For some women who want to advance or change careers, pursue a graduate degree in a different field, or fulfill a lifelong passion, earning a second bachelor’s degree can help reach their goals.
Affording this goal will soon be a little easier at Meredith. Students interested in pursuing a second bachelor’s degree at Meredith may now qualify for up to $10,500 in annual financial assistance, thanks to a new grant program beginning in Fall 2019.
According to Provost Matthew Poslusny, Meredith decided to create grant opportunities for second bachelor’s degree students with financial need because of the lack of funding available from other sources.
“For many individuals, a second bachelor’s degree can be the best pathway for achieving their personal and professional goals,” Poslusny said. “However, there aren’t many options out there to help students afford a second bachelor’s degree, and we wanted to help reduce this financial barrier.”
To apply for the grants, which do not have to be repaid, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress and continue to demonstrate need in order for the grants to be renewed.
Second bachelor’s degree students at Meredith can choose from more than 80 majors, many of which can be completed in fewer than two years. To see if a second bachelor’s degree may be right for you, read this post on our Admissions blog.