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The program is currently closed. Please check back in March for updated program information.

 

CSC Opportunity Grant Program
Application status: Closed

The CSC Opportunity Grant Program has been established to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Eligibility
Applicants to the CSC Opportunity Grant Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 25 and under, of full-time CSC Domestic (US only) employees who have a minimum of one year of employment as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • High school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates, who are enrolled in full-time or part-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the 2020-21 academic year.
  • Current college undergraduates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Selection and Award
Education assistance awards of up to $1,000 will be granted to students who meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Students may receive education assistance a maximum of four years.

Education assistance awards are made payable to the college/university. Awards may be taxable to the recipient and IRS Form 1099-Misc. will be issued annually to the recipient.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification
Applicants will be notified in mid June.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the sponsor. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload a current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

The CSC Opportunity Grant has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!