Students who are selected to receive an award will be notified via email; notifications can also be viewed on the Financial Aid Awards page of RAMweb.

Honors Scholarship

$4,000 ($1,000 per year) is awarded to first-year students who are admitted to and participate in the Honors Program. To be considered for this scholarship, a complete Honors application must be submitted by February 1 for Fall 2018.

  • Students must be new, first-year students and have not attended another college or university after high school (secondary) graduation, and prior to enrollment at Colorado State.
  • Scholarships are for students seeking a degree through CSU’s main campus (not CSU Online) and require enrollment in on-campus credits.
  • Scholarships are not awarded to students starting in the spring or summer session.

Scholarships Based on Admissions Application

These scholarships are for international applicants seeking admission for Spring or Fall. To be considered, students must submit a complete Application for Admission (including transcripts, test scores, essay, letter of recommendation, and processing fee) and meet specific academic criteria by November 1 for Spring or February 1 for Fall. Notification of scholarship awards begins mid-October and continues through March.

International Merit Scholarships Chart

Merit Scholarships for International Students

  • Students must be registered full time
  • Students must be new, first-year students and have not attended another college or university after high school (secondary) graduation, and prior to enrollment at Colorado State.
  • Scholarships are for students seeking a degree through CSU’s main campus (not CSU Online) and require enrollment in on-campus credits.
  • Scholarships are not awarded to students starting in the summer session.
  • Sponsored students are not eligible for these awards.
  • Merit scholars who meet the selection and renewal criteria may receive this award for up to a total of eight (8) semesters, or until their degree is complete, whichever comes first.

International Merit Scholarships Chart

  • Students must be registered full time
  • Students must be new, first-year students and have not attended another college or university after high school (secondary) graduation, and prior to enrollment at Colorado State.
  • Scholarships are for students seeking a degree through CSU’s main campus (not CSU Online) and require enrollment in on-campus credits.
  • Scholarships are not awarded to students starting in the summer session.
  • Sponsored students are not eligible for these awards.
  • Merit scholars who meet the selection and renewal criteria may receive this award for up to a total of eight (8) semesters, or until their degree is complete, whichever comes first.