Cedarville Access Grants - New Freshmen - 2012–13 - Scholarships - Financial Aid - Cedarville University

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Cedarville Access Grants - New Freshmen

Note: This information is valid for new freshmen students entering Cedarville in 2012–13.

Criteria:

Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need:

Calculating 'Financial Need'
  Total Basic Costs (tuition, room, and board)
  - Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
  - Scholarships and Grants
  = Financial Need

 

In addition to demonstrated financial need, the following also apply:

  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum 12 credit hours per semester at Cedarville)
  • Eligibility expires after eight semesters of attendance
  • Limited to fall and spring semesters only
  • This award may be combined with other scholarships and grants

Application:

Complete the FAFSA for the 2012-13 year (available online January 1).

Is Need Based?

Yes

Award:

  • Up to $2,000, $3,000 or $5,000 per year(see below)
  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum 12 credit hours per semester at Cedarville)
  • Limited to eight semesters of undergraduate study
  • May be combined with other grants and scholarships

Award amount is determined by the following awarding grid and each student's need-assessment:

Eligibility Criteria Academic
Excellence Award
Cedarville
Access Grant
Total
27+ ACT / 1210+ SAT
and 3.5 high school GPA
$8,500 Up to $2,000 Up to $10,500
25+ ACT / 1130+ SAT
and 3.2 high school GPA
$6,500 Up to $2,000 Up to $8,500
22+ ACT / 1020+ SAT
and 3.0 high school GPA
n/a Up to $5,000 Up to $5,000
All other students n/a Up to $3,000 Up to $3,000

Notes: Scholarship and grant decisions are based on both GPA and Test Scores
    GPA: Unweighted HS GPA at time of acceptance
    Test Scores: Best one day test score received by February 15
        ACT: Composite score for a single test date
        SAT: Math + Critical Reading scores for a single test date

Renewable:

Yes, the Cedarville Access Grant renews as long as the student maintains a Cedarville Cum GPA of 2.0 or higher and demonstrates 'Financial Need' for each academic year.

  • Annual review is performed at the end of the spring semester.
  • The FAFSA must be completed each academic year as a basis for determining 'Financial Need.'