Scholarships

SIU Scholarships

To access the full detailed list of available scholarships including initial eligibility and documentation requirements, amount of award, continued eligibility requirements, and eligibility for re-applying after loss of award, please click here.  For additional terms and conditions, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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Presidents’ Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarship

Initial Eligibility: Undergraduate: Applicants from high school, most recent university attended, or Schiller (if most recent) at a 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Graduate: applicants with a CGPA from their Bachelor degree at 3.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay, Original Official Transcript(s).

Amount: Undergraduate: Up to $145/€112 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $1,770/€1,344 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted, not to exceed 10 total semesters. Graduate: Up to $190/€140 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $2,280/€1,680 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted, for up to 3 semesters.


Inter-campus Transfer (ICT) Scholarship

Initial Eligibility: All SIU students willing to transfer among different Schiller physical campus locations. Students need to maintain a CGPA above 2.75 (Undergraduate)/3.25 (Graduate).

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay.

Amount: Undergraduate: Up to $140/€110 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $1,680/€1,320 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted. Graduate: Up to $190/€140 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $2,280/€1,680 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted.


International Scholarship Undergraduate/Graduate

Initial Eligibility: All undergraduate/graduate applicants with a CGPA from their most recent education at 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, who can also demonstrate proof of cultural or social activities including, but not limited to: volunteer work, contributions to society, and/or sport activities.

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay, Original Official Transcript(s), Supporting documentation of cultural/social activity.

Amount: Undergraduate: Up to $80/€65 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $960/€780 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted. Graduate: Up to $105/€85 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $1,260/€1,020 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted.


Diplomatic Scholarship

Initial Eligibility: All employees and their dependents of Embassies and Diplomatic Missions around the world.

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay, Original Official Transcript(s), Proof of employment.

Amount: Undergraduate: Up to $145/€112 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $1,740/€1,344 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted. Graduate: Up to $190/€140 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $2,280/€1,680 per semester) awarded after all grades are posted.


Golden Key Honor Society Scholarship

Initial Eligibility: Proof of Golden Key Membership (Golden Key members are chosen by invitation only and apply to the top 15% of university sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements).

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay, Original Official Transcript(s), Golden Key Membership confirmation.

Amount:  Undergraduate: $2,350/€1,880 per semester, for up to 2 semesters. Graduate: $3,000/€2,400 per semester, for up to 2 semesters.


Employer Reimbursement Matching Scholarship

Initial Eligibility: Students that are eligible for tuition reimbursement through their employer.

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay, Original Official Transcript(s), Documentation from Employer regarding tuition reimbursement program.

AmountUp to $4,000/€3,000 maximum per calendar year (January 1 – December 31); posted to the student’s account in equal amounts received and paid by employer.


US Citizen/Legal Resident Scholarship (Florida Campus Only)

Initial Eligibility: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, must be enrolled in a Bachelor or Master degree program, must be a new student starting after 03/06/2017. Re-entering students must have earned a 2.5 (Undergraduate)/3.0 (Graduate) CGPA at Schiller to apply.

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay, Original Official Transcript(s), Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency.

Amount: Undergraduate: Up to $177 per credit earned awarded each semester after all grades are posted. Graduate: Up to $233 per credit earned awarded each semester after all grades are posted.


Alumni Scholarship

Initial Eligibility: Alumni of the University enrolling in an Undergraduate (Associates to Bachelor)/Graduate (Bachelor to Master) degree program. No minimum CGPA requirement.

Documentation Required: Scholarship Application, Essay.

Amount: Undergraduate: Up to $145/€112 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $1,740/€1,344 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted. Graduate: Up to $190/€140 per credit earned (up to a maximum of $2,280/€1,680 per semester) awarded each semester after all grades are posted.


The below process and procedures apply to all students and scholarships:

  • Scholarship applications, essays, and supporting documentation should be submitted to the scholarships@schiller.edu.
  • Initial scholarships applications cannot be submitted without Original Official Transcripts.
  • International Students’ transcripts will be evaluated, by the Registrar, on a 4.0 scale to determine GPA requirements.
  • All eligible applications and essays will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, which will consist of the following: UCSG Director of FA Compliance, Director of Accreditation  Compliance, CFO, VP of Operations, and Corporate Registrar.
  • The Campus Financial Aid Advisor will notify the student of the approval or denial of their application.
  • All approved scholarships will be awarded by the Campus Financial Aid Advisor by means of the Student Financial Aid Award Notification form or the Student Financial Obligation Notification form.
  • The Scholarship Committee will monitor students’ progress and decide on the extension of the awarded scholarship. Students will be notified upon determination of the loss of an award.
  • Information regarding our scholarships are presented clearly and consistently on our website or you may inquire at your local campus.
  • Scholarship applications and documentation should be submitted directly to the campus. The campus will submit all applications to scholarships@schiller.edu.
  • Scholarships cannot be combined.

The below terms and conditions apply to all students and scholarships:

  1. The University reserves the right to change scholarship offerings without notice at any time.
  2. Essays must be written/typed in English with minimal spelling or grammatical errors and submitted with the application, unless otherwise noted.
  3. All initial awards are approved for one (1) semester only, one (1) additional semester may be awarded upon review of continued eligibility requirements.
  4. Once an initial awarded has ended, all students must re-apply by submitting a new application and essay.
  5. Student must enroll and successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours for each semester in order to qualify for the full scholarship amount. If a student is unable to attend 12 hours in a semester due to transfer credits, course availability, expected graduation, or approved Leave of Absence the scholarship will be awarded on a prorated per credit basis. The student is responsible for all financial obligations to the school.
  6. All Scholarships are posted to student ledgers at the end of the completion of each eligible semester.
  7. Students who have dropped or were suspended during a semester will automatically lose all scholarship eligibility for the current and future semesters. Students must re-apply if they are returning.
  8. Students must be in good financial standing with the institution to receive their award(s). Therefore, all expected payments to the University must be up to date by end of the semester pertaining to the award.
  9. Students who are in default on Title IV student loans are not eligible to receive any scholarships other than the Employer Reimbursement Matching Scholarship.
  10. Application Deadlines: Students must apply prior to the start date of their semester, excluding the Employer Reimbursement Matching Scholarship.
  11. Any student who applies after the start of their semester, is re-applying, or submits his/her original official transcripts after the semester has started will not be awarded the scholarship until their next semester start (Given it is approved by the Scholarship Committee). Cumulative GPA (CGPA) requirements will be based on the student’s CGPA earned at Schiller only.
  12. Scholarship applications will not be considered without initial Original Official Transcripts and the applicable essay.
  13. The definition of Successful Completion is “Passing an attempted course (earning credit) while maintaining at or above the required CGPA.” Semester awards will be prorated based on the percentage of earned credits versus attempted credits. (i.e. – Student is awarded $1,000 for a semester but only earns 9 of 12 credits attempted will be paid at 75% or $750.
  14. It is the student’s responsibility to submit all required documentation by the determined deadlines.
  15. Scholarships are limited and may cease to be awarded at any time by the Institution.

 

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