Crosby Scholars Last Dollar Grant
What is a Last Dollar Grant?
The Last Dollar Grant is a need-based grant opportunity just for Crosby Scholars. Crosby Scholars who complete the Crosby Scholars Program their senior year with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher are eligible to apply for a Last Dollar Grant for up to 4 years of undergraduate study. Even if the Last Dollar Grant is not awarded, students may still reapply each year.
The 2023-2024 application is now open and will close in April 2024.
The Crosby Scholars Last Dollar Grant application will be available in the spring of your high school senior year. The Last Dollar Grant is not automatically awarded. Scholars must meet all criteria and apply using Submittable. The grant does not renew automatically. Students must reapply each year to be considered each year.
Am I eligible for a Last Dollar Grant?
To be eligible to apply for Crosby Scholars Last Dollar Grant, a student must:
- Complete all requirements of the Crosby Scholars Program
- Must have a cumulative weighted GPA of 2.0 or higher - A student who does not graduate from high school with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, may apply once their college cumulative GPA is 2.0 or higher.
- Must demonstrate Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA
- Must be enrolling in a Full-Time Degree Seeking Program
Note: The Crosby Scholars Last Dollar Grant is need-based financial aid. A scholar must apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA to be considered for a Last Dollar Grant. If you are not eligible to complete a FAFSA, please contact our office directly for instructions on how to apply.
To determine the eligibility, the Crosby Scholars staff completes a need analysis form on each scholar individually.
Documents Required to Apply
Three supporting documents must be uploaded with your Last Dollar Grant application. These documents include:
- Acceptance Letter - From the institution the student will attend
- Financial Aid Award letter - From the institution the student will attend
- Student Aid Report (SAR) - Received after you submit the FAFSA form
College sophomores, juniors, and seniors should upload their college grade reports, instead of an Acceptance letter.