Scholarship Information


The information contained on this web page is brought to you by the Office of Student Financial Aid. Should you find a scholarship opportunity through this web page that you wish to pursue please closely follow the directions of the grantor of that scholarship to ensure the timely processing of your application.

Any scholarship opportunity or service that offers to find you scholarship money for a fee should be avoided. For information regarding "scams" you may come across on the Internet please visit the U.S. Department of Education web page concerning  Scholarship Scams.


Procedures for Reporting Scholarships,

Stipends and Other Forms of Gift Aid

All scholarships, grants, stipends and other forms of gift aid awarded to and/or

received by a student must be reported to the CSU Scholarship Coordinator.

CSU Merit Scholarships

Chicago State University recognizes the importance of a quality education and is dedicated to helping students find a way to achieve their higher education goals.  To help in this effort, Chicago State University offers merit-based scholarships to academically talented students.  CSU Merit Scholarships are awarded to qualified students who apply early. Additionally, please keep in mind that all Merit Scholarship recipients are required to complete on-line enrichment workshops.


Chicago Regional College Program (CRCP)

A unique partnership between Chicago State University and UPS (United Parcel Service)


Chicago State University Presidential Scholars Program

For academically talented students who have demonstrated leadership ability, maintained a 3.35 cumulative grade point average and an ACT score of 20 or higher.


Chicago State University Foundation Scholarships

The CSU Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for undergraduate students who demonstrate high potential in academic and community service work. Visit their web site for additional information and to download a copy of their General Scholarship Application.


ISAC (Illinois Student Assistance Commission)

For information concerning MTI (Minority Teachers Of Illinois Scholarship Program), SETTW (Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver), and other ISAC (Illinois Student Assistance Commission) Scholarships please visit the ISAC web page.


Nursing Scholarships

For information concerning the HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program and the IDPH Nursing Education Scholarship please visit the Nursing Scholarships web page.


Scholarship Opportunities

Our Scholarship Opportunities page provides an ever changing listing of funding possibilities. This page is updated constantly with new scholarship opportunities as we become aware of them.


Search the Web

Perhaps the best opportunity for finding scholarship sources today is the various scholarship databases accessible through the internet. Please visit our Search the Web page to begin your search.