State Scholarships & Grants


Eligibility Requirements

Award Ranges

Governor's Scholarship Need-Based Award (GOVN)

Undergraduate Connecticut residents whose federal Expected Family Contribution (EFC) falls within the allowable range.  

Up to $3000 for full time study in a 4 year program

Governor's Scholarship Need/Merit Award (GOVM)

Undergraduates Connecticut residents who are high school seniors or graduates, with a high school junior year class rank of 20% or better and/or SAT scores of at least 1800 or ACT score of at least 27.

Up to $4500 for full time study in a 4 year program

Capitol Scholarship Program (CSP) Returning Undergraduate Connecticut students with an SAT score of at least 1800 or rank in top 20% of high school class.  Must demonstrate financial need. Application available at high schools. Up to $3,000
The Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program/ Weisman Scholarship These programs assist with educational costs for minority students interested in teaching in a Connecticut public school.  Both programs provide up to $5,000 a year for two years of full-time study to minority undergraduates enrolled in a Connecticut Teacher preparation programs.  Also both programs provide eligible students with $2,500 in yearly stipends for up to four years of teaching in a Connecticut elementary or secondary school
Weisman Scholarship Program is designed specifically for students planning to teach math or science in a Connecticut middle or high school.
up to $5,000
Other State Scholarships Eligibility varies.  Write directly to your State Board or Commission for Education. Variable


*Award amounts and criteria are subject to change