CBSHouston

Types of Financial Aid

Scholarships

The following are the steps to apply for CBS scholarships:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  2. Complete the CBS Financial Aid Application process (MyFA).
  3. Submit a completed scholarship application.

Institutional Aid

Students must submit a completed application by the published deadlines to the Office of Financial Aid and meet the eligibility requirements for each scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All scholarships are awarded based on level of enrollment, financial need, and by the order in which they are recieved. See the individual scholarships for application and eligibility requirements:

Other Scholarships

Return of Institutional Aid and Scholarships: Institutional aid and scholarships are awarded based on enrollment hours. If any student withdraws from the College or reduces the number of hours during the course of the term, his/her awards will be adjusted accordingly, and as a result, he/she may owe the institution. CBS does not refund institutional aid or scholarships to students.

There are many scholarships out there that could suit your needs, some useful links are:

http://www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory

For more information regarding scholarships or the application process, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 832-252-4602 or by e-mail at: fa@cbshouston.edu

V.A. Students

Qualified veterans and the dependents of deceased or disabled veterans whose death or disability is a direct result of their military service may be eligible for VA educational benefits under one of the following programs while attending the CBS:

  • Chapter 30: Montgomery G.I. Bill- Active/ Duty Discharged
  • Chapter 31: Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 33: Post 9/11 G.I Bill
  • Chapter 35: Dependents Education Assistance

Chapter 30

  1. Veterans who wish to use their VA educational benefits for the first time should apply online at http://www.gibill.va.gov and complete a Form 22-1990, Application for Educational Benefits, to receive a Certificate of Eligibility.
  2. If educational benefits have previously been used, complete a Form 22-1995, Change of Program or Place of Training, online at http://www.gibill.va.gov to receive a Certificate of Eligibility.
  3. Submit the following items to the Financial Aid Office:
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Certificate of Release of Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
  • Official academic transcripts from previously attended colleges and/or universities

Chapter 33

  1. Veterans who wish to use their VA educational benefits for the first time should apply online at http://www.gibill.va.gov and complete a Form 22-1990, Application for Educational Benefits, to receive a Certificate of Eligibility.
  2. If educational benefits have previously been used, complete a Form 22-1995, Change of Program or Place of Training, online at http://www.gibill.va.gov to receive a Certificate of Eligibility.
  3. Submit the following items to the Student Financial Services office:
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Certificate of Release of Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
  • Official academic transcripts from previously attended colleges and/or universities

Chapter 35

  1. Qualified dependents who wish to use their VA educational benefits for the first time should apply online at  http://www.gibill.va.gov and complete a Form 22-5490, Application for Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance, to receive a Certificate/Letter of Eligibility.
  2. If educational benefits have previously been used, complete a Form 22-1995, Change of Program or Place of Training, online at http://www.gibill.va.gov to receive a Certificate of Eligibility.
  3. Submit the following items to the Student Financial Services office :
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Official Academic Transcript from previously attended colleges and/or universities

Chapter 31

Disabled veterans desiring to further their education under the VA Vocational Rehabilitation program should contact the Veterans Administration Counseling and Training office at 713-383-1985. 

Additional Assistance

For additional assistance regarding VA educational benefits, please contact the Veterans Administration at 1-888-442-4551 or http://www.gibill.va.gov. You may also contact the Office of Financial Aid at 832-252-4602 or fa@cbshouston.edu

For additional assistance regarding disability services, please contact Disability Support Services at 832-252-0757 or dos@cbshouston.edu. The CBS Disability Services office is located in Suite 113; the operating hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.