University Academic Service Scholarship (UAS)
Q - What is the University Academic Service Scholarship (UAS)?
For eligibility criteria, application instructions and other general information on the UAS scholarships see the Scholarship Office Website.
Q - Is there a work/service requirement?
Yes. This scholarship entails work service on campus for approximately 75 hours per semester (approximately 5 hours per week).
Q - When & where may I pick up my work assignment?
On regular Registration day in the Mutli Purpose Room in the University Center. We're distributing the service and work contracts differently this year. Because of the number of students that need to pick up assignments, it is necessary to strictly adhere to a distribution schedule. We will be using the schedule below:
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Q - Can I pick my assignment?
No. You can however, contact Tina Smith at
and let her know where you would like your assignment to be, but there is no guarantee that she will be able to fulfill your request.
Q - Do I need an I-9 card?
Yes. Everyone that is assigned on campus, in any capacity, must have an I-9 card.
Q - How do I apply for an I-9 card?
Bring acceptable official documetation to the Human Resources Office and fill out the appropriate paperwork.
Q - What 3 things do I need to do to keep my UAS scholarship?
1. Keep your cumulative grade point average a 3.0 or above every semester.
2. Maintain full time enrollment (12 hours) every semester.
3. Perform 75 hours of service to the unversity (60 hours if in Honors HPEO) every semester.
Q - What does my cumulative grade point average have to be to keep my scholarship?
Your cumulative grade point average must be 3.0 or above.
Q - What if my cumulative grade point averages falls below the required average?
You will have one semester of probation after your CGPA falls below 3.0. If you do not raise it to at least a 3.0 you will lose your scholarship. If at any time your CGPA falls below a 3.0 and you have already used your probation semester you will lose your scholarship for any future terms.
Q - What if I drop below full-time status?
The UAS requires that you maintain full time status to keep your scholarship. If you drop below 12 hours in a given semester, you will be removed from the scholarship permanently.
Q - Once a UAS is lost, can I get it back?
Q - How do I sign up for the "Honors" option rather than have Financial Aid assign me a job?
Call the Honors Office at 931-372-3797 or e-mail at
Q - What if I'm going on co-op, can my scholarship be put on hold?
Yes, call, come by, or e-mail
in the Financial Aid Office.
Q - Can my scholarship be extended if I have used up all the semesters that was allotted to me but I haven't graduated yet?
Q - Who do I contact if I think I am eligible for the scholarship but no one has notified me that I have been offered the scholarship?
Q - Once I have been offered and accepted the UAS scholarship and I have further questions not addressed here, whom do I contact?