Scholarship Eligibility and Application

Students who attend on a full-time or part-time basis and are matriculated in a degree or certificate program at CT State Manchester are eligible to apply for scholarships.

Eligibility and Awards

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of factors, including academic achievement, financial need, service to the college and community, and credit load. To be eligible, students must have a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0. Financial need and academic merit scholarships are available. Awards range from $150 to more than $3,000 and are available for fall, winter, spring and summer semesters.

Please Note

  • All notifications regarding scholarships are sent via email to your college email address. It is important that you check this address regularly.
  • Students who are offered a scholarship are required to submit a thank you letter.

Scholarship Application Information

Funds to Finish Scholarship - Application period is OPEN.

The Funds to Finish Scholarship is for  students in a degree or certificate program at the Manchester campus who need one or two remaining classes to graduate and need help with their final tuition bill.

Scholarships for Fall 2023 - Application period is OPEN until September 5, 2023.

How to apply:

  • Students who received a scholarship in 2022-23 must complete a new application to be considered for 2023-24 awards.
  • Check eligibility requirements and sign in to apply.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure the application and all supporting documents are completed/uploaded by the scholarship deadline.
  • Remember that all notifications regarding your scholarship are sent to your college email address. Be sure you are checking that address regularly.

Need Help Applying?

General Questions on Completing Your Application

Help Writing Your Personal Statement or Essay

Staff at the Writing Center within the Academic Support Center may be available to assist students with completing their personal statement or scholarship essay at no cost. Call 860-512-2610 for hours and to learn more.

Uploading Your Supporting Documents

Some scholarships require documents to be uploaded. If you need assistance with uploading these documents into the scholarship application, please see Deb Herman in the Raymond F. Damato Library.

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