Scholarship Rules, Terms and Conditions
All application materials for the upcoming semester must be received by the application deadline.
All application materials must be submitted via the online forms. Submit application essays through our application form and ask your recommenders to submit their letters via the recommendation form.
Applicants should review their applications for clarity and correct any spelling, grammar and punctuation errors before submitting. Writing quality is a factor considered when selecting applicants.
Applications that are received after the stated deadline will not be reviewed or considered.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Incorrect submission of materials will not be grounds for an extension. Please confirm that your application is complete prior to submitting your form.
Scholarship applicants will be notified via email of their updated application status no later than three weeks after the application deadline.
Scholarship recipients must sign a letter of acceptance and complete registration for the program. Full payment of the amount remaining or a deposit toward a payment plan, should they choose to set one up to cover the remainder owed, is due before the start of the academic semester. If this is not completed on time, the scholarship may be forfeited.
Applications and supporting documents cannot be returned.
You may apply for a scholarship for more than one certificate program at the Center for Professional Education, but you can only receive one scholarship.
Previous recipients of this scholarship are not eligible.
All decisions made by the scholarship committee are final. They will evaluate all applicants who meet the established financial thresholds according to the following criteria:
- Potential impact on self, family and community, as suggested by the essay question responses.
- Evidence of potential to succeed in the program, as suggested by the essay question responses.
Scholarships will not cover the cost of any course materials, such as books.
The Road to Success Scholarship cannot be combined with any registration discount. If you accept a Road to Success Scholarship, your portion of the tuition will be based on the full, non-discounted price of the certificate program.
Refunds will not be given once enrolled.
Scholarships cannot be transferred or applied to a different program, individual or semester.
The scholarship recipient agrees to:
- attend all class sessions and meetings (as applicable).
- actively engage with fellow program participants and instructors (as applicable).
- complete all assignments.
- make a good-faith effort to meet the requirements for successful completion of the program.