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Freshman Tuition Waiver

2021 High School Graduates

Scholarship waiver for incoming freshman students who meet the ACT and GPA requirements mentioned below. Students must be enrolled in 12 hours each semester of their scholarship. Scholarships are limited in number. Priority consideration will be given based on student scholarship application submission date. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The application deadline for this scholarship is February 1, 2021.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must maintain full-time enrollment of no less than 12 hours per semester (excluding summers).
  • Student must enroll in courses the fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
  • Students must maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Student must complete online New Student Orientation in the fall. 
  • Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by June 1st.
    https://www.fafsa.gov/
 Requirements Dollar Amount
24+ ACT/ 1160 SAT or 3.85 HS GPA $1,500
21-23 ACT/ 1060 SAT
 or 3.60 HS GPA
$1,000
19-20 ACT/ 980 SAT 
or 3.40 HS GPA
$500

Application