Honors Scholarships

The Honors Program has a limited number of full and half merit scholarships covering all or part of in-state tuition and student fees. These scholarships may be held for up to eight terms, with awards and renewals based on academic excellence.

For more information on the Honors Program, refer to the Special Programs section of this catalog. For information on scholarships, please contact Dr. Paul Petterson, director of the Honors Program, DiLoreto Hall, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050.

CCSU Foundation Scholarships

The CCSU Foundation, Inc. offers a limited number of scholarships to CCSU students only. A complete listing of these scholarships can be found on the University’s website at This link 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. 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. Students must be registered for courses in order to receive scholarship.

In order to apply for these scholarships, an applicant must be a matriculated student or accepted for admission as a matriculated student at CCSU. The application period runs from approximately November 1 through February 15 annually. Applications must be submitted online. A CCSU ID# is required to access the online application form.

Copies of the completed applications are forwarded to the appropriate faculty review committees where the selections are determined and then forwarded to the University Scholarship Committee for approval. 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.

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