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ASA COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

  • Students can receive only one scholarship per semester
  • Students in the Nursing program are not eligible to apply for scholarships
  • Student-athletes taking non credit-bearing courses, can apply for athletic scholarship only

All scholarship applications must be submitted no later than the end of the add/drop period of student’s first semester of study.

Applications, along with all required documentation, are collected by the student’s Admission Advisor, who in turn submits them to the Scholarship Committee for evaluation. This procedure applies to all ASA Scholarships, unless otherwise stated in the “Application Procedure” section of the individual scholarship description.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College has established a scholarship available to all ASA graduates, and the eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • Students who have completed an Associate degree program at ASA with no outstanding balance,
  • Student must enroll into an online Bachelor’s degree program (excluding the Bachelor of Nursing program effective for Summer 2021 enrollment),
  • Student must complete the semester to receive the scholarship for the semester enrolled, and
  • Student must be considered full time with a minimum 12 credit course load, and
  • Student must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in order to maintain eligibility for any subsequent disbursement of the scholarship.

Note: A limited number of students may be able to receive this scholarship every semester.

If a student withdraws from the college, he/she will forfeit the scholarship amount for that semester. The award will be reflected on the Financial Aid Eligibility Notice and will be posted to the student’s account upon successful completion of a semester.

AWARD AMOUNT:

Students who graduated with a CGPA of 2.50 – 2.99 will receive up to $1,000 a semester, and 3.00 – 4.00 will receive up to $1,500 a semester.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Award eligibility will be determined by the Scholarship Committee.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The Arthur J. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship is available on a competitive basis to students in degree programs who meet the eligibility criteria. Typical criteria include grade point average, enrollment in a specific academic program, and (verified) community service and/or co-curricular activities. Factors on the decision matrix for consideration include essays, recommendations and interviews that reflect leadership and community service. While the minimum CGPA to qualify isn3.75, students with higher scholarship earn higher points on the decision matrix. The Arthur J. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship(s) covers full tuition costs. One scholarship per semester is awarded for each degree program. Students must also maintain a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.75 to continue to receive this scholarship in subsequent semesters. Applicable for one program only and limited to four semesters.

AWARD AMOUNT:

Scholarship covers full amount of tuition and fees for each semester the student is eligible.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants must complete an ASA admissions and scholarship applications, take and pass all required placement tests, apply for financial aid, submit an essay and letters of recommendation to the Scholarship Committee.
Deadline for submission: Friday of the 2nd week of every semester.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

To qualify for this award, students must be enrolled in a Health Discipline degree program at ASA College and must satisfy the following requirements and eligibility criteria:

  • Be full time and taking at least 12 credits in the semester for which eligibility is sought.
  • Have successfully completed one semester of core studies in the Division of Health Disciplines.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.85 or higher.
AWARD AMOUNT:

Maximum allowance of award is $500 per semester, and will be awarded once per semester.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicant must fill out a scholarship application form which can be obtained in the Division of Health Disciplines. Completed scholarship application form will be submitted to the scholarship committee for consideration. Applications are accepted each semester.

Deadline for submission: Friday of the 2nd week of every semester.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College offers two types of athletic scholarships: full tuition scholarship and full scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on athletic ability as determined by the head coach of the sport. In order to qualify for the award a student must comply with all college, team, and NJCAA rules and regulations, as well as all Federal and State financial aid regulations. In order to maintain eligibility, students must satisfy criteria outlined by NJCAA academic eligibility standards. Student must maintain a CGPA of 2.0 each semester for continued eligibility of the Athletic Scholarship.

AWARD AMOUNT:

Scholarship awards will cover one academic year at a time and must be renewed each year. Each scholarship will cover components outlined below after the application of federal and state grants and may not exceed the cost of attendance.

Full Tuition Scholarship: this award is intended to cover tuition and fees during one academic year. Each scholarship may vary, based on the actual cost of tuition and fees, less any federal and state grants for which the student may qualify. In order to receive the award, the recipient must be in
good academic and athletic standing.

Full Scholarship: this award is intended to cover tuition, fees, books, room and board during one academic year. Each scholarship may vary, based on the actual cost of the above components, less any Federal and State grants for which the student may qualify. Good academic and athletic standing
is required for continued eligibility.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants must complete an ASA admissions application, meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, take and pass all required placement tests, and apply for financial aid by filling out a FAFSA application and completing the packaging process. Once the scholarship is awarded by the head coach, student must execute the letter of intent and the scholarship agreement form.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The following visa holders, their spouses or children are eligible to apply for a merit based International
Student Scholarships:

  • International Student (F-1 visa),
  • Diplomatic and other government officials and employees (A visa category),
  • International trade and investors (E visa),
  • Representatives to international organizations and their employees (G visa),
  • Temporary workers (H visa),
  • Representatives of foreign media (I visa),
  • Exchange visitors (J visa),
  • Intracompany transferees (L visa),
  • Individuals with extraordinary abilities (O visa),
  • Temporary religious workers (R visa).

Scholarships can cover up to fifty percent of tuition costs and are renewable for each of the student’s subsequent semesters. The amount of the subsequent semester scholarship award will be determined by the GPA earned the previous semester.
*Effective Fall 2017 International student athletes in the ESL program only qualify for the athletic scholarship.

AWARD AMOUNT:

Initial award will be determined based on the review of students’ high school/college grade point average
– Awards for any subsequent semester will be based on the CGPA and passing grades achieved in the previous semester at ASA
*Effective Spring 2018, International students athletes enrolled in a regular program, can receive up to a 30% scholarship, if they do not have a full athletic scholarship.

INITIAL AWARD REQUIREMENTS:

  • Students with GPA between 3.0 and 4.0 – up to 50% of the semester tuition charges;
  • Students with GPA between 2.0 and 2.99 – up to 40% of the semester tuition charges;
  • Students taking only ESL courses – up to 50% of the semester tuition charges.
  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.

SUBSEQUENT SEMESTER AWARD REQUIREMENTS:

  • Students must achieve ASA CGPA between 3.50 and 4.00 to receive up to 50% of the semester tuition charges;
  • Students must achieve ASA CGPA between 2.50 and 3.49 to receive up to 40% of semester tuition charges;
  • Students taking all non-credit bearing ESL courses must obtain a passing grade in ALL courses in order to receive 50% of the next ESL semester tuition charges. All students going into ESL level D & E will receive 50% of semester tuition charges;
  • Students whose GPA is below 2.0 will be eligible to apply for volunteer work scholarship. Upon completion of their approved volunteer work, they will be eligible for a scholarship of up to 40% of semester tuition charges (50% for ESL only students).
APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The application process requires a review of the student’s high school/college grade point average, improvement of English language proficiency, and faculty recommendations. Applicants are also required to submit a short essay describing their interest in their chosen program. For more information, contact the International Student Advisor/DSO. Final decisions will be made by the Registrar’s office within two weeks after the beginning of each semester.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College has established a scholarship to be awarded to all eligible transfer students.

  • Student must complete a free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) and receive a valid Institutional
  • Student Information Record (ISIR);
  • Student must be enrolled into a degree or certificate program;
  • Student must be enrolled full time;
  • Student must complete the semester in order to receive the scholarship amount for that semester.
  • Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in order to maintain eligibility for the scholarship.

The award will be reflected on the Financial Aid Eligibility Notice and will be posted to the student’s account upon successful completion of the semester.

AWARD AMOUNT:

Students with CGPA of 3.0-4.0 at a previous college – up to $2000.00 of the semester tuition remaining after all other grant aid is applied.
Students with CGPA of 2.5-2.99 at a previous college – up to $1500.00 of the semester tuition remainin gafter all other grant aid is applied.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Scholarship eligibility and award amount will be determined by the Scholarship Committee. In order to be considered, applicant must complete the ASA College admissions and scholarship applications,
meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, and submit an essay describing his/her interest in the chosen program.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College has established a scholarship available to students who were previously enrolled at ASA College and who wish to re-enroll, but have a prior balance owed to ASA College. Upon successfully completing the program, the awarded amount will be posted to the student’s account as a scholarship. Student must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible for the award:

  • Student must be re-enrolled in the same program as before;
  • Student must have at least 2 semesters left before program completion;
  • Student must be enrolled full time and maintain full time enrollment status in any consecutive semester to maintain eligibility;
  • Student must meet all academic requirements to receive the scholarship
  • Student must maintain his/her current tuition payments up to date.
AWARD AMOUNT:

Up to 50% of the owed prior enrollment balance. At graduation, student must pay the remaining balance over a 5-year period, in equal monthly installments.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Scholarship eligibility and award amount will be determined by the Scholarship Committee. In order to be considered, applicant must complete the ASA College admissions and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, and submit an essay describing his/her interest in the chosen program.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College offers academic scholarship to qualified applicants who graduated from High School within one year of the start of the semester they enroll into. The following are requirements and eligibility criteria that must be satisfied in order for the student to be eligible for the scholarship:

  1. Applicant must present a certified true copy of his/her high school diploma to the Registrar’s Office and this must be verified by the Registrar;
  2.  Student must be enrolled full time with a minimum of six (6) core credits;
  3. Student must maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA for every semester;
  4. Student must have no disciplinary infractions for the duration of his/her stay at ASA.
AWARD AMOUNT:

Student will be awarded up to $2,000.00 per semester, not to exceed $10,000.00. Award will be reflected on the Financial Aid Eligibility Notice and will be posted to the student’s account upon completion of a semester.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Scholarship eligibility and award amount will be determined by the Scholarship Committee. In order to be considered, applicant must complete the ASA College admissions and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, and submit an essay describing his/her interest in the chosen program.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College has established a program available to all ASA first time enrolling students. All students must satisfy the following requirements in order to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Student must be enrolled full time;
  • Student must graduate from the program in order to receive the award
  • Student must have tuition liability after all financial aid is applied
  • Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in order to maintain eligibility;
  • The award will be reflected on the Financial Aid Eligibility Notice and will be posted to the student’s account upon successful completion of a program.
AWARD AMOUNT:

Up to $5000.00 of student’s initial (at the point of first enrollment) tuition liability after all financial aid is applied.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Scholarship eligibility and award amount will be determined by the Scholarship Committee. In order to be considered, applicant must complete the ASA College admissions and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, and submit an essay describing his/her interest in the chosen program.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College offers a scholarship to undocumented students who are not eligible to receive financial aid under federal and state law and who have graduated from a US high school or have obtained a GED. Students must produce the following documentation in order to be considered for this scholarship:

  • Proof of graduation from a US High School or attainment of a GED;
  • State Picture ID;
  • Student must have a minimum HS GPA of 2.5 and must produce a High School transcript for evaluation.

In addition, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Student must be enrolled full time in any semester for which eligibility is sought.
  • Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 if taking credit bearing courses and must pass all ESL/remedial courses to maintain eligibility for any subsequent disbursement of the scholarship
AWARD AMOUNT:

Fifty percent of the semester tuition charges.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicant must complete ASA admissions and scholarship applications, present proof of high school graduation or a copy of a GED for evaluation, meet with an ASA Admissions Representative, and take all required placement tests.
The above criteria are effective for all new students starting with the Spring 2015 semester.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The ASA College Graduation Assistance Program (GAP) is to support students who have been out of school for at least a semester, and have one more chance at completing the program in which they enrolled.
Student must commit to successfully completing the program and meeting the graduation requirements. Upon successful completion, the awarded amount will be posted to the student’s account as a scholarship.
Student must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible for the award:

  • Student must be in good academic standing;
  • Student must be enrolled into a degree or certificate program at ASA College;
  • Student must be enrolled full time and must maintain full time enrollment status in any consecutive term for continue eligibility of the scholarship;
  • Student must maintain a 2.0 CGPA throughout the program. If the CGPA drops below a 2.0, student will lose eligibility for all subsequent semesters.
AWARD AMOUNT:

Up to $1,000 a semester, not to exceed $4,000 for a degree program; up to $2,000 for a certificate program, after all other Financial Aid eligibility has been exhausted.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The applicant must complete the ASA scholarship application, complete their Financial Aid process, and submit an essay describing his/her interest in the chosen program to their Admissions Advisor, for consideration and review by the Scholarship Committee.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College is proud to offer a Presidential Scholarship beginning with the Fall 2019 semester to all, who meet the following criteria:

  • Achieve a CGPA of 3.75 or higher at the end of any given semester and have earned a minimum total of 12 credits;
  • Enroll for the subsequent semester for full-time study;
  • Must complete the semester successfully where scholarship was received, otherwise scholarship will be forfeited for that semester;
  • Must have no disciplinary infractions for the duration of their time at ASA.
AWARD AMOUNT:

Scholarship will be awarded according to the following schedule:
– Students with CGPA of 3.75 or higher will be awarded up to $1000.00 per semester; if their CGPA will fall below 3.75 CGPA, they will lose eligibility until their CGPA of 3.75 is regained;
If approved, the award will be reflected on the Financial Aid Eligibility Notice and will be posted to the student’s account upon completion of the semester.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicant must have a completed FAFSA on file with ASA for the current award year. All Department of Education verification requirements must be met, before eligibility for the scholarship will be considered.
Applicant must wait until all grades are posted for the previous semester and their CGPA can be calculated. In order to be considered, applicants must complete the scholarship application as well as a 250 word essay, describing why they have chosen their program of study and what their plans are after they graduate. Scholarship eligibility will be determined by the Scholarship Committee.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

ASA College has established a Scholarship for RN to BSN students ONLY. Students must meet the following criteria in order to qualify and maintain eligibility for the scholarship:

  1. This scholarship is only available to students graduating from the Nursing Program with a 3.0 GPA or above at the end of the Spring 2020 semester or prior.
  2. The entire outstanding debt at the time of graduation from the Nursing program will be held in abeyance until graduation from the RN to BSN program.
  3. Upon successful graduation from the RN to BSN program, 50% of the outstanding prior program debt held in abeyance will be disbursed to the student’s account as a scholarship.
  4. The remaining 50% of the outstanding Nursing program debt will be paid within 5 years after graduation from RN to BSN program, in equal monthly installments.
  5. If the student does not graduate, does not honor the current program tuition payments, withdraws or is dismissed from the RN to BSN program, student will forfeit the scholarship and the entire delinquent debt will become subject to immediate collection.
  6. If student does not adhere to the current semester payment schedule, student will be suspended until the delinquent amount is satisfied. If payments are not brought up to date within two weeks, student will be dropped from the program and subject to item 5 of these criteria.
  7. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to remain eligible. If student falls below a 3.0, student will forfeit their eligibility for the scholarship. Once eligibility is lost, it can not be regained.
  8. The RN to BSN scholarship does not provide a tuition price reduction for future semesters.
  9. The RN to BSN Scholarship cannot be combined with any other ASA College scholarship.
AWARD AMOUNT:

50% of the outstanding balance upon graduation from the Nursing program.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

In order to be considered, applicant must complete the ASA College admission and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, complete all necessary Financial Aid applications, and submit an essay describing his/her interest in the chosen program.