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Extended Studies Scholarships

Degree Completion Scholarship

About the Scholarship

CSU Pueblo offers up to $750 of tuition to adults who reside in Pueblo County and seek to obtain their degrees through the Division of Extended Studies. This scholarship is needs-based and the funds can only be applied to tuition balance.

The Division of Extended Studies allows students to create unique and flexible schedules by offering degree programs that can be taken online, on campus or through Independent Study. These degree programs include:

  1. Any CSU Pueblo Online degree program (click to see full program list)
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies, BS
  3. Sociology, BS
  4. Criminology, BS 
  5. Business Management, BSBA

*If interested in a different degree than what is listed above, contact Student Financial Services to discuss eligibility.

How to Apply:

Students must be admitted or re-admitted to CSU Pueblo before they can receive the scholarship. In order to do this, please follow these steps:

  1. If you are not a current student, you will need to fill out the CSU Pueblo Admissions Application.
  2. Once admitted, students will receive PAWS credentials.
  3. Log into PAWS, select 'Scholarships', then select 'Access Scholarship Application'. From the list of available scholarships, select 'Extended Studies'.


Qualifications/Fine Print:

  • Must pick one of the degree programs listed above.
  • Must be a resident of Pueblo county.
  • Must be age 18 or over.
  • Student must be degree-seeking.
  • Scholarship can be applied to pre-existing or new balance.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 credits.
  • Student is required to re-apply for scholarship funds each semester. 


Call 719.549.2316 

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