Objective 3: Maximize scholarship/assistantship funding resources in each of the CFA degree-offering units

Initiative 3.1: Expand scholarship and assistantship opportunities and strategically align scholarships with access, achievement, and completion goals

Actions

  1. Conduct unit-level scholarship/assistantship assessment tied to established student enrollment and graduation goals that align with institutional values (including multi-year awards, recruitment funding, retention-to-graduation funding, etc.)
  2.  Determine and acquire optimal number of graduate students for each program and, if necessary, acquire additional support for reliable funding (public and/or private)

Initiative 3.2: Clearly communicate scholarship opportunities, deadlines and processes

Actions

  1. Utilize the centralized scholarship database (Academic Works) and central scholarship award system
  2. Communicate scholarship expectations, including post-acceptance requirements, academic success, and donor relations