Scholarships

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.

Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

T. Clark Hull Public Service Scholarship


Award: $500 - one award for incoming Southern Connecticut State University students

Criteria for Eligibility:

  1. Resident of Connecticut
  2. Available to graduating high school seniors from public or private institutions
  3. Targeted to students who demonstrate leadership and/or volunteer commitment to school or community
  4. Student must be accepted for full time admission to one of the four state universities.
  5. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (A = 4.0)
  6. Student must demonstrate financial need
  7. The University will confirm both the applicant’s financial need through review of the FAFSA and their GPA through review of their transcript before final selection by the CSCU Foundation
  8. The University will confirm both the applicant’s financial need through review of the FAFSA and their GPA through review of their transcript before final selection by the CSCU Foundation
Application

Ted Martocchio Scholarship (building and trades union)


Award: $1,000 – one award

Criteria for Eligibility:

  1. Resident of Connecticut
  2. Student must be the child of a member of the CT State Building and Trades Union
  3. Available to graduating high school seniors from public or private institutions
  4. Student must be accepted for full time admission at one of the four state universities
  5. Student must have a minimum 2.75 GPA (A = 4.0)
  6. Student must demonstrate financial need
  7. Examples of leadership or volunteer commitment encouraged but not required.
  8. The University will confirm both the applicant’s financial need through review of the FAFSA and their GPA through review of their transcript before final selection by the CSCU Foundation.
Application

Pratt and Whitney Science and Technology Scholarship


Award: $1,000 – one award for incoming Central Connecticut State University students

Criteria for Eligibility:

  1. Resident of Connecticut
  2. Available to graduating high school seniors from public or private institutions
  3. Student must be accepted for full time admission to Central Connecticut State University
  4. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (A = 4.0)
  5. Demonstrated an interest and excellence in science or technology
  6. Student must demonstrate financial need
  7. Examples of leadership or volunteer commitment encouraged but not required
  8. The University will confirm both the applicant’s financial need through review of the FAFSA and their GPA through review of their transcript before final selection by the CSCU Foundation
Application

The Tulisano Humanitarian Award Scholarship


Award: $1,000 – one award

Criteria for Eligibility:

  1. Student must be a resident of Rocky Hill, Connecticut graduating from an accredited public or private high school
  2. Student must be accepted for full time admission at any of the four state universities
  3. Student must have a record of academic progress
  4. Students must have record of public service, community involvement, and extracurricular activities
  5. Student must possess demonstrated leadership qualities
  6. Student must demonstrate financial need
  7. The University will confirm both the applicant’s financial need through review of the FAFSA and their GPA through review of their transcript before final selection by the CSCU Foundation
Application

Transfer Student Scholarships

Donofrio Family Science Scholarship


Award: $2,000 – one award

Criteria for Eligibility:

  1. Resident of Connecticut
  2. Must be accepted for full time admission at one of the four state universities
  3. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (A = 4.0)
  4. Must be a female or a minority student traditionally underrepresented in science a field that has completed his/her associate degree at a CSCU Community College and plans to matriculate directly to one of state universities to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the physical sciences.
  5. Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  6. Examples of leadership or volunteer commitment encouraged but not required
  7. Applicant must provide a reference from a faculty sponsor
  8. The University will confirm both the applicant’s financial need through review of the FAFSA and their GPA through review of their transcript before final selection by the CSCU Foundation
  9. Award is renewable for one year based on academic performance (3.0 or better)
Application

James Frost Scholarship


Award: $5,000 – one award

Criteria for Eligibility:

  1. Resident of Connecticut
  2. Must be accepted for full time admission at one of four state universities
  3. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (A = 4.0)
  4. Must be a student who has completed his/her Associate’s degree at a CSCU Community
  5. College and plans to matriculate directly to one of state universities to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the arts and sciences
  6. Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  7. Applicant must provide a reference from a faculty sponsor
  8. The University will confirm both the applicant’s financial need through review of the FAFSA and their GPA through review of their transcript before final selection by the CSCU Foundation
  9. Award is renewable for one year based on academic performance (3.0 or better)
Application