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Graduate Student Awards

Association of Retired Faculty (ARF) Graduate Project/Thesis Memorial Award

2020 Award Recipients (.pdf)

The purpose of the award is to recognize excellent scholarship and provide financial support for graduate student creative activities that are a required part of a master's program. Four awards of $2000 each will be given. Two or more students working on the same project may apply for an award, submitting one application. If a joint project is chosen for an award, the money will be divided, and one presentation will be given. In the following application directions, “project” refers to a required culminating experience in a CSUN master's program. For questions concerning this award or application procedure, please contact the ARF Awards Committee Chair Dr. Timothy Fox

Application Available in Spring 2021


Nathan O. Freedman Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate Student

2020 Award Recipient - Crystal Venegas, M.A. in Psychology, Clinical Psychology Option

This annual award is presented to an outstanding graduate student who has completed or will be completing degree requirements by May 22, 2020. The determining factors for the award are based on a record of distinguished scholarship, a minimum GPA of 3.5, two letters of recommendation, and contributions to the field. The award recipient will receive $3,000 and will be announced at Honors Convocation. For questions concerning this award or application procedure, please contact Gloria Rocklin

Application Available in Spring 2021

 

Robert H. Schiffman Memorial Award for Outstanding Research Promise

2020 Award Recipient - Juan Aragon y Taverso, M.S. in Biology

The purpose of the award is to recognize a graduate student who shows promise in scholarship, research or creative activity. This program is available to students enrolled in a master's degree program only. Applicants must be in earlier stages of conducting research or creative activity for their culminating experience (e.g. thesis or graduate project). Applicants must be returning to CSUN for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recipient of this award will receive $750. For questions concerning this award or application procedure, please contact Gloria Rocklin

Application Available in Spring 2021

 

If you would like to request a copy of the 2020 Graduate Student Award Recipients list, please email Gloria Rocklin.