UTI Relocation Grant October-December 2019

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UTI Relocation Grant October-December 2019

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Relocation Grant Overview


To provide relocation grants to 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 $1,000 and will be available to students starting school in October 2019, November 2019 and December 2019, and who live, or are relocating from, at least 50 miles from the campus they are attending. 

For students utilizing Collegiate Housing Services (CHS) Shared Housing Program the grant will be paid directly to CHS to cover the service fee, deposit and first month’s rent.

For students utilizing Compass Rose Housing Services the grant will be paid directly to Compass Rose to cover the hold your spot fee, deposit (if applicable) and first month’s rent.

Criteria for Awarding the Grant:

Eligibility will be based on proximity to the 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 Relocation Grant: Institutional 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 Relocation 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.

*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.

Program Disclaimers

Only one award will be given per student. 

Any grants awarded are not transferable to any other person. 

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 scholarship and must refer prospective students to the Scholarship Office or the UTI website for more detailed information on the application process and qualifying criteria. Scholarships and/or 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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