Early Bird Scholarship

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Do I need to have started a program application in order to apply?

We do ask that you have started an application for a program, but you do not need to have completed the application at the time you apply for this scholarship.


Do I have to be accepted to my program in order to apply?

No! This scholarship is to help you know you have funding for your program.

Can I use the scholarship to pay for airfare? 

No. The Early Bird Scholarship will be automatically applied to your program fee.

Am I eligible for other scholarships?

Yes! You can, and are encouraged, to apply for other scholarships through our office and nationally.  Check out our full scholarship chart here.

Can I defer my Early Bird Scholarship to another year?

No. Early Bird Scholarships must be used towards the program durations indicated in your award notification.

Can I apply again if I don't use my Early Bird Scholarship?

Yes, you may apply again.