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CSU Freshman Scholarships
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  • Freshman Scholars Program

    Cleveland State University's Freshman Scholars program makes it easy for qualified students to receive a merit scholarship of $3,000 renewable* up to $12,000 over four years. Students who meet minimum eligibility requirements will be automatically awarded a Freshman Scholars scholarship to attend CSU. No separate application is necessary.

    Eligibility Requirements

    2014 high school graduate with at least a 3.2 GPA and an ACT score of 23 or a combined 1070 SAT (combined critical reading & math). Student must accept admission to CSU by May 1 and enroll for at least 15 fall credit hours.

    A limited number of these scholarships are available. Apply for admission early for consideration.

    * Student must complete at least 30 credit hours (15 fall semester, 15 spring semester) and earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA to renew scholarship each year.