Financial Aid Office


CCSU Scholarships

Undergraduate Students

You can learn more about the University's scholarships by visiting and (for Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics Majors). 

Our admission's office will offer incoming freshman a scholarship in the amount of $3000, $2000, or $1000 based off of SAT and GPA scores. They will also review transfer students for a scholarship in the amount of $2000 or $1000 based on GPA.

Graduate Students

A variety of Graduate/Professional student scholarships are available by visiting

NOTE:  In order to apply for these scholarships, you must be an accepted for admission as a matriculated student at CCSU. A CCSU BlueNet username and password is required to complete the application. 

Private Scholarships

Private scholarships funds provided by donors outside the University.

The internet is one of the best ways to identify private scholarship opportunities. Free scholarship search services are compiled on

Nearly every town or city has service organizations that offer college students financial assistance. Find out from the various organizations in the community if they have scholarships available.

If you receive a scholarship from a group or individual, inform them of your gratitude and your progress. A letter of thanks goes far toward encouraging renewal of these awards.

Students are required to report all private scholarships they expect to receive to the Financial Aid Office.

Websites to search for Scholarships and Scholarship information

State of Connecticut: This is the primary website of the State of Connecticut listing available financial aid resources. It is comprehensive including scholarships and resources for all students - dislocated, graduate, tuition assistance, specific occupations, sports participation, veterans, students with disabilities, and community organizations and non-profit foundations.

Other Scholarships Search site: Fast Web