Application Procedure Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can obtain an application by calling (800) 433-3243. The FAFSA is available in Spanish.
Application Deadline The FAFSA must be received at the processing center by March 1 prior to the academic year * in which the applicant requests aid.
The amount of the scholarship is between $ 250 to $ 900 depending on the financial need of the recipient.
Additional Information • The scholarship can be used at eligible schools in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. • The scholarship cannot be used for study in addition to the traditional enrollment period of an academic year of the institution * (i.e. summer study). • The scholarship can be renewed for up to three years (four years if a student is enrolled in a genuine five-year program of study.) If the student files a FAFSA again, they must meet all eligibility requirements, demonstrate financial need, and maintain the Satisfactory academic progress as defined by the institution of enrollment. * An academic year for the purpose of applying for RI scholarships is defined as that period between July 1 and June 30, inclusive. Contact website address: email: phone number:
CollegeBoundfund ® Academic Promise Scholarship The CollegeBoundfund Academic Promise Scholarship provides scholarships to those who demonstrate financial need and academic commitment. Academic engagement is based on SAT or ACT scores and college grade point averages.
Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for a CollegeBoundfund Academic Promise Scholarship, a student must: • be graduating from their senior year of high school and attending college for the first time; • be a US citizen or eligible alien; • not owe a refund to any federal Title IV program; • not be in default on a federal Title IV loan without making satisfactory payment arrangements with the loan holder to reestablish federal Title IV eligibility; • not have a bachelor’s degree; and • meet federal Title IV eligibility requirements regarding not having been convicted of drugs and being registered with the Selective Service. To remain eligible to receive the scholarship, a student must achieve at least the following cumulative grade point averages (GPAs) for each school year: Minimum Cumulative Year GPA Year 2.5