The CSUN Financial Aid and Scholarship Department promotes access to higher education by delivering accurate funding to eligible students in a timely manner. As we fulfill this mission, we educate students through outreach and counseling about life-skills and how to access and manage resources. We support students with empathy and encourage civic responsibility, accountability, and financial well-being from a holistic approach.
Through our work we express the following values: respect, fairness, flexibility, integrity, patience, empathy, tolerance, inclusion and sustainability.
Linda Brignoni is the director of the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department. Ms. Brignoni provides leadership and guidance to the department and has more than 33 years of experience in the financial aid field as well as education-related experience in the nonprofit and private sector. She earned her bachelor's degree in sociology and her master's degree in foundations of education from CSUN.