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Presidential Tuition Service Scholarship

 The Presidential Tuition Service Scholarships for Graduate Students will be offered to a limited number of students (20-25) to serve as academic coaches.  More information will be available regarding applications by the first of May.  The scholarship is designed to aid the recruitment and retention of undergraduate students.  It will cover the costs of tuition and fees for 3 or 6 hours of graduate coursework per semester. (Graduate students who hold an assistantship are not eligible). Each scholarship includes a service component of 75 hours per semester for 6 hours of tuition and 37.5 hours per semester for 3 hours of tuition.

In order to be eligible to apply, students must:

  1. Be fully admitted to a graduate program.
  2. Sign a contract (after awarded) agreeing to a particular service component of 75 hours per semester for 6 hours of tuition or 37.5 hours of service for 3 hours of tuition.
  3. Make satisfactory progress toward degree completion.
  4. Maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00.

Award Period:

The scholarships are awarded for one (1) academic year and are contingent upon the students' academic progress and successful completion of the service components. Recipients must re-apply annually as needed.

 
Application Information:

Applicants must complete the electronic Presidential Tuition Service Scholarship Application which includes a statement of need and a description of the strengths, experiences, and skill-sets to successfully complete the service-components.

AFTER NOTIFICATION OF AWARD: Applicants must sign and return a contract (provided by the department) agreeing to a particular service component of 75 hours per semester for 6 hours of tuition or 37.5 hours of service for 3 hours of tuition to the Graduate School, 215 Administration Building.

 

Selection of Recipients:

Recipients will be selected by a committee of faculty members in the respective programs.  

Deadline:

We are not accepting applications at this time.  More information will be forthcoming by the first of May, 2014. 

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