Financial Aid

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Cleveland State University is offering two new academic scholarship opportunities to help you keep your academic edge! These awards do not have to be repaid.

Ohio Guarantee

Ohio residents with a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA are guaranteed a scholarship at Cleveland State University.


  • Ohio resident
  • Full-time, first-time freshman
  • Must meet all other admission criteria for their selected program

Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania Residents Voyager Scholarship

Residents of Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania are eligible for Cleveland State University’s Voyager scholarship, which brings your cost of tuition in line with our in-state tuition rate.


  • Full-time, first-time freshman
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Must have permanent residence in either Michigan, New York or Pennsylvania
  • Must meet all other admission criteria for their selected program


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Complete the CSU application and find out if you qualify for either of the below financial aid rewards!

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For questions, please contact our Campus 411 All-in-One Enrollment Services.

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For information on additional incoming freshman scholarship opportunities visit our New Incoming Freshman Scholarships page.

NOTE: General scholarship awards are competitive and subject to availability of funds, which may be depleted earlier than the deadline. To ensure consideration, submit your application for admission and all supporting materials as early as possible. Final deadline for receipt of all application materials for possible scholarship consideration is 3/1 for freshmen.