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Financial Aid & Scholarships (Explore SDSU 2021) - Shared screen with speaker view
Kari Hooker
18:16
Merit scholarships are awarded to local admitted students through the Office of Admissions. They would contact you if you are eligible for the Merit Scholarship.
Kari Hooker
19:15
There is a scholarship for out of state students. Again, these are awarded through the Office of Admissions. You should contact them regarding the Advantage Scholarship.
Kari Hooker
20:06
If you submit your intent to enroll, you are eligible to apply for SDSU scholarships through our application portal, Aztec Scholarships. Awards are for the 2021-22 academic year, and we offer almost 700 scholarships.
Kari Hooker
22:03
Our Aztec Scholarship application is open from March 15 to July 30. We have a priority deadline of April 15, 2021; however, we offer several hundred scholarships that will be awarded in August.
Kari Hooker
22:44
The Advantage Scholarship is awarded through the Office of Admissions. It is a separate scholarship from those we offer in Aztec Scholarships.
Kari Hooker
27:12
To apply for scholarships in Aztec Scholarships, you must have an SDSU id, so you will need to submit your intent to enroll.
Kari Hooker
27:48
Athletic scholarships are awarded through the Athletics office; they are not awarded through Aztec Scholarships.
Kari Hooker
35:52
Please contact out of state admissions for information on the Advantage scholarship: https://admissions.sdsu.edu/contact/out-of-state
Kari Hooker
36:56
By submitting your general application in Aztec Scholarships, you will be matched to scholarships for which you are eligible. You will also receive a list of "Recommended Opportunities" that should be reviewed. These require you to submit additional materials by the deadline.
Kari Hooker
37:29
Students from Hawaii (and all states!) are eligible to apply in Aztec Scholarships. If you have an SDSU id, you can log in now to apply.
Kari Hooker
40:52
Scholarships in Aztec Scholarships have a wide range of award values, from $250 up to $27,000. The average award value is $2352.
Kari Hooker
41:38
Scholarships in Aztec Scholarships are awarded anywhere from April through August/September. We also award study abroad and internship scholarships in late November.
Kari Hooker
43:25
I would recommend looking to your employer, community organizations, etc. for looking for other scholarships. Always look to local before going national, as the applicant pool would be smaller. We also have scholarship resources on our website under Scholarships.
Kari Hooker
43:47
Most of the scholarships in Aztec Scholarships are for all students...both in-state and non-residents.
Kari Hooker
45:50
We are required to confirm eligibility if you are awarded a scholarship, both when it is offered and when it disburses. If you plan to join certain clubs on campus, just know that we will verify you are a member before you are awarded or the funds disburse.
Kari Hooker
46:22
Meal plans are paid with your housing payments.
Kari Hooker
47:56
Every year, a new application opens in Aztec Scholarships.
maya spitzer
49:41
I applied for the independency override due to special circumstances I have, how much finically aide grants would I likely get as an independent student? Is it possible to have my tuition fully paid?
Kari Hooker
50:24
Most of our scholarships are for one year only. There are a number that are considered auto-renewing scholarships and students will be re-awarded each year they meet the qualifications.
Kari Hooker
51:20
Out of state students are eligible for most scholarships in Aztec Scholarships. There is a specific Merit Scholarship awarded by the Office of Admissions that is separate from those awarded in Aztec Scholarships. This Merit Scholarship is for local students only.
Kari Hooker
01:07:36
You must apply in Aztec Scholarships in order to be awarded.
maya spitzer
01:14:45
I applied for the independency override due to special circumstances I have, how much finically aide grants would I likely get as an independent student? Is it possible to have my tuition fully paid?
Kari Hooker
01:15:33
Please contact our virtual front desk for specific questions about your aid.
maya spitzer
01:15:42
I applied for the independency override due to special circumstances I have, how much finically aide grants would I likely get as an independent student? Is it possible to have my tuition fully paid?