All CSU Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Programs excluding the GlobalSocial and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA.
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INFORMATION
The candidate should begin the admission process to the degree program covered by this scholarship program. For
more information on the application for admission process, please go to the CSU’s website: http://www.colostate.edu/
Student/Applicant’s profile: Please visit www.colostate.edu to understand admission requirements unique to
Admission Process: Before applying for admission, students are encouraged to read the program description, and
ensure that the study area fulfills their expectations and interests.
Application Fee: CSU will waive the application fee for admission to students applying for an OAS-CSU
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS
Gather Supporting Documents and Apply online
To apply for an OAS – CSU scholarship, applicants must fill out the OAS online scholarship application form
and attach ALL required supporting documentation. The list of required documentation can be found through the
ALL the required documents must be combined into one (1) single PDF file (no larger than 5MB). If the
file is larger than 5MB, you will be unable to summit the online form. The application system does not allow
for more than one document to be uploaded. Do not include any additional documents besides those indicated
To apply for an OAS – CSU scholarship, the applicant must fill out the OAS online application form and attach the following required supporting documentation:
1. Government issued ID – scan a photo of the passport page that contains the applicant’s full name, date of birth, and country of citizenship.
2. Admission letter – unconditional admission letter from Colorado State University.
3. Transcript or record of grades – Copy of High School Transcript or Bachelor’s Degree Transcript. Transcripts must be translated by a sworn translator if
English is not the original language of the transcript.
4. Certificate or Diploma – copy of High School Certificate or Bachelor's degree diploma or letter of enrollment from current institution.
5. Two (2) Recommendation Letters – one of the recommendation letters should be provided by a university professor and the other should be provided by current
or most recent employer that includes: the letterhead of the University/Institution, the Professor’s/Employer’s position within the University/Institution, date and
- Applicants with no work experience may substitute the recommendation letter from the employer with a recommendation letter from a second professor.
The recommendation letters provided for admission consideration to the University can be used for scholarship consideration. However, if you choose to
provide new recommendation letters directly to the OAS, the letters should be addressed to the OAS Scholarship and Training Programs, Department of Human Development,
Education and Employment.
6. Essays – applicants are required to write and include two essays in the scholarship application form. The essays should be written in English. Each essay should
have a minimum of 800 characters (not words) and a maximum of 2900 characters, including spaces.
Essay 1: Describe how acquiring this academic degree will directly impact and enhance your professional skills in your current job position or future career.
Essay 2: Explain how you intend to apply the acquired knowledge and experience in the specific field of study that you will pursue to the development of
your country or region.
7. Curriculum vitae – in English and no specific format is required. Do not include copies of diplomas, certificates or awards; only include text.
8. Proof of English Proficiency, if applicable – applicants whose native language is not English will be required to submit one of the following as proof of English
A copy of an official transcript verifying completion of studies in an English speaking university or college in the last five years;
A test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 570 or higher for the paper based test, 230 for computer-based test, or an internet-based TOEFL (IBT) score of at least 79;
IELTS 6.5, or the equivalent.
Note: The date stated on the TOEFL or IELTS certificate must be within two years of your proposed start date.
9. Proof of Additional Funds – proof that you have sufficient funds to cover remaining tuition and fees and other costs not covered by the scholarship
by including one, or a combination, of the following documents with your scholarship application:
a copy of a rental agreement on property showing you as the property owner;
a copy of a bank statement or bank letter;
a letter from an employer showing a monthly or yearly salary to be received based on study leave with pay;
a letter showing a student loan or additional scholarship(s), grants, financial aid.
Applicants can also apply for the Rowe Fund which is an educational loan program of the OAS that helps citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean to finance their studies in accredited universities across the United States.
Questions about this scholarship opportunity should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “OAS-CSU Scholarship Program”
To be considered for this scholarship opportunity, an applicant must:
Provide an unconditional admission letter from CSU.
o This scholarship opportunity is open to new applicants as well as current students at CSU who are
from an OAS member state and not an OAS-CSU scholarship recipient.
Submit a complete scholarship application with all required supporting documents
Be a citizen and/or permanent legal resident of any OAS member state, except the United States.
o Applicants from Argentina must fill out a required form through the following link;
http://www.oas.org/en/scholarships/PAEC/2018/NOTA-SOLICITUD-DGCIN-2017.doc and send
it to the National Liaison Office (ONE) in Argentina.
University Contact Information: Applicants can contact Ms. Christy Eylar at email@example.com for
more information about the university’s admission process and program details.
Como presentar su documentación en La Oficina Presidencial de Becas:
1. Presentar toda la documentación requerida por La OEA en forma física
2. Presentar toda la documentación de manera digital en un CD escaneado en formato PDF, documento por documento
All CSU Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Programs excluding the GlobalSocial and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA
One-third of tuition;
USD $1,350 one-time subsistence allowance to the top ranked candidates; and
CSU will also waive the application fee for admission.
Questions about this scholarship opportunity should be sent to with the subject “OASCSU
EXPENSES NOT COVERED BY THIS SCHOLARSHIP
Expenses not covered by the scholarship, and which are the sole responsibility of the scholarship recipients, are:
Remaining tuition and/or school fees
Round trip airfare;
Any other costs not mentioned.
An estimate of the cost of studying at the ISS could be found here:
The tuition discount from the University shall be spread across the Falls and Springs semesters only, which is
expected to increase each year as tuition increases.
Applicants may also be eligible for larger awards available through individual departments. If applicants
receive larger awards, such as full assistantships, the one-third award will not be awarded.
The scholarship recipients will be responsible for payment of the remaining tuition fees and any other costs as
needed to the CSU.
Applicants can also apply for the Rowe Fund which is an educational loan program of the OAS that helps
citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean to finance their studies in accredited universities across the