Twenty-First Century Awards are awarded to students that met eligibility standards and enrolled as a Twenty-First Century Scholars in the 7th or 8th grade. Additionally, Twenty-First Scholar Awards recipient must meet the Twenty-First Scholars Program Pledge. The amount of a Twenty-First Century Award is calculated based on the student's tuition and general fee (IUPUI) or technology fee (IUPUC). If the student has no other type of fee remission, the Twenty-First Century Award will cover the student's tuition fee up to 15 credits. If a portion of the student's tuition fee is paid by another fee remission (i.e. tuition remission), the Twenty-First Century Award will cover the balance of tuition fee. If a student has a full fee remission for tuition fees, the Twenty-First Century Award will not be available.
To qualify for state grant consideration the applicant must:
» Be an Indiana resident; » Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible noncitizen »
Be a high school graduate or hold a GED
» Attend, or plan to attend, an eligible college or university
» Be enrolled, or plan to enroll, in a course of study leading to an associates or first bachelors
Be a full-time student, or plan to enroll as a full-time student. (The state grant defines full-time
as at least 12 credit hours per term); and » File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - by March 10 of the year proceeding the
academic year the applicant plans to enroll.
The SFA award eligibility period is limited to eight semesters within a maximum of eight years. A student must be full-time (12 semester hours) on the SFA census date (the end of the 25% refund period & end of the fourth week of the semester). If a student has dropped below full-time, SFA awards are cancelled in full and the student's bursar account will reflect an amount due that is equal to the cancelled SFA award.
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