2020 Eastern Scholarships

Eastern net price is at $18,745.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Eastern Connecticut State University. Eastern awards an average of $23,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Eastern students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Willimantic, then those costs could be even higher.

75% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $6,663.00. Furthermore, 32% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,524.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Eastern Connecticut State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Eastern while others are open to Eastern students, though not exclusive to Eastern Connecticut State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Eastern Connecticut State University students?

There are 6 scholarships totaling $16,000.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 6 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Eastern Connecticut State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Eastern Connecticut State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Eastern Connecticut State University study abroad scholarships, Eastern Connecticut State University transfer scholarships, and Eastern Connecticut State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Eastern study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Eastern study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Eastern transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Eastern Connecticut State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Eastern transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Eastern transfer scholarships.

Are these Eastern scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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NEEBC Scholarship Award

Sponsor by New England Employee Benefits Council Location 240 Bear Hill Road, Suite 102, Waltham, MA

Applicant must be a full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate student who is considering a career in a benefits-related area such as: health care program design, pension plan design, implementation or administration, retirement strategies, ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits, work/life programs, health risk management, institutional investing of retirement savings,...

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$5,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Merit Scholarships

Sponsor by Eastern Connecticut State University Location 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT

Applicant must be an incoming first-year or transfer student who plans to live on campus. Typical recipients have a minimum 3.5 GPA and combined SAT reasoning score of 1150 (transfer recipients have a minimum 3.5 GPA).

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Honors Scholarships

Sponsor by Eastern Connecticut State University Location 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT

Applicant must be a first-year student who has been admitted to the University Honors Program and is living on campus.

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Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Eastern Connecticut State University Location 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT

Applicant must be an international student of high academic ability. Early application for admission is advised.

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New England Regional Student Program

Sponsor by New England Board of Higher Education Location 45 Temple Place, Boston, MA

Applicant must be a resident of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a major program at a New England public college or university that is not offered by a public university in applicant's home state.

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Sponsor by Eastern Connecticut State University Location 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT

Applicant must be a transfer student who is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Society who has demonstrated financial need based on their FAFSA.

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$1,000.00 Apply Now