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2012-2013 Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions below apply to awards initially offered to students for the 2012-2013 academic year. Students who received offers for academic years other than the 2012-2013 academic year must visit the Terms and Conditions pertaining to your original award offer year from the Scholarship selection menu.

All-Arizona Academic Team Tuition Award 2012-2013

Award Amount: Arizona Resident base tuition. 2012-2013 tuition will be determined in late spring 2012. Fees are not included.

Availability: 10 consecutive undergraduate semesters or 60 undergraduate units, for fall and spring semesters only; based on semester renewal requirements

Deadline: Admitted to the University of Arizona - UA Admission Application

Selection:

The All-Arizona Academic Team Award is a highly competitive undergraduate scholarship offered to a select number of community college transfer students planning to attend one of the three state Universities. The Arizona Board of Regents selects students from nominations made by Arizona community colleges.

Students using the award at one of the other State Universities may transfer the award to the UA, but the student must be meeting the renewal criteria of the scholarship. See "Transferring the Scholarship" below.

Eligibility:

  1. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
  2. The award must be claimed within one year of the offer. 
  3. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 UA units each fall and spring semesters.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. Maintain at least a 3.25 cumulative UA grade point average each semester.
  2. Complete at least 6 UA units per semester.
  3. Consortiums, correspondence, audit, and *units from other institutions while attending The University of Arizona do not count toward the 6 units per semester.

Multiple Awards and Tuition Programs:

  1. Students offered multiple awards designated for regular tuition cannot receive more than 100% of the cost of tuition from the combination of the awards. The regular tuition does not include differential tuition, fees, surcharges, room and board, books, or other expenses.
  2. This award will be reduced if the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR, a benefit for faculty and staff) or other tuition reduction programs are utilized.
  3. This award cannot be combined with the Transfer Academic Achievement Award, Phi Theta Kappa Award, Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS), or an iPad.

How this Award is Applied:

  1. This award is automatically applied to a student's UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin once the student is enrolled in 6 units at The University of Arizona, and the student's lawful presence has been verified (see Eligibility above).

Reinstatements:

  1. Students failing to contact OSFA before semester(s) of eligibility are over, lose the semester(s) of eligibility.
  2. Students with extenuating circumstances beyond their control preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Transferring the Scholarship:

Students transferring from the UA must contact the other State Universities about the transfer process. Students transferring from one of the State Universities to UA must submit the following two items for review prior to the start of the semester in which the student intends to enroll at UA:

  1. Official transcript from the school the student is transferring from.
  2. Copy of the All-Arizona Academic Team offer letter.

Units completed at one of the other State Universities while utilizing the All-Arizona Academic Team tuition award will count toward the total 60 units covered by the award.

Deferments:

  1. Eligibility for this scholarship is a total of 60 units or 10 semesters, interrupted only by an approved Deferment Request from the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA).
  2. In addition to the Deferment Request, students are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program. Study Abroad and Student Exchange students see "Study Abroad and Student Exchange" section below for details.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange:

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use this award.
  2. Students may not use this scholarship if studying abroad or on an International Student Exchange. However, students on a UA-Sponsored Study Abroad program or International Student Exchanges, who are meeting the renewal criteria, will receive automatic scholarship deferments from OSFA and are not required to file a leave of absence with UA. Students on these programs will be notified by email of their scholarship deferment status prior to the start of the semester they plan to be away.
  3. Students on non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must have an approved scholarship Deferment Request from OSFA and are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reviewed for reinstatement in future semesters. However, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 10 semesters (or 60 units) of eligibility. If you have other financial aid, you must review the withdrawal policy here.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

Arizona Excellence Tuition Award 2012-2013

Award Amount: $4,000 to $15,000 per academic year + one-time iPad

Availability: Four consecutive years (8 semesters total) for fall and spring semesters only; based on academic year renewal requirements.

Application: A completed (including test scores) UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Application completed and Admitted by May 1, 2012.

Selection:

The Arizona Excellence Tuition Award is a highly competitive tuition scholarship offered annually to a select number of *non-Arizona high school graduates attending college for the first time immediately following high school graduation, for undergraduate studies only. 

  1. Award offers and values are based on high school merits.
  2. Students selected for this scholarship will receive an offer letter after all completed admissions application materials have been received by May 1, 2012. Test scores (SAT and/or ACT) are required.
  3. Offers are non-negotiable and are not increased to match offers from other institutions.
  4. Awards are not offered to students admitted for spring or summer.

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Be classified as a *non-Arizona resident for tuition purposes.
  3. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
    Semesters without lawful presence verified will be lost and counted against the scholarship's total eight semesters.
  4. The award must be used beginning fall 2012 semester.
  5. Complete 30 UA units per academic year.
  6. For iPad eligibility requirements, see iPad Terms & Conditions.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. GPA: 3.00 cumulative University of Arizona (UA) grade point average by conclusion of academic year.
    The academic year begins in Fall and ends at the close of Summer II.
  2. Units: 30 completed UA units each academic year. Qualified units within the academic year include: UA winter and summer courses, passing units from pass/fail courses, and Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) units. Non-Qualifying units include: failed, E grade, incompletes, prior academic years, New Start, consortium, correspondence, audit, transfer units and units from other institutions.
  3. Students not meeting renewal criteria see Reinstatement section below.

Multiple Awards and Tuition Programs:

  1. The National Scholars Award supersedes and cannot be combined with the Arizona Excellence Award.
  2. This award will be adjusted if the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR, a benefit for faculty and staff) or other tuition reduction programs (or waivers) are utilized. Students offered multiple awards designated for regular tuition, cannot receive more than 100% of the cost of tuition. For example, if the cost of tuition is $10,000, the QTR amount is $7,500, and you have an Arizona Excellence Tuition Award of $5,000, your Arizona Excellence amount would be reduced to $2,500. 
  3. This award cannot be combined with ROTC tuition awards, the GI Bill, and some departmental tuition awards depending on type and amount.
  4. This award cannot be combined with the Transfer Academic Achievement Award or the Phi Theta Kappa Award.
  5. Students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program are not eligible for this award.

*Residency Change:

This merit award was offered based on residency during the student's freshman year. If during the eight semesters of eligibility the student's residency changes and the student still qualifies for renewal, the student will be reevaluated based on the merit review of the respective freshman cohort for a potential resident merit award. Students should contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid once residency changes for a reevaluation.

How the award is applied:

  1. The award will disburse to a student's UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin, once the student's lawful presence has been verified and the student is enrolled full-time (12+ units per term) at UA. However, this award requires 30 completed UA units per academic year for renewal. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to complete 30 UA units each academic year to remain on track to graduate within four years, the maximum period this award covers.
  2. The total award amount is for the academic year, given half each semester. Students who graduate in December are not eligible to receive the full academic year amount for one semester.
  3. This scholarship is applied to UA tuition. Tuition does not include fees, surcharges, room and board, books, or other expenses.

Reinstatement:

  1. Students failing to meet the renewal criteria by the conclusion of the academic year (fall, winter, spring, summer semesters) may become eligible for reinstatement if they raise their cumulative GPA to the minimum 3.00 and make up missing UA units.
    - Scholarships are only eligible for reinstatement for four (4) consecutive years (eight (8) semesters total).
    - Students must contact OSFA within 30 calendar days from the first day of class for the semester in which they are requesting reinstatement.
    Example: The Spring 2013 semester begins on January 9, 2013, therefore the reinstatement request must be submitted to OSFA by February 8, 2013.
  2. Students with extenuating circumstances preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements by the conclusion of the academic year may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form (by the deadline) for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Deferments:

  1. Eligibility for this scholarship is a total of eight consecutive semesters, interrupted only by an approved Deferment Request from OSFA.
  2. iPad awards cannot be deferred. Please refer to the iPad Terms & Conditions section.
  3. In addition to the deferment request from OSFA, all scholars are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program, see Study Abroad & Student Exchange section for more information.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange:

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use this award.
  2. Students may not use this scholarship if studying abroad or on an International Student Exchange. However, students on a UA-Sponsored Study Abroad program or International Student Exchanges, who are meeting the renewal criteria, will receive automatic scholarship deferments from OSFA and are not required to file a leave of absence with UA. Students on these programs will be notified by email of their scholarship deferment status prior to the start of the semester they plan to be away.
  3. Students on non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must have an approved scholarship Deferment Request from OSFA and are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reviewed for reinstatement in future semesters. However, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 8 semesters of eligibility. If you have other financial aid, you must review the withdrawal policy here.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

Arizona Excellence of a Provost iPad Scholarship 2012-2013

iPad pick-up details will be posted in July 2012. This award does not include a tuition award.

Application: A completed UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Admitted by May 1, 2012.

Selection:

The Arizona Excellence of a Provost iPad Scholarship is a highly competitive award offered to a select number of non-Arizona high school graduates attending college for the first time in Fall 2012.

  1. An offer is based on high school merits. 
  2. Offers are non-negotiable.
  3. The iPad must be redeemed in the beginning of Fall 2012. It may not be deferred for future use.

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Be classified as a *non-Arizona resident for tuition purposes.
  3. Enroll in a minimum of 12 UA units for the Fall 2012 semester. 
  4. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.

Multiple Awards:

  1. The Arizona Excellence of a Provost iPad Scholarship does not include a tuition award. If a tuition award is offered the iPad may only be combined with the Arizona Excellence Tuition Award or a Wildcat Excellence Tuition Award.
  2. A student cannot receive more than one iPad.

*Residency Change:

This award is given only to students who are non-Arizona residents for tuition purposes. This award cannot be converted to a resident award. Residency is determined by the Residency Classification Office.

Provost's Leadership Academy (PLA):

  1. Participation in the PLA program requires eligible students to accept their offer on the NextSteps website after they have been informed of their offer.
  2. For more information regarding the program, visit the PLA website

Please direct all other questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

iPad Scholarship Award Fall 2012

 

Application: A completed UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Admitted by May 1, 2012.

Selection:

The iPad Scholarship is a highly competitive award offered to a select number of high school graduates attending college for the first time in Fall 2012.

  1. An iPad offer is based on high school merits. 
  2. Offers are non-negotiable.
  3. An iPad Award must be redeemed in the beginning of Fall 2012. It may not be deferred for future use.

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Enroll in a minimum of 12 UA units for the Fall 2012 semester. 
  3. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
     

Multiple Awards:

  1. The iPad award for 2012-2013 may only be combined with the following specific tuition awards if an offer was made: Wildcat Excellence Tuition Award, Arizona Excellence Tuition Award, or the National Scholars Award. 
                a. QTR: If you are offered one of the above scholarships, along with an iPad, and use your QTR,
                    the iPad will remain as part of the scholarship.
  2. The iPad award may not be combined with the Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS) unless the student is admitted to the UA Honors College as an honors student, and already received an iPad offer for the Fall 2012 semester.
  3. The iPad award may not be combined with the Non-Resident Phi Theta Kappa Award or the Transfer Academic Achievement Award.
  4. A student cannot receive more than one iPad.

 Please direct all other questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

National Scholars Award 2012-2013

Award Amount:

  1. Arizona Scholars: $15,000 per academic year + one-time iPad + one-time $1,500 Study Abroad Award
  2. Non-Arizona Scholars: $30,000 per academic year + one-time iPad + one-time $1,500 Study Abroad Award

Availability: Four consecutive years (8 semesters total) for fall and spring semesters only; based on academic year renewal requirements. Students who complete their undergraduate degree in less than 8 consecutive semesters may use the remaining semester(s) toward graduate or Pharmacy school costs at UA in the semester immediately following graduation. The $1,500 National Scholar Study Abroad Award is a one-time award for a UA-Sponsored Study Abroad Program. See Study Abroad & Student Exchange section below.

Selection:

This award is offered to the National Scholars who qualify by taking the Preliminary SATs (PSATs) in high school.
If you are a National Merit Finalist, you must declare the UA as your first school of choice with National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) by their deadline. Visit the NMSC website at http://www.nationalmerit.org/nmsp.php

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Be classified as an Arizona resident for tuition purposes (for the $15,000 award).
  3. Be classified as a non-Arizona resident for tuition purposes (for the $30,000 award).
  4. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
    Semesters without lawful presence verified will be lost and counted against the scholarship's total 8 semesters.
  5. The award must be used beginning Fall 2013 semester, and the student must attend the UA the semester immediately after high school graduation.
  6. The one-time $1,500 National Scholar Study Abroad* award may only be used for an Undergraduate UA-Sponsored Study Abroad Program.
  7. For iPad eligibility requirements, see iPad Terms & Conditions.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. GPA: 3.00 cumulative University of Arizona (UA) grade point average by conclusion of the academic year.
    The academic year begins in Fall and ends at the close of Summer II. 
  2. Units: 30 completed UA units each academic year. Qualified units within the academic year include: UA winter and summer courses, passing units from pass/fail courses, and Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) units. Non-Qualifying units include: failed, E grade, incompletes, prior academic years, New Start, consortium, correspondence, audit, transfer units and units from other institutions.
  3. Students not meeting renewal criteria see Reinstatement section below.
  4. *Students utilizing the one-time $1,500 National Scholar Study Abroad Award must be meeting the renewal criteria stated above. Also see the Deferments section below.

Multiple Awards and Tuition Programs

  1. Students offered multiple awards designated for regular tuition, cannot receive more than 100% of the cost of tuition from the combination of the awards. The regular tuition does not include differential tuition, fees, surcharges, room and board, books, or other expenses.
  2. This award will be reduced by the amount of the Qualified Tuition Reduction amount (QTR, a benefit for faculty and staff), or by the amount of other tuition reduction programs.
  3. The $1,500 National Scholar Study Abroad Award cannot be combined with the semester use of the $15,000 Resident Award or $30,000 Non-Resident Award while studying abroad. See Study Abroad and Student Exchange section below.
  4. This award supersedes and cannot be combined with the Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS), the Wildcat Excellence Tuition Award, or the Arizona Excellence Award.
  5. The UA National Merit Scholarship award package includes the college-sponsored, corporate-sponsored, or National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)-sponsored awards.
  6. This award cannot be combined with some ROTC tuition awards and some departmental tuition awards depending on type and amount.

*Residency Change:
This merit award was offered based on residency during the student's freshman year. If during the eight semesters of eligibility the student's residency changes and the student still qualifies for renewal, the student will be reevaluated based on the merit review of the respective freshman cohort for a potential resident merit award. Students should contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid once residency changes for a reevaluation.

How the award is applied:

  1. The award will disburse to a student's UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin, once the student's lawful presence has been verified and the student is enrolled full-time (12+ units per term) at UA. Students are strongly encouraged to complete 30 UA units each academic year to remain on track to graduate within four years, the maximum period this award covers.
  2. This scholarship is applied to UA undergraduate tuition charged through the UA Bursar's Office and any remaining funds above the cost of base tuition will be applied to other charges on the bursar account. If your program does not charge tuition through the Bursar Account you are ineligible to use this award toward your tuition charges. 
  3. The total award amount is for the academic year which is evenly split between the fall and spring semesters . Students who graduate in December are not eligible to receive the full academic year amount for one semester.

Reinstatement:

  1. Students failing to meet the renewal criteria by the conclusion of the academic year (fall, winter, spring, summer semesters) may become eligible for reinstatement if they raise their cumulative GPA to the minimum 3.00 and make up missing UA units.
    - Scholarships are only eligible for reinstatement for four (4) consecutive years (eight (8) semesters total).
    - Students must contact OSFA within 30 calendar days from the first day of class for the semester in which they are requesting reinstatement.
    Example: The Spring 2013 semester begins on January 9, 2013, therefore the reinstatement request must be submitted to OSFA by February 8, 2013.
  2. Students with extenuating circumstances preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements by the conclusion of the academic year may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form (by the deadline) for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Deferments:

  1. Eligibility for this scholarship is a total of eight consecutive semesters, interrupted only by an approved Deferment Request from OSFA.
  2. iPad awards cannot be deferred. Please refer to the iPad Terms & Conditions section.
  3. In addition to the deferment request from OSFA, all scholars are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program, see Study Abroad & Student Exchange section for more information.
  4. If you are a National Merit Finalist, you also need to have an approved deferment from NMSC.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange:

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use the $15,000 or $30,000 scholarship while on the program, but not the $1,500 National Scholar Study Abroad Award.
  2. UA Study Abroad and International Student Exchange Programs:
    -Students may not use the $15,000 or $30,000 award while abroad.
    -Students can use the one-time $1,500 National Scholar Study Abroad Award. Contact our office to ensure your one-time award has been posted prior to your departure.
    -Students on UA-sponsored Study Abroad and International Student Exchanges are not required to submit a deferment request or request a leave of absence from the UA (*Except they must request one from National Merit for National Merit Finalists). Students on these programs will be notified by email of their scholarship deferment status prior to the start of the semester they plan to be away.
  3. Students on Non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must submit a Deferment Request to OSFA and if you are a National Merit Finalist, request a leave from NMSC. Students are also advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reviewed for reinstatement in future semesters. However, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 8 semesters of eligibility. If you have other financial aid, you must review the withdrawal policy here.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

Phi Theta Kappa Award 2012-2013

ward Amount:

  1. *Arizona Residents: $5,000 per academic year + one-time iPad
  2. *Non-Residents: $10,000 per academic year

Availability: Two consecutive years (4 semesters total) for fall and spring semesters only; based on academic year renewal requirements.

Application: A completed UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Admission Application completed by June 1, 2012.

Selection:

The Phi Theta Kappa Award is a highly competitive tuition scholarship offered to the very top Community College Transfer students pursuing their first bachelor's degree who have been a verified Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing for at least one year by the time of submission of the UA admission application. Offers will be based on funds available and the strength of the applicant pool. Other minimum requirements for consideration include the following, but they do not guarantee an offer:

  1. Have a minimum 3.50 recalculated cumulative college grade point average.
  2. Completed a minimum of 36 units at the time of UA admission application.
  3. Member in good standing with Phi Theta Kappa for at least one year by the time of submission of UA admission application.

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Be classified as an *Arizona resident for tuition purposes ($5,000).
  3. Be classified as a *non-Arizona resident for tuition purposes ($10,000).
  4. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
    Semesters without lawful presence verified will be lost and counted against the scholarship's total four semesters.
  5. Complete 30 UA units per academic year.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. GPA: 3.00 cumulative University of Arizona (UA) grade point average by conclusion of the academic year.
    Academic year begins in Fall and ends at the close of Summer II.
  2. Units: 30 completed UA units each academic year. Qualified units within the academic year include: UA winter and summer courses, passing units from pass/fail courses, and Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) units. Non-Qualifying units include: failed, E grade, incompletes, prior academic years, New Start, consortium, correspondence, audit, transfer units and units from other institutions.
  3. Students not meeting renewal criteria see Reinstatement section below.

Multiple Awards and Tuition Programs:

  1. This award cannot be combined with the All-Arizona Academic Team Tuition Award, the Transfer Academic Achievement Award, or the Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS).
  2. The Non-Resident Phi Theta Kappa award cannot be combined with an iPad.
  3. This award will be reduced if the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR, a benefit for faculty and staff) or other tuition reduction programs (or waivers) are utilized. Students offered multiple tuition awards cannot receive more than 100% of the cost of tuition.
  4. This award cannot be combined with some ROTC tuition awards and some departmental tuition awards depending on type an amount.
  5. Students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program are not eligible for this award.

*Residency Change:

If the student's residency changes the award is no longer valid and is not converted to a new award based on the residency change. Residency is determined by the Residency Classification Office.

How the award is applied:

  1. The award will disburse to a student's UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin, once the student's lawful presence has been verified and the student is enrolled full-time (12+ units per term) at UA. However, this award requires 30 completed UA units per academic year for renewal. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to complete 30 UA units each academic year to remain on track to graduate within four years.
  2. The total award amount is for the academic year, given half each semester. Students who graduate in December are not eligible to receive the full academic year amount for one semester.
  3. This scholarship is applied to UA tuition. Tuition does not include fees, surcharges, room and board, books, or other expenses.

Reinstatements:

1:  Students failing to meet the renewal criteria by the conclusion of the academic year (fall, winter, spring, summer semesters) may become eligible for reinstatement if they raise their cumulative GPA to the minimum       3.00 and make up missing UA units.

  •  Scholarships are only eligible for reinstatement for two (2) consecutive years (four (4) semesters total).
  •  Students must contact OSFA within 30 calendar days from the first day of class for the semester in which they are requesting reinstatement.

      Example: The Spring 2013 semester begins on January 9, 2013, therefore the reinstatement request must be submitted to OSFA by February 8, 2013.

2.   Students with extenuating circumstances preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements by the conclusion of the academic year may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form (by the deadline) for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Deferments:

  1. Eligibility for this scholarship is a total of four consecutive semesters, interrupted only by an approved Deferment Request from OSFA.
  2. iPad awards cannot be deferred. Please refer to the iPad Terms & Conditions section.
  3. In addition to the deferment request from OSFA, all scholars are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program, see Study Abroad & Student Exchange section for more information.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange:

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use this award.
  2. Students may not use this scholarship if studying abroad or on an International Student Exchange. However, students on a UA-Sponsored Study Abroad program or International Student Exchanges, who are meeting the renewal criteria, will receive automatic scholarship deferments from OSFA and are not required to file a leave of absence with UA. Students on these programs will be notified by email of their scholarship deferment status prior to the start of the semester they plan to be away.
  3. Students on non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must have an approved scholarship Deferment Request from OSFA and are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reviewed for reinstatement in future semesters. However, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 4 semesters of eligibility. If you have other financial aid, you must review the withdrawal policy here.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS) 2012-2013

Award Amount: Arizona Resident base tuition. 2012-2013 tuition will be determined in late spring 2012. Fees are not included. Award will not increase with future annual tuition increases. Amounts for continuing students will remain the same as initial offer.

2012-2013 Award Amount: $9,114

Availability: Four consecutive years (8 semesters total) for fall and spring semesters only; based on academic year renewal requirements.

Application: A completed UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Admitted by May 1, 2012.

Selection:

The Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award is one of our top undergraduate scholarship awards offered to a select number of students from Arizona high schools who demonstrate outstanding performance determined by ABOR.

  1. For qualifications visit the ABOR website www.ade.state.az.us/asd/tuitionwaiver/.
  2. Additional information can also be obtained from your high school counselor.
  3. The award must be used by the spring semester of the student's freshman year. 

Eligibility:

  1. Meet the Arizona Board of Regent's requirements.
  2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Be classified as an *Arizona resident for tuition purposes.
  4. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
    Semesters without lawful presence verified will be lost and counted against the scholarship's total eight semesters.
  5. This award must be used in either the fall or spring semester of the academic year immediately following high school graduation.
  6. Complete 30 UA units per academic year.
  7. Students intending to transfer to or from the UA with this award, see Transfer section below.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. GPA: 3.00 cumulative University of Arizona (UA) grade point average by conclusion of academic year.
    Academic year begins in Fall and ends at the close of Summer II.
  2. Units: 30 completed UA units each academic year. Qualified units within the academic year include: UA winter and summer courses, passing units from pass/fail courses, and Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) units. Non-Qualifying units include: failed, E grade, incompletes, prior academic years, New Start, consortium, correspondence, audit, transfer units and units from other institutions.
  3. Students not meeting renewal criteria see Reinstatement section below.

Multiple Awards and Tuition Programs

  1. This award cannot be combined with the Wildcat Excellence Tuition Award, Transfer Academic Achievement Award, or the Phi Theta Kappa Award. 
  2. This award can only be combined with an iPad for Fall 2012 if the student is an Honors student, and already received an iPad offer.
  3. Students offered a Wildcat Excellence Tuition Award and Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award will receive the higher of the two automatically. The review will be completed in early to mid-August.
  4. The National Scholars Award supersedes and cannot be combined with the Regent's High Honors Award.
  5. Students offered multiple awards designated for regular tuition, cannot receive more than 100% of the cost of tuition. 
  6. This award will be reduced by the amount of the Qualified Tuition Reduction amount (QTR, a benefit for faculty and staff), or by the amount of other tuition reduction programs. 

QTR Example:

Tuition                                    $10,000                   **Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS) $5,000

QTR (75% reduction)               $  7,500

Tuition Due                            $   2,500

Regent's High Honors Award   $   2,500

Tuition Due                                 $0

**Regent's High Honors (AIMS) Tuition award reduced from $5,000 to $2,500 to cover the tuition balance due, covering the 100% cost of regular tuition.

  6.  This award cannot be combined with some ROTC tuition awards and some departmental tuition awards 
       depending on type and amount.

  7.   Students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program are not eligible for this award.

*Residency Change:

This award is given only to students who are Arizona residents for tuition purposes. Students who become classified as non-residents of Arizona at any time during enrollment at the UA will no longer qualify for this award. This award cannot be converted to a non-resident award. Residency is determined by the Residency Classification Office.

How the award is applied:

  1. The award will disburse to a student's UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin, once the student's lawful presence has been verified and the student is enrolled full-time (12+ units per term) at UA. However, this award requires 30 completed UA units per academic year for renewal. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to complete 30 UA units each academic year to remain on track to graduate within four years, the maximum period this award covers.
  2. The total award amount is for the academic year, given half each semester. Students who graduate in December are not eligible to receive the full academic year amount for one semester.
  3. This scholarship is applied to UA tuition. Tuition does not include fees, surcharges, room and board, books, or other expenses.

Reinstatement:

1.   Students failing to meet the renewal criteria by the conclusion of the academic year (fall, winter, spring, summer semesters) may become eligible for reinstatement if they raise their cumulative GPA to the minimum 3.00 and make up missing UA units.

      - Scholarships are only eligible for reinstatement for four (4) consecutive years (eight (8) semesters total).
      - Students must contact OSFA within 30 calendar days from the first day of class for the semester in which they are requesting reinstatement.
      Example: The Spring 2013 semester begins on January 9, 2013, therefore the reinstatement request must be submitted to OSFA by February 8, 2013.

2.   Students with extenuating circumstances preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements by the conclusion of the academic year may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form (by the deadline) for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Transferring the Scholarship:

  1. As long as semesters of eligibility remain at the time of transfer, this award may be transferred to the UA from the other two State Universities by submitting, together, to the UA Scholarship and Financial Aid Office, proof the student is eligible for the award, and by submitting an official transcript showing the student is meeting the renewal criteria at the school from which the student is transferring from. The award amount will be the value of UA's tuition from the academic year the student was first eligible for the award.
  2. Renewal criteria for this award is according to the year it was first offered to the student and can be found at: ASU, NAU.
  3. Students with this award at UA intending to transfer to one of the other State Universities must contact those schools for their transfer policy.

Deferments:

  1. Eligibility for this scholarship is a total of eight consecutive semesters, interrupted only by an approved Deferment Request from OSFA.
  2. In addition to the deferment request from OSFA, all scholars are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program, see Study Abroad & Student Exchange section for more information.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange:

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use this award.
  2. Students may not use this scholarship if studying abroad or on an International Student Exchange. However, students on a UA-Sponsored Study Abroad program or International Student Exchanges, who are meeting the renewal criteria, will receive automatic scholarship deferments from OSFA and are not required to file a leave of absence with UA. Students on these programs will be notified by email of their scholarship deferment status prior to the start of the semester they plan to be away.
  3. Students on non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must have an approved scholarship Deferment Request from OSFA and are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reviewed for reinstatement in future semesters. However, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 8 semesters of eligibility. If you have other financial aid, you must review the withdrawal policy here.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

Transfer Academic Achievement Award 2012-2013

Award Amount:

  1. Arizona Residents: $2,000 to $5,000 per academic year
  2. Non-Residents: $2,000 - $10,000 per academic year

Availability: Two consecutive years (4 semesters total) for fall and spring semesters only; based on academic year renewal requirements.

Application: A completed UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline:  Admission Application completed by March 1, 2012.

Selection:

The Transfer Academic Achievement Award is a highly competitive tuition scholarship offered to the very top Community College Transfer students pursuing their first bachelor's degree. Preference will be given to students transferring from Arizona Community Colleges. Offers will be based on funds available and the strength of the applicant pool. Students meeting the minimum requirements below will be considered, but the requirements do not guarantee an offer:

  1. Have a minimum 3.50 recalculated cumulative college grade point average
  2. Completed minimum of 36 units at the time of UA admission application

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
  3. Semesters without lawful presence verified will be lost and counted against the scholarship's total four semesters. 
  4. The award must be used beginning the Fall 2012 semester.
  5. Complete 30 UA units per academic year.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. GPA: 3.00 cumulative University of Arizona (UA) grade point average by conclusion of the academic year.
    Academic year begins in Fall and ends at the close of Summer II.
  2. Units: 30 completed UA units each academic year. Qualified units within the academic year include: UA winter and summer courses, passing units from pass/fail courses, and Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) units. Non-Qualifying units include: failed, E grade, incompletes, prior academic years, New Start, consortium, correspondence, audit, transfer units and units from other institutions.
  3. Students not meeting renewal criteria see Reinstatement section below.

Multiple Awards and Tuition Programs:

  1. This award cannot be combined with the All-Arizona Academic Team Tuition Award, the Phi Theta Kappa Award, or the Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS).
  2. This award will be reduced if the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR, a benefit for faculty and staff) or other tuition reduction programs (or waivers) are utilized. Students offered multiple tuition awards cannot receive more than 100% of the cost of tuition.  
  3. This award cannot be combined with some ROTC tuition awards and some departmental tuition awards depending on type an amount.
  4. Students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program are not eligible for this award.

*Residency Change:

If the student's residency changes the award is no longer valid and is not converted to a new award based on the residency change. Residency is determined by the Residency Classification Office.

How the award is applied:

  1. The award will disburse to a student's UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin, once the student's lawful presence has been verified and the student is enrolled full-time (12+ units per term) at UA. However, this award requires 30 completed UA units per academic year for renewal. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to complete 30 UA units each academic year to remain on track to graduate within four years.
  2. The total award amount is for the academic year, given half each semester. Students who graduate in December are not eligible to receive the full academic year amount for one semester.
  3. This scholarship is applied to UA tuition. Tuition does not include fees, surcharges, room and board, books, or other expenses.

Reinstatement:

    1. Students failing to meet the renewal criteria by the conclusion of the academic year (fall, winter, spring, summer semesters) may become eligible for reinstatement if they raise their cumulative GPA to the minimum 3.00 and make up missing UA units.
    2. - Scholarships are only eligible for reinstatement for two (2) consecutive years (four (4) semesters total).
      - Students must contact OSFA within 30 calendar days from the first day of class for the semester in which they are requesting reinstatement.
      Example: The Spring 2013 semester begins on January 9, 2013, therefore the reinstatement request must be submitted to OSFA by February 8, 2013.
    3. Students with extenuating circumstances preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements by the conclusion of the academic year may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form (by the deadline) for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Deferments:

  1. Eligibility for this scholarship is a total of four consecutive semesters, interrupted only by an approved Deferment Request from OSFA.
  2. In addition to the deferment request from OSFA, all scholars are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program, see Study Abroad & Student Exchange section for more information.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange:

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use this award.
  2. Students may not use this scholarship if studying abroad or on an International Student Exchange. However, students on a UA-Sponsored Study Abroad program or International Student Exchanges, who are meeting the renewal criteria, will receive automatic scholarship deferments from OSFA and are not required to file a leave of absence with UA. Students on these programs will be notified by email of their scholarship deferment status prior to the start of the semester they plan to be away.
  3. Students on non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must have an approved scholarship Deferment Request from OSFA and are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reviewed for reinstatement in future semesters. However, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 4 semesters of eligibility. If you have other financial aid, you must review the withdrawal policy here.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

Transfer iPad Scholarship Award Fall 2012

Availability: One time award

Application and Deadline: A completed  UA Admission Application for Fall 2012  serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Admitted by April 1, 2012

Selection:

The Transfer iPad Award is a highly competitive award offered to a select number of Arizona resident transfer students from the STU 210 class who will be enrolling at the UA for Fall 2012.

  1. An iPad offer is non-negotiable and not offered with other University cash or tuition offers (see Multiple Awards below).
  2. The iPad award may be redeemed at your scheduled pick up time in the UA BookStore. Beginning August 20th you may call Paul Miller (520) 206-7279 or Nakaya Manning (520) 206-6991 to schedule your pick up time. You will have until August 31st to contact them. Pickups will not begin until the week of September 17th. In order to redeem the iPad, you must present your valid CatCard and be registered in at least 12 UA units.

Eligibility:

  1. Be enrolled in STU 210 Transfer Strategies in the Spring 2012 semester and have satisfactory attendance.
  2. Must submit a 300 word personal statement that describes why you deserve to be an iPad Scholar.
  3. Enroll in a minimum of 12 UA units for the Fall 2012 semester.

Deferments:

An iPad offer cannot be deferred for a future term.

Multiple Awards:

  1. The Transfer Academic Scholarship and Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship will supersede and replace the Transfer iPad Scholarship Award.

Returns & Upgrades:

The iPad may not be returned once it is picked up.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at (520) 621-1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu

Wildcat Excellence Tuition Award 2012-2013

Award Amounts: $500 to $9,000 per academic year + one-time iPad

Availability: Four consecutive years (8 semesters total) for fall and spring semesters only; based on academic year renewal requirements.

Application: A completed (including test scores) UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Admitted by May 1, 2012.

Selection:

The Wildcat Excellence Award is a highly competitive tuition scholarship offered annually to a select number of *Arizona resident high school graduates attending college for the first time, immediately after high school graduation, for undergraduate studies only.

  1. Award offers and values are based on high school merits.
  2. Students selected for this scholarship will receive an offer letter after all completed admissions application materials have been received by May 1, 2012. Test scores (SAT and/or ACT) are required.
  3. Offers are non-negotiable and are not increased to match offers from other institutions.
  4. Awards are not offered to students admitted for spring or summer.

Eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Be classified as an *Arizona resident for tuition purposes.
  3. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300.
    Semesters without lawful presence verified will be lost and counted against the scholarship's total eight semesters.
  4. The award must be used beginning fall 2012 semester.
  5. Complete 30 UA units per academic year.
  6. For iPad eligibility requirements, see iPad Terms & Conditions.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. GPA: 3.00 cumulative University of Arizona (UA) grade point average by conclusion of academic year.
    Academic year begins in Fall and ends at the close of Summer II.
  2. Units: 30 completed UA units each academic year. Qualified units within the academic year include: UA winter and summer courses, passing units from pass/fail courses, and Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) units. Non-Qualifying units include: failed, E grade, incompletes, prior academic years, New Start, consortium, correspondence, audit, transfer units and units from other institutions.
  3. Students not meeting renewal criteria see Reinstatement section below.

Multiple Awards and Tuition Programs:

  1. This award cannot be combined with the Regent's High Honors Endorsement Award (AIMS). Students offered both awards will receive the higher offer, and may only retain the iPad for Fall 2012 if the student is an Honors student.
  2. The National Scholars Award supersedes and cannot be combined with the Wildcat Excellence Award.
  3. This award will be adjusted if the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR, a benefit for faculty and staff) or other tuition reduction programs (or waivers) are utilized. Students offered multiple awards designated for regular tuition, cannot receive more than 100% of the cost of tuition. 

QTR Example:

Tuition                                    $10,000                   **Wildcat Excellence $5,000

QTR (75% reduction)               $  7,500

Tuition Due                             $  2,500

Wildcat Excellence                 $  2,500

Tuition Due                                 $0

**Wildcat Excellence Tuition award reduced from $5,000 to $2,500 to cover the tuition balance due, covering the 100% cost of regular tuition.

  4. This award cannot be combined with ROTC tuition awards, the GI Bill, and some departmental tuition
      awards depending on type and amount.

  5. This award cannot be combined with the Transfer Academic Achievement Award or the
      Phi Theta Kappa Award.

  6. Students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program are not eligible for this award.

*Residency Change:

This merit award was offered based on residency during the student's freshman year. If during the eight semesters of eligibility the student's residency changes and the student still qualifies for renewal, the student will be reevaluated based on the merit review of the respective freshman cohort for a potential resident merit award. Students should contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid once residency changes for a reevaluation.

How the award is applied:

  1. The award will disburse to a student's UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin, once the student's lawful presence has been verified and the student is enrolled full-time (12+ units per term) at UA. However, this award requires 30 completed UA units per academic year for renewal. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to complete 30 UA units each academic year to remain on track to graduate within four years, the maximum period this award covers.
  2. The total award amount is for the academic year, given half each semester. Students who graduate in December are not eligible to receive the full academic year amount for one semester.
  3. This scholarship is applied to UA tuition. Tuition does not include fees, surcharges, room and board, books, or other expenses.

Reinstatement:

  1. Students failing to meet the renewal criteria by the conclusion of the academic year (fall, winter, spring, summer semesters) may become eligible for reinstatement if they raise their cumulative GPA to the minimum 3.00 and make up missing UA units.
    - Scholarships are only eligible for reinstatement for four (4) consecutive years (eight (8) semesters total).
    - Students must contact OSFA within 30 calendar days from the first day of class for the semester in which they are requesting reinstatement.
    Example: The Spring 2013 semester begins on January 9, 2013, therefore the reinstatement request must be submitted to OSFA by February 8, 2013.
  2. Students with extenuating circumstances preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements by the conclusion of the academic year may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form (by the deadline) for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Deferments:

  1. Eligibility for this tuition award is a total of eight consecutive semesters, interrupted only by an approved Deferment Request from OSFA.
  2. iPad awards cannot be deferred. Please refer to the iPad Terms & Conditions section.
  3. In addition to the deferment request from OSFA, all scholars are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program, see Study Abroad & Student Exchange section for more information.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange:

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use this award.
  2. Students may not use this scholarship if studying abroad or on an International Student Exchange. However, students on a UA-Sponsored Study Abroad program or International Student Exchanges, who are meeting the renewal criteria, will receive automatic scholarship deferments from OSFA and are not required to file a leave of absence with UA. Students on these programs will be notified by email of their scholarship deferment status prior to the start of the semester they plan to be away.
  3. Students on non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must have an approved scholarship Deferment Request from OSFA and are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reviewed for reinstatement in future semesters. However, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 8 semesters of eligibility. If you have other financial aid, you must review the withdrawal policy here.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

International Tuition Award 2012-2013

Award Amounts: $2,000-$10,000. Amounts for continuing students remain the same as initial offer.

Availability: based on academic year renewal requirements; for fall and spring semesters only

  • Freshman - Four consecutive years (8 semesters total)
  • Transfer Students - Two consecutive years (4 semesters total)

Application: A completed UA Admission Application for Fall 2012 or UA Admission Application for Spring 2013 serves as the application for this award.

Deadline: Fall - Admitted by May 1, 2012 & Spring - Admitted by October 1, 2012

Selection:

  1. Students selected for this scholarship will receive an email from International Student Programs.
  2. Offers are non-negotiable and are not increased to match offers from other institutions.
  3. The award must be used the semester for which it was first offered.
  4. Awards are not offered for any summer term.

Eligibility:

  1. A limited number of merit-based scholarships will be awarded to students based upon their application for admission who demonstrate significant international experience during high school and who exhibit outstanding academic records.
  2. Must verify your lawful presence as described under Arizona's Proposition 300. Semesters without lawful presence verified will be lost and counted against the scholarship's total eight semesters.
  3. Complete 30 UA units per academic year.

Renewal Criteria:

  1. GPA: 3.25 cumulative University of Arizona (UA) grade point average
  2. Units: 30 completed UA units each academic year. Academic year begins in fall and ends at the close of Summer II. Qualified units within the academic year include: UA winter and summer courses, passing units from pass/fail courses and Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) units. Non-Qualifying units include: failed, incompletes, prior academic years, New Start, consortium, correspondence, audit, and units from other institutions.
  3. Students not meeting renewal criteria see Reinstatement section below

Multiple Tuition Awards:

  1. This award covers a portion of non-resident tuition only. Tuition does not include fees, surcharges, room and board, books or other expenses.
  2. This award may not be combined with an iPad, National Merit Finalist, National Scholar, Transfer Academic Achievement Award, Phi Theta Kappa Award, some ROTC Tuition Awards, the Arizona-Sonoran Tuition Award, and some departmental tuition awards depending on type and amount.
  3. This scholarship may be reduced each year the Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR) (a benefit for faculty and staff) is utilized or other tuition reduction programs are utilized.
  4. Students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program are not eligible for this award.

How the award is applied:

  1. The award will disburse to a student’s UA bursar account approximately ten days before classes begin once the student’s lawful presence has been verified and the student is enrolled full-time (12+ units per term) at UA. However, this award requires 30 completed UA units per academic year for renewal. Students are also strongly encouraged to complete 30 UA units each academic year to remain on track to graduate within four years, the maximum period this award covers.

  2. This scholarship is only applied to UA tuition charges.

Reinstatements:

  1. Students failing to meet the renewal criteria by the conclusion of the spring semester may raise their cumulative GPA to the minimum 3.25 and/or make up missing UA units in summer to have the scholarship reviewed for reinstatement. Students must contact Noelle Sallaz in International Student Programs prior to the start of the fall semester for this review.

  2. Students with extenuating circumstances beyond their control preventing them from meeting the renewal requirements by the conclusion of the summer of the academic year may submit a Scholarship Appeal Form for review by the UA Scholarship Appeal Committee.

Deferments:
Eligibility for this scholarship is for consecutive semesters, interrupted only by an approved deferment request from the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA). In addition to the deferment request, students are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will be absent from the UA for a year or less, unless the student will be on a UA Study Abroad or Student Exchange Program. Study Abroad and Student Exchange students see “Study Abroad and Student Exchange” section below for details.

Study Abroad & Student Exchange

  1. National Student Exchange (NSE) students may use this scholarship while on program.
  2. Study Abroad and International Student Exchange students may not use the award while abroad. However, students on UA-sponsored Study Abroad and International Student Exchanges are not required to submit a deferment request or a leave of absence. Students on these programs will be notified by email of their deferment status prior to the start of the semester(s) they plan to be away. Students on Non-UA-sponsored study abroad programs must submit a deferment request to OSFA and are advised to request a leave of absence if the student will not complete a consortium agreement for the purpose of receiving financial aid from UA while abroad.

Withdrawal Policy:

If a student withdraws on or after the first day of classes begin, the student forfeits that semester of scholarship eligibility. This scholarship may be reinstated in future semesters; however, that semester in which your scholarship(s) were lost are still counted against your total eligibility. Scholarships cannot be extended past the 8 semesters of eligibility.

Please direct all questions to OSFA at 520.621.1858 or at askaid@email.arizona.edu.

The Terms and Conditions listed on this page may be updated in order to further clarify UA polcies and/or the use of each award.

  • Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, P.O. Box 210066, Tucson, AZ 85721
  • Phone: 520.621.1858
  • Fax: 520.621.9473