Student Resources for Funding COP

Scholarship Application (CSB Students) Scholarship Application (SJU Students)
Deadline to apply for the above scholarships is the same as the deadline for your COP application.

Departmental Scholarships

Watch your emails for notices from academic and other departments for scholarship opportunities.


Discuss scholarship opportunities with your professors; they may know about additional resources.

Scholarships For CSB Students

Scholarship For SJU Students

  • Scholarships for SJU students are made possible by gifts from generous donors in support of SJU student participation in the annual COP (same as above scholarship link; application deadline is the same as the deadline for the COP application).

CSB/SJU Financial Aid

Set up an appointment with a financial aid counselor in the CSB or SJU financial aid office to discuss options, such as:

  • Private student loans
  • Using federal student loan eligibility for the trip if you are not using it all for Fall or Spring semester

External Scholarships

Resources for scholarships and aid outside CSB/SJU

McCarthy Center

Resources for external scholarship ideas from the McCarthy Center

CSB and SJU Senates

Students can submit an agenda item/funding request to the appropriate senate to request funding support for traveling to the COP. Be prepared to present a cohesive budget and answer questions regarding the impact of traveling to the COP on you and/or the CSB/SJU community.