Columbia Southern University is offering two scholarships to current Columbia Southern University Criminal Justice students, or applicants who plan to enroll in a Criminal Justice-related degree program. The scholarships will cover up to 60 credit hours toward one online degree program. The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipients’ tuition for up to three years or until the completion of the selected online degree program, whichever comes first. Textbooks are included.


Applicants must:

  • Have a high school transcript or equivalent (GED)
  • Begin coursework within 90 days of the date of the award
  • Maintain a 2.0 undergraduate GPA or 3.0 graduate GPA
  • Remain in good standing with CSU throughout a degree program
  • Maintain continuous enrollment in a degree program

Current CSU students must already meet these requirements to be considered


To apply, fill out the Criminal Justice scholarship application. CSU will award one scholarship during each award month listed below.

Application Details
Scholarship Application Period Scholarship Award Month
March 17 — May 29 June
August 11 – October 27 November

The scholarship recipient will be selected and notified by the final day of the award month. The scholarship recipient and all other applicants will receive an email notifying them of the decision. For any questions or concerns, please email the scholarship liaison at or call 888-785-3006.

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