Full Sail University

Hardship Assistance Scholarship

Full Sail University is dedicated to the encouragement and development of future generations of media professionals. To demonstrate our commitment, Full Sail University introduces the Hardship Assistance Scholarship program. This program is designed to assist eligible students with travel/relocation expenses accompanying the temporary ban on travel as well as high-speed Internet and other related costs.


The Hardship Assistance Scholarship program will award up to $5,000 to eligible campus degree program candidates.

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How To Apply

To apply for a scholarship, speak to your admission representative by calling: 800.226.7625

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Minimum Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Hardship Assistance Scholarship must:

  • Have applied for admission to Full Sail University for a campus undergraduate degree program.
  • Have met the entrance requirements for an eligible Full Sail University campus degree program.
  • Begin their degree program on one of the following start dates: May 4 or June 1, 2020.
  • Be negatively impacted due to COVID-19.
  • Complete and submit this application prior to starting a campus degree program.

How To Apply

  • The Hardship Assistance Scholarship application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee prior to the desired start date.
  • Check with your Enrollment Guide for the deadline date applicable to your start date.

Award Determination

  • Recipients will be notified by the Financial Aid department prior to the beginning of each academic year, provided the eligibility requirements above are met.
  • Scholarship will be disbursed throughout students’ academic years, equally divided between semesters as applicable.

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  • Certain changes in a student’s enrollment could impact his or her ongoing eligibility for scholarship awards (examples include but are not limited to: change of degree program, interruption of training). A student who elects to withdraw or who is withdrawn by the university will forfeit future scholarship disbursements.
  • Funds from the Hardship Assistance Scholarship may only be used toward the tuition of a Full Sail University campus degree program.
  • The Hardship Assistance Scholarship may be used with most other Full Sail University scholarship programs. Applicants will be counseled of any restrictions during the scholarship application process.
  • The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value.
  • Financial aid is available for those who qualify.