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document What is the Start Here Scholarship?
The Start Here Scholarship is for qualifying students who participated in College Credit Plus at Owens Community College starting with the high school graduating class of 2019. The scholarship is available beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.
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document Who qualifies for the scholarship?
Students must have earned at least nine (9) credit hours at Owens Community while in secondary school. They must have an Owens CCP GPA of 2.75 or higher, and a HS GPA of 2.75 or higher. Students must enroll in 15 credit hours in the fall semester immediately upon graduating high school. Students...
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document How do I apply for the scholarship?
Students must submit a completed FAFSA and an official high school transcript dated on or after January 1 of their senior year. A completed FAFSA means the Expected Family Contribution was calculated upon submission. The deadline to submit these items is the fall financial aid freeze date. There...
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document Do I need to re-apply to the college?
Yes. Students who participate in College Credit Plus at Owens must complete a new admissions application because they are graduating high school. It is an online application. The Admissions Office can assist with any questions.
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document Do I need to complete a FAFSA?
Yes. Students must have a completed FAFSA on file with Owens Community College. The Owens School Code is 005753. Please visit https://www.owens.edu/financial_aid/apply/ for instructions. Start Here Scholars must have their completed FAFSA on file at Owens by the appropriate freeze date. For Fall...
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document When do I have to complete the nine credit hours?
Students must have completed the nine credit hours by the end of their high school career. Hours taken during the spring semester may be counted for eligibility.
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document What if I took CCP courses at another college?
We encourage you to transfer those courses; however, they will not count towards the nine (9) credit hours required for scholarship eligibility. You must earn nine (9) hours at Owens to be eligible.
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document Can I use my articulated or CTAG credit with the scholarship?
Owens encourages all students to maximize all credit opportunities towards their programs. However, articulated credit or CTAG credit earned does not count towards the nine credit hours required for scholarship eligibility. The nine credit hours must be earned at Owens while enrolled in secondary...
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document How many credit hours must I take each semester?
Students must enroll in 15 credits for the first fall semester, 12 credits for the first spring semester, 12 credits for the first summer semester (optional), and 9 or more credits for the remaining semesters. Students must earn 27 credits by the end of the first summer semester. Students whose...
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document Is there a registration deadline?
Start Here Scholarship recipients must be registered by the financial aid freeze date of each semester.
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