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You’re only a few clicks away from earning $1,000 towards textbooks your first year at Campbellsville University. It’s as easy as completing your FAFSA application with Campbellsville University’s school code – 001959 by December 1st.


Scholarship Overview:

Accepted students who complete the FAFSA by December 1, 2018, and enroll in Campbellsville University main campus for the fall 2019, will be given up to $1000 during the freshman year to be used toward textbook costs.


Must apply, be accepted, and enroll as a full-time student on main campus.

Must complete the FAFSA by December 1, 2018.

For those who have already completed the FAFSA, must add Campbellsville University to the FAFSA by December 1, 2018.

New undergraduate, main campus students only.


Textbook scholarship must be used at the Campbellsville University Barnes & Noble bookstore only.

The scholarship must be used to purchase / rent / loan course-required textbooks.  Software, laptops, apparel, gift cards, and other supplies are not applicable.

Scholarship Distribution:

Up to $500 per semester, fall and spring.  No more than $1000 for the entire freshman year.

If the student exceeds $500 per semester in textbook cost, the student is responsible for the difference.

If the student does not exceed $500 per semester in textbook cost, the difference will not be returned to the student.

How to Apply for Aid:

To apply for financial aid you need to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(also called the FAFSA), which can be found online at

Make sure you have a Federal Student Aid ID (also called an FSA ID). To create or retrieve your FSA ID go to This ID is how you will sign the FAFSA. If you are a dependent student, at least one of your parents listed on the FAFSA will also be required to have an FSA ID. This ID replaces the FAFSA PIN numbers that used to be required to sign your FAFSA.

Once you are ready to file your FAFSA you want to make sure you have your current year’s taxes and W-2’s on hand, or your previous year’s taxes and W-2’s on hand. Even if you don’t file taxes you still need to file the FAFSA. This will allow for the most accurate estimate to be made for your financial need.

Helpful Tips:

  • File your FAFSA as early as possible
  • We are here to help if you need assistance filing FAFSA or have questions
  • Don’t forget to list Campbellsville University’s school code – 001959


Helpful Phone Numbers:

CU Office of Financial Aid (270) 789-5013

FAFSA Customer Service 1 (800) 433-3243


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