Honors Scholarships


Scholarships for Honors Students
PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious award offered at Central State University and is reserved for a few of the top incoming freshmen. Recipients are selected by a committee that considers academic merit, demonstrated leadership ability, community engagement and strength of character. A Presidential Scholarship covers tuition, fees, room and board.

Presidential Scholarship Requirements

  • 3.7+ unweighted high school GPA
  • SAT and ACT waived this year due to COVID
  • Enrollment in the Honors College
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, community engagement and strength of character
  • Applicants for Presidential Scholarship must be entering freshmen who have been admitted to the University with a high school transcript on file
  • Scholarship applications from students who are not accepted to the University or who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements will not be considered

Continuous Scholarship

  • The Presidential Scholarship covers up to 8 semesters of continuous undergraduate study (Fall and Spring Semesters only)
  • Recipients must earn 15 or more credit hours per semester
  • Recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and remain in good standing in the Honors College each semester
  • Recipients must complete four online Financial Literacy Sessions

Other Information

  • Scholarships will be disbursed in equal amounts between the fall and spring semesters
  • Total financial aid package including scholarships cannot exceed the total cost of attendance for Central State University
  • Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds and can be adjusted as needed

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  • Deadline to apply | February 28, 2021
TRUSTEE SCHOLARSHIP

Students who are not selected for the Presidential Scholarship will automatically be considered for the Trustee Scholarship. Recipients are selected by a committee that considers academic merit, demonstrated leadership ability, community engagement and strength of character. A Trustee Scholarship covers tuition and fees.

Trustee Scholarship Requirements

  • 3.7+ unweighted high school GPA
  • SAT and ACT waived this year due to COVID
  • Enrollment in the Honors College
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, community engagement and strength of character
  • Applicants for Trustee Scholarship must be entering freshmen who have been admitted to the University with a high school transcript on file
  • Scholarship applications from students who are not accepted to the University or who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements will not be considered

Continuous Scholarship

  • The Trustee Scholarship covers up to 8 semesters of continuous undergraduate study (Fall and Spring Semesters only)
  • Recipients must earn 15 or more credit hours per semester
  • Recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and remain in good standing in the Honors College each semester
  • Recipients must complete four online Financial Literacy Sessions

Other Information

  • Scholarships will be disbursed in equal amounts between the fall and spring semesters
  • Total financial aid package including scholarships cannot exceed the total cost of attendance for Central State University
  • Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds and can be adjusted as needed

Apply Today

  • Deadline to apply | February 28, 2021
MARAUDER CHOOSE OHIO FIRST HONORS SCHOLARSHIP

Central State University is an 1890 Land-Grant Institution with a legacy of providing a world-class educational experience for a diverse population of students. As a result of our 2014 designation as a Land-grant Institution, we have expanded our academic programs, research opportunities, and scholarships in our STEM areas.

Supported by the Choose Ohio First program, the Marauder Choose Ohio First Honors Scholarship is an opportunity for new freshmen from the State of Ohio to enroll at CSU. This is a renewable competitive scholarship, offering students up to $32,000 over four years. Students must achieve program objectives to receive renewable annual awards of $8,221.

Criteria

  • Be a resident of Ohio
  • 3.5 unweighted cumulative high school GPA
  • Enrollment in the Honors College (Apply to the Honors College)
  • Students must major in one of the following:
    • Science and Math Education
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Industrial Technology
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Mathematics
    • Water Resource Management