Student Resources for Funding COP

CSB+SJU Global Portal: Details & Application

In addition to the opportunities listed below, there is significant scholarship funding from donors to CSB and SJU who support student engagement at the COP each year. These scholarships are typically offered to students at the time of acceptance to the COP class.

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.

Scholarship For CSB Students

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.