full tuition scholarships

<p>Is the 3.0 GPA strictly enforced to keep full tuition scholarship. Has anyone lost their scholarship?</p>

<p>My daughter has had no trouble, but if she were in engineering or premed, it might be a different story. I understand that the 3.0 is an average. So if the student gets a 3.5 the first semester and a 2.5 the next, he gets to keep the scholarship. So good semesters will balance out bad ones. Maintaining a 3.0 shouldn’t be hard to do under normal circumstances.</p>

<p>The classes for engineering are very demanding and with the B- option the 3.0 may prove to be difficult especially with 2 honors classes. So do you think they make any exceptions?</p>

<p>Yes, it is enforced and students have lost their scholarship due to the GPA issue. For engineering: son took 2 honors courses freshman year and didn’t have a problem. If you think you might have a problem maintaining the 3.0, then don’t take the honors classes or take just one. </p>

<p>You need the 3.0 by the end of the school year so if you have a poor first semester, then you need to do well the second semester. You don’t have a “cushion” for your GPA if you are a freshman.</p>

<p>I am en engineering student with the same sort of scholarship and I have a couple of engineering friends who “lost” their scholarship due to low GPAs (and your cumulative GPA has to be 3.0, not just a semester GPA). They were placed on academic probation. I’m not entirely sure how it works; I don’t know if they lost their scholarship for the semester or they get one “get out of jail free card,” but they all managed to increase their GPAs enough to get it back.</p>

<p>I have heard of some people negotiating to get it back though- its not impossible. But if you stay on top of your schoolwork, it shouldn’t be an issue. At the end of the day, scholarship or not, you’ll want to have a 3.00 GPA for graduate school, industry, and beyond!</p>

<p>I was an engineering student and got a 2.7 my first semester - they will NOT take away your scholarship your first semester (applies to ENGR only. I have no idea about CAS). But after your first semester, the 3.0 is based on QPA as an <em>average</em>, not each semester. So like everybody else said, yeah, good semesters balance out bad ones.</p>