Southeast Missouri State University

2014-2015 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Applies to All Awards

  1. Refer to the official award letter for complete award and renewal criteria.
  2. Scholarship recipients must sign and return scholarship award agreements to receive payment for the scholarship award.
  3. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 hours per semester) to receive payment for the scholarship award. 
  4. The total amount of aid received from federal, state, institutional and other sources may not exceed the University established cost of attendance.  Therefore, scholarship award amounts may be subject to reduction.
  5. Scholarships are available to students who attend secondary or postsecondary schools accredited by a recognized agency such as the state departments of education or North Central Association.
  6. Dual credit work is not included when calculating renewal eligibility.
  7. Students who do not meet scholarship renewal criteria for the upcoming academic year may request reinstatement of the scholarship after completing the subsequent fall, spring and/or summer semester without scholarship.  Student must minimally complete both the same number of hours and attain the Southeast cumulative GPA that was initially required for scholarship renewal in order to be eligible for reinstatement.

Beginning Freshmen

Eligibility
  1. Academic scholarships are awarded to regularly admitted beginning freshmen at the time of admission (no separate application required) and are for fall and spring semesters only, unless otherwise stated.  Note:  The early admission consideration and scholarship guarantee deadline is December 1 for Governor’s, Regents’ and President’s; March 1 for University and all other scholarships.
  2. Cumulative GPA requirements are based on a 4.0 scale at the end of six or seven semesters. Eighth semester grades are not considered for scholarship eligibility.
  3. The December national ACT/SAT test dates are the final dates used for Governor’s, Regents’ and President’s Scholarship consideration. February test dates are the final dates used for all other scholarships. 
Value
  1. The Governor’s and Regents’ Scholarships pay tuition for the equivalent of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (15 hours per fall and spring semesters). In addition, the Governor’s Scholarship covers general fees for 30 hours and a community-style (double occupancy) room with a 15-meal plan.
  2. The full value of the President’s, University, and Midwest Achievement Award is applied toward tuition.
  3. Students receive the highest award for which they qualify. Awards are adjusted as new official test scores are received.
  4. Academic scholarship values are reduced when a student enrolls at a Southeast regional campus. Governor's - Will be reduced to actual tuition, general, tech/maintenance fee charges (housing component of scholarship is forfeited), Regents' - Will be reduced to actual tuition charges, President's - $4000 is reduced to $2500, and University - $2000 is reduced to $1300. President's scholarship is reduced to $1300 if at a regional campus.
Renewal
  1. Academic Scholarships (Governor’s Regents’, President’s, University) are renewable for 3 additional academic years for a maximum of 4 consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 3.5 GPA and a minimum of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).
  2. The Midwest Achievement Award is renewable for 3 additional academic years for a maximum of 4 consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 2.75 GPA and a minimum of 24 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).
  3. Transfer and Dual Credit GPA and hours are not included when calculating renewal eligibility.

Transfer Students

Eligibility
  1. Community College Scholarships are awarded to regularly admitted Missouri transfer students at the time of admission (no separate application required).  Note:  The admission and scholarship deadline is March 1.
  2. Cumulative GPA requirements are based on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 hours per semester) to receive payment for the scholarship award.   
  4. Community College Scholarship eligibility is based on course work completed after high school graduation. Student must have consecutively attended the community college as a full-time student (excluding summer semesters) and have not attended any other four-year institution. 
Value
  1. The full value of the Outstanding Community College, Phi Theta Kappa and Community College Scholarship is applied toward tuition.
  2. Students receive the highest award for which they qualify.
Renewal
  1. Community College Scholarships are renewable for 1 additional academic year for a maximum of 2 consecutive academic years with a Southeast cumulative 3.5 GPA and a minimum of 30 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours). Transfer and Dual Credit GPA and hours are not included when calculating renewal eligibility.
  2. Scholarship reinstatement is not available for students who do not meet the renewal criteria.
  3. The Midwest Achievement Award is renewable each year for a maximum of three consecutive academic years, 128 credit hours (including transfer), or completion of course work for a bachelor’s degree, whichever occurs first, providing students maintain a Southeast cumulative 2.75 GPA and complete a minimum of 24 Southeast credit hours per academic year (may include Southeast summer hours).

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