The GED Scholarship is a waiver of tuition and fees. It is estimated to provide up to $7,865* in tuition and fees over 60 credit hours. The award does not pay for special course fees (e.g., aviation, culinary, occupational therapy, etc.) or books and supplies. Any other scholarships that you receive can be used on special course fees, books, supplies, and other expenses.
GED Scholarships are awarded to qualified students until funds are exhausted. Funds may not be available for spring awards if all funds are exhausted for qualified fall applicants.
To qualify for the award, you must:
The GED Scholarship is renewable for up to a total of 60 attempted semester
hours. To maintain your scholarship, you must:
If you fail to meet the above criteria each semester, you will no longer receive the GED Scholarship.
How to Apply
Fall semester applications must be submitted by July 1.
Spring semester applications must be submitted by November 1.
Students who receive the GED Scholarship can apply their scholarship toward summer courses. Enrollment in summer courses is optional.
To apply your scholarship to the summer term, email
with “SUMMER ENROLLMENT—SCHOLARSHIP” in the subject line and include your full
name and student ID number. Summer notification emails must be received by May
If you have further questions about the GED scholarship, e-mail
* Maximum amount of tuition awarded is calculated based on fall 2014 tuition and fees over the course of 60 credit hours. Students must qualify for the award each semester. Some programs require additional course fees. These additional course fees may not be covered by the GED Scholarship. For information regarding course fees for these programs, please contact the program division. For information about a particular scholarship, please contact the Financial Aid office.