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Cedarville Access Grants - New Freshmen

Note: This information is valid for new freshmen students entering Cedarville in 2013–14.

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 2013-14 year (available online on or after January 1, 2013).

Is Need Based?

Yes

Award:

Up to $2,000 or $4,000 per year (see below)

  • 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

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

Academic
Award
Academic
Award Amount
Cedarville
Access Grant
Diversity
Scholarship
Total
President's
Scholar Award
$12,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $18,000
Provost's
Scholar Award
$9,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $15,000
Dean's
Scholar Award
$7,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $13,000
Faculty
Scholar Award
$4,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $10,000
All other
students
n/a Up to $4,000 $4,000 Up to $8,000

Notes: Scholarship decisions are based on GPA and test scores received by Cedarville by April 15.
    GPA: Unweighted HS GPA (using 4.0 scale)
    Test Scores: Best one-day test score
        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.'