Scholarships

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The 2020 CHESLA Scholarship is officially closed! Our scholarship committee will be reviewing applications and recipients will be notified in late July. Please email scholarships@chesla.org if you have any questions.
 

CHESLA is excited to continue to award scholarships to eligible students in pursuit of higher education in the State of Connecticut.
 

To qualify, a student must:

  • Be a resident of the State of Connecticut
  • Be an undergraduate student for the 2020-2021 academic year, enrolled at least half-time
  • Be enrolled and attending an eligible Connecticut state or non-profit, degree granting institution of higher education in the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $6,000 or less per the student’s most recent FAFSA submission in 2020-2021
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Not be in default on any CHESLA loans

Eligible Connecticut Institutions

  • Albertus Magnus College
  • Asnuntuck Community College
  • Capital Community College
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Charter Oak State College
  • Connecticut College
  • CT ARC (CT Office of Higher Education)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Fairfield University
  • Gateway Community College
  • Goodwin University
  • Hartford Seminary
  • Holy Apostles College
  • Housatonic Community College
  • Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
  • Manchester Community College
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Mitchell College
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • Northwestern Community College
  • Norwalk Community College
  • Quinebaug Valley Community College
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • Rensselaer at Hartford
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Saint Vincent's College
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • The Graduate Institute
  • Three Rivers Community College
  • Trinity College
  • Tunxis Community College
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hartford
  • University of New Haven
  • University of Saint Joseph CT
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • Yale University