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Completion Incentive Award

East Tennessee State University

Completion Incentive Award

ETSU understands that students may need to put a hold on pursuing their degree due to life circumstances. The Completion Incentive Award offers students, who meet the criteria listed below, financial assistance for their first semester back in school.

Fall/Spring Completion Incentive Award Criteria:

  • Must be readmitted and registered prior to receiving the award.
  • Must be registered for at least 6 credit hours during the term of application.
  • Must have previously earned a minimum of 30 credit hours, 12 of which must be earned from ETSU.
  • Not enrolled at any college/university for a minimum of two calendar years prior to application.
  • Institution Combined minimum GPA of 2.25 or higher at time of readmission.
  • Application must be completed prior to first day of classes.
  • Have not earned a baccalaureate degree from any college/university.
  • Financial aid need will be considered based upon a completed FAFSA application.
  • $750 - $1,000 for students registered part-time (6-11 credit hours).
  • $1,250 - $1,500 for students registered full-time (12 or more credit hours).

Click Here for Fall/Spring Application

Summer Completion Incentive Award Criteria:

  • Must be readmitted and registered prior to receiving the award.
  • Must be registered for at least 3 credit hours in one ETSU summer session.
  • Must have previously earned a minimum of 30 credit hours, 12 of which must be earned from ETSU.
  • Not enrolled at any college/university for a minimum of two calendar years prior to application.
  • Institution Combined minimum GPA of 2.25 or higher at time of readmission.
  • Application must be completed prior to first day of classes.
  • Have not earned a baccalaureate degree from any college/university.
  • Financial aid need will be considered based upon a completed FAFSA application.
  • The one-time $500 Completion Incentive Award is granted on a competitive basis.

**Students receiving the summer incentive award who earn a 2.25 GPA for the summer term may apply (one-time) for a fall award.

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