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College Completion Challenge Grant

APPLICATIONS FOR THE CCC GRANT ARE NOW OPEN.

Application Period:  October 27 - December 1, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Grant aid to be awarded during 2015 SPRING SEMESTER.

PURPOSE:

Provide grant aid to Student Support Services Program/ASPIRE participants to help further the educational goals of the  student.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Applicant must be classified as a First-Year Student (0-29 credit hours) or a Sophomore (30-59 credit hours). **Note: First preference is given to participants who are in their first or second year of attendance at UTB. Awards to upper classmen are contingent upon availability of funds, criteria, etc.​ **
  • The applicant must be an “active” participant in the SSSP/A.S.P.I.R.E. program (according to participation requirement/agreement)
  • Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 and,
  • Currently receiving a Pell Grant Award

How to Apply

  1. Pick up application in Cortez 105. You may also download
    here.
  2. Attach a copy of your most recent UTB unofficial transcript.
  3. Obtain and attach one letter of recommendation from a faculty or staff member qualified to discuss the type of student you are, and/or the personal challenges/obstacles you have overcome.
  4. Attach a one to two page typed personal statement. The statement should include:
  • A brief summary of your background.
  • Your financial need for this scholarship.
  • Obstacles that have been overcome in order to attend college.
  • What it means to be a first generation college student in your family.
  • Your academic and career goals
  • Receipt of Scholarship: Recipients will be notified of their selection via the UTB EMAIL. Students must be enrolled during the semester the funds are to be awarded (SPRING 2015).


     

    APPLICATION PERIOD AND DEADLINE:

    December 1, 2014 at 5pm. in the SSSP/A.S.P.I.R.E. Office: Cortez 105 

    Contact us at (956) 882-7119 for more information.

     

     

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