Grants & Scholarships

Institutional Grants

President’s Access Grant

Non-renewable, merit-based grant of $2,500 (prorated $1250 per term for the first two terms).  Admitted new students are eligible to apply for this grant. Students must be starting an academic degree program (Special Status students & students earning only the Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential are not eligible). The Grant is open to both domestic and international applicants.

Requirements for Consideration:

Submission of an admission application to a degree seeking program and an President’s Access Grant essay response by the deadlines listed below:

  • Fall 2014:  September 22, 2014
  • Winter 2015:  October 1, 2014
  • Spring 2015:  January 31, 2015
  • Summer 2015:  March 1, 2015
  • Fall 2015:  April 1, 2015

To Apply:

Please submit a short essay addressing the following prompt:  “How do you envision applying your Antioch education to your respective community or communities?”

Essay Guidelines:

  • Double spaced
  • 250 words or less
  • Header of submitted document (MS Word, RTF, or PDF) must include the first and last name that appears on your admission application
  • Submit electronically to admissions.ausb@antioch.edu using subject line: Access Grant Essay (First name) (Last name)
Dr. Nancy Leffert and Karla Hernandez

AUSB President Dr. Nancy Leffert talks with BA student Karla Hernandez at a President’s Access Grant reception.

The President’s Access Grant allowed Karla Hernandez to focus on her studies and family. “Thanks to the President’s Access Grant, I’m able to not work during the time that I’m coming to school so I can really focus on my education,” she said. “And when I go home, I get to take care of my children. I get to volunteer at their school and be a part of their day.” Karla is a BA student with a concentration in Applied Psychology.

AUSB Undergraduate Grant for New Students

Non-renewable, need-based grant of $4,329 (prorated per quarter $1443). 
Let us pay for that extra class!  The AUSB Undergraduate Grant for New Students is designed for BA students who desire to be enrolled in 9 or more units, to have one of their three-unit courses per quarter (for the academic year) covered.

Requirements for Consideration:

  • Must be entering the BA Program as a new student during the Fall 2014 quarter
  • Must be registered for, or plan to enroll in, 9 or more units per quarter for the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $0-5,5157 (as determined by the FAFSA)

To Apply you must complete the following:

  • 2014-2015 FAFSA
  • 2014-2015 AUSB Financial Aid Request Form
  • AUSB Undergraduate Grant for New Students Application Form found below by Monday, September 22, 2014 (5:00pm PST).

 

College-to-Career Grant

Non-renewable, merit-based grant, prorated based on enrollment – up to $10,000.
We recognize that many students’ motivation for pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (and beyond) is linked to their career ambitions.  The College-to-Career Grant is designed to make completing your degree even more affordable, by narrowing the gap between AUSB tuition and a Cal State. . . .Allowing you to complete your degree efficiently and jump-start your career!

Requirements for Consideration:

  • Must be entering the BA Program as a new student during the Fall 2014 quarter
  • Must be registered or plan to enroll in 6+ units per quarter

To Apply:

Please submit a short essay addressing the following prompt:  “What are your career goals, and how do you envision your Antioch education supporting the fulfillment of those goals?”

Essay guidelines:

  • Double spaced
  • 250 words or less
  • Header of submitted document (MS Word, RTF, or PDF) must include the following information:  First & Last Name, College-to-Career Grant, your intended enrollment plans: Part-time (6-8 units), 3/4 time (9-11 units), Full-time (12-15 units). Example: Horace Mann, College-to-Career Grant, Full-time
  • Submit electronically to admissions.ausb@antioch.edu using subject line: College-to-Career Grant, (First name) (Last name) by Monday, September 22, 2014 (5:00pm PST)

Institutional Scholarships

David “Bud” Menkin Scholarship

The David “Bud” Menkin Scholarship has been established to honor and continue Mr. Menkin’s business legacy of motivating men and women to implement practices that promoted socially responsible and humanistic management. It is a non-renewable award for incoming and continuing students in the MBA program and  BA program with a business concentration.

Download application materials for the David “Bud” Menkin scholarship.

National and regional scholarships available to both undergraduate and graduate students. The web is your best resource for finding additional scholarship opportunities.


Additional Scholarship Information

Private scholarships are offered by many organizations, including government, businesses, and private non-profits. They may be based on academic achievements, hobbies, talents, organizational affiliations, and career aspirations.

Here are a few websites to start your process:

www.fastweb.com
www.finaid.org

A thorough online scholarship search can be successful if you start early, keep organized and search diligently.

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid with any questions at 805.962.8179 x 5108.