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JAN-MAR 2021

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APR-JUN 2021

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JUL-SEP 2021

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Institutional Grant Overview

Objective

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.

Program variations and restrictions are listed below.

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). Unless otherwise stated, 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/Fort Worth, UTI Bloomfield**
    • Non-participating programs: Welding***

**The Institutional Grant is not available at the Universal Technical Institute campuses listed below for the following start dates:

Universal Technical Institute located in Bloomfield, NJ

  • October 2020 through December 2020
  • June 28, 2021 through September 30, 2021 for auto and auto/diesel programs

Universal Technical Institute located in Dallas, TX

  • October 2020 through September 2021

***Program Variations:

Universal Technical Institute located in Exton, PA

  • June 28, 2021 start date
    • EFC requirement increase to 10,999 or less
    • Proximity to campus requirement removed
    • Automotive or Automotive/Diesel program includes certificate for Ford FACT program at no additional cost

Universal Technical Institute located in Lisle, IL

  • April 2021 through September 2021
    • Welding program included in Institutional Grant eligibility

Universal Technical Institute located in Bloomfield, NJ

  • July 2021 through September 2021
    • Welding program included in Institutional Grant eligibility

*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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