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Scholarship Guide

Full Sail University


SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE

PURSUING YOUR EDUCATION


At Full Sail University, we understand that deciding where and how to pursue higher education is an important and life-changing decision. This guide is designed to help you understand your financial options when it comes to Full Sail University by providing a detailed list of possible scholarships that may be available to you, as well as the guidelines and requirements applicable to each scholarship. If you have any questions about the information in this booklet or would like to apply for any of the scholarships within, please contact an Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625.

Campus Scholarships

Florida Resident
SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University has been proud to be able to call the state of Florida home for the last three decades. To assist our fellow FL residents in their educational pursuits, weve just announced a scholarship opportunity for new students who are FL residents enrolling in select degree programs for the upcoming October, November, and December classes. The Florida Resident Scholarship program is designed to offer assistance to qualified Florida students passionate about a career in the entertainment media industry.

Florida Resident
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Effective September 24, 2012 through November 19, 2012 the Florida Resident Scholarship program will award up to $24,000 to eligible Full Sail 20- to 22-month campus bachelors degree program candidates, and up to $11,000 to eligible Full Sail 12- to 14-month campus associates degree program candidates.

AWARD NOTIFICATION
Applicants supporting documentation of Florida resident, and high school transcripts or GED, will be referenced to determine eligibility. Recipients will be notified by the Full Sail University Admissions department prior to beginning their degree program, provided eligibility requirements above are met. Scholarship amount will be disbursed throughout students academic years, amount to be divided between semesters, as applicable.

Final award of scholarship is contingent upon receipt of all required Admissions and Financial Aid documents by start date. Funds from the Florida Resident Scholarship may be used only toward the tuition of an eligible Full Sail degree program. A change of degree program, interruption of training, or withdrawal may result in cancellation of scholarship award and disbursement. The student understands that a change of student status may impact eligibility. The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value. Financial aid available for those who qualify. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Florida Resident Scholarship must:
Have been a Florida resident for at least one year prior to the first day of class Have a minimum High School GPA requirement, or a state Department of Education-approved GED

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have applied as a new student to Full Sail University for either the September 24, October 22, or November 19, 2012 start date. Students who delay their start date will forfeit eligibility. Applicants must have completed a formal interview with their Full Sail Admissions representative. Bachelor of Science applicants must have applied for one of the following Full Sail 20- to 22-month campus degree programs: Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Film, Game Art, Game Development, Recording Arts, Show Production, or Web Design & Development. The scholarship cannot be combined with any other Full Sail University funded scholarship programs.

HOW TO APPLY
The Florida Resident Scholarship application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee prior to the desired start date.
Submit high school transcripts with final GPA or GED prior to the first day of class. Your Full Sail Enrollment Guide can provide additional information on submission of transcripts.

To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625.

Creative Spark
SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University is dedicated to the encouragement and development of future generations of entertainment and media professionals. To demonstrate our commitment, Full Sail University introduces the Creative Spark for Seniors Scholarship program. This program is designed to offer assistance to qualified individuals who are passionate about a career in the entertainment media industry.

Creative Spark
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Creative Spark for Seniors Scholarship program will award up to $10,000 to eligible Full Sail 20- to 22-month campus bachelors degree program candidates. Scholarship amounts will vary.

HOW TO APPLY
The Creative Spark for Seniors Scholarship application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee by the August 24, 2012 deadline. To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have completed a formal interview with their Full Sail Admissions representative. Applicants must be a rst-time student applying for a Full Sail University campus degree program. An interruption of training, change of degree program, or withdrawal may result in cancellation of scholarship award and disbursement(s). Student understands that a change of student status may impact eligibility. The Creative Spark for Seniors Scholarship may be used with other Full Sail University scholarship programs. Final award of scholarship is contingent upon receipt of all required Admissions and Financial Aid documents by start date. Students who delay their start date will forfeit eligibility. Funds from the Creative Spark for Seniors Scholarship may be used only toward the tuition of an eligible Full Sail 20- to 22-month campus bachelors degree program. The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Creative Spark Scholarship must:
Be a 2012 graduating high school senior earning a standard high school diploma Apply for the scholarship by August 24, 2012 Have applied for a start date in 2012 Complete an original 500-word essay on How to Ignite the Creative Spark

AWARD NOTIFICATION
Recipients will be notied by the Full Sail University Admissions department prior to beginning their degree program, provided eligibility requirements above are met. Scholarship amount will be disbursed throughout students academic years, as applicable, and divided equally between academic years.

Full Sail Merit


SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University is dedicated to the encouragement and development of future generations of media professionals. In an effort to further this encouragement and development, Full Sail introduces the Full Sail Merit Scholarship Program. This program is designed to offer assistance to deserving individuals passionate about a career in the entertainment media industry. Through the Full Sail Merit Scholarship Program, eligible participants may receive up to $3,000 toward the tuition of any Full Sail campus degree program.

Full Sail Merit


SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Full Sail Merit Scholarship Program will award up to $3,000 to eligible candidates. Scholarship amounts will vary.

HOW TO APPLY
The Merit Scholarship Application must be submitted
to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee at least two weeks prior to the desired start date. Official Final Transcripts must be submitted to the Full Sail Enrollment Department and on file at least two weeks prior to start date. Full Sail will reference official transcripts to confirm GPA eligibility. To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625. Recipients will be notified on Propeller: Launch the Thursday following the application deadline date. The scholarship will be disbursed during the students final academic year, as applicable.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have already applied for admission to Full Sail University. Applicants must have filled out a FAFSA or confirmed cash payments. Funds from the Full Sail Merit Scholarship may be used only toward the tuition of a Full Sail Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, or Master of Science campus degree program. The scholarship is non-transferable and has no redeemable cash value. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Merit Scholarship should:
Be a minimum of 18 years old or have the consent of a parent(s)/ guardian(s) to attend Full Sail Have earned a standard high school diploma Have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 (B average) scale during their secondary education, or postsecondary (30 semester credits minimum) education

The Full Sail Alumni


SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University is dedicated to the encouragement and development of current and future generations of media professionals. In an effort to further this encouragement and development, Full Sail introduces the Full Sail Alumni Scholarship Program. This program is designed to offer assistance to deserving alumni passionate about advancing their career and education in the entertainment media industry. Through the Full Sail Alumni Scholarship Program, eligible participants may receive up to $3,000 toward the tuition of any Full Sail campus degree program.

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The Full Sail Alumni


SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Full Sail Alumni Scholarship Program will award up to $3,000 to eligible Full Sail students enrolled for an additional campus degree program as a returning student. Scholarship amounts will vary.

HOW TO APPLY
Full Sail will reference the students overall grade as of the deadline date to confirm grade eligibility.
To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have already applied for admission to Full Sail University. Applicants must have filled out a FAFSA or confirmed cash payments. Funds from the Full Sail Alumni Scholarship may be used only towards the tuition of a Full Sail Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, or Master of Science campus degree program. The scholarship is non-transferable and has no redeemable cash value. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for an Alumni Scholarship should: Have achieved a minimum overall grade of B
or better in previous Full Sail coursework (80 overall numeric grade average) Have graduated or will graduate from their previous Full Sail campus degree program as a student in good academic and financial standing Have demonstrated an exceptional ability and dedication to their desired path in the entertainment media industry

AWARD DETERMINATION
Recipients will be notified on Propeller: Launch the Tuesday following the application deadline date.

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Full Sail Entertainment & Media Industry


SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University maintains its commitment to taking dreams seriously by offering the Entertainment & Media Industry Scholarship for Women. This program is designed to offer assistance to deserving women with the potential to make a positive impact on the entertainment industry based on their demonstrated talent, passion, and skills. Through the Full Sail Entertainment & Media Industry Scholarship for Women Program, eligible participants may receive up to $2100 toward the tuition of any Full Sail campus degree program.

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Full Sail Entertainment & Media Industry


SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN

AWARDS
The Full Sail Entertainment & Media Industry Scholarship for Women Program will award up to $2100 to eligible candidates. Scholarship amounts will vary.

HOW TO APPLY
The Entertainment & Media Scholarship for Women Application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee the Tuesday prior to the desired start date. To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have already applied for admission to Full Sail University. Applicants must have filled out a FAFSA or confirmed cash payments. Funds from the Full Sail Entertainment & Media Scholarship for Women may be used only towards the tuition of a Full Sail Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, or Master of Science Degree Program. The scholarship is non-transferable and has no redeemable cash value. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for an Entertainment & Media Industry Scholarship for Women should: Be a female at least eighteen years old or have parental/
guardian consent to attend Full Sail Have demonstrated an exceptional ability and dedication to their desired path in the entertainment media industry by submission of previous work related to the field of study, including but not limited to CD, DVD, rsum, project proposal, or a brief essay. Essay should be not more than two typewritten pages on the goals you wish to attain in your chosen career path.

AWARD DETERMINATION
Applicants submissions will be evaluated by a scholarship committee on the following criteria: originality, composition, clarity, and relevance to nthe topic. Notification Recipients will be notified via Propeller: Launch, Full Sails enrollment portal, on the Tuesday following the application deadline date. Scholarship will be disbursed throughout the students academic years, amount to be divided equally between semesters, as applicable.

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Platinum Dream
SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University, one of the worlds foremost colleges for entertainment media and media communications, is dedicated to the education and encouragement of future generations of media professionals. In an effort to further this dedication and encouragement, Full Sail introduces the Full Sail Platinum Dream Scholarship Program. The purpose of this program is to aid deserving individuals that are focused on careers in entertainment media by assisting them with financial need related to their education.

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Platinum Dream
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Through The Full Sail Platinum Dream Scholarship Program, eligible participants may receive scholarship funds if need is demonstrated.

HOW TO APPLY
The Platinum Dream Scholarship nominees will be submitted by a Full Sail University Enrollment Guide or Financial Aid Administrator. Contact your Enrollment Guide or Financial Aid Administrator for details.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have already applied and have been accepted for admission or must be currently enrolled at Full Sail University. Applicants must have earned a standard high school diploma or equivalent GED. Funds from the Full Sail Platinum Dream Scholarship may be used only towards the tuition of a Full Sail Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science Degree Program. The scholarship is non-transferable and has no redeemable cash value. Funds may not be used to cover Full Sail Application Fee or Seat Deposit. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Platinum Dream Scholarship should:
Be a minimum of eighteen years old or have the consent of a parent(s)/guardian(s) to attend Full Sail Have completed the Admissions/Financial Aid process and demonstrate need, calculated based on a need-based formula Have completed a FAFSA and fulfilled all Admission Requirements

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Global Achievement
SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
The Full Sail Global Achievement Scholarship is designed to encourage and develop future international entertainment and media professionals throughout the world. Through the Global Achievement Scholarship, eligible participants may receive up to $5,000 toward the tuition of their Full Sail campus degree program.

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Global Achievement
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Global Achievement Scholarship will award up to $5,000 to eligible campus degree program candidates. This scholarship fund is limited, and will be awarded to all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and according to the award determination process as outlined below.

HOW TO APPLY
The Global Achievement Scholarship application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee prior to the desired start date.
To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have conducted a formal interview with their Full Sail Admissions Representative. Applicants must have applied for a 2012 start date as a new student to Full Sail. Applicants must have applied as a new student for a Full Sail campus degree program. Applicants must have met the entrance requirements for the desired Full Sail campus degree program. A change of degree program, interruption of training, or withdrawal may result in cancellation of scholarship award and disbursement. Student understands that a change of student status may impact eligibility. The Global Achievement Scholarship may be used with other Full Sail scholarships. Funds from the Global Achievement Scholarship may be used only toward the tuition of a Full Sail campus degree program. The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value. Financial aid available for those who qualify. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Global Achievement Scholarship must:
Be a non-US citizen. Complete and submit the Global Achievement application, and an original 500-word essay on How My Full Sail Education Will Help Me Achieve My Career Dream prior to the first day of class.

AWARD DETERMINATION
Applicants essays will be evaluated by a scholarship committee on the following criteria: originality, composition, clarity and relevance to the topic. Essays judged outstanding will be awarded. Recipients will be notified by the Full Sail University Admissions Department prior to beginning their degree program, provided eligibility requirements above are met. Scholarship amount will be disbursed throughout students academic years, amount to be divided equally between semesters, as applicable.

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Dedication
SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
The Full Sail Dedication Scholarship is designed to encourage and develop future entertainment and media professionals who demonstrate true dedication to achieving excellence within their chosen career path. Through the Dedication Scholarship, eligible participants may receive $1,000 toward the tuition of their Full Sail campus degree program. Students may qualify to receive up to $1,000 in additional funding after beginning their education.

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Dedication
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
The Dedication Scholarship will award $1,000 to eligible campus degree program candidates in their first academic year. An eligible student may be awarded up to $1,000 in additional Dedication Scholarship in their second academic year. This scholarship fund is limited, and will be awarded to all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and according to the award determination process as outlined below.

HOW TO APPLY
The Dedication Scholarship application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee prior to the desired start date.
To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 800.226.7625.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have applied for a start date beginning January 30 through November 19, 2012 as a new student to Full Sail. Applicants must have applied as a new student for a Full Sail campus degree program. A change of degree program, interruption of training, or withdrawal may result in cancellation of scholarship award and disbursement. Student understands that a change of student status may impact eligibility. The Dedication Scholarship may be used with other Full Sail scholarships. Funds from the Dedication Scholarship may be used only toward the tuition of a Full Sail campus degree program. The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value. Financial aid available for those who qualify. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

AWARD DETERMINATION
Applicants essays will be evaluated by a scholarship committee on the following criteria: originality, composition, clarity and relevance to the topic. Applicants Full Sail documentation will be referenced for verification of attendance and date attended at a Behind the Scenes Tour. Applicants GPA and GPS score upon completion of first academic year will be referenced for eligibility of subsequent awards as applicable. Recipients will be notified by the Full Sail University Admissions Department prior to beginning their degree program, provided eligibility requirements above are met. Students will be notified by the Academic Success Department of subsequent awards earned while student is attending. The $1,000 scholarship award for Behind the Scenes Tour attendance will be disbursed in first academic year, amount to be divided equally between semesters. The $500 award for 3.0 GPA and/or the $500 award for 100% GPS score will be disbursed in last semester of second academic year, as applicable.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Dedication Scholarship must: Have attended one of Full Sails monthly Behind the
Scenes Tours a year or less prior to beginning class Complete and submit the Dedication Scholarship application, and an original 250-word essay on Dedication and My Career Dream prior to the first day of class in order to be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship award in the first academic year Maintain a minimum, cumulative GPA of 3.0 for first academic year, for an additional $500 award Maintain a minimum, cumulative Global Professionalism Standards (GPS) score of 100% for first academic year, for an additional $500 award

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Online Scholarships

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Full Sail Education Media


SCHOLARSHIP FOR TEACHERS

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University is dedicated to the encouragement and development of current and future generations of teachers who want to incorporate the tools of media professionals to create a dynamic learning environment. In an effort to further this encouragement and development, Full Sail introduces the Full Sail Education Media Scholarship for Teachers Program. This program is designed to offer assistance to deserving teachers passionate about advancing their career knowledge and educational role. Through the Full Sail Education Media Scholarship for Teachers Program, eligible participants may receive up to $12,000 toward the tuition of the Full Sail Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts, Education Media Design & Technology Master of Science and the Media Design Master of Fine Arts degree programs.

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Full Sail Education Media


SCHOLARSHIP FOR TEACHERS ONLINE

AWARDS
This scholarship provides awards of up to $12,000 to eligible students who meet specific criteria based on financial need. To determine initial eligibility, all applicants must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (www.fafsa.ed.gov) and review their Federal Student Aid Report with a Full Sail Financial Aid Advisor.

HOW TO APPLY
Check with your Admissions Representative or Financial Aid Administrator for the deadline date applicable to your start date. Deadlines are typically the Friday two weeks prior to the first day of your degree program.
Full Sail will reference students date of application for admission, documentation of teaching certificate, or submitted official letters of position, to confirm eligibility. To apply for this scholarship, please contact your Admissions Representative at 888.993.7338.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must send in Full Sails application for enrollment for the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts, Education Media Design & Technology Master of Science, or Media Design Master of Fine Arts Degree. Applicants must fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applicants must meet all admission requirements for acceptance into the degree program by the chosen start date. Funds from the Full Sail Education Media Scholarship for Teachers may be used only towards the tuition of the Full Sail Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts, Education Media Design & Technology Master of Science, or Media Design Master of Fine Arts Degree Program. The scholarship is non-transferable and has no redeemable cash value. The Full Sail Education Media Scholarship for Teachers may be used with the Student Success Scholarship. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for an Education Media Scholarship for Teachers must:
Currently reside in the United States or Puerto Rico. Be certified as a teacher, any grade, Kindergarten through 12. Proof of certification required. Teachers at private or charter schools not requiring certification must submit an official letter from their principal stating their current teaching position and job responsibilities on school letterhead. Guidance counselors and other administrators in public education Kindergarten through grade 12, impacting students and teachers on a continual educational basis, may apply with an official letter from their principal or manager stating current position and job responsibilities on school letterhead.

NOTIFICATION
Recipients will be notified on Propeller: Launch the Tuesday following the application deadline date.

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Student Success
SCHOLARSHIP

MISSION STATEMENT
Full Sail University is dedicated to the encouragement and development of future generations of media professionals. To demonstrate our commitment, Full Sail University introduces the Student Success Scholarship program. This program is designed to offer assistance to qualified individuals passionate about a career in the entertainment media industry.

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Student Success
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Effective for students enrolled in an eligible degree program, the Student Success Scholarship program will award up to $3,000 to eligible candidates. Scholarship amounts will vary by degree program.

AWARD DETERMINATION
Full Sail University will reference SAP at the end of the
students first semester to confirm eligibility. Scholarship will be disbursed in students second academic year, amount to be divided equally between semesters, as applicable.

Students enrolled in the following online degree programs are eligible to apply:
Computer Animation Bachelor of Science Creative Writing for Entertainment Bachelor of Fine Arts Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts Digital Cinematography Bachelor of Science Education Media Design & Technology Master of Science Entertainment Business Master of Science Entertainment Business Master of Science with Sports Management Track Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science Game Art Bachelor of Science Game Design Bachelor of Science Graphic Design Bachelor of Science Internet Marketing Bachelor of Science Internet Marketing Master of Science Media Design Master of Fine Arts Mobile Development Bachelor of Science Music Business Bachelor of Science Music Production Bachelor of Science New Media Journalism Master of Arts Sports Marketing & Media Bachelor of Science Web Design & Development Bachelor of Science

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Student Success Scholarship must:
Complete and submit the Student Success Scholarship application prior to the first day of class Achieve Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) at the end of the first semester of their Full Sail degree program, which requires a cumulative GPA of at least 1.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and be an active full-time student.

PROVISIONS
Applicants must have already applied for admission to Full Sail University for an eligible online degree program starting by September 24, 2012. Applicants must have met the entrance requirements for the desired Full Sail University Online degree program. A change of degree program, interruption of training, or withdrawal may result in cancellation of scholarship award and disbursement(s). Student understands that a change of student status may impact eligibility. The Student Success Scholarship may be used in conjunction with other Full Sail University scholarships for which student is eligible. Funds from the Student Success Scholarship may be used only toward the tuition of Full Sail Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science Online degree program. The scholarship is non-transferable and has no redeemable cash value.

HOW TO APPLY
The Student Success Scholarship application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee at least one week prior to the desired start date. To apply for this scholarship, please contact your admissions
representative at 888.993.7338.

Financial aid available for those who qualify. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

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