Rhode Island residents who enroll in an undergraduate continuing education degree program at Salve Regina's new Center for Adult Education in Warwick may get their first course for free this fall through the University's Kick-Start RI Awards program.
The University will present awards to 25 students who invest in their own futures by pursuing their college degrees. Recipients will be randomly selected from the pool of first-time applicants to an undergraduate continuing education degree program. Applicants must meet the admissions criteria and successfully answer the application essay, "Why is now the right time to kick-start your education?"
About the Kick-Start RI Award
- The Kick-Start RI Award will be a one-time offering for up to 25 Rhode Island continuing education students.
- The award will be equivalent to the tuition cost for one class ($810). Recipients will still be required to pay the registration fee, textbooks and any other course or lab fees. The $810 credit is applied to each recipient's student account. Students who do not successfully complete the course (withdraw, fail etc.) will not be allowed to retake the course at the University's expense.
- The award is not need-based.
- Applicants must complete the application process for one of the continuing education undergraduate degree programs, and be accepted into that program. This does not apply to graduate students/courses.
- Recipients must meet acceptance standards and cannot be enrolled at another institution or transfer from another institution.
- Open only to first-time applicants for continuing education who are Rhode Island residents.
- Applicants must submit all materials by Aug. 15, 2012.
- The University will award up to 25 applicants.
- Kick-Start RI Award winners will be notified via letter and follow-up phone call no later than Aug. 30, 2012.
Salve Regina's continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of adult learners by offering flexibility in both time and location. Courses at the Center for Adult Education will be offered year-round in both the traditional classroom and hybrid formats, including semester-long courses and seven-week condensed courses.
The University will offer bachelor's degree programs in business administration, accounting and marketing, as well as a liberal studies degree for students bringing in 60 or more credits from other regionally accredited institutions. The existing RN-B.S. in nursing program, designed for applicants who are currently working in the field of nursing and who have an RN license, will also be administered at the Warwick site.
Click here to apply online. All application materials must be received by Aug. 15. For more information, call (800) 637-0002 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.