PRIVATE SCHOLARSHIPS Many students utilize private scholarships to supplement

Private scholarships many students utilize private

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PRIVATE SCHOLARSHIPS Many students utilize private scholarships to supplement their financial aid award package. You may also contact clubs, foundations, organizations, corporations and churches from your hometown for scholarships. The scholarship donor determines the eligibility criteria. You are encouraged to use the Illinois State University Scholarship page on the Financial Aid Office home page at - cialaid.ilstu.edu or the Illinois Student Assistance Financial Assistance F I N A I D
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35 Commission's CollegeZone.com. Avoid search ser- vices or "consultants" who charge a significant fee and/or promise positive results. ISU MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS A variety of merit-based scholarships are awarded to new beginning freshmen. In order to be considered for a merit-based scholarship as a new beginning freshman, you must be admitted to the University and submit the appropriate scholarship application by the scholarship deadline which typi- cally falls in early January. For more information about merit-based scholarships for new beginning freshmen and for a scholarship application, please contact the Office of Admissions by telephone at (800) 366- 2478 or visit the Office of Admissions Web site at . In addition, the Scholarship Resource Office, housed within the Financial Aid Office, will assist students in their search for private or institutional scholarship dol- lars. Contact the Scholarship Resource Office by telephone at (309) 438-2740. Presidential Scholarships: Presidential Scholarships are available for new freshmen. See the Honors Program section of this Undergraduate Catalog for details. Deans’ Scholarships: The Deans’ Scholarship is a one-year monetary award of $1,000 for new beginning freshmen. The scholarship is based on academic accomplishments and potential for out- standing achievement at the University. Candidates for Deans’ Scholarships are identified from the Presidential Scholarship applicant pool and are selected by the Dean of the College from which the scholarship is offered. Minority Academic Scholarship Program: Illinois State University offers the Minority Academic Scholarship Program for academically talented minority students from traditionally under- represented populations. In addition, applicants must be new beginning freshmen who are U.S. citi- zens who have applied and been admitted to the fall term. Each scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year and renewable up to eight semesters. The total potential value of the scholarship is $20,000. Trustees’ Tuition Waivers: Undergraduate tuition waivers are used to recruit talented stu- dents to the University in these specific areas: the Honors Program, Art, Communication/Forensics, Intercollegiate Athletics, International Studies, Music, and Theatre.
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