About the Scholarship

The Connecticut Independent College Student Grant Program is awarded to the students who are interested to pursue post-secondary education in the state of Connecticut.  The students of Connecticut state are assisted by this scholarship to pursue their higher academic education. an applicant who demonstrates good academic scores and the financial burden of a family with respect to education will receive this scholarship opportunity.

How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • In order to apply for this scholarship, all applicants need to fill and submit the FAFSA application form, which clearly demonstrates the financial need.

  • After completion of FAFSA, an applicant will get SAR and EFC which illustrates the financial position of a  student.
  • In addition to FAFSA, an applicant must also produce ACT/SAT scorecards to illustrate academic performance.

  • An applicant can visit the Connecticut Office of Higher Education (CTOHE) website to get to know about additional information about the scholarship.

What is the Total Amount Awarded?

The scholarship is awarding $7875 to any number of applicants. The award can be renewable.

To get to know about the deadline information an applicant can contact the financial aid office of their college or institution.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship is provided to state residents enrolled as full-time or part-time matriculated students in undergraduate degree-granting programs at independent colleges and universities in Connecticut. 

  •  A student should be eligible for substantial financial need, as determined by the federal need analysis formula.

  • There is no minimum GPA.

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