Study At Colorado State University,Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA
Applicants 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
Student/Applicant’s profile: In the CSU GSSE program 25-40 students are accepted into this
cohort-based approach. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of work experience in a related
field of international development, poverty alleviation, sustainability, or have demonstrated an
entrepreneurial spirit. An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 is required.
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. Applicant must have a
Application Fee: CSU will waive the application fee for admission to students applying for an
University Contact Information: Applicants can contact Ms. Shelby Sack at
email@example.com for more information about the university’s admission process and program
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS
Gather Supporting Documents and Apply online
To apply for an OAS – CSU/GSSE scholarship, applicants must complete the OAS online scholarship
application form and attach ALL required supporting documentation. The list of required supporting
documents is listed through the link below.
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 not be able 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.
o apply for an OAS – CSU/GSSE scholarship, the applicant must fill out the OAS online application form and attach the following required supporting documentation:
1. ID – scan or photo of 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 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 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 signature.
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 (2) essays in the OAS-CSU/GSSE online scholarship application form. The essays must be written in English. Both essays 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 – students whose native language is not English will be required to submit one of the following as proof of English proficiency:
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.
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 could 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/GSSE Scholarship Program”
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
Study At Colorado State University, Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) MBA
Questions about this scholarship opportunity should be sent to with the subject
“OAS-CSU/GSSE Scholarship Program”
Expenses not covered by the scholarship, and which are the sole responsibility of the scholarship
Remaining tuition and/or school fees
Round trip airfare; and
Any other costs not mentioned.
These above expenses listed as financial responsibility shall be the sole and exclusive responsibility
of the scholarship recipients and the scholarship recipients will be responsible for payment of the
remaining tuition fees and any other costs as needed to CSU.
Scholarship benefits are subject to the academic performance of the awardee. In order to receive these
benefits, the awardee should not be reported with an unsatisfactory academic performance due to
absences or failing courses.
Applicants could 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