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 – Depending upon the type of courses taken, tuition and books may average approximately $1,500.00 per semester for full-time students at Daytona State College.  Students taking 12 hours or more are considered full-time.  Tuition is calculated at the current credit hour cost.

  • Duration – Please consider when and how often the scholarship will be awarded.  Daytona State College offers classes on a semester basis – Fall, Spring and Summer.  In general, scholarships are awarded annually to cover the Fall and Spring semesters, provided the student continues to meet the scholarship eligibility criteria.  Additional awards are provided for the Summer term should funds be available. 

  • Enrollment Status – Is the scholarship to be available to full-time and/or part-time students?

  • Minimum Grade Point Average – Is the scholarship to be available to all students or must they maintain a minimum GPA?

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

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

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

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

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

Additional considerations:

  • Special Status – Is the scholarship to be 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 there is no conflict with the Daytona State College Foundations mission or with applicable federal and state laws.

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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