Change Lives, Grow Careers, and Inspire Others!

The Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU) Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides financial support for students. We assist students in obtaining enhanced access to quality education and training anchored on the 12 community college campuses, four state universities, and Charter Oak State College's virtual platform. If you would like to partner with us or personalize your legacy by changing lives, growing a student’s career, and inspiring others, please contact Helen G. Sneed, our Board President.

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Awards & Scholarships

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Barnard Awards

12 outstanding college seniors who attend Central, Eastern, Southern and Western Connecticut State Universities are honored each academic year by the CSCU Foundation during the annual Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards Banquet.

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Asset 2


Scholarships are available for incoming freshman, transfer students from the community colleges to the universities and current university students. All scholarships are for residents of Connecticut and dependent on financial need.

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