We understand the investment you are making in your college education and want you to know we're with you every step of the way. At Concordia, we offer nearly $30 million internal scholarships and grants each year that acknowledge your individual efforts and unique qualities. Eligibility is reviewed when you first apply.

Steps to accepting your Financial Aid award

Complete the following steps to accept, decline, or modify your Financial Aid Award. Certain awards are automatically accepted for you and others, like federal loans, require a decision from you.

  1. Log onto your CUW Portal account at my.cuw.edu

  2. Select the Student Services tab

  3. Select Financial Aid Awards in the Financial Aid Awards box

  4. Select the correct aid year from the drop-down menu and then select Submit

  5. Select the Terms and Conditions tab

  6. Review the Terms and Conditions, select the link and review the associated document by selecting the “TERMS” text; once completed hit the back button on your browser and select Accept

  7. After you have selected Accept, you will be able to access the Accept Award Offer tab; you might need to refresh the page

  8. On the Accepted Award Offer tab you have the following options:

    • Accepting the full amount of all awards
    • Declining a single award
    • Accepting a single award
    • Accepting an award partially

      If you are accepting the full amount of all awards simply select that option. For anything else, make your selection on each fund then select the Submit Decision button. Once you have made your decision you cannot alter it, you will need to contact the Financial Aid Office to make changes at that time.

  9. Click Submit Decision to send your decision to our office

Printing a paper copy of your award

If you would like a paper copy of your award letter select the Award Overview tab, then select the text right below the General Information Tab with states “Print.” This will open a new window that you can print off and consider it a paper copy of your financial aid award letter.