Needs Based Scholarships – Athens State University

Full Time Student-Based Scholarships
Student Based Scholarships may be awarded to new entering students with no more than 12 credit hours at Athens State and who meet specific criteria regarding their financial need. Requirements: 2.0 minimum GPA; qualify for the Federal Pell Grant Program for the academic year; FAFSA and all requested Financial Aid documents must be submitted by scholarship deadline date. Students must enroll in at least 12 hours for fall and spring semesters and 9 hours in the summer semester. Awards vary and are generally awarded for the summer semester only. The scholarship may pay up to $2508 for 12 hours or up to $1881 for 9 hours for the summer semester only.

Applicants must not have a previous baccalaureate degree.

Part-Time Student-Based Scholarships
Part Time Student Based Scholarships may be awarded to new entering students with no more than 12 credit hours at Athens State who meet specific criteria regarding their financial need. Requirements: 2.0 minimum GPA; qualify for the Federal Pell Grant Program for the academic year; FAFSA and all requested Financial Aid documents must be submitted by scholarship deadline date. Students must enroll in at least 6 hours for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Awards vary and are generally awarded for the summer semester only. The scholarship may pay up to $1254 for the summer semester only.

Applicants must not have a previous baccalaureate degree.