CSSyes

CSSyes

A full-tuition package to help you attend college and afford college.

The College of St. Scholastica, a premier, private, four-year, liberal arts college in Duluth, MN, is proud to introduce a way for Minnesota high school students to say "yes" to college and the career of your choice.

Designed for great students with great need, the CSSyes Scholarship offers:

  • Full tuition (including your Benedictine Scholarship, and state grant and federal grant funding)
  • Four-year renewal (with a minimum 2.4 GPA at St. Scholastica), so you can cover each year of your undergraduate degree
  • Scholarship stacking, allowing you to earn outside scholarships to cover room, board and books

To apply to be considered for the CSSyes Scholarship, complete the following by April 1, 2014:

  1. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 
  2. Apply to The College of St. Scholastica as a first-year student for fall 2014
  3. Come for an official visit on the Duluth campus
  4. Complete your CSSyes Scholarship application 
    • Recipients will be notified beginning April 21, 2014

Minnesota high school students, applying for admission as first-year students in the traditional undergraduate program,  from low-income families are eligible to be considered for the CSSyes Scholarship if they maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, earn a minimum score of 20 on the ACT, are U.S. citizens, and are Minnesota residents. And unlike other tuition packages, the CSSyes Scholarship does not require that you attend a college readiness program.

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  • "I felt comfortable with my choice to come to St. Scholastica because my family and I understood the investment here, which felt more like what we thought a public school would cost. The admissions and financial aid departments did everything they could to help us through the process and understand that St. Scholastica is affordable. It has been more than worth it."

    – Jacob

  • "I come from a low-income family and I am paying less than I would at a public college. St. Scholastica helped direct me to great scholarships that made it affordable. It is satisfying to know I will have a great education from a college that will help support me through my journey."

    – Rachael

  • "The Financial Aid Department at St. Scholastica is ready and willing to make the school accessible to those with a genuine interest in a broad education and awards incredible amounts each year in scholarships and aid. For the high quality of services provided, attending St. Scholastica was no doubt a savvy investment for me."

    – James