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Admitted to SVSU? To ensure you receive the optimal financial aid package, 完成2024-25年联邦学生援助免费申请(FAFSA). We've compiled some helpful tips and recommendations to assist you in the successful submission of your FAFSA. 

Donor-Funded Scholarships

Complete ONE online form... 学生将被考虑获得他们有资格获得的所有SVSU捐助者资助奖学金, based upon their responses to the questions. 学生可能会被问及其他问题,以符合其他奖学金的资格. Scholarships can be awarded based on a number of criteria, including students’ community service, 论文回应和经济需求(基于FAFSA的信息). 

Donor-Funded Scholarship FAQ

Q. How do I log in?
A. Use your SVSU username and password. 

Q. If questions aren't required, can I skip them or leave them blank?
A. Yes, if a question does not apply to you, you may skip it. Please read all questions carefully to see if they apply to you, 为“可选”问题提供尽可能多的信息. For example, optional questions like listing your Awards & Achievements, Volunteer Service, 课外活动可能是获得特定奖学金的决定性因素!  遗漏你在这些领域的成就可能会使你失去奖学金的考虑,而这些是将你与特定奖学金相匹配的标准.

Q. 大调和小调前面的三个字母代表什么?
A. They are abbreviations for the academic colleges. There are five academic colleges at SVSU (ABS=Arts & Behavioral Sciences; CCB=Carmona College of Business; COE=College of Education; HHS=Health & Human Services; SET=Science, Engineering & Technology). 你会在列表上看到的最后一类是PPP=专业前课程. This includes majors like Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, etc.

Q. Why is an essay required? How long does it have to be?
A. When you apply, 你会根据你的个人证书(比如你的GPA)来考虑一些奖学金, major, financial need, etc.). For these scholarships, 您在此表格上填写的文章将是评选委员会从您那里收到的唯一个性化信息. There is no minimum length, 但是请尽你最大的努力来解释为什么你是奖学金的好选择,并包括你的个人成就, hardships, goals, 以及你认为选择奖学金获得者的人应该知道的云顶国际你的任何其他信息. 您可以从其他来源剪切和粘贴,或者直接将其键入到表单中.

Q. Can I save my application and come back later?
A. Yes!  Just click "Save and Keep Editing".  Even after you click "Finish and Continue", 你仍然可以在奖学金截止日期之前更新你的申请.

 


Q. How does the reference request system work?
A. 你不会被要求在一般申请中提供推荐信. 你可能有资格申请的一些特定奖学金会要求你提供这封信。. 您将在在线表格中输入推荐人的姓名和电子邮件地址, 然后会给那个人发一封电子邮件,要求他推荐. You won't see the letter they turn in, 但你可以通过点击“主页”链接上的“管理参考”按钮来查看他们是否提交了推荐.  你甚至可以点击一个链接给他们发送提醒,如果他们没有发送他们的信!     

Q. I have a hard copy letter of recommendation. How do I submit it?
A. Hard copies will not be accepted. 因此,我们建议你让你的推荐人知道,他或她将通过在线系统收到电子邮件请求,以电子方式提供. 如果你联系不上他们或者他们不能提供电子文件, 扫描这封硬拷贝的信,然后把推荐信寄给自己, which will provide you the link to upload it. 我们强烈建议您的推荐人在可能的情况下亲自提交推荐信.


Q. The General Application doesn't ask for my e-mail address!  How will the University communicate with me?
答:所有奖学金通讯将只发送到您的SVSU电子邮件地址.  When you are logged in, please click on the Student Information tab and make sure your address is correct.

Q:  How does the system figure out how to match me to scholarships? 有一些重要的信息是普通申请不需要的!
答:在线奖学金系统与SVSU的学生信息系统一起导入确定您是否有资格获得奖学金所需的大部分基本数据.  For example, imported information includes your student ID number, SVSU e-mail address, GPA, number of credits earned, and other elements of your student record. It makes the application process much faster and easier! 

Q. Some scholarships are based on financial need. What if my FAFSA information hasn't been turned in yet?
A. 请尽快完成联邦学生援助申请(FAFSA)!  这将决定你是否有资格获得所有基于需求的奖学金. The online system will import information from your FAFSA form, 然后根据你的财务信息更新你的奖学金资格.   任何新的奖学金都将显示在您的“推荐机会”列表中.建议您从提交一般申请到4月1日,每周登录奖学金系统查看“推荐机会”. 

Q. I'm auto-matched to 25 scholarships! Surely that means I'll get at least one!
A. 奖学金是有竞争力的,有很多像你这样优秀的申请者获得大多数机会. We wish we could provide everyone who applies with a scholarship, but unfortunately, 你可能有资格获得多个机会,但仍然没有获得奖励. Ultimately, it depends on the number of applicants, qualifications, eligibility factors, and funds available.

Q. I currently receive a scholarship I thought was renewable, but it showed up as one of my “Recommended Opportunities”.  Do I still need to apply for it through the online system?
A. We highly recommend that you do.  Your scholarship may be automatically renewed, but in the event that the scholarship requirements have changed, or you are mistaken about it being a renewable scholarship, it’s best to take a moment to apply and not risk missing out!

Q. How will I know if I get a scholarship?
A. 你将通过电子邮件收到来自财政援助的奖励通知,并通过红衣主教直接指导你接受或拒绝你的奖学金.

Q. How will I know if I am NOT selected for scholarships I qualify for?
A. When you check your scholarship page, 如果您没有获得奖学金,您的申请状态将变为“已拒绝”.

Q. 我获得了奖学金,但金额低于网站上列出的金额.  What happened?
A. 列出的奖学金金额仅供参考-它们不保证你的录取金额。.  学生资格因素和资金可用性只是实际奖励金额可能不同的几个原因.

问:我目前获得的奖学金,如果我保持原来奖学金要求的资格,可以续期. Do I need to re-apply?
A:没有,但是你仍然应该每年重新做一次在线申请,以获得其他机会. 此外,仅仅因为奖学金可能会续签并不意味着它会续签. 除非你的奖学金特别说明,如果你继续满足要求,它将被续签, you should assume that you need to re-apply for it.  您也可以与校园金融服务中心/财政援助确认您目前收到的奖学金的续签条款.

CONTACT US.


Scholarships & Financial Aid
Wickes Hall 141
cfsc@free-mood.net
(989) 964-4900

CFSC
Wickes Hall 131A
cfsc@free-mood.net
(989) 964-4900

Registrar
Wickes Hall 151
registrar@free-mood.net
(989) 964-4085