Academic excellence doesn't have to be expensive.
CCSU offers a tradition of academic excellence, with a wide selection of academic programs. With tuition more than 30% below the national average for state schools, CCSU remains one of the best values in higher education. We are committed to making it possible for more students to access and afford a quality university education from a recognized institution of higher learning. As part of this commitment, CCSU offers a wide range of scholarship programs to help deserving students finance their degrees. Whatever your economic and academic background, we strongly encourage you to apply for scholarships today.
To the links are to the scholarships offered by the CCSU Foundation. These links will open pages which describe the scholarships that are available to students at Central Connecticut State University. For each scholarship listed, there is a brief description of the criteria for eligibility and special application instructions, if any. Where applicable, the required academic major, minor, or concentration appears in brackets [ ] next to the scholarship name, Please pay strict attention the academic requirements and to the criteria description and apply only for those scholarships for which you are eligible.
The online application period is now open and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on February 19, 2013.
Unless otherwise noted, applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 19, 2013 to be considered. In most cases, scholarship applications are reviewed annually in the spring semester and awarded for the following academic year. The process takes place only once a year.
Copies of the completed applications will be forwarded to the appropriate review committees where the selections are determined and then forwarded to the University Scholarship Committee for approval.
Scholarship award amounts vary and range anywhere from $100 to full in-state tuition. Generally, scholarship awards of $1,000 or less are applied to fall semester charges. Scholarship awards greater than $1,000 are normally split evenly between the fall and spring semesters.
NOTE: In order to apply for these scholarships, you must be a matriculated student or accepted for admission as a matriculated student at CCSU. A CCSU BlueNet username and password is required to complete the application.
CONTINUING STUDENTS: Use your BlueNet username and password to log in to the Online Scholarship Application.
INCOMING (NEW) STUDENTS: Once you have a CCSU ID number, go to: https://webapps.ccsu.edu/accounts/ to activate your BlueNet account and receive your BlueNet username.
You may submit only one application but you can apply for multiple scholarships using the single application. When you enter the application site, you may save an unfinished application and return later to complete it. The application is not considered complete until you click on "Submit." Once you "Submit" the application, you may not return to edit it.
The information contained on these pages is subject to change without notice.
Links to other scholarship opportunities and information:
Student Government Association Scholarships: Each year the Student Government Association offers a series of scholarships awarded in a variety of categories ranging in amount. Visit the Student Government Association Office on the 2nd floor of the Student Center for more details about requirements and to pick up an application packet.
For information on the Honors Program.
For information on the Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics Scholarship Program.
CCSU Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 612
New Britain, CT 06050-0612
Phone: (860) 832-1740
Fax: (860) 832-2585
Information on Private Scholarships