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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.

ASA COLLEGE ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA College has established a scholarship available to all ASA graduates who have completed a degree program at ASA and would like to enroll into another degree program at ASA. There is no limit to the number of students who can receive this scholarship. The following are the requirements and eligibility criteria that must be satisfied in order for the student to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Student must have successfully completed an AOS/AAS/BS program at ASA College;
  • Student must be enrolled into a different degree or certificate program at ASA College;
  • Student must complete the semester in order to receive the scholarship amount for that semester.

If student withdraws from the college, he/she will forfeit the scholarship amount for that semester;

  • Student will not be eligible for the scholarship in any semester where he/she will be repeating (FR) more than 6 credits;
  • Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in order to maintain eligibility for any
    subsequent disbursement of 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 a semester.
Award AmountA student will be awarded up to $500.00 per semester, not to exceed a total of $2,000.
Application ProcedureAward eligibility will be determined by a Financial Aid advisor at the initial packaging interview..

ASA COLLEGE ARTHUR J. HIDALGO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionThe Arthur J. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship is available on a competitive basis to students who
meet the eligibility criteria. Typical criteria include grade point average, enrollment in a specific
academic program, and residence in a limited geographic area, community service 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 is
3.75, students with higher scholarship earn higher points on the decision matrix. The Arthur J. Hidalgo
Memorial Scholarship(s) covers full tuition costs, is awarded every semester. Only students
in the degree programs are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must also maintain a cumulative
grade point average (CGPA) of 3.75 to continue to receive this scholarship in subsequent
semesters.
Award AmountScholarship covers up to full amount of tuition and fees for each semester the student is eligible.
Application Procedure Applicants must complete an ASA admissions and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, take and pass all required placement tests, apply for financial aid, submit an essay and a letter of recommendation.

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

ASA COLLEGE DONNA CLAYTOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionThe Donna Claytor Memorial Scholarship is available on a competitive basis to students in health disciplines programs who meet the 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 AmountMaximum allowance of award is up to $500.00 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.

ASA COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionThe 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).

The 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.

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 GPA/CGPA and passing gradesachieved in the previous semester at ASA

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.

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).

SUBSEQUENT SEMESTER AWARD REQUIREMENTS:

  • Students must achieve ASA GPA/CGPA of 4.0 to receive up to 50% of the semester tuition charges;
  • Students must achieve ASA GPA/CGPA of 3.0 and 3.99 to receive up to 45% of semester tuition charges;
  • Students must achieve ASA GPA/CGPA of 2.0 and 2.99 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 will receive 40% of semester tuition charges;
  • Students who fail any of their ESL classes or whose GPA falls 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 ProcedureThe 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.

THE ASA COLLEGE LEGISLATOR’S SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionIn order to qualify for this scholarship, student must be recommended by a Local, State, or Federal Legislator. The recommendation must be in a form of a letter on the Legislator’s official letterhead outlining student’s merits and accomplishments which were used as the basis for this recommendation.

The student must enroll in an approved Degree program at ASA College and must satisfy the following requirements in order to maintain eligibility for the scholarship from one semester to the next:

  1. Student must be full time and taking at least 6 core credits in any semester for which eligibility is sought;
  2. Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.;
  3. Student will not be eligible for the scholarship in any semester where he/she will be repeating (FR) more than 6 credits.
Award Amount Student will be awarded up to $1,000.00 per semester, not to exceed a total of $5,000.00. 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 Applicant must complete ASA admissions and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions
Advisor, take and pass all required placement tests, apply for financial aid, and submit the
letter of recommendation.Deadline for submission: Friday of the 2nd week of every semester.

ASA COLLEGE NON-RESIDENT STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Description ASA offers scholarship for qualified ASA students who are not residents of New York State. The following are the requirements and eligibility criteria that must be satisfied in order for the student to be eligible for the scholarship:

  1. Students must document the fact that they do not reside in the State of New York. Acceptable documentation includes: utility bills; tax returns; official letters. All documents must show the student’s/student’s spouse’s name, current date, and address. Student must reestablish eligibility as often as he/she is required to refile for Federal Aid;
  2. Student must be enrolled full time with a minimum of six (6) core credits. Student will not be eligible for the scholarship in any semester where he/she will be repeating (FR) more than 6 credits;
  3. Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order to maintain eligibility for any subsequent disbursement of the scholarship;
  4. The award will be reflected on the Financial Aid Eligibility Notice and will be posted to the student’s account upon completion of a semester.
Award AmountStudent will be awarded up to $1,000 per semester
Application Procedure Eligibility will be determined in the Financial Aid Office at the point when student is applying for all other forms of Financial Assistance.

ASA COLLEGE REGENTS DIPLOMA SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA College offers academic scholarship to qualified applicants with a Regents diploma from any of the recognized high schools in the USA.

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 Regents diploma to the Registrar’s Office and this must be verivied 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 3.5 GPA for every semester;
  4. Student must have no disciplinary infractions for the duration of his/her stay at ASA.
Award AmountStudent will be awarded up to $1,000.00 per semester, not to exceed $5,000.00 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 Applicant must complete the ASA College admissions and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions Advisor, submit a short essay describing his/her interest in the chosen program.

ASA COLLEGE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA College offers three types of athletic scholarships: full tuition scholarship; full scholarship;
and partial 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.
Award AmountScholarship 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.

Partial Scholarship: covers up to 50% of the student’s tuition and fees, less any federal and state grants and scholarships. 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.

ASA COLLEGE AMERICAN DREAMERS SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA 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 or foreign high school, or obtained a GED. This scholarship is limited to 100 recipients per academic year.

Students must produce the following documentation in order to be considered for this scholarship:

  1. Proof of graduation from a US or foreign high school, or attainment of a GED;
  2. Valid picture ID.

In addition, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Student must be enrolled full time in any semester for which eligibility is sought.
  • If taking credit-bearing courses, student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for the
    first two semesters and 3.0 cumulative GPA for subsequent semesters, and must pass all ESL/remedial
    courses to maintain eligibility for any subsequent disbursement of the scholarship.
Award AmountUp to 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 Advisor, and
take all required placement tests.The above criteria are effective for all new students starting with the Spring 2015 semester.

ASA COLLEGE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA College offers this scholarship to all recent US High School graduates who satisfy the following
criteria:

  1. Students must have graduated a US High School within the last 2 years.
  2. Students must have a minimum High School grade point average (GPA) of 2.5. Official High
    School transcript must be presented as proof of the above achievement before the scholarship can
    be awarded.
  3. Students must be enrolled full time, with a minimum of 6 (six) core credits in each semester for
    which eligibility is sought. Students will not be eligible for the scholarship in any semester where
    they will be repeating (FR) more than 6 credits.
  4. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order to maintain eligibility for any
    subsequent disbursement of the scholarship.
  5. Students must have no disciplinary infractions for the duration of their stay at ASA.

This scholarship is limited to 100 recipients per academic year.

Award AmountStudent will be awarded up to $1000.00 per semester, not to exceed $5000. 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 Applicants must complete ASA admission and scholarship applications, meet with an ASA Admissions
Advisor, take and pass all required placement tests. Applicants must produce an official US
High School transcript for evaluation as well as submit a short essay describing their interest in their
chosen program. The final decision will be made by the Registrar’s office after all documents are
received and reviewed. Effective date – Fall 2015 semester.

ALUMNY LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA College has established a scholarship available to all ASA students who must satisfy the following  requirements in order to be eligible for the scholarship:

Student must have at least one parent, son, daughter, grandparent, legal guardian or spouse who graduated from ASA College;
Student must be enrolled into a degree or certificate program at ASA College;
Student must be enrolled full time;
Student must complete the semester in order to receive the scholarship amount for that semester.

If a student withdraws from the college, he/she will forfeit the scholarship amount for that semester;

Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and consecutive term enrollment as a full-time student in order to maintain eligibility for any subsequent disbursement of 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 a semester.

Award AmountUp to 25 percent of the semester tuition remaining after 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.

TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA 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 program;
Student must be enrolled full time;
Student must demonstrate 2.5 CGPA at a previous college;
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 and consecutive term enrollment as a full-time student 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 AmountUp to $2,000 of the semester tuition remaining after 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.

ASA COLLEGE NOW SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA College has established a scholarship available to high school juniors and seniors who have completed COLLEGE NOW Program at ASA College.

Student must be enrolled into a degree or certificate program at ASA College;
Student must be enrolled full time;
Student must complete the semester in order to receive the scholarship amount for that semester.

If a student withdraws from the college, he/she will forfeit the scholarship amount for that semester;

Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and consecutive term enrollment as a full-time student in order to maintain eligibility for any subsequent disbursement of 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 a semester.

Award AmountUp to $500 per 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.

ASA SECOND CHANCE PROGRAM

DescriptionASA 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. The balance
will be initially structured as an institutional payment plan. Students must commit to repaying
the full balance. 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 enrolled into a degree or certificate program at ASA College;
  • Student must have at least 2 semesters left before program completion;
  • Student must be enrolled full time;
  • Student must graduate in order to receive the scholarship.

Student must maintain full-time enrollment status in any consecutive term in order to maintain the
eligibility for the scholarship.

Award AmountUp to 50% of the owed prior enrollment balance.
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.

ASA COLLEGE RECENT GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

DescriptionASA 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 AmountStudent 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.

NEW STUDENT CHALLENGE PROGRAM

DescriptionASA 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 program:

  • 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 grant aid is applied
  • Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and consecutive term enrollment as a full-time student 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 AmountUp to $5000.00 of student’s initial (at the point of first enrollment) tuition liability after all 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.