Eligibility for the Scholarship for Engineering Education Program

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Eligibility for the Scholarship for Engineering Education Program

To be eligible for the SEE, you must:

  1. Be a legal resident of Georgia for at least 12 months immediately preceding the date of registration for the school term for which this scholarship is being requested;
  2. Be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who meets the definition of an eligible non-citizen under Federal Title IV requirements;
  3. Not yet have obtained a baccalaureate degree;
  4. Be enrolled full time at Mercer University;
  5. Have earned a minimum overall grade-point average (GPA) of 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale (including all courses taken after high school), if you are a sophomore, junior or senior;
  6. Have your application certified by the financial aid office as fully admitted into an approved engineering program leading to a baccalaureate degree;
  7. Agree to either work in an engineering-related field in Georgia after graduation with an engineering degree or repay the loan plus interest;
  8. Not owe a refund on a grant or scholarship previously received under any State of Georgia or federal program for attendance at any postsecondary educational institution;
  9. Not be in default on a loan previously obtained under any State of Georgia or federal program for attendance at any postsecondary educational institution.