

The Bob and Doris Tracy Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship Award was created to support and encourage first- and second-generation undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Biology who are studying mechanistic natural h...

Bachelor
$1,500
1 March 2024

Bennett-Bickford Biology Scholarship

The Bennett-Bickford Biology Scholarship was created to encourage undergraduate Biology students who are sophomore level and beyond who have attained academic excellence to enter the teaching profession. This scholarship was estab...

Bachelor
$1,000
1 March 2024

Alumni Prize for Undergraduates Research in Biology - Areas of ecology, evolution, ethology or systematics

The Alumni Prize for Undergraduates Research in Biology was created to support undergraduate students. ...

Bachelor
Unknown
1 March 2024

Alumni Prize for Undergraduates Research in Biology - Areas of cellular, molecular, physiological, developmental or microbiology

The Alumni Prize for Undergraduates Research in Biology was created to support undergraduate students doing work in the areas of cellular, molecular, physiological, developmental or microbiology. The donors funding this Alumni Pri...

Bachelor
$1,000
1 March 2024

Sascha Brastoff Foundation Award in Ceramics

The California State University, Northridge Department of Art is pleased to offer a wide variety of scholarships and awards to honor outstanding achievement. ...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000

Ray and Nadia Freed Memorial Scholarship in Photography

The California State University, Northridge Department of Art is pleased to offer a wide variety of scholarships and awards to honor outstanding achievement. ...

Bachelor
$2,000

Creative ARTpreneur Prize

The Creative ARTpreneur Prize is for students enrolled in the University’s Department of Art program. ...

Bachelor
$1,000 or $2,500

CSUN Dreamers Scholarship

At California State University, Northridge they are dedicated to helping students have equal access to higher education by providing resources. The CSUN Dreamers Scholarship offers financial support for undergraduate students not ...

Bachelor
Up to $12,500

University Scholarship

The University Scholarship is one of three programs under the Northridge Scholarship Program.  The University Scholarship award encourages the scholarly development and engagement of continuing CSUN students. Scholarship recipient...

Bachelor
$7,500

Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is one of three programs under the Northridge Scholarship Program. The NSP Presidential Scholarship affords CSUN undergraduate students the opportunity to work with faculty mentors on significant origi...

Bachelor
$10,000

Outstanding Graduating Veteran Award

The California State University, Northridge Outstanding Graduating Veteran Award is given to a student who demonstrates meritorious achievement, strength of character and commitment to service. The award recognizes an extraordinar...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000
1 March 2024

Matador Scholarship Program

The Matador Scholarship program recognizes students who excel academically and who demonstrate financial need (must complete a financial aid application). Over the years, thousands of students have been awarded scholarships throug...

Master, Bachelor
$250 to $8000
1 March 2024

Fly Fishers Club of Orange County Marine Studies Scholarship Fund

The Fly Fishers Club of Orange County was founded in 1966 to further the sport of Fly Fishing. In addition to being a way to meet others who enjoy the sport, there were three goals in mind when the club was founded: Educating the ...

Master, Bachelor
$3,000

Western Union International Student Scholarship

Western Union pioneered the idea of moving money around the world and has been connecting people globally for over 169 years. As one of the world’s leading providers of cross-border business payments, Western Union Business Soluti...

Master, Bachelor
$1,000

CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation established an endowed scholarship fund in 1984 to honor William Randolph Hearst, founder of the Hearst newspaper chain.  In 1999, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation partnered with the CS...

Master, Bachelor
Up to $17,000

Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students

The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 by Mr. Schoettler, who was a successful businessman from Mountain View, California and blind the last eight years of his life. ...

Master, Bachelor
$10,000

Jim Sanders Media and Leadership Scholarship

James Sanders wasn’t known by that name. He wasn’t often called Jim. People working at the television stations in Sacramento, CA; Columbus, OH; San Diego, CA; and San Francisco, CA where he presided as news director knew him as Sa...

Bachelor
$2,500

California Society of Municipal Finance Officers Robert M. Odell Endowed Scholarship in Public Administration

The California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) established the Robert M. O’Dell endowed scholarship fund in April 1987 to honor the former city treasurer of Los Angeles.  The scholarships are awarded on an alternatin...

Master, Bachelor
$2,500

Richard K. Leffingwell Scholarship

After graduating with a bachelor’s of science degree from CSU Northridge, and serving as an officer in the US Army, Richard Leffingwell joined the CSU’s Chancellor’s Office as a member of the trustees’ audit staff.  He directed th...

Master, Bachelor
$3,000

The William & Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship

William Lahey served as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Faculty and Staff Affairs from October 1966 until he retired on June 1986.   He came to the California State University from federal civil service to the position of Statewide Dea...

Master
$10,000

Hampton Scholars Scholarship

Dr. Claudia H. Hampton was the first African American trustee of the California State University. She was on the board for 20 years from 1974 to 1994; serving as chair for three of those years from 1979 to 1981. She was a teacher ...

Master
$4,500

Nathaniel R. and Valerie Dumont Scholarship Fund

The Nathaniel R. And Valerie Dumont Scholarship was established through a bequest in 1993 to assist exemplary students with financial needs, especially those with visual or physical impairments. ...

Bachelor
$4,000

Howard C. Christiansen Endowed Scholarship

The Howard C. Christiansen Trust established an endowed scholarship fund in 2016 for students pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree in the study of engineering. Scholarship nominees for the CSU Trustees’ Award will be reviewed f...

Master, Bachelor
$7,500