UTI Institutional Grant October-December 2019

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UTI Institutional Grant October-December 2019

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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 and will be available to students starting school in: October 2019, November 2019 and December 2019. 

Criteria for Awarding the Grant

Eligibility will be based on proximity to campus* and financial need as determined 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 3,000 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

  • Students will forfeit their grant eligibility and/or award if they cancel or postpone beyond the latest applicable start date.
  • Students receiving the following scholarships/grants are not eligible to receive the Institutional Grant: Relocation Grant, Articulation Discount, Salute to Service Scholarship, Imagine America Adult Scholarship, Industry’s Choice Scholarship or NASCAR Diversity Scholarship. If students are eligible for any of those programs, as well as the Institutional Grant, they will need to choose which 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 2019 or 2020 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/programs are not participating in this specific grant program due to state regulations:
    • Non participating UTI campuses: UTI Exton

*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 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 Section 504, the ADA and the Age Act. Questions or comments about discrimination or harassment can be directed to the National Director of Student Services at 16220 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 500, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 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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