Tuition Exchange (TE) Program, Inc.

The following guidelines are applicable to applicants from participating TE institutions (imports) applying for a TE scholarship at St. Thomas Aquinas College:

Eligible Applicant:

 An individual who is certified as a TE candidate by his/her sending institution.

Application Process:

An initial application form must be remitted by December 15 of the year prior to the student’s first fall semester of enrollment. Annual renewal applications must be submitted by March 15 prior to the student’s next fall semester of enrollment.

Maximum Scholarship:

Four years (eight semesters), excluding special/summer sessions, or until completion of a baccalaureate degree, whichever occurs first.

Amount of Award:

Full tuition, excluding room and board, fees. TE candidates will be required to file the FAFSA on a yearly basis in order to receive the scholarship. The scholarship will be reduced by the student’s TAP and Pell Grant.

Selection Criteria:

  • Candidate must meet the college’s admissions requirements
  • Candidate must be a full time undergraduate student

Selection Process:

  • Applicants will be ranked by a combination of academic criteria and financial need
  • Accepted applicants will be notified no later than May 15 prior to the student’s next fall semester of enrollment
  • If the number of applicants from TE institutions exceeds the number of available import slots, applicants will be selected based on their ranking. If two or more applicants are ranked equally, a lottery will take place.

Re-Certification Process

  • Each year accepted students would be required to submit a renewal application by March 15 prior to the student's next fall semester of enrollment.
  • Continued acceptance is contingent upon the student maintaining the standards required of all students at St. Thomas Aquinas College, and other standards set forth on the original forms and correspondence by both St. Thomas Aquinas College and the sending institution.

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