College Scholar Success Program

This program is designed to create a more engaged and career prepared student and completion of this program is a requirement to renew the 21st Century Scholarship each year. Activity submissions will take place in ScholarTrack and the account must be upgraded in order to do so. The list of opportunities below is not necessarily an exhaustive list. If after reviewing the lists there are still concerns or questions, contact your Purdue Promise coach. 

College Scholar Success Program Infographic.

+ Must be completed summer before your first year at Purdue.

^ Must be completed during your first year at Purdue. Must qualify for the program or major for these options.

* Activities may be repeated / sustained for multiple academic years.

** 21 st Century Scholars wishing to study abroad during fall / spring semesters should contact your Purdue Promise Coach to choose the correct program for their scholarship(s).

v Activities that have a virtual option.

College Performance

Complete all annually

You must successfully pass 30 credits each year in order to renew your 21st Century Scholarship. 
Purdue has a Satisfactory Academic Progress policy that needs to be met for your scholarship. There are three separate parts of the policy
  • Grade Point Average - This means a GPA of a 2.0 or higher and not being in dropped status.
  • PACE - Students must pass at least 67% of their courses to maintain your financial aid eligibility.
  • Maximum Time Frame - You can only use as much financial aid for 150% of your degree requirement. For example, if your degree program requires 120 credits, 150% would be 180 credits.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed by April 15th. However, For Purdue Promise and other Purdue scholarships you must complete it by March 1st to maintain eligibility. 
Identify at least one personal or professional mentor / coach / champion who you can turn to for advice to help you through your college career and into the workforce. This individual can be campus or community based.

College Engagement

Complete 1 annually

Career Preparation

Complete 1 annually

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