Columbia Southern University Scholarship

Columbia Southern University Scholarship Opportunity- The deadline has been EXTENDED to March 3, 2024

Columbia Southern University is partnering with Air Force Aid Society to offer a 60 credit hour scholarship to a U.S. Air Force Airman or U.S. Space Force Guardian spouse who is interested in attending CSU.

For more information on CSU please visit their website,

Spouses of enlisted Airmen or Guardians on active duty, Title 10 Reserve and Guard on extended active duty, and Title 32 Guard performing full-time active duty can apply for the scholarship each year, which can be used toward obtaining an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree.

  • Eligible candidates must have a high school transcript or equivalent (GED).
  • Scholarship applicants must be available to begin their coursework within 90 days of receiving the award.
  • Current students much maintain a 2.0 undergraduate GPA or 3.0 graduate GPA.
  • Students who have previous college experience must meet CSU’s academic requirements for admission to the university.
  • Students must remain in good standing with CSU throughout his or her degree program and maintain continuous enrollment in their degree program.


  1. Copy of Air Force or Space Force member’s active-duty orders through 1 December 2024 with all PII blacked out (e.g. SSN, DOB).

2. Front and back copies of the spouse’s military ID card [DODI-1000.13 permits cardholder to photocopy IDs to “administer military ­related benefits to eligible beneficiaries”].

3. 2-3 minute video – “If you are awarded this scholarship how will you help your community upon graduation?”


Please submit all required documents to  no later than March 3, 2024 with the email Subject stating, “Columbia Southern University Scholarship”. We encourage past applicants to apply, however a new video must be submitted.  The award recipient will be announced in late March.