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  1. Applicants must have completed an associate, bachelors or master's degree at Columbus State University.
  2. Applicants must be active donors to the CSU Fund.
  3. Applicants must be admitted to a degree program, enrolled and have a 3.0 GPA.
  4. Applicants must complete an application form.


Selection of the recipient will be based on financial need and academic potential. The scholarship will be for $1,500 to be applied to the recipient's tuition and fees each semester over one academic year. Semesters enrolled are not required to be consecutive. Should funds not be expended during the academic year, an extension of one additional semester may be granted to the recipient upon written request. The amount awarded each semester will be $375 for students enrolled in three hours of classes, or $750 for students enrolled in six or more hours of classes.


May 15


Yes, the scholarship is renewable upon re-application, with renewal based on financial need and academic progress and fund availability. Each recipient is limited to a maximum lifetime Alumni Scholarship award of $3,000.


CSU Alumni Office
(706) 507-8956


Application Procedure:
Complete the CSU Alumni Association Scholarship Application.

Applications will be screened by the Alumni Scholarship Committee, which may select applicants to be interviewed. The Alumni Scholarship Committee will make the final decisions.

Columbus State University Alumni Association Scholarship Application
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