Connecticut State Financial Aid: Grants & Scholarships

First, File Your FAFSA®

The state of Connecticut offers financial aid opportunities to Connecticut residents including grants and scholarship programs. 

The first step to an affordable college education is filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA®. Apply For Connecticut state financial aid

Apply For Connecticut State Financial Aid

Capitol Scholarship Grant Program

This grant is available to students who graduated in the top 20% of their class (in high school) and scored either an 1800 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT.

To apply, students need to reach out to their high school guidance counselor. If awarded, students could get as much as $2,000 per year. 

Connecticut Aid To Public College Students Grant Program (CAPCS)

Connecticut state residents who are also enrolled in college at least half-time are eligible to apply for this grant. After filing FAFSA®, students need to reach out to their college’s financial aid office to apply.

For more information on financial aid available for Connecticut state residents, click the link below. 


If you need help with the FAFSA® or have questions about Connecticut state financial aid, the Frank Team is here to help. You can reach us via email at or text us at (347) 690-7886. 

Good luck!