Items to Consider When Establishing a Scholarship

Scholarships may be as specific or as general as you wish.  The items below represent criteria that you may want to consider when establishing scholarship restrictions and guidelines.  We will work with you to ensure that the scholarship you support helps students in accordance with your desires. 

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Amount of Award – Award is typically dependent on full or part time status and/or the number of credit hours a students is enrolled.  For example, tuition, for an AA or AS degree, cost approximately $1,200.00 per semester for full-time students at Daytona State College.

Duration of Award – Is the scholarship award for one semester or will it continue for subsequent semesters?  (e.g.  The student will continue to receive the scholarship as long as he/she meets the criteria.)

Frequency of Award – Will the scholarship be offered each semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) or once per year?

Enrollment Status – Is the scholarship available to all students or must they be enrolled for a minimum number of credit hours per semester?

Minimum Grade Point Average – Is the scholarship available to all students or must they maintain “satisfactory progress” or a minimum GPA?

Program of Study – Is the scholarship available to all students or only to students in particular programs?

Degree Sought – Is the scholarship available to all students or must they be specifically pursuing a BAS, AA, AS, or Certificate?

Year in School – Is the scholarship available to new students at Daytona State College or must they have completed one or more semesters at Daytona State College?

Educational Goals – Do you require that the scholarship recipients intend to continue to a 4-year college or university after receiving an AA from Daytona State College?

Residency – Is the scholarship available to all students or only to residents of a particular city, county, state, etc.?

High School Attended – Is the scholarship available to all students or only to graduates of specific high schools?

Citizenship – Is the scholarship available to all students or only to citizens of particular countries?

Race/Ethnicity – Is the scholarship available to all students or must they be of a particular race or ethnicity?

Gender – Is the scholarship available to all students or must they be of a particular gender?

Special Status – Is the scholarship available to all students or must they have a special status such as veteran, displaced homemaker or a disability?

Financial Need/Aid – Is the scholarship available to all students or must they demonstrate financial need?

Other criteria may be defined by the donor provided they do not conflict with the Daytona State College Foundation’s mission.

Thank you on behalf of our students for your interest and support of the Daytona State College Foundation.   If you have any questions regarding the set-up of a new scholarship, or the modification of an existing one, please email scholarships@daytonastate.edu

 

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