The UAGC Pathway Grant
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You may be eligible to reduce your master’s tuition from $665 per credit to $599 per credit as a new master’s-level student in the psychology or education areas at UAGC.
What is the Pathway Grant?
The Pathway Grant is intended to lower your overall cost of tuition as a new master’s student at UAGC, regardless of your selected payment option.
Who is eligible?
You are eligible for the Pathway Grant as a new master’s student, a student who enrolled prior to July 2021 and did not complete the conditional admission period in one of the following programs:
- Master of Arts in Education
- Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education Leadership
- Master of Arts in Special Education
- Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology
- Master of Arts in Psychology
Note: Cannot be receiving any other institutional offers or grants excluding the Alumni Grant and the Referral Offer, as applicable.
What does the Pathway Grant cover?
The Pathway Grant is a tuition grant that reduces master’s tuition from $665 per credit to $599 per credit for all courses required for your degree as long as you do not exceed 365 days of consecutive non-attendance.
Can I still earn the Pathway Grant if I don’t plan on using financial aid?
Yes. You are not required to use financial aid in order to receive this grant.
What are all the things I need to do in order to qualify for this grant?
To qualify for this grant, you need to be a new master’s student in one of the degree programs listed above during the offer period, a student who previously enrolled prior to July 2021 but did not completed the conditional admission period. You will receive the reduced tuition rate with no restrictions based on GPA, attendance, holds, or other factors as long as you do not exceed 365 days of consecutive non-attendance.
When will the Pathway Grant be applied to my account?
When your courses are charged to your account each payment period, they will be charged at the reduced Pathway Grant tuition rate.
What if I fail or drop a course? What if I need to take a break between courses?
Failed courses and breaks will not impact your eligibility.
If a course is failed and requires a retake, both courses will be charged at the reduced Pathway Grant rate. You are still responsible for any balances resulting from a failed course.
You will retain your grant eligibility if you take approved breaks between courses. You will lose eligibility for the Pathway Grant if you withdraw from your program or exceed 365 days of consecutive non-attendance
Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.
Terms & Conditions
Must be a new student enrolling in one of the following master’s degree programs: Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Special Education, Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education Leadership, Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology, or Master of Arts in Psychology. This includes students who enrolled prior to July 2021, but did not matriculate in their degree program and, students who previously graduated with a bachelor’s degree from UAGC or Ashford University and are enrolling in a master’s degree program. To maintain eligibility, students cannot exceed 365 days of consecutive non-attendance. There are no additional steps for the student after completing the Online Application. This grant applies only to tuition charges and does not include any savings for books and/or fees. Cannot be receiving any other institutional offers or grants excluding the Alumni Grant and the Referral Offer, as applicable.