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Beat the scholarship deadline

Updated January 14, 2009

Looking for some help to pay your or your children's tuition or get the books for all those classes? CSU offers a wide number of scholarships that can lessen your financial burden. And the best part is it doesn't need to be repaid.

Applying for scholarships

A scholarship is a financial gift awarded based on merit, financial need, and talent.

A CSU Scholarship Application, or CSUSA, now available, must be submitted by March 1 at 11 p.m. (MST) to be considered for the scholarships offered by Student Financial Services, or SFS, numerous CSU academic colleges, and others.

SFS provides a special guide for incoming freshmen called “Invest in Your Journey” and an online scholarship guide for incoming freshmen and transfer/currently enrolled students.

University scholarships

All university scholarships require recipients to be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status. A full list of scholarships and their eligibility requirements can be found online. Scholarships include:

  • Creative and Performing Arts Award
  • First Generation Award
  • Monfort Scholarship
  • Presidential Scholarship, Provost's Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship (for nonresident, high school students, class of 2009)

Students First scholarships

These scholarships focus on students who have a financial need, demonstrate a progression towards their degree, and meet other criteria. Below are some of the scholarships listed in the extensive collection found on the SFS website.

  • Carl and Harriet Gilman Memorial Scholarship
  • Harold B. and Sylvia F. Joy Scholarship
  • Paul E. Lilyblade Memorial Scholarship
  • Margery Monfort Wilson Scholarship

Scholarships in academic colleges

The eight academic colleges at CSU provide their own scholarships, in addition to the university’s scholarships. For more details on specific scholarships offered, visit their websites.