Specialty Scholarships

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Sullivan University Academic Placement Assessment (APA) Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Admissions test is taken prior to acceptance to the university and award amounts are based on test scores

Deadline: Prior to student’s registration date

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part-time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: $750 – $3,000

Sullivan University Ambassador Scholarship

Application Procedure: Submit an application and a letter of recommendation to the Admissions Department.

Basis for Selection: Must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Recipients selected based on personal interviews

Deadline: Not Applicable

Term: Paid quarterly

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment (Louisville and Lexington Campuses Only) and adhere to the Sullivan University Student Ambassador requirements, as stated in the Student Ambassador manual

Number of Students: Up to 10 awarded annually (per campus)

Amounts: Up to $1,000 per quarter

Active Heroes Scholarship

This scholarship established by Sullivan University is in honor and support of Active Heroes, a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting and helping America’s military families through physical and mental therapy, home repairs and community outreach, financial assistance and community reintegration.

Sullivan University assists veterans to prepare for fulfilling careers after military service, with emphasis on business and technology-related fields. Our fundamental objective is to enhance the educational and professional development of veterans.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application to Troy Yokum, President of Active Heroes, or contact the Admissions Department. Must submit official transcripts of all post-secondary institutions attended and military documentation that shows proof of honorable discharge.

Basis for Selection: must be a Veteran, HS/GED graduate, seeking an Associate or a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or Information Technology field.

Deadline: prior to student’s registration date

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment.

Number of Students: 2 Awarded Annually (one Associate and one Bachelor)

Amount:

1. Associate Degree: Full tuition through completion of an Associate Degree Program. Scholarship will be applied prior to VA benefits. Certified amounts will be reduced by amount of scholarship awarded. Students using VA benefits will be eligible for VA tuition benefits based upon remaining tuition costs and percentage paid by VA and full fees if applicable. Books and fees are not covered with the scholarship. Students receiving this scholarship are not eligible to receive residual funds from scholarship funds.

2. Bachelor’s Degree: 50% tuition discount through completion of Bachelor’s Degree Program. Scholarship will be applied prior to VA benefits. Certified amounts will be reduced by amount of scholarship awarded. Students using VA benefits will be eligible for VA tuition benefits based upon remaining tuition costs and percentage paid by VA and full fees if applicable. Books and fees are not covered with the scholarship. Students receiving this scholarship are not eligible to receive residual funds from scholarship funds.

Sullivan University Bachelor of Science Scholarships

Application Procedure: Submit an application, with the required essay, to the Assistant to the Provost at the Sullivan University Louisville Campus in the Administrative Office

Basis for Selection: Must be an associate degree graduate of Sullivan University, continue in a Bachelor of Science program, submit an application and written essay, have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA, and take at least 8 credit hours per quarter

Deadline: March 15 of each calendar year

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part-time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment

Number of Students: 2 Awarded annually;

Amount: Full tuition (tuition variable dependent on time of enrollment)

Barbara S.Dean Scholarship

This scholarship established by Sullivan University honors the long-term service of Barbara S. Dean, Director of the Ft. Knox Campus.

Application Procedure: Contact the Ft. Knox Campus Administrative Office

Basis for Selection: Must be an outstanding sophomore who graduated with an associate degree from the Fort Knox campus. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Deadline: June 15 of each calendar year

Term: Quarterly tuition paid for each remaining quarter of the Bachelor program as long as eligibility standards are met.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment

Number of Students: 1 Awarded annually

Amount: Full tuition; to pursue a bachelor’s degree program through the Sullivan Fort Knox campus

B.J.Luker Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship established by Sullivan University is in memory of Bernard J. Luker, former Sullivan University Accounting Department Chair.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application to the Accounting Department Chair

Basis for Selection: Must major in Accounting, have completed the first year of study, maintain continuous full-time enrollment, have made satisfactory academic progress and submit a letter of application to the Accounting Department Chair. Scholarship awarded based on GPA and first-year commitment to the accounting curriculum.

Deadline: 9th week of the quarter – Quarterly Selection Process

Term: Amount paid the quarter after it is awarded

Eligibility: Available to Sullivan Louisville campus or Sullivan Online campus students

Number of Students: 4 Awarded Annually

Amount: Full tuition for 1 quarter (tuition variable dependent on time of enrollment)

Campus Discovery Day Scholarship

This scholarship is offered quarterly to future undergraduate students who take an assessment during Sullivan University’s Campus Discover Day.

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: Assessment test is taken at Sullivan University’s Campus Discovery Day and award amounts are based on test scores.

Deadline: Prior to student’s registration date

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part-time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum of 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment. Re-entry and Graduate School students are ineligible.

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually.

Amount: $500-$2,000

Chef Thomas J.Hickey Sr.Scholarship

In honor of the long-time service of Chef Thomas J. Hickey, Sr., former Director of the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University.

Application Procedure: Contact the National Center for Hospitality Studies (NCHS) Scholarship Committee

Basis for Selection: Must be an outstanding culinary arts student who has completed at least 56 credit hours at Sullivan University, maintaining continuous enrollment and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship award based on outstanding academic record, documented peer recommendations and student participation/accomplishments.

Deadline: To be announced by the NCHS Scholarship Committee during the Winter Quarter. Scholarships are awarded in the Spring Quarter.

Term: Award is equal to contract tuition charged during quarters 4, 5 and 6 for 18-month contracts or quarters 5, 6, 7, and 8 for 24-month contracts (or equivalent credit hour charge) and paid equally each of those quarters as long as eligibility requirements are met.

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment (Louisville and Lexington Campuses Only)

Number of Students: 2 Awarded Annually

Amount: Up to Full Contract Tuition for Quarters 4, 5 and 6 for a student on an 18-month contract, Quarters 5, 6, 7, and 8 for a student on a 24-month contract or equivalent credit hour value (tuition variable dependent on time of enrollment and scholarship amount is not awarded retroactively)

Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky Grant

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department

Basis for Selection: High school students who participated in the Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 4 quarters for full-time students

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: The amount of the scholarships will be determined based on the student’s placement in competition as follows:

Winner: $10,000 per year

First Runner-Up: $6,000 per year

Second Runner-Up: $5,000 per year

Remaining Finalist: $1,500 per year

Emil P.“Nix” Graas Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship established by Sullivan University is in memory of Emil P. “Nix” Graas, former Sullivan University Vice President of Finance.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application to the Accounting Department Chair

Basis for Selection: Must be a junior, majoring in accounting, maintain continuous full-time enrollment, have made satisfactory academic progress and submit a letter of application to the Accounting Department Chair

Deadline: 9th week of the quarter – Quarterly Selection Process

Term: Amount paid the quarter after it is awarded

Eligibility: Available to Sullivan Louisville campus or Sullivan Online campus students

Number of Students: 4 Awarded Annually

Amount: $250

Kathy Mattingly-Kidwell Memorial Scholarship

Kathy Mattingly-Kidwell was a mentor and a friend to many at Sullivan University. Her compassionate and caring nature touched the lives of many people, especially our Graduate School students. She made sure their academic plan was solid and on track. She was eager and willing to solve any issues and provided great customer service to all along the way.

Application Procedure: Submit a completed application and a 300-word essay on the topic of: “Who has been a mentor in your life; how has that person positively impacted you in achieving your dream?” to the Admissions Department.

Basis for Selection: Must be a current Graduate student and must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Deadline: September 1st of each calendar year

Term: Paid equally over remaining quarters of enrollment. Award cannot exceed $1,000 per quarter.

Eligibility: Must maintain minimum 3.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment

Number of Students: 1 Awarded annually

Amount: up to $1,500

Kerry Sommerville Memorial Hospitality Management Jr./Sr.Year Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact the National Center for Hospitality Studies (NCHS) Scholarship Committee

Basis for Selection: Must be a graduate of the Associate of Science Degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management of Sullivan University with a minimum 3.0 GPA, continuing in the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management program and submit an application. Scholarships are awarded based on outstanding academic merit and student participation by peer review.

Deadline: To be announced by the NCHS Scholarship Committee during the Winter Quarter. Scholarships awarded in the Spring Quarter

Term: Award equal to actual tuition charged each quarter and paid for each remaining quarter of the Bachelor program as long as eligibility requirements are met

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment (Louisville and Lexington Campuses Only)

Number of Students: 1 Awarded annually

Amount: Full tuition for continuation of Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management – Jr. and Sr. Year (tuition variable dependent on time of enrollment)

Imagine America Scholarship – Adult and Military Students

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department or go to www.imagine-america.org. If approved, a notice is then sent to the college where it will receive the final approval and then be submitted to the Financial Planning Office.

Basis for Selection: Must be an adult or military student and apply at www.imagine-america.org. The student must demonstrate likelihood of successful completion of postsecondary education.

Deadline: Prior to student’s registration date

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part-time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amount: $1,000

Job Corps Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact Admissions Department and apply within 1 year of completing the Job Corps Program

Basis for Selection: Must be a graduate of the Job Corps program, apply within 1 year of completing the program and be accepted under regular admissions guidelines at a Sullivan University campus

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment, equally up to 12 quarters for part-time enrollment, or over program length if enrolled in a program less than 6 quarters in length.

Eligibility: Must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous enrollment

Number of Students: Open number of scholarship recipients annually

Amounts: Up to $1,800

Mock Trial Scholarship

Application Procedure: Must submit a minimum 250 word essay expounding the benefits of the Mock Trial course(s) and team participation, as well as a letter of recommendation from his/her Mock Trial instructor stating how he/she contributed to the Mock Trial Team’s leadership and/or performance to the Lexington Campus Dean.

Basis for Selection: Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of the Mock Trial I class with a B or better grade and have a stated commitment to complete the Mock Trial II class and team participation. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. The scholarship is awarded in recognition of exemplary performance and contribution to the team’s leadership, development and performance.

Deadline: Not applicable

Term: One academic year

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment and be an active member of the Mock Trial team. (Lexington Campus Only)

Number of Students: 1 Awarded annually

Amount: $250 per quarter for up to 4 quarters

Order of the Golden Toque Scholarship

Application Procedure: Contact the National Center for Hospitality Studies (NCHS) Scholarship Committee

Basis for Selection: Must be a current student in a National Center for Hospitality Studies program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship awarded based on academic history, financial need, documented peer recommendations and personal essays.

Deadline: TBA by the NCHS Scholarship Committee. Scholarships awarded in the Spring and Fall Quarters

Term: Awards will be applied equally over 6 quarters for recipients who maintain full-time enrollment

Eligibility: Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 quarterly GPA with continuous full-time enrollment (Louisville and Lexington Campuses Only)

Number of Students: 5 awarded annually

Amount: $5,000

Bachelor of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies (BSPS) Scholarship

Application Procedure: Simultaneously submit an electronic BSPS Scholarship Application Form and a 200-300 word typed essay (with no name) explaining why the student decided to continue in the BSPS Program and why the student should be awarded a scholarship, to the Director of Legal Studies, by the fourth week of the quarter prior to the quarter in which the student is seeking to receive scholarship assistance. All essays received within the required time frame will be assigned a number and then submitted to the BSPS Scholarship Committee for processing.

Basis for Selection: Applicants must have an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from The Institute for Legal Studies at Sullivan University in Louisville or Lexington and have at least 48 quarter hours remaining to complete the BSPS Degree. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for all work completed in the Paralegal Studies Program(s). All essays received within the required time frame will be reviewed by the BSPS Scholarship Committee. After review of submitted essays, the BSPS Scholarship Committee will provide the number of winning essays to the Director of Legal Studies. The Director of Legal Studies will notify each scholarship recipient in writing (by mail or electronically).

Deadline: By the fourth week of the quarter prior to the quarter in which a BSPS student is seeking to receive scholarship assistance.

Term: Awards will be applied in two $500 quarterly installments and one $250 quarterly installment provided the student remains eligible.

Eligibility: Recipients must enroll in at least two courses each quarter and maintain satisfactory academic progress in the BSPS Program.

Number of Students: Up to 2 awarded annually

Amount: $1,250