1. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the award year in which they are applying. The FAFSA has to be completed and on file in the Office of Financial Assistance before any scholarship can be awarded.
2. Scholarship applications must be completed and returned to the Office of Financial Assistance by the stated deadline. Incomplete applications will not be submitted to the scholarship committee for consideration.
3. Recipients of renewable scholarships must continuously be enrolled and also meet all of the stated criteria to receive the scholarship for each semester and or academic year. Failure to comply with the requirements of the scholarship will result in termination of the award.
4. All institutional awards are based on in-state tuition rate.
5. Unless otherwise specified in the scholarship, funds in excess of the charges to a student’s account will not be refunded to the student. If a student’s scholarship exceeds the cost of attendance (tuition, fees, etc.), aid will be reduced in the following order: Federal and or private loans, institutional scholarships, external scholarships, third party scholarships, state grants and federal grant aid.
6. Textbook assistance granted through scholarships and/or awards can only be utilized in the Follett Bookstore located on the Harris-Stowe State University campus unless otherwise stated in the scholarship.
7. Scholarships and/or awards cannot be transferred to any other college or university.
8. Decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final and cannot be appealed.