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March 7, 2019

MyCAA: What It Is and How It Benefits Military Spouses

Military spouses have, historically, faced significant barriers when it comes to finding employment. The unpredictability of military life, family responsibilities and difficulty completing education have all been named as reasons that military spouses tend to have lower rates of employment overall than their civilian counterparts. That is all changing, thanks programs like MyCAA.  
 

January 17, 2019

CSU, NVFC Mark 10 Years of Scholarship Awards

Columbia Southern University (CSU) and the National Volunteer Fire Council began a partnership 10 years ago to provide educational benefits to fire and emergency service personnel. In addition to a discount to CSU for NVFC members and their families, each year two NVFC members are awarded a scholarship to attend CSU. Since 2009, this scholarship has helped many NVFC members launch their careers and further their position in the fire and emergency services. 

December 10, 2018

Learning Partnerships: What They Are and How They Benefit You

At CSU, we believe having a strong support system is imperative for our students, especially for adult learners. Having a friend or family member cheer you on goes a long way. Oftentimes, members of your support system also include coworkers, leaders and mentors. These types of connections are invaluable, which is why we want to make it possible to grow them even more. The CSU Learning Partner program is a simple way for companies, municipalities and other agencies to give their members and employees an educational benefit.

July 17, 2018

Firefighter and Mother of Three LaShawndra Roberts Pursues Degree with CSU Fire Scholarship

LaShawndra Roberts, a firefighter and EMT at Clayton County (Georgia) Fire & Emergency Services, is the recipient of the 2018 CSU Fire Scholarship. For Roberts, the scholarship is a welcomed way to accomplish her goal of earning a bachelor's degree in fire administration.
 

July 25, 2017

Financial Aid: How Does It Work?

In 2015, more than $185 billion in financial aid was available to U.S. college students, according to The College Board. The aid came in many different forms from a variety of different sources. And it was provided to more than 15 million students of all ages, races, income levels, and fields of study. So if you’re thinking about college, you owe it to yourself to apply for financial aid. It certainly can’t hurt, and you most likely qualify for some type of assistance.

July 25, 2017

5 CSU Scholarships for Online College Students

Figuring out how to pay for school is one of the most common questions for online college students. At CSU, you can apply for military or program-specific scholarships or you can opt for general scholarships like the five listed in this article.