Financial Aid Scholarships

Application Process


Scholarships must be applied for each academic year, unless otherwise stated. 

  1. Complete scholarship application (new and renewal applicants) each academic award year and return the application and requested documents to the Office of Financial Aid.
  2. Complete the FAFSA (new and renewal applicants) (exemptions: J1 or J2 exchange visitor visa, F1 or F2 student visa or G series visa or family income of $70,000 or more). If you are exempt from completing the FAFSA, documentation must be provided to prove exemption, i.e.: Federal tax return & W-2's, Visa, or tax transcript.
  3. Enroll in a minimum of 12 semester hours unless otherwise specified.
  4. Maintain an overall minimum 2.5 GPA and complete required number of hours to remain eligible for extended scholarships.
  5. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition/fees/books or supplies in the semester awarded.
  6. Scholarships may be reduced or rescinded if aid exceeds cost of attendance.
  7. Institutional scholarship values may not exceed $800.00 per semester excluding Presidential, Athletic or Fine Arts unless otherwise stated by off campus scholarship.
  8. Scholarships may be reduced or rescinded if institutional maximum scholarship award is exceeded.
  9. Institutional Scholarships are non-transferable.
  10. Funds must be used by the 7th week of the semester.
  11. Additional documentation may be required and/or an audition may be required for various departmental scholarships. news-announcenments-gradient-full.jpg