Tuition & Financial Aid Institutional Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and grants are types of aid that do not need to be repaid, and can be an important part of your college financial planning. Our Financial Aid staff will assist you with identifying and applying for the scholarships and/or grants for which you may qualify.

See below for a current list of institutional scholarships and grants available to those who qualify at Tribeca Flashpoint College:

Scholarships and Grants

AwardAward TypeDegree TypeDelivery Method
Tribeca Flashpoint Inspiration ScholarshipInstitutional, merit basedBachelor’s, associateOn-campus, online
Tribeca Flashpoint College Opportunity GrantInstitutional, need-basedBachelor’s, associateOn-campus, online
Tribeca Flashpoint Achievement ScholarshipInstitutional, merit basedBachelor’s, associateOn-campus only
Tribeca Flashpoint College Online Achievement ScholarshipInstitutional, merit basedBachelor’s, associateOnline only
Tribeca Flashpoint Alumni ScholarshipInstitutionalBachelor’s onlyOn-campus, online
Local Two Recording Arts Scholarship Institutional, merit basedAssociateOn-campus, online
Early Acceptance ScholarshipInstitutionalBachelor’s, associateOn-campus, online

TRIBECA FLASHPOINT INSPIRATION SCHOLARSHIP

New students enrolling full-time to begin classes at Tribeca Flashpoint College from August 2016 to October 2017 are eligible to apply for this essay based scholarship. Awards range in the amount of: $2,500 to $20,000 for the consecutive academic year, which will be applied towards tuition and fees.

Awards will be disbursed in two payments throughout the first academic year after the Add/Drop period. This scholarship is non-renewable: however, TFC does reserve the right to extend in the future.

The student must maintain full-time enrollment for the entire course of the academic year to remain eligible. Scholarship originating credit balances as the result of changes to course loads or other funding will be retained on the student’s ledger and applied to the subsequent term(s) until exhausted. The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value.

Prospective students must also have completed the Financial Aid process with the TFC Financial Aid Office, in addition to their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

For consideration, students are to compose a 250-word essay that covers one of the following subjects & submit to their Admissions Representative:

  • the desire to be a leader in service to society
  • their reflection about learning from people who are different from themselves in a diverse community of scholars
  • the recognition of the importance of personal integrity and ethical decision making
  • their pursuit of self-improvement

TRIBECA FLASHPOINT COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY GRANT

Tribeca Flashpoint College is pleased to offer a needs-based, institutional grant for on-ground and online students enrolling August 2016 through October 2017. Through the Tribeca Flashpoint Opportunity Grant, the College will contribute a 100% match (up to $5,920 in match dollars) on each eligible incoming student’s Pell Grant award. In order to be eligible, a student must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 1000 or below post-verification (if selected), and must be Pell eligible.

TRIBECA FLASHPOINT ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

New students enrolling October 2016 through the 2017 calendar year will automatically be considered for our merit-based scholarship up to $20,000 total for bachelor’s degree-seeking students and $6,000 total for associate degree-seeking students. Amounts will be distributed over four years for a bachelor’s program (e.g. $2,000 AY1; $4,000 AY2; $6,000 AY3; and $8,000 AY4 for a total of $20,000) and two years for an associate program (e.g. $2,000 AY1; and $4,000 AY2 for a total of $6,000). Amounts will be prorated based on any incoming transfer credit. Eligibility requirements include a CGPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale at enrollment, from high school or a post-secondary institution and full-time status*. For continued eligibility students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher each term at Tribeca Flashpoint.

TRIBECA FLASHPOINT COLLEGE ONLINE ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

New bachelor’s degree-seeking students enrolling in Tribeca Flashpoint College’s online degree programs between October 2016 and the 2017 calendar year will automatically be considered for our merit-based scholarship up to $10,000. Amounts will be distributed on a cumulative basis over four years (e.g. $1,000 AY1; $2,000 AY2; $3,000 AY3; and $4,000 AY4 for a total of $10,000) and will be prorated based on any incoming transfer credit. Eligibility requirements include a CGPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale at enrollment, from high school or a post-secondary institution, and full-time status*. For continued eligibility, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher each term at Tribeca Flashpoint.

TRIBECA FLASHPOINT ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

Students who graduate from Tribeca Flashpoint in May 2017 or earlier are eligible for a special scholarship aimed at recognizing their achievements and supporting their future educational and career goals. The $5,000 Tribeca Flashpoint Alumni Scholarship will be applied in two equal installments within the first year of enrollment into a TFC on-ground or online bachelor’s program. Students must enroll and maintain full-time enrollment in the program.

LOCAL TWO RECORDING ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Students enrolled in the AAS in Recording Arts program are eligible to apply for this essay based scholarship. One scholarship is awarded per year. The application deadline is July 1 of each calendar year.

The Local Two Recording Arts Scholarship carries a value up to $20,000 per academic year. The amount of the scholarship award will be determined by the tuition and fees charged per term minus the gift aid in the recipient’s award.

The student must maintain full-time enrollment for the entire course of the academic year to remain eligible. Scholarship originating credit balances as the result of changes to course loads or other funding will be retained on the student’s ledger and applied to the subsequent term(s) until exhausted. The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value.

EARLY Acceptance SCHOLARSHIP

Students who apply between August 1, 2016 and December 30, 2016 and are entering their senior year of high school in Fall 2016 who are accepted for Summer or Fall 2017 enrollment at Tribeca Flashpoint College by January 15, 2017 may be eligible to receive the Early Acceptance Scholarship for up to $5,000 for bachelor’s degree-seeking students and $2,500 for associate degree-seeking students. The scholarship will be distributed equally over each year of study.

In addition to gaining acceptance to Tribeca Flashpoint College, prospective students must complete the below additional steps by December 30, 2016 in order to be eligible for the Early Acceptance Scholarship.

  • Complete the financial aid process, if applying for federal aid
  • Attend at least one TFC event by December 30, 2016. The event can be an open house or campus tour (unless the prospective student is an online student).
  • Submit a $250 deposit

Students who fail to complete all of the above steps will be disqualified from consideration for the Early Application Scholarship. For continued eligibility for this scholarship beyond year one, students must meet SAP, be in good standing with the school, and maintain full-time status in their program. Award amounts will be prorated for transfer credits.

For additional information on the Early Acceptance Scholarship criteria, please contact the TFC Admissions or Financial Aid teams.

*Unless approved in writing by the registrar.

See Tribeca Flashpoint College’s academic catalog for additional information regarding the qualifications for scholarships and grants.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. To learn more about the institutional aid offered at Tribeca Flashpoint College or to receive assistance with completing the FAFSA for federal aid, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 312.506.4644.

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