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Scholarships

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Scholarships

  1. 1. Scholarships ***Free Financial Assistance***
  2. 2. Scholarships <ul><li>Competitive process </li></ul><ul><li>Help pay educational costs </li></ul><ul><li>Majority are merit-based </li></ul><ul><li>Others are need-based and require FAFSA </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Scholarships <ul><li>All scholarships vary in: </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline </li></ul><ul><li>Application process (online or paper) </li></ul><ul><li>Award amounts </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>State Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Private Scholarships </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>UTB/TSC Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>General Scholarships: managed by the Financial </li></ul><ul><li>Aid; available online every year in December </li></ul><ul><li>Other Institutional Scholarships: offered by </li></ul><ul><li>colleges, organizations, specific programs, and </li></ul><ul><li>talents </li></ul><ul><li>Within the Institutional Scholarships, don’t miss the Graduate Tuition Incentive Scholarship which is offered by the Graduate Studies Office. </li></ul><ul><li>Important information can be found online: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.utb.edu/vpaa/graduate/Pages/GradTuitionScholarship.aspx </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>UTB/TSC Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Easy steps to access the main UTB/TSC scholarship page: </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the www.u tb.edu h ome web page </li></ul><ul><li>Type “scholarships” under the Google Search box </li></ul>Step 1 Step 2
  6. 6. <ul><li>UTB/TSC Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Below is a print screen of the main scholarship page. </li></ul><ul><li>Take a look at the Institutional and Latest Scholarship Opportunities. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Private Scholarships <ul><li>Administered and funded by private organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Funds are normally sent directly to the university </li></ul><ul><li>Advertised online under the scholarships main page: </li></ul>Sample screen of the Latest Scholarships page http://www.utb.edu/scholarships
  8. 8. Free Scholarship Search <ul><li>Begin Your Search Early!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Further your Search by registering with a Free Scholarship Search Engine to receive email notifications of scholarships you are eligible for. </li></ul><ul><li>Below are a few: </li></ul><ul><li>Fresch! Free Scholarship Search http://freschinfo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Web www.fastweb.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic Scholarship Fund http://www.hsf.net </li></ul><ul><li>College Net http://collegenet.com </li></ul><ul><li>College Board http://collegeboard.com/pay </li></ul>

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