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College Completion Challenge Grant

APPLICATIONS FOR THE CCC GRANT ARE NOW CLOSED.

Application Period:  CLOSED

Grant aid to be awarded during 2014 SUMMER SESSIONS.

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 email address provided on the scholarship. Students must be enrolled during the semester the funds are to be awarded (Summer Sessions 2014).


     

    APPLICATION PERIOD AND DEADLINE:

    April 4, 2013 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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