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UTI Institutional Grant

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JUL-SEP 2020

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OCT-DEC 2020

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JAN-MAR 2021

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Institutional Grant Overview


To provide Institutional Grants for students who are attending Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institute or NASCAR Technical Institute campuses (specific campus/program eligibility criteria listed below) with demonstrated financial need. The grant will be available to all students who meet the eligibility criteria as defined below; there is no separate application process. The grant award will be 10% of program tuition.

The Institutional grant will not be available to students attending Universal Technical Institute located in Dallas, TX or Bloomfield, NJ* or students enrolled in the welding program.

Criteria for Awarding the Grant

Eligibility will be based on proximity to campus** and financial need as determine by the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) calculated by the US Dept. of Education as a result of a student completing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students who enroll more than 30 days prior to their start date, have an EFC of 5,500 or less, and who have a proximity** to the campus of at least 50 miles will be eligible for the grant. Full eligibility details are listed below.

Eligibility Details

  • Eligible students will forfeit their grant eligibility and/or award if they cancel or postpone beyond the latest applicable start date
  • Students receiving the Institutional Grant are not eligible to receive the: Relocation Grant, Technical Education Institutional Grant, Salute to Service Grant, or any other UTI need based grant/scholarship/tuition reduction program. If students are eligible for any of the above mentioned programs, as well as the Institutional Grant, they will need to choose which program they wish to accept.
  • Eligibility will be based on the approved FAFSA results sent to the school, called an Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) that is on file for the 2021 financial aid award year. An approved ISIR meeting the EFC criteria must be received by the school no later than 9 days following the student’s start date to be considered eligible.
  • A student’s proximity to the campus will be based on the address provided at the time the student initially provided their information to the school.
  • The following campuses/program are not participating in this specific program:
    • Non-participating UTI campuses: UTI Dallas/Ft. Worth, UTI Bloomfield*
    • Non-participating programs: Welding

*The Institutional Grant is not available at the Universal Technical Institute campus located in Bloomfield, NJ for start dates in October 2020 through December 2020.

**Proximity will be calculated using the latitude and longitude of the initial address provided to the school, compared with the latitude and longitude of the campus location.

Process and Rules

  • Only one award will be given per student.
  • Any grants awarded are not transferable to any other person.
  • The Institutional Grant will be applied as a credit against tuition and will not be issued to the student in the form of cash.
  • In the event of withdrawal, suspension or termination from school, the award will be subject to prorated loss for the portion of program not attended.
  • Universal Technical Institute, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “UTI”) are committed to education and work communities that are free from prohibited discrimination and harassment. UTI prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation/gender identity or expression, genetic information, and any other legally protected status in the provision of its courses, programs, services or activities.
  • UTI has designated the National Director of Student Services as the individual responsible for the coordination and administration of its non-discrimination and harassment policies. In addition, the National Director of Student Services has been designated to coordinate UTI’s compliance with Title IX, Section 405, the ADA and the Age Act. Questions or comments about discrimination or harassment can be directed to the National Director of Student Services at 4225 E. Windrose Drive, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85032 or by calling (800) 859-7249.
  • Admissions Representatives may not provide any guidance beyond general information about the availability of this grant and must refer prospective students to the Financial Aid office for more detailed information. Grants shall not be used as a recruiting device. Funding for this program is limited and the program may be suspended at any time at UTI’s discretion. Such a suspension will not affect awards to students who are awarded a grant under this program prior to the suspension date.


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