For incoming students, the official GPA evaluated is the one from your most recent institution. For returning students, GPA will refer to your most recent cumulative GPA at Alcorn State University.
Scholarship requirements stating that a student must be “currently enrolled” at ASU means that the student must be currently enrolled in classes pursuing a full load of 15 credit hours. If a student is not enrolled in an ASU course at the time of the scholarship application, the application may not be reviewed.
The ASU Foundation annually awards scholarships funded by private donations. Scholarships are intended to assist students with the cost of attendance, as well as recognize academic performance, leadership qualities, University/community service and campus/community engagement. ASU Foundation scholarships are awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, major of study and/or other specifications set by donors.
Students with an ASU Identification Number, are eligible and encouraged to complete the ASU Foundation Scholarship application. All applicants for Phase I are required to apply for financial assistance through the Office of Financial Aid prior to applying for an ASU Foundation scholarship.
ASU Foundation scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative institutional GPA.
ASU Foundation scholarships are typically towards the payment of ASU tuition and fees. In some cases, the award may also be used for ASU Housing, ASU Dining, and required textbooks at the ASU Bookstore.
Foundation scholarship funds are nonrecurring meaning they do not rollover from year to year.
Students receiving University scholarships covering 100% of their ASU tuition and fees, room, board, and books are ineligible to receive ASU Foundation Scholarships.
Aid is restricted to U.S. citizens.
Currently aid is restricted to undergraduate students only.