The college experience is one of the most valued educational experiences any person can go through. However, as all students know this venture comes at a cost. Students who attend Clarion University as a full-time undergraduate students pay on average $4,414.29 per semester.
The financial aid office offers a number of student scholarships to help balance out the cost of the experience.
According to the Clarion University website, about 700 Clarion University students were given scholarships in the past year. The university website also goes on to describe the various kinds of scholarships available, such as athletic scholarships and annual scholarships.
A common misconception about the scholarships is that they only apply to incoming freshman. However, this is not the case. There are a number of scholarships that current students can apply for.
For instance, the Minnie D. Croyle Scholarships are awarded to and renewable for any sophomore, junior or senior at Clarion University. In addition to scholarships that are not applied to specific majors, students can also find numerous scholarships available to specific majors. Clarion University students who are majoring in any area of arts and science may want to look into the Nancy Shaw McKee Scholarship, which is also awarded to current students.
Of course, incoming freshman also have their fair share of available scholarships. The Lori Ann Aaron Memorial Scholarship was set up to help high school students who plan on attending Clarion University and have a 3.0 or above GPA.
In addition to the various scholarships available for students, there are also a number of different scholarships awarded to athletes. The Burns and Burns Golf Scholarship is awarded each year to a hardworking and dedicated member of the golf team, while the “Dare to Dream” Scholarship targets the Clarion University football players.
Students can look at any one of these scholarships mentioned as well as even more by visiting the Clarion University website and searching under “Student Scholarships.”
While college may be pricey, the experience is priceless. For this reason, it is important to be aware of the scholarships available to students.