Middle Class Scholarship Awards for 2022-2023

September 30, 2022

The Middle-Class Scholarship (MCS) program is designed for families with incomes and assets (each) up to $201,000. MCS award amounts are based on a sliding scale according to family income and the other types of resources you may receive. Learn more at

The California Student Aid Commission will begin notifying eligible students beginning on September 30th.   Eligibility information is sent to CSUN and no further action is required from students.  CSUN anticipates that MCS awards will be posted in mid-November, and students will receive an email to review their awards at that time. 

You must meet all eligibility requirements as well as the March 1st deadline.

Basic Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate and Credential students
  • Students who are eligible to complete a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application
  • California residents or meet AB540 eligibility criteria
  • Meet the Income and Asset Ceilings.