Scholarship Tips

Castleton offers an array of scholarships for first-year, transfer, international, and returning students.

For new students, Castleton Admissions reviews each applicant holistically; all application materials submitted are taken into consideration for initial acceptance. New Student Scholarships further recognize students’ commitment to and success in academic and extra-curricular involvement.

For returning students, applications for scholarships to be awarded for the 2020-2021 year are accepted from January 6, 2020 through March 9, 2020. 

Where to Look:

  • Locally – Check with your high school guidance office, area businesses, clubs (Rotary, Elks, American Legions, etc), place of employment of both the student and parent(s).

Web Sites:


  • Before applying for scholarships, contact the college to which you are applying to find out how receiving a scholarship might affect your overall financial aid.
  • Outside Scholarship Information 
  • In January, begin submitting required documents for scholarships for which you are applying.
  • Beware of scholarship scams. Call or visit the Federal Trade Commission for more information.