Obama Scholars Agreement

Obama Scholars Agreement

Obama Scholars acknowledge the following program goals:

As an Obama Scholar, I understand this program is designed to support my collegiate success at Arizona State University. I agree to the following:

 

  • I will maintain satisfactory academic progress as described by Student Financial Assistance. Read about satisfactory academic progress: students.asu.edu/policies/sap.
  • I will maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50 by the end of the spring semester forward.
  • I understand the President Barack Obama Scholars Program is awarded for a maximum of eight (8) consecutive semesters. I will complete the appropriate number of credit hours each semester required to graduate in four (4) years.
  • I will maintain enrollment as a full-time student (minimum of 12 credits per semester).
  • I will meet with my academic advisor a minimum of once per semester and enroll in courses required for my major.
  • I will meet with my Obama Scholar First-Year Success (FYS) Coach a minimum of once per month (September through November and January through April).
  • I will complete and submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by the posted deadline each year.
  • To be considered for additional scholarships I will complete and submit the ASU General Scholarship Application by the posted deadline each year.
  • I understand that if I were to fall below university expectations or fall off-track, my coach will be notified in order to develop a plan of action with me.