Who is the Economic Access Scholarship for?
At Presidio, we believe that no qualified students are turned away due to lack of funding. The economic access scholarship is an aid fund available to new and continuing students who demonstrate financial need based on the Economic Access Scholarship Application, which includes a 500-word “Personal Statement of Financial Need. We encourage anyone feeling the financial stress of paying for higher education to apply for this scholarship.
How do I apply as a new student?
- Step 1: Complete your admissions application.
- Step 2: To apply for the Economic Access Scholarship, students must provide the following through our scholarship application form:
- A 500-word statement that attests to your economic circumstances and provides clear examples of the financial hurdles that would prevent you from pursuing your degree without earning this scholarship.
- Step 3: Our Scholarships Committee will review your application and statement, and reach out to inform you of any awards granted based on the documentation provided (including the estimated family contribution per FAFSA® and/or the circumstances shared in your scholarship statement).
What is the typical Economic Access Scholarship award?
While the exact value of the Economic Access Scholarship varies, awards typically vary between 10-20% of program tuition.
Availability and renewal
This scholarship will be awarded for the duration of the entire program, and the criteria to continue receiving the award is to remain in good academic standing by maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Our scholarship deadlines fall on the same dates as our general application deadlines. We consider scholarship applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Please note that applications for the Economic Access Scholarship will only be considered after the applicant’s general application is submitted.
First Round Deadline: March 15
Second Round Deadline: May 1
Third Round Deadline: June 15