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Grants & Scholarships – OEL

For Online & Extended Learning Students

If you qualify, scholarships, discounts, and grants can help ease the cost of your Tiffin University education. Scholarships, discounts, and grants are available in many areas, from many providers. Listed below are just a few of your grant and scholarship options. For more information on whether you’re eligible for these real resources, please contact us in The Financial Aid Office. We’re here to help!

What are Scholarships, Discounts, and/or Grants?

A scholarship, discount, or grant is a sum of money or other aid granted to a student because of merit, need, or other reasons to pursue his or her studies. Unlike loans, this type of aid does not have to be repaid.

Federal and State Financial Aid

  • Available exclusively to undergraduate students
  • Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid – FAFSA
  • Depends on your status as a full-time or part-time student
  • Must have Financial Need base from the FAFSA
  • Based on your cost of attendance and if you plan to attend the full year or less

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant – SEOG GRANT

  • Available exclusively to undergraduate students
  • Requires exceptional Financial Need base on the FAFSA
  • Priority given to Federal Pell Grant recipients
  • Funds depend on availability

Ohio College Opportunity Grant – OCOG Grant

  • Ohio Resident
  • Financial need
  • Undergraduate Student Only

Tiffin University Aid

Policy: “All eligible undergraduate students are required to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to receive any Tiffin University Aid. This includes but not limited to Academic Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships, Dragon Assistant Grant, Arts Scholarships, and Leadership Scholarships.”

Students are only eligible to receive ONE institutional scholarship/discount. All financial aid documents required for financial aid and all admissions documents required for admissions is required. Financial Aid will NOT disburse onto accounts until all final official documents are received.

If you are currently active duty military, you are eligible for a reduced rate of tuition at Tiffin University. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the tuition rate.

Tuition Costs:

  • $250 per credit hour for Undergraduate Bachelor Degree Students
  • $325 per credit hour for Master Degree Students

Acceptable documentation (please provide one)

  • Proof of service statement or letter
  • Copy of your most recent active enlistment contract
  • Letter from an Education Officer
  • Copy of active military ID
  • Tuition Assistance (TA) Authorization Letter

If you are receiving Tuition Assistance (TA) make sure to send your TA Authorization Letter. Questions please contact tuveterans@tiffin.edu.

AVI Employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

The Chamber & Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership member companies who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Commodore Perry members and employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Members must provide a current statement or letter from the credit union showing that you are a current member and employees must provide a letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee, in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

Community Corrections Association members who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive any other types of Tiffin University institutional aid. Proof of membership is required annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Eissmann Automotive Group employees who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Faurecia employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee of Faurecia must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

First Solar full-time employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

A member and a spouse (Auxiliary Member) of the FOP will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Students must provide a copy of their FOP membership ID card to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

Huntington National Bank employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Participants must meet academic requirements for admission and proof of employment from Huntington National Bank is required. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

UIPM athletes and coaches certified in their respective UIPM Programs, an UIPM employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Students must provide a copy of their membership/employment. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment/membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree/Certificate Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree/Certificate Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Employees of Keller Logistics Group, Inc. are eligible for a discount on tuition at Tiffin University. Eligible employees must meet academic requirements for admission to TU’s online undergraduate, extended learning, graduate and doctorate programs and will receive a discount of 25% off per credit hour on those programs. Students who receive these discounts are not eligible for any other Tiffin University scholarships, grants, or discounts.

Los Angeles, CA County Employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee or a copy of your current badge, must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

Marathon Employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee or a copy of your most recent pay stub must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

IN ORDER FOR YOU TO MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY FOR THE LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fulfill the admission requirements of Tiffin University.
  • Be a dependent of a Tiffin University Alumni from our undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program.
  • Student must be a full-time on-campus, first-year undergraduate  or  transfer student. Online and Off-campus locations do not qualify. Withdrawing from classes may result in this scholarship being reduced or canceled.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Must maintain good academic standing at the university.
  • Cannot receive institutional aid in a credit balance.

This scholarship can be awarded in addition to a merit scholarship, athletic, preforming arts, cheerleading, and/or any additional institutional aid.

Tiffin University will provide a military discount toward tuition to retired military, Veterans, Reservists, National Guard, and/or dependents of active duty (spouse/children). You must submit documentation in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Undergraduate Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

Acceptable documentation (please provide one):

  • Proof of service statement or letter
  • Copy of your most recent enlistment contract
  • Copy of your most recent Leave and Earning Statement showing estimated time of separation
  • Copy of your DD214
  • Letter from an Education Officer
  • Copy of DEERS form 1172-2
  • Copy of military ID

Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (OPBA) members who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount

Oriana House, Inc. employees who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce member companies who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Master Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Employees from the following Partner Institutions will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. Must submit proof of employment through a letter from their employer annually.

  • Eastern Gateway Community College
  • Washington State Community College
  • Rhodes State College
  • Marion Technical College
  • Owens Community College
  • Edison State Community College
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Columbus State Community College
  • North Central State College
  • Terra State Community College

The amount of the grant is as follows:

  • $150 off per credit hour for online and extended learning undergraduate programs
  • $200 off per credit hour for main campus undergraduate programs
  • $250 off per credit hour for master level programs
  • $150 off per credit hour for PhD program

Undergraduate online students who are a member of Phi Theta Kappa will be eligible to receive a $150 per credit hour discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Members must provide a copy of their membership certificate.

SAGE Scholars will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. Participants must meet academic requirements for admission and proof of being a SAGE Scholar is required. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $100 per credit hour discount

Speedway LLC Employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee or a copy of your most recent pay stub must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts. Proof of employment or membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Volunteers of America employees who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. A letter from your HR department certifying employment or a copy of a current pay stub is required for proof annually.

  • Graduate Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Undergraduate Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • Main Campus Undergraduate Students: $200 per credit hour discount

Whirlpool Corporation-Clyde location employees will be eligible to receive a discount towards tuition from Tiffin University. A letter from your HR department stating that you are an employee of the Clyde, Ohio location of Whirlpool Corporation must be provided in order to receive this discount. Students who receive this discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University’s scholarships, grants, or discounts.Proof of employment is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour discount

WISE members who are accepted by Tiffin University and enroll in Tiffin University courses will receive a discount. Students who receive the tuition discount are not eligible to receive additional types of Tiffin University institutional aid. Proof of membership is required annually to confirm continued eligibility of the discount.

  • Master Degree Students: $250 per credit hour discount
  • Online and Extended Learning Bachelor Degree Students: $150 per credit hour discount
  • On-Campus Bachelor Degree Students: $200 per credit hour