About the Scholarship

This Colorado Student Grant (CSG) award is given to the qualified students with documented financial need, which is funded by the State of Colorado. The CSG aims at providing financial resources to the Colorado residents who would be unable to pursue their postsecondary education without any aid.

Here, financial need is determined by using the student's EFC (Expected Family Contribution). Therefore, the EFC is calculated using the information provided on the FAFSA by the U.S. Department of Education.


How to apply for a Colorado Student Grant (CSG) Scholarship?

  • In order to apply for these scholarships, one should contact the organization who are offering the scholarship.

  • In order to qualify for the federal grants or loans, one should complete FAFSA application.

  • Besides, to be eligible for State Grants one should get their FAFSA completed.

  • To understand the entire process to apply for a scholarship, students can get numerous resources or assistance from various sources.

  • It is very essential to understand the source of origin of the money and also to be aware of how to invest the money once received.

  • Federal student aid is a primary resource for many students.

  • State-funded aid is allocated to participating institutions and disbursed to students.

  • Note - Students seeking professional degrees in theology are not eligible. 


How much Colorado Student Grant (CSG) award amounts to?

  • The award ranges from $500 to $5000 per annum.

  • The amount is subject to the student's financial needs and is sanctioned accordingly.

  • These awards are awarded by the Colorado Department of Higher Education and are usually not renewed automatically and the awardee needs to apply every year.


What are the uses of Colorado Student Grant (CSG) award?

  • Award may be used for any Undergraduate study.

  • Award may be used at any post-secondary Institution. 


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should be a resident of Colorado.

  • The student should be enrolled at an eligible Colorado postsecondary institution for an eligible program.

  • There should not be any default on other educational financial aids.

  • Constant progress in academics should be made by the student.