ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Provided by : Design Institute of San Diego

Scholarship Amount

$1,500 USD

Application Deadline

August 15, 2017

Description

Each semester Design Institute of San Diego will grant up to two scholarships of $1,500 for a full-time student or $1,000 for a part-time student. Once awarded, grants will be automatically renewed so long as recipients remain enrolled in 12 units or more per semester if a full-time student, or 9 units or more per semester if a part-time or evening student. A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher must also be maintained in order for the scholarship to be renewed.Scholarship guidelines: Scholarship materials and the complete admission application to Design Institute of San Diego must be received no later than August 15th (for fall semester start), December 15th (for spring semester start), or April 15th (for summer semester start). The essay must be submitted electronically to scholarships@disd.edu by the due date and the remainder of the scholarship materials should be submitted with the admission application. Scholarship recipients must be studying on a full-time basis: 12 units or more per semester if a full-time student, or 9 units or more per semester if a part-time or evening student. Once awarded, scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher during their studies at Design Institute. If an awarded student withdraws during the semester, the scholarship will be included in "other sources of aid" in the refund calculation. Should an awarded student drop below the eligibility guidelines regarding cumulative GPA or course load requirements, scholarship eligibility will discontinue for future semesters. All scholarship applicants and their materials will be reviewed by a committee using a numeric scoring evaluation form. Completeness of the scholarship requirements, GPA, scholarship essay, and application materials will be considered.

Requirements
To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:Be an entering student for the first time at Design Institute of San Diego with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Have financial need and be eligible for financial aid. Prepare a 500- to 1000-word essay in which they describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work in design, art or music, and explain how this has had an influence on them as a person. Provide a list of all academic achievement awards and/or extracurricular activities.
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Grade
Freshmen

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