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Available CCSJ Scholarships and Grants

Calumet College of St. Joseph rewards academic and athletic excellence while addressing the concerns of financially needy students. The College awarded over $1,500,000 in financial assistance during the 2011-2012 academic year, a substantial increase over the previous year. See the scholarships and grants listed below to see if you might qualify for CCSJ assistance. You must have filed the 2012-2013 FAFSA for any award to be applied to your account.


CCSJ Scholarships for First Time Freshman
Types of Award
Eligibility Criteria
Annual Amount

Presidential Scholarship

Minimum 1200 SAT or 27 ACT and 3.5 high school GPA on a 4.0 scale required.Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at CCSJ. For full-time students only. 8 semesters, Fall and Spring

Award amount varies up to $9,000 annually

Trustee Scholarship

Minimum 1100 SAT or 24 ACT and 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at CCSJ. For full-time students only. 8 semesters, Fall and Spring

Award amount varies up to $7,000 annually

C.PP.S Scholarship

Minimum 1000 SAT or 22 ACT and 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at CCSJ. For full-time students only. 8 semesters, Fall and Spring

Award amount varies up to $5,000 annually

St. Joseph Scholarship

Eligibility based on academic merit and attendance at a Catholic high school. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at CCSJ. For full-time students only. 8 semesters, Fall and Spring

Award amount varies up to $5,000 annually

Creative Preformance Scholarship

For students interested in: Art, Theater or Library Science. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at CCSJ. For full-time students only. 8 semesters, Fall and Spring

Award amount varies up to $5,000 annually

St. Gaspar's Honors Learning Community Scholarship

Awarded to select first-year and second-year students in the Honors Learning Community program

Award amount varies up to $2,000 annually

GED Grant

Minimum 250(0) score on the GED test. This grant is renewable for 9 semesters based on attainment of 3.0 GPA

Award amount varies up to $2,000 annually

Completion of the FAFSA is required for all scholarships even though they are non-need based. Students cannot combine these scholarships with other types of gift aid.

 

 

CCSJ Grants for both First-Year, Transfer and Continuing Students
Types of Award
Eligibility Criteria
Annual Amount

Adult Learner Grant

Available for students 55 years of age or older with an EFC of 0 - 15,000.

Up to $5,000

Alumni Grant

For undergraduate courses only. Student must have a bachelor degree from CCSJ.

Up to $5,000

Athletics Grant

Eligibility is based on student participation in at least one NAIA sport per academic year. Fall & Spring semesters only.

Up to $10,000

CCSJ Grant

Available to Indiana residents who do not receive state aid. Students must be enrolled full-time. Fall & Spring semesters only. Based on financial need.

Up to $4,000

Summer Grant

Enrollment during the summer semester. Based on the financial need of the student.

Up to $1,000

Diocesan Grant

Available to full-time employees of the Diocese of Gary or the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Up to $5,000

Illinois Grant

Available to Illinois residents only. Full-time enrollment required. Based on the financial need of the student. Fall & Spring semesters only.

Up to $4,000

Lefko Grant

Part-time enrollment status. Based on the financial need of the student. Fall & Spring semesters only.

Up to $800

CCSJ Hammond
College Bound
Scholarship

Available to students who receive the Hammond College Bound Scholarship. The award assists in covering the remaining tuition costs after all other forms of financial aid are applied.

Award amount varies up to cost of tuition

CCSJ Foundations of East Chicago Scholarship

Available to students who receive the Foundations of East Chicago Scholarship. The award matches the amount of the FECS up to the cost of tuition after all other forms of financial aid are applied.

Award amount varies up to cost of tuition

Student Participation Grant

Complete requirements as specified while serving as a CCSJ mentor, tutor, club President, club VP or member of the drama group.

Up to $2,000

CCSJ Legacy Grant

Be the son or daughter of a CCSJ Bachelor or Masters degree recipient. Full-time enrollment required. Fall & Spring semesters only.

Up to $3,000

Completion of the FAFSA is required for all grants. All the above grants are awarded exclusively for courses at Calumet College of St. Joseph, are limited in number, and are awarded on a first come, first served basis. These grants are renewable based on need and availability of funding, unless otherwise noted. All grants are based on number of credit hours enrolled.

 

 

 

 






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