CSU-Global Receives Daniels Fund Grant, Announces Upcoming Scholarship Programs

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The 100% online public university will award more than $180,000 in scholarships during the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Our focus is to ensure that we are providing a high quality education at an affordable cost; scholarships facilitate that process to assist students in accomplishing their ultimate goal of completing a degree

Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSUGlobal.edu) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for its 2013-2014 scholarship programs. In addition to merit-based scholarships, CSU-Global will be offering new need-based Boundless Opportunity Scholarships through a grant provided by the Daniels Fund.

“As a public university, our focus is to ensure that we are providing a high quality education at an affordable cost; scholarships facilitate that process to assist students in accomplishing their ultimate goal of completing a degree,” said Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, CSU-Global’s President. “Our university mission is to serve adult learners in gaining the education, skills, and knowledge they need for their personal and professional success, and we are appreciate the generous donation of the Daniels Fund which supplements our own abilities in helping to ensure that success."

CSU-Global will award more than 45 scholarships in the 2013-2014 academic year during three award periods that coincide with the university’s Fall, Winter, and Spring trimesters. The university will provide merit-based scholarship awards that have diverse eligibility criteria including academic excellence, community outreach, military service, first generation college students, and parents/guardians. Undergraduate scholarship recipients will be awarded tuition for up to 12 credit hours, while graduate scholarship recipients receive up to six credit hours for each award period.

Additionally, CSU-Global is pleased to provide new Boundless Opportunity Scholarships made possible through a grant from the Daniels Fund. These need-based scholarships are designed to support non-traditional students who strive to create a better life for themselves and their families through education. The U.S. Military Active Duty/Veteran Bachelor's Degree Completion scholarship honors active duty U.S. Military personnel and honorably discharged veterans for their service and awards tuition for up to 12 undergraduate credit hours. The On-The-Horizon Bachelor's Degree Completion scholarships are designed to assist students within 12 credits of completing their degree with the financial assistance to finally reach graduation. CSU-Global will award up to 18 undergraduate credit hours divided over multiple recipients each trimester.

New and current students in any of CSU-Global’s online bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs are encouraged to apply for a scholarship once they are fully admitted to the university. Visit CSUGlobal.edu/scholarships for more information about all CSU-Global scholarship opportunities including eligibility criteria and how to apply.

CSU-Global offers 100% online classes with fixed, low tuition rates that start every four weeks. Students interested in enrolling can contact an Admissions Counselor at 1-800-920-6723 or apply online at CSUGlobal.edu/apply.

About Colorado State University-Global Campus
Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) was created by the Colorado State University System Board of Governors in 2007 as the first 100% online state university in the United States. CSU-Global is focused on facilitating adult success in a global marketplace through career-relevant education including bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs. Embracing the land grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU-Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty trained in working with adults in an online learning environment, and through its dedication to student retention, graduation, and workplace success. Visit CSUGlobal.edu or call 1-800-920-6723 for more information.

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