Up to 100% Tuition Funding: The Finish Line Scholarship

The Finish Line Scholarship

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There are many reasons you might not have finished your bachelor's degree. At Southern Utah University your dream of graduating is still within reach. The Finish Line Scholarship is designed to help you return and finish without a large financial burden. Your personal admissions advisor will help you through the application process to SUU. 

You may be wondering how you will have the time to complete your bachelor's degree and maintain your work and family life. Our online degrees are designed with busy adults in mind. You will be able to study when it works for your life. Our online tuition is already one of the lowest in the nation before the Finish Line Scholarship is applied. Plus, if you would like to attend on-campus courses the Finish Line Scholarship is still there for you!

Have questions or need more information? Contact us at 435-865-8665 or onlineadmissions@suu.edu

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This scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for previous SUU students and Transfer students to come back to school and finish their degree. Here are the details on what this scholarship can provide to you:

  • The Finish Line Scholarship provides a maximum of $1500 per semester for up to four semesters.
  • This scholarship is applied after Pell Grants (if any) and can only be used towards tuition. Student fees, course fees, study abroad program fees, books, housing, and other educational expenses are not covered as a part of this scholarship.
  • The Finish Line Scholarship cannot be stacked with other institutional scholarships from SUU.
  • This scholarship is only for students attending Southern Utah University

Deciding to go to college is a big decision. SUU's online offerings provide increased flexibility beyond what the traditional on-campus experience can give. The Finish Line Scholarship provides assistance to undergraduate students looking to complete their first bachelor's degree. If you've already completed your bachelor's degree SUU offers affordable online and on-campus master’s degree programs.

 

Start Your Journey With the Finish Line Scholarship

The following are key requirements for the Finish Line Scholarship. Applicants wishing to review the Finish Line Scholarship Procedures are encouraged to email the Finish Line Coordinator at finishline@suu.edu or call in at  435-865-8665.

  • Students seeking to receive the Finish Line Scholarship must do the following: Apply for the Scholarship, Apply to SUU, and Apply for FAFSA. Completion of these steps does not guarantee that you will receive the scholarship.
  • You must enroll in at least 12 credits of online or on-campus courses each semester at Southern Utah University.
  • The Finish Line Scholarship is open to transfer students and to returning SUU students who haven't taken classes at SUU in the last 12 months. 
  • The Finish Line Scholarship is not available to Incoming freshmen who graduated with a high school diploma within the last 3 years.
  • Students must be completing their first bachelor's degree. Finish Line funds cannot be used for master or doctoral level degrees.
  • Students in the RN to BSN do not qualify for the Finish Line Scholarship.
  • Students in the $75 per credit Speedway Program do not qualify for the Finish Line Scholarship.
  • Students in the Library Media program do not qualify for the Finish Line Scholarship.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S National, U.S. Permanent Resident, a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau.
  • Generally most International students cannot qualify for the Finish Line Scholarship. However, there are some exceptions:
    • If you have a Form I-551, I-151, or I-551C (also known as a green card), Showing that you are a permanent resident of the US.
    • If you have an I-94 (Arrival-Departure Record) from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services showing that you are: a refugee, an Asylee, a Cuban-Haitian Entrant (Status Pending), a Conditional Entrant (valid only if issued before 4/1/1980), or a Parolee.
    • If you are designated as a "battered immigrant-qualified alien" under the Violence Against Women Act.
    • If you have a T-visa or a parent with a T-1 visa.

Students wishing to continue in the Finish Line Scholarship must meet the criteria below:

    • You must maintain a cumulative SUU GPA of 2.0 and pass at least 70% of your attempted SUU credits.
    • You are not required to take summer courses as part of the Finish Line Scholarship, but if you choose to attend the summer semester you must take at least 12 credits to be eligible for the Finish Line Scholarship in that semester.
    • This scholarship can be applied for a maximum of four consecutive semesters. Students wishing to take a leave of absence (one or more semesters off) must submit a leave of absence request for review.
    • Students who do not meet the requirements to renew their scholarship will be ineligible to continue receiving it. Students in this situation are welcome to appeal this decision through the scholarship appeal form

Have questions or need more information? Contact us at 435-865-8665 or onlineadmissions@suu.edu

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