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Adult Student Affairs Scholarship Program

The Office of Adult Student Affairs is pleased to announce their Scholarship Program for the 2020-2021 academic year. This program is designed to assist the growing number of adult learners who are returning to school. Adult undergraduates (24+ years of age), graduate, professional, military veteran students, and students with children (regardless of age) are eligible to apply to the applicable scholarship.

One Adult Undergraduates (24+ or a veteran) and One Graduate/Profession Students will be chosen from their respective applicant pools in Summer Quarter for the following academic year (2020-21). The Undergraduate award is $2,000 and the Graduate Student award is $2,000. These awards are not renewable and recipients of the scholarships cannot apply for another Adult Student Affairs Scholarship in the same academic year. Deadlines for both scholarships for entire academic year are updated in Scholarship Connect system. 

Adult Student Affairs also annually awards the Students with Children Scholarship. Open to any undergraduate student and awarding $2,000, this award is open to any student meeting criteria below who also has dependent children under 18 that reside in the same household. Deadlines are up to date in the Scholarship Connect System.

Recipients of the scholarship have the option of having the funds applied to their tuition or towards a DePaul University sponsored Study Abroad trip for the quarter in which they are awarded the scholarship. Certain conditions and expectations exist associated with each scholarship. Please read more in Scholarship Connect. Students awarded the scholarship must be enrolled at least half time or registered for the study abroad trip in the term for the quarter in which they are awarded the scholarship. Current financial aid packages may be adjusted when the scholarships are applied.

To be eligible for the scholarship program, you must:

  • Have financial need as determined by the results of your FAFSA. All students need to have a FAFSA on file to be considered. By submitting this scholarship application, you are giving the Office of Adult Student Affairs permission to obtain information from your FAFSA report.
  • Be a continuing DePaul student who is currently enrolled at least part-time as a graduate (4 credit hours), professional (9 hours) or undergraduate (8 hours).
  • Be an adult student. Adult student is defined as an undergraduate student who is 24 years of age or older. All graduate, military veteran, students with children, and professional students may apply regardless of age.
  • Have a cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Completely answer all sections of online application and essay. Applications with incomplete sections will be disqualified.
  • Submit the application online by the deadline date and time.
  • For students with children specific scholarship, stating you have a dependent child under 18 that resides with you at primary residence.

Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

See each scholarships unique deadline dates in Scholarship Connect.

Students with Children Scholarship

This annual scholarship is open to any undergraduate student and awards a $2,000 scholarship. This award is open to any student meeting criteria below who also has dependent children under 18 that reside in the same household.

  • A dependent child under 18 that resides with you at primary residence. 
  • Have financial need as determined by the results of your FAFSA. All students need to have a FAFSA on file to be considered. By submitting this scholarship application, you are giving the Office of Adult Student Affairs permission to obtain information from your FAFSA report.
  • Be a continuing DePaul student who is currently enrolled at least part-time as a graduate (4 credit hours), professional (9 hours) or undergraduate (8 hours).
  • Be an adult student. Adult student is defined as an undergraduate student who is 24 years of age or older. All graduate, military veteran, students with children, and professional students may apply regardless of age.
  • Have a cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Completely answer all sections of online application and essay. Applications with incomplete sections will be disqualified.
  • Submit the application online by the deadline date and time.

Where to Apply:
Applications for all Adult Student Affairs scholarships can be found at Scholarship Connect.

 

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