Admissions

Merit Scholarships

The following merit scholarships are available to incoming Fall 2020 freshmen upon admission to WCSU. Incoming students who have been accepted by February 1st and meet the below criteria will be considered. Students who are accepted as SAT Optional are not eligible for the scholarships described below.

Presidential Merit Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to students with the highest standard of scholastic achievement. It covers up to in-state tuition and fees not including program, course specific, or other miscellaneous fees, renewable each semester for four years.

Conditions:

  • 1340 minimum SAT (math and reading) or 29 ACT composite
  • 92 minimum high school GPA
  • Recipients must maintain 3.2 GPA at Western with full-time course load
  • Must remain active in Kathwari Honors Program

Note:  This fund, in combination with other grants, scholarships, and educational assistance awarded to you, may not exceed direct university billed cost(s) of Tuition & Fees and Room & Board (if you are living on campus).

Connecticut State University Trustee Scholarship

The Trustee Scholarship awards $4,000 annually. It is renewable each year for four years.

Conditions:

  • 1290 SAT (math and reading) or 27 ACT composite
  • 90 minimum high school GPA
  • Recipients must maintain 3.0 GPA at Western with full-time course load
  • Must accept preliminary semester in Kathwari Honors Program

Note:  This fund, in combination with other grants, scholarships, and educational assistance awarded to you, may not exceed direct university billed cost(s) of Tuition & Fees and Room & Board (if you are living on campus).

Honors Scholarship

The Honors Scholarship awards $2,000 annually. It is renewable each year for four years.

Conditions:

  • 1200 minimum SAT(math and reading)  or 25 ACT composite
  • 88 minimum high school GPA
  • Recipients must maintain 3.0 GPA at Western with full-time course load
  • Must accept preliminary semester in Kathwari Honors Program

Note:  This fund, in combination with other grants, scholarships, and educational assistance awarded to you, may not exceed direct university billed cost(s) of Tuition & Fees and Room & Board (if you are living on campus).

 

Updated as of 10/31/19

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Endowed Scholarships
Available Grants