Forever a Hero Scholarship

Columbia Southern University salutes military veterans and their contributions to our communities. CSU will award one Forever a Hero Scholarship annually to a military veteran. The scholarship will cover up to $22,500 in one online degree program. The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to 60 semester hours or 36 consecutive months in the selected online degree program, whichever comes first.


Scholarship applications will be available May 28, 2019 and will be accepted through July 31, 2019. The scholarship recipient will be announced in August.

Forever a Hero Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Eligible candidates must have a high school transcript or equivalent (GED).
  • Scholarship applicants must be available to begin their coursework within 90 days of receiving the award.
  • Students must maintain a 2.0 undergraduate GPA or 3.0 graduate GPA.
  • Students must remain  in good standing with CSU throughout his or her degree program, and maintain continuous enrollment in their degree program.
  • Current CSU students must already meet these requirements to be considered.

Acceptable Verification Documentation Includes:

Copy of DD-214 (only required for scholarship recipient)

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