Through the hundreds of scholarship opportunities at the ESU Foundation, students who otherwise would not be able to attend ESU are able to do so through the generous financial support of those who strongly believe in the merits of higher education.

During the 2016-2017 academic year, 293 endowed scholarships totaling $421,657 and 276 annual scholarships totaling $320,641 were awarded to ESU students.

Your gift can provide students with the skills, knowledge and opportunities needed to compete in an ever-changing world and a competitive work environment. Please take a look at the ESU Foundation’s many scholarship opportunities:


Unless otherwise indicated with a message in red text, all scholarships listed here have been awarded for the current academic year.  Scholarships for 2018/2019 will be noted in early March 2018 with applications accepted during that month.

Note to student: the scholarship recipients are selected by the department or committee that is listed at the last line of each description please see that department for more information about the scholarship.

Scholarships that are available for the 2015-2016 academic year are noted by each scholarship name.