Upgrade offers the Jump Start to College Scholarship to students participating in the program. This scholarship is intended to help adult learners with tuition and fees. This is a one-time scholarship for individuals who meet the scholarship criteria listed below.
Individuals enrolled in 3 credit hours this summer may earn a $250 scholarship.
Individuals enrolled in 6 or more credit hours this summer may earn a $500 scholarship.
In order to be eligible for the Upgrade Scholarship, the student must:
-be an adult learner who is at least 25 years of age and has already completed 30 credit hour
-be an active participant in the Upgrade Program
-be attending: Alamo Colleges, UIW, Texas A&M University, UTSA, Our Lady of the Lake University, St. Mary’s University, or Trinity University
-have at least a 2.0 GPA
-be working towards an undergraduate degree (including certificate, associates or first bachelor’s degree)
-be planning to enroll in Summer 2019
Recipient of the scholarship must agree to check in with an Upgrade advisor at least once per semester for a 30 minute advising session (phone call or in person).
Intended Semester: Summer 2019
Scholarship filing period: April 1- May 30, 2019
Deadline: May 30, 2019
Award Announcement: June 5, 2019