College Completion Challenge Grant
Provide scholarships to Student Support Services Program/ASPIRE participants by helping further the educational goals of the SSSP/ASPIRE student.
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
Pick up application in MRCN 112.
Attach a copy of your most recent UTB unofficial transcript.
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.
Attach a one to two page typed personal statement. The statement should include:
*Updates for when CCCG announcements will be made on the SSSP/A.S.P.I.R.E. Blackboard Organization, through email and during meetings with a SSSP/A.S.P.I.R.E. staff member.
Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: letter of recommendation and personal essay.
APPLICATION PERIOD AND DEADLINE:
To see upcoming deadline please visit the SSSP/A.S.P.I.R.E. Blackboard organization or call/ visit the SSSP/A.S.P.I.R.E. Office: MRC North 112 (956) 882-8250