TUITION & FEES SC H OLARSHIP
November 24, 2020 for assistance with 2021 Spring Semester (January 7, 2021)
April 29, 2021 for assistance with 2021 Summer Semester (May 19, 2021)
July 22, 2021 for assistance with 2021 Fall Semester (August 18, 2021)
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SCHOLARSHIP YOU MUST:
BE registered for at least one class for the upcoming semester.
BE in good academic standing - not on warning or probation of any kind.
HAVE a 2.0 or greater GPA at the time of application.
HAVE a COMPLETED/APPROVED FAFSA on file with the NGTC Financial Aid Office at time of application – FAFSA MUST be completed
at time of application.
PROVIDE the name and email of an Instructor or Employer to provide a recommendation.
COMPLETE AND SUBMIT your application by the deadline listed above – late applications cannot be considered.
• Scholarships are awarded in amounts UP TO $500 (based on number of credit hours registered for at time of application). (Ex. If you
are approved for a $500 scholarship and your financial aid covers $455, then your scholarship amount is $45).
• All funds are paid directly to NGTC - NO checks will be issued to students - NO reimbursements will be made for charges paid by a
student prior to being notified of scholarship award. All other aid (any kind) must be used prior to any scholarship funds being applied.
• Foundation Scholarships are based on financial need as reflected on your FAFSA – IF your FAFSA determines that you are not eligible to
receive PELL funds due to your (or your parents) income level is too high OR if you received a refund the previous semester or will be
receiving a refund for the current semester for unused financial aid funds of any kind, you are not eligible for a scholarship.
• Students must apply each semester – applications do not carry over to the next semester.
SCHOLARSHIP PROCESS: (1) We receive your application. (2) We contact the reference you provided. (3) We check financial aid
information, academic standing, etc. through the Financial Aid Office. (4) Applications are evaluated by the Foundation Scholarship
Committee. (5) Applicants are notified via the email address they provide as to whether or not an award has been made. (The process
MAY take up to TWO weeks following the application deadline. Please check your email regularly for your notification.) (6) The business
office will be notified to apply the scholarship to your account.
Only applicants with a balance owed after ALL other aid funds are applied will receive scholarship funds.
Completion of an application does not guarantee a scholarship award.
AGREEMENT: READ the following statement carefully and SIGN your application indicating understanding and agreement:
I understand that in order to be considered for a scholarship I must: (1) be accepted for admission to NGTC, (2) have an approved FAFSA & all
supporting documents on file with the Financial Aid Office prior to submitting this application, (3) be registered for at least one class for the upcoming
semester, (4) be in good academic standing (not on warning, probation, or have any holds on my account), (5) return all necessary forms and
attachments by the specified deadline.
I understand that: any scholarship funds awarded to me may be used only for tuition and/or fees; any funds awarded will be paid directly to NGTC and
NO checks will be issued to me; scholarships will be awarded in an amount up to $500 and only the amount billed to the Foundation through the NGTC
Business Office will be paid; scholarship funds will not be used to reimburse me for any expenses I have paid out of pocket prior to being notified
that I am a scholarship recipient; Student Loan funds are considered Financial Aid and any loan funds I receive must be used to cover tuition and fees
prior to my receiving scholarship funds; Foundation Scholarships are awarded on a semester by semester basis and that I must re-apply each semester
if I wish to obtain assistance through the NGTC Foundation.
I give permission to release to the NGTC Foundation all my academic history and financial aid information while a student at NGTC. This includes all
grades at the end of each semester. Financial aid information will include the amount of grants, loans, scholarships, estimated family contribution,
financial aid award letter, and any other information contained in my financial aid file held in the Office of Financial Aid. I understand that my name, if
selected for a scholarship, may be publicized. I certify that all information I have provided on this form and in my essay is true and accurate.
IF YOU ARE APPROVED FOR A SCHOLARSHIP, PLEASE WRITE A THANK YOU NOTE AND SEND IT TO THE FOUNDATION SO WE MAY SHARE IT
WITH THE DONORS WHO MAKE OUR SCHOLARSHIPS POSSIBLE. You may email your thank you to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to
NGTC Foundation, PO Box 65, Clarkesville, GA 30523.