The Cougar Scholarship Award System is Now Open

Returning students can apply now to scholarships for the 2022/23 academic year

The College of Charleston has an online scholarship awarding system for departmental and specialty scholarships called the Cougar Scholarship Award System (CSAS). Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are now OPEN!

CSAS is how you apply for all departmental scholarships, specialty scholarships, Alumni Association scholarships, and more! The system matches you with scholarships based on your interests and experiences, so all Honors students are encouraged to fill out an application.

To submit an application, log in to

If you have questions or concerns about the Cougar Scholarship Awarding System (CSAS), please contact us via email:  

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  • CSAS is the system that you MUST use to submit the application
  • The deadline to submit your application for departmental/specialty scholarships is January 15, 2022.
  • The CSAS portal can be accessed here:
  • As a current student, you are able to use single sign on to access this portal and submit an application
  • You must select “submit” on all applications within the portal to be considered for funding.
  • If you are the recipient of a renewable scholarship, please be on the lookout for a communication from your departmental liaison about additional steps to complete.