The ASU College Attainment Grant Program is our commitment to low-income families – making college affordable and accessible, the program will provide tuition and fees for up to four years to qualifying Arizona high school graduates.
New student eligibility:
July 1 - Students must submit their FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file (application, transcripts and application fee).
August 1 - Students must submit all requested documents for financial aid verification.
*There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.
Resident Tuition and Fees - All Gift Aid = ASU College Attainment Grant Funding
The ASU College Attainment Grant Program will provide tuition and fees (including Barrett Honors fee) to qualifying students for up to eight, full-time, consecutive fall and spring semesters as long as students continue to meet eligibility criteria and maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average. The ASU College Attainment Grant Program covers tuition and fees during the fall and spring semesters only. Summer sessions are not covered.
Special class fees, study abroad program fees will not be covered as part of the program.
Resident tuition and fees will be covered by a combination of gift aid such as scholarships and grants from federal, state, private and institutional sources.ASU will award recipients a combination of gift aid from the following sources of aid. These awards do not require repayment.
Students continuing in the ASU College Attainment Grant Program must meet the following criteria:
It is strongly recommended that you meet the following dates in order to continue in the College Attainment Grant Program:
Jan. 15 - file your FAFSA and resolve any errors by March 1 each year for continuation in the program. The FAFSA must be free of errors, so apply early.
July 1 - ASU will verify your FAFSA information. We recommend that you submit all documents required to complete the verification process by July 1 each year for continuation in the program. These documents must be complete and free of errors. Submit all requested documents early to resolve any errors or omissions before this date. If, after verification, you do not meet the program criteria, you will not be eligible for program participation for that and future semesters.
Options for students not meeting renewal criteria:
How to pay your remaining expenses: