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College Scholarships


College Scholarships Awarded at CSSSA 

These scholarships are awarded at the end of the summer session and all CSSSA participants are evaluated. The selection is made by CSSSA faculty, department chairs, and the Director.  There is no application or additional paperwork needed.

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 College Scholarships Awarded by College Partners

 For the college scholarships awarded by our college partners, there are a couple of steps involved.

  1. You need to apply to the college or university through the normal application process.
  2. You will need to notify the office of admission's CSSSA coordinator that you are a CSSSA alumni.  A CSSSA coordinator is an admissions officer at the college or university that works with all CSSSA applicants. See the individual college partner pages for more information.
  3. You will need to indicate on your application that you participated in CSSSA.
  4. If you are accepted to the college, you will automatically be considered for the additional CSSSA scholarship.
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What other kinds of awards and opportunities are there for CSSSA Alumni?
For more information on pre-college summer program scholarships and out-of-school learning opportunities, see our Affiliates page; there are many exciting opportunities listed there.

What other type of support is there for applying to college?
To see if you qualify for college application fee waivers, visit the National Association for College Admission Counseling. These fee waivers are available to all eligible college applicants, not only CSSSA students.

To attend a Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, see the list from the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Do your homework first by reviewing our Pocket Guides and Questions to consider under your chosen art form on our Bridge to College page.