Indiana Part-Time Grant
If you are an Indiana resident attending part-time at Ball State, you may be eligible for this grant that covers the cost of tuition and fees. Funding is provided by the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana (SSACI).
You may receive the award for the equivalent of eight full-time semesters. Additionally, the awards must be used within eight years after the date you first apply and become eligible for the award.
To be eligible, you must
Award amounts vary based on funding levels each year. State program guidelines require that you maintain adequate enrollment during the first four weeks of each semester, or the award will be canceled.
Students who initially enroll in a SSACI eligible institution after June 30, 2012 must maintain at least the following cumulative grade point average (GPA):
- (a) For credit hours applicable to the equivalent of the applicant's freshman academic year, a cumulative grade point average that the eligible institution determines is satisfactory academic progress.
- (b) For credit hours applicable to the equivalent of the applicant's sophomore academic year, a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 on a 4.0 grading scale or its equivalent as established by the eligible institution.
- (c) For credit hours applicable to the equivalent of the applicant's junior or senior academic year, a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale or its equivalent as established by the eligible institution.
After the first semester (or its equivalent) at the eligible institution that a person does not achieve the requisite cumulative GPA specified in (a), (b), or (c) above, the person is considered to be in warning status and must achieve the requisite cumulative GPA by the end of the next semester (or its equivalent) at the eligible institution in order to continue to receive benefits under this law. SSACI will allow only one warning semester. Appeals should be submitted to SSACI for consideration.
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