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High-achieving freshmen may be eligible for academic scholarships, waivers and other merit-based awards. To apply for a scholarship, complete the Application for Admission and Scholarships online at www.mcneese.edu/apply.

Determining Eligibility: • 6-semester GPA on a 4.00 scale (at the end of junior year) • Minimum qualifying score earned by February 2021 ACT test date • Awards are only made to accepted students eligible to enroll in college-level English and math

NOTES: • Awarding of scholarships will begin October 1 • Housing/meal scholarships only apply to on-campus housing/meals • Scholarships are available for 8 regular semesters • Scholarships continue to be awarded as funds are available


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Freshman

Academic Scholarships (per semester)

GPA

Fees/Book Award*

Campus Housing/ Meals*

4-Year Value

PRESIDENTIAL AWARD ACT 30-36 - or - SAT 1360-1600

3.504.00

$2,500

$3,000

$44,000

3.203.49

$2,300

$3,000

$42,400

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS AWARD ACT 27-29 - or - SAT 1260-1350

GPA

Fees/Book Award*

Campus Housing/ Meals*

4-Year Value

JOHN MCNEESE AWARD ACT 24-26 - or - SAT 1160-1250

3.504.00

$2,000

$2,000

$32,000

$1,800

$2,000

$30,400

3.504.00

$2,400

$2,500

$39,200

3.203.49

3.203.49

$2,200

$2,500

$37,600

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD

*per semester

ACT 21-23 - or - SAT 1060-1150

3.504.00

$1,500

$1,000

$20,000

3.203.49

$1,250

$1,000

$18,000 *per semester


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McNeese ACCESS Award Students who are out-of-state residents may qualify for in-state tuition and fee rates through our ACCESS award. Students with less than 12 hours of university work • ACT 21 or SAT 1060 • 2.25 high school GPA or above (on a 4.00 scale) • Readiness for college-level English and math

$2,500/ semester

Students with 12 or more hours of university work • 2.50 overall collegiate GPA • Readiness for college-level English and math

Cost of Attendance Your estimated cost of attendance doesn’t just cover your tuition. It also includes your basic living expenses. When you’re comparing financial aid packages from other universities, make sure you’re comparing the total cost— not just the total financial aid awarded.

Undergraduate Fall and Spring

McNeese Special Achievement Award Eligibility: • 2.50 GPA or above • High achievement in debate, visual arts or dance, music or theater performance; cheerleading; band; flag corps; spirit groups • Participation in your extracurricular activity Value: • $2,500/semester

2020-2021

In-State

In-State at Home With Parents

Out-of-State

Tuition and Fees*

$8,800

$8,800

$13,800

Books and Supplies

$1,300

$1,300

$1,300

Transportation

$2,100

$3,000

$2,100

Living Expenses

$2,200

$2,200

$2,200

$6,820– $10,220

$3,500

$6,820– $10,220

Housing and Meals

*Costs are based on 15 credit hours per semester. These estimates are subject to change. Please visit www.mcneese.edu/cost for the most current cost of attendance.


additional

n for Freshme TALENT AWARD Eligibility:

H.C. DREW SCHOLARSHIP

• Proficiency in one of the following activities:

Eligibility:

• 2.50 GPA or above • Enrollment in one of the following areas of study: -Agricultural Sciences -Biological Science -Business -Chemistry -Computer Science -Criminal Justice -Education

art music performance

(instrumental and voice)

band debate theatre Cowgirl Kickers cheerleading rodeo yearbook

-Engineering -Family Science -Nursing -Radiologic Sciences -Medical Laboratory Science

• Proficiency is demonstrated through an audition or portfolio presentation.

• Southwest Louisiana resident

For more information, contact the appropriate department.

Value: $250–$1,250/semester

Value: Varies by area

MCNEESE FOUNDATION FRESHMAN HONOR AWARD

DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Eligibility:

Eligibility:

• 2.50 GPA or above

• 2.50 GPA or above • Possess leadership characteristics, abilities or qualities

• Possess leadership qualities Value: $250–$1,000/semester

LOUISIANA LAGNIAPPE AWARD

Value: $250–$1,250/semester Eligibility:

3.00 GPA or above

Value:

$250–$1,500/semester


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...financial aid? Financial aid is money used to help you pay for your education and can come from federal, state, institutional and private sources. Financial aid includes scholarships, grants, loans, work-study jobs and tuition waivers.

...a scholarship? A scholarship is merit-based and is awarded for academic, athletic and/or special performance achievements and DOES NOT have to be repaid.

...a grant? A grant is awarded by the state or federal government and is usually based on financial need and DOES NOT have to be repaid.

...a loan? A loan is money that you borrow and MUST be repaid with interest. Student loans can come from the federal government, from private entities such as a bank or from other financial institutions. If you need to borrow money to pay for college, start with federal loans. Private student loans are generally more expensive.

To learn more about financial aid and how to apply, visit www.mcneese.edu/finaid, www.fafsa.gov and www.studentaid.ed.gov.

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