Robert & Susan Payne Foundation Scholarship

Fall 2024 and Spring 2025

This scholarship was established by Robert and Susan Payne to support a full time, undergraduate matriculated student who has completed 24 – 45 credits at Western Connecticut State University majoring in Mathematics, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Chemistry, Biology, Nursing, Social Work, or Secondary Education with a concentration in the STEM majors. The applicants must be eligible for tri-state tuition and fees with a minimum GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate financial need. This scholarship will be for six consecutive semester for $6000.00 per student per year for a total of $18,000. To be considered a finalist, please write a short essay describing yourself, your first year experience at WCSU, and the reason you are pursuing a degree in your selected major.

Anticipated Total

Anticipated total amount over the full term of this award.


Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write an essay describing yourself, your 1st year experience at WCSU, and your reason for pursuing a career in your major.