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The James G. Costigan endowed scholarship was established in 2005 and specifically supports SLU undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need* who are majoring in computer science. This competitive scholarship is typically awarded to students who will become juniors the following year, and is renewable for a student’s senior year, presuming continued academic success. This year, applications must be completed online by Monday, March 25, 2019. The award amount has not yet been determined for last year, but for AY18-19, scholars received $4000.

 To apply for the Costigan scholarship:

  1. Log in to your MySLU account
  2. Click on the Tools Tab
  3. Click on the Scholarship Suite icon
  4. Complete the general application questions upon entering the site (remember to hit Finish & Submit)
  5. Click on the James G. Costigan Scholarship to apply

The Costigan Scholarship option should show up automatically on your dashboard based on your indication of your major from the general questionnaire, but if not you might be able to use this direct link once you are logged in.

* Note: Typically to demonstrate financial need, applicants must have completed a recent year FAFSA form ( and authorized SLU to have access (school code 002506)

Please be sure to monitor your application to ensure completion of required items before the due date listed. You will be notified by email if you are selected as a recipient.

Please note: if you have questions about the Scholarship Suite process, please contact Julie Martin, Coordinator of Scholarships, at 314-977-4211 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..