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FSU Scholarships & Grants

Frostburg State University offers institutional financial assistance programs that are available only to FSU students. Students must meet academic progress standards and be enrolled full-time (12+ credits for undergraduate or 9+ credits for graduate) to receive and keep their award, unless a scholarship states otherwise.

  • FSU Scholarships are offered to students based on criteria that vary with each scholarship, such as academic performance, curriculum, place of residence or financial need. They do not need to be repaid. The deadline to apply for FSU scholarships is March 1.

  • FSU Grants are awarded to students who demonstrate significant financial need on the FAFSA. The amount awarded can vary based on available funds and the number of eligible applicants. Grants do not need to be repaid. To receive priority consideration, students should have their FAFSA processed by March 1.

Office of Financial Aid
114 Pullen Hall
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD 21532
Phone: 301-687-4301

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Explore FSU Institutional & Departmental Scholarships

(for both newly admitted and current FSU students)

Apply for Institutional & Departmental Scholarships

**The deadline to apply for all FSU scholarships is March 1 at 11:59 p.m. In order to apply, you must be admitted by February 15.

Explore FSU Academic Scholarships (for newly admitted students only):

Together, we can inspire, create, lead and transform our future. Frostburg State University offers incoming first year and transfer students a range of academic scholarships to help support their educational journey. Also referred to as merit scholarships, these renewable awards help offset the cost of tuition, putting a high-quality FSU education within reach. 

No extra application required.
Applicants are automatically considered for a scholarship based on eligibility criteria and information provided in their application for admission; first-time students with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and transfer students with a total college cumulative GPA 2.8 or higher will initially be considered. Additionally, the Admissions office will review your full academic portfolio to determine a merit scholarship offer.

Frostburg students can and will change the future. Our academic scholarship program shows our commitment to helping you make your mark on the world.

**Contact the Office of Admissions for additional information regarding new student scholarships.

REACH Scholarship

A quality Frostburg State education is within your reach with a special scholarship opportunity for our close friends who are regional and out of state residents. As you reach for your future, Frostburg will help you get there with our REACH scholarship. All regional tuition and out of state applicants are automatically considered based on eligibility criteria and information provided in their application for admission and FAFSA. First-time and transfer students are eligible for the scholarship.

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