Armstrong Commitment Fund
Armstrong recognizes that these are challenging economic times for our students and we would like to assist our valued students who are seeking financial assistance. Armstrong Commitment Fund is designed to enhance not only your financial capability to attend, but also your financial literacy and connection to the Armstrong community. Armstrong has a long and rich history of community service. We value the surrounding community and the partnerships we have made through service and volunteerism. If selected, you will become an integral part of this proud history and will have the opportunity to build relationships that we hope will last you a lifetime.
Armstrong Commitment Fund is designed for continuing, undergraduate students. Students who apply must meet the following requirements:
- Have completed the 2012-2013 FAFSA and any other requirements for financial aid.
- Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
- Have exhausted all of the need-based federal financial aid offered to you.
- Be enrolled full time (12 or more credit hours) fall and spring term, half time (at least 6 credit hours) summer term or be completing your last semester as a graduating senior.
- Must have and agree to maintain a 2.0 GPA.
- Have completed the Armstrong Commitment Fund Application , including a 500 words or less statement of intent.
Students who are chosen as recipients of the Armstrong Commitment Fund must agree to participate in a financial literacy program and are encouraged to participate in a community service project. For more information about community service opportunities, please visit Student Life's Volunteer Opportunities. Recipients must also acknowledge the following:
- Award amounts will vary based on financial circumstance and availability of funds.
- Funds will be disbursed as awarded to my student account, but funds may only be used to direct costs including tuition and fees, housing, meal plans, and books. Armstrong Commitment funds may not be used to create a refund for me.
- Armstrong Commitment funds may be awarded for more than one semester at a time; however, future awards are subject to review of academic standing and/or adjustments to awards based on the direct cost of attendance to Armstrong.