Columbia Southern University Scholarships
Columbia Southern University (CSU), one of the nation's first completely online universities, is offering two, two-year scholarships to members of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC).
Each scholarship will be applied to two consecutive years towards the completion of one of CSU’s associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral online degree programs.
Click here to access the application. Applications will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CST on Sunday, September 1, 2013.
All scholarship applicants must:
- have a high school diploma or GED,
- be an active member of the NVFC,
- complete the CSU/NVFC Scholarship Application,
- provide up to two letters of recommendation, and
- submit a 500-word essay on this subject: "The Importance of this Scholarship to My Personal, Professional, and/or Educational Growth."
If you are not currently a member of the NVFC, visit www.nvfc.org/membership to join.
Columbia Southern University is a premier online university for distance learning, offering a wide range of accredited degree programs, open enrollment, and a flexible schedule designed to accommodate your busy life. Students can choose from online associate, bachelor, master, doctoral, or certificate programs in a variety of fields including fire science, business administration, criminal justice administration, human resource management, and more.
The self-paced or structured learning programs help busy individuals like first responders balance career, family commitments, and fire service responsibilities while still working towards your degree. The following are just a few additional features you can expect if you attend CSU:
- Affordable Tuition,
- Maximum Transfer Credit,
- Complimentary Tutoring Services,
- No Group Projects,
- And More!
Learn more at www.columbiasouthern.edu.
As a NVFC partner, Columbia Southern University also offers NVFC members a 10 percent tuition discount and application fee waiver. Spouses and children are also eligible for these special benefits. Learn more by visiting www.columbiasouthern.edu/nvfc.