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Shawnee State University (SSU) Upward Bound Scholarship

The Shawnee State University (SSU) Upward Bound Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Shawnee State University (SSU).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Full Tuition, plus fees, less state grants
Application Deadline: 15-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be a participant in Upward Bound and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum ACT composite of 18. Community involvement and extracurricular activities are considered. FAFSA is required.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Shawnee State University (SSU)
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662-4344
Phone Number: 740 355 2237
Fax Number: 740 355 2435

You can find out more by contacting:

Debra Atkinson
Financial Aid Department
940 Second St.
Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone Number: 740 355 2237
Fax Number: 740 335 2435

A good place to start is to check out available information on the scholarship. Your best chance of achieving your goal comes from finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. Prior to starting, seek to understand the potential motivations of the Shawnee State University (SSU) and their goals for the Upward Bound Scholarship. Once that is done, you should determine if you have any likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. Upon determining that you have the possibility that you can be awarded the Upward Bound Scholarship, then you should use your time.

One critical aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be time consuming and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out properly and without omission. You don't want to lose out because of carelessness.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Upward Bound Scholarship confers the award and distributes the money in order to stay informed about if it is possible to count on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions in what can be paid with the Upward Bound Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to handle the expenses associated with school, and being awarded the Upward Bound Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Upward Bound Scholarship, don't give up, you might find new scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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