National Alumni Scholars Program – Deadline 1/15/15

PURPOSE: THESE SCHOLARSHIPS REPRESENT THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION’S PLEDGE TO ASSIST THE UNIVERSITY IN ATTRACTING QUALITY STUDENTS. THE ALUMNI ARE CONVINCED THAT HIGH ACADEMIC ACHIEVERS ARE NEEDED ON CAMPUS TO SERVE AS ROLE MODELS FOR ALL STUDENTS MATRICULATING AT THE UNIVERSITY. THIS PROGRAM IS A MAJOR FOCUS OF THE ALUMNI ANNUAL GIVING PROGRAM.

LEVEL OF AWARDS:  ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP AWARD provides tuition, Book Stipend, required fees, room and board (see award terms and conditions for additional information).

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • BE A UNITED STATES CITIZEN WHO HAS GRADUATED OR WILL GRADUATE FROM AN ACCREDITED HIGH SCHOOL PRIOR TO THE FALL SEMESTER OF THE YEAR FOR WHICH THE SELECTION IS MADE.
  • MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY. YOU MUST INCLUDE EITHER YOUR ACCEPTANCE LETTER OR COPY OF LETTER OF UNIVERSITY’S RECEIPT OF YOUR APPLICATION.
  • HAVE AN OVERALL GPA OF 3.0 OR BETTER. MUST HAVE SCORED 1000 OR HIGHER ON THE SAT (MATH AND VERBAL ONLY) OR SCORED 22 OR HIGHER ON THE ACT. FINANCIAL NEED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WHEN MAKING SELECTIONS.
  • INCLUDE THREE RECOMMENDATIONS/EVALUATION LETTERS, one MUST BE FROM A NON- SCHOOL OFFICIAL. DO NOT INCLUDE RELATIVES. THESE MUST BE ENCLOSED IN SEALED ENVELOPES.

 

PROGRAM OPERATION: THE NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION COMMITS ITSELF TO A FOUR-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH EACH STUDENT ONCE SELECTED. FRESHMEN MUST EARN A 3.0 GPA AT THE END OF THE FIRST YEAR TO REMAIN IN THE PROGRAM. IT IS PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A FRESHMAN RECIPIENT WHOSE GPA FALLS BELOW A 3.0 GPA AT THE END OF THE FIRST SEMESTER WILL BE FUNDED FOR THE NEXT SEMESTER ON A PROBATIONARY STATUS. THE FRESHMAN STUDENT WHO FAILS TO RAISE THE CUMULATIVE ACADEMIC AVERAGE TO 3.0 OR BETTER AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

ALL ADVANCED STUDENTS, SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS AND SENIORS MUST MAINTAIN A  3.0 GPA OR BETTER EACH SEMESTER TO REMAIN IN THE PROGRAM. ADVANCED STUDENTS WHO FALL BELOW A 3.0 GPA AT THE END OF ANY SEMESTER, WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

IF A STUDENT CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE PROGRAM LEAVES THE UNIVERSITY IN GOOD STANDING, THE STUDENT MAY RETURN TO THE PROGRAM, PROVIDED NOT MORE THAN ONE REGULAR SEMESTER HAS EXPIRED SINCE THE STUDENT’S DEPARTURE. HOWEVER, SUCH STUDENT MUST FILE WITH THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS STATING THE REASON FOR THE TEMPORARY DEPARTURE AND EXPRESSING INTENT TO RETURN. (see award terms and conditions for additional information).

Apply for the 2014-2015 National-Alumni-Association-Scholarship

http://www.ncat.edu/admissions/financial-aid/pdf/alumni-application1516.pdf

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