Scholarships at CSU: we support you

At Colorado State University, we offer different scholarships to help fund your studies. Whether you are applying for an undergraduate degree or graduate degree, there are a variety of scholarships available. See how we can help you achieve your academic goals:

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

To find out whether you are eligible to apply, you'll need to take a look at the requirements for each individual scholarship. If you are not eligible for one particular scholarship, there may be another you can apply for instead.

What types of scholarship are available?

GPA Only Scholarship

This merit-based scholarship is available to students who enroll directly into a degree program without completing a Pathway program first. The maximum value paid per year is $8,000.

For information on CSU Merit-Based scholarships visit the CSU scholarships page.

Maximum value

$32,000

Eligibility

Directly admitted first-time freshmen with 3.3+ GPA

GPA & SAT Scholarship

This merit-based scholarship is available to students who enroll directly into a degree program without completing a Pathway program first. The maximum value paid per year is $10,000.

For information on CSU Merit-Based scholarships visit the CSU scholarships page.

Maximum value

$40,000

Eligibility

Directly admitted first-time freshmen with:

  • 3.3+ GPA
  • 1200+ SAT^ or 25+ ACT

^Redesigned SAT scores. To convert scores prior to May 2016, visit collegereadiness.collegeboard.org.

Scholarships are automatically available to international students with qualifying SAT/ACT scores and GPA. International students without SAT/ACT will be evaluated for scholarship qualification.

Honors Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who enroll directly into an Honors degree program without completing a Pathway program first. The maximum value paid per year is $1,000.

For information on CSU Merit-Based scholarships visit the CSU scholarships page.

Maximum value

$4,000

Eligibility

Directly admitted first-time freshmen admitted to an Honors program.

Ram Transfer Scholarship

This is a merit-based scholarship with competitive selection. It's available to students who enroll directly into a degree program without completing a Pathway program first. The maximum value paid per year is $5,000.

For information on CSU Merit-Based scholarships visit the CSU scholarships page.

Maximum value

$10,000

Eligibility

Non-resident transfers pursuing first bachelor's degree

How much money is on offer?

The amount of money available through scholarships can vary. Remember that a scholarship will only cover some of your tuition fees. You will still have to fund your remaining tuition fees and your accommodation, insurance, visa and other living costs in full.

What is the process of applying for a scholarship?

Students must submit a completed CSU application for scholarship consideration. No additional scholarship application is required. For full details, including deadlines, visit: sfs.colostate.edu/scholarships.

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