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Bona Advantage Scholarship:
Current policy provides for a discount for any student who continues
enrollment from undergraduate to graduate level.
The proposed policy change would eliminate this discount.
Deans Scholarship: Current
policy provides a 20% discount for students who apply and provide an essay.
The proposed policy change would limit the Deans Scholarship to an annual
allocation of 5% of the average of the last two years of gross tuition revenue
collected for each program. The
allocations will be determined in the Fall of the year for the next Academic
Year. The Fall 13 allocations will
be 5% of the average of the gross tuition revenue for FY11 and FY12.
The Deans of each school will provide a plan for Fall 13
by March 1, 2013 for awarding the scholarship.
The Financial Aid Office will coordinate the awarding and reporting of
the Deans Scholarship. The Deans
plan will prioritize enrollment growth, academic excellence and/or brand
enhancement. Provisions will be made
for new programs to determine the allocation for the first two years.
By year three, the program will be funded according to the policy.
The annual allocations and plans will be reviewed and approved by the
Cabinet by November 1 each year.
Students receiving Graduate Assistantships will not receive
additional tuition discounts.
Graduate Assistantships will be awarded to graduate students, not
undergraduate students taking graduate courses.
Graduate Assistantships will be prioritized to support the
academic pursuits of students and the curriculum/academic needs of the
Student employment opportunities will be available to graduate
students (particularly in areas that previously were funded through
Students enrolled in online programs may be considered for
Effective Date of
Policy Change: May 1, 2013