Admissions

Merit Scholarships

The following merit scholarships are available to incoming freshmen upon admission to WCSU. Incoming students who have been accepted by February 1st  and meet the below criteria will be considered.

Presidential Merit Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to students with the highest standard of scholastic achievement. It covers in-state tuition and fees, renewable each semester for four years.

Conditions:

  • 1340 minimum SAT (math and reading) or 29 ACT composite
  • 90 unweighted high school GPA
  • Recipients must maintain 3.2 GPA at Western with full-time course load
  • Must remain active in Kathwari Honors Program

Connecticut State University Trustee Scholarship

The Trustee Scholarship awards $2,500 annually. It is renewable each year for four years.

Conditions:

  • 1290 SAT (math and reading) or 27 ACT composite
  • 90 minimum unweighted high school GPA
  • Recipients must maintain 3.0 GPA at Western with full-time course load
  • Must accept preliminary semester in Kathwari Honors Program

Honors Scholarship

The Honors Scholarship awards $1,500 annually. It is renewable each year for four years.

Conditions:

  • 1180 minimum SAT(math and reading)  or 24 ACT composite
  • 87 minimum unweighted high school GPA
  • Recipients must maintain 3.0 GPA at Western with full-time course load
  • Must accept preliminary semester in Kathwari Honors Program

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Endowed Scholarships
Available Grants