Scholarship Retention Requirements

Entering Freshman Scholarship Retention Requirements

Priority and Honors Scholarships

Priority/Honors Scholarship Retention Requirements:

  • Must earn a minimum 3.0 SEMESTER & 3.0 CUMULATIVE GPA
  • Must be enrolled full-time each semester (minimum 12 hours).
  • Must pass no less than 30 hours per academic year.  The academic year is defined as Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

Dual Enrollment 15+ Completion Award

This award is for one year only; however, students receiving this award must meet SAP policy at the end of the fall semester.

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Transfer Student Scholarship Retention Requirements

The Senator Ben Nevers Transfer Scholarship (Less than 18 hours attempted/earned)

The Senator Ben Nevers Transfer Scholarship Retention Requirements:

  • You must earn a MINIMUM 3.0 SEMESTER & CUMULATIVE GPA
  • You must be continuously enrolled full-time each semester (minimum 12 hours).
  • You must attempt and pass no less than 24 hours per academic year. The academic year is defined as the combination of the Fall and Spring semesters.

The Senator Ben Nevers Transfer Scholarship (More than 18 hours attempted/earned)

The Senator Ben Nevers Transfer Scholarship Retention Requirements:

  • You must earn a MINIMUM 3.0 SEMESTER & CUMULATIVE GPA
  • You must be continuously enrolled full-time each semester (minimum 12 hours).
  • You must attempt and pass no less than 24 hours per academic year. The academic year is defined as the combination of the Fall and Spring semesters.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Golden Opportunity Scholarship

PTK Retention Requirements:

  • earn a total of 30 credits or more at the end of each academic year; and
  • maintain a 3.0 semester GPA to retain the award.

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Additional Scholarship Retention Requirements

TOPS

Students must meet the following requirements each semester to receive payment for TOPS:

  • Be enrolled full-time on the 15 th day of class each semester.
  • Earn 24 credit hours each year: Fall, Spring, Summer, Intersessions, and Terms.
  • Maintain continuous enrollment through consecutive fall and spring semesters.
  • Maintain the required GPA for specific TOPS award.
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA at the end of each Fall semester, to receive the Spring award amount.

Additional TOPS information can be found here.

The Southeastern Promise

Scholarships by College

Scholarships by College Retention Requirements can be found on the university's various colleges/schools scholarship pages. Find your college/school here.

Other Scholarships

Please contact the provider of any other scholarships received for their scholarship retention requirements.

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