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Policies and Procedures

Bradley is committed to fair and consistent management of its financial assistance program and full compliance with all applicable federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures. This information is important for you to review and understand.

General Eligibility for Bradley University Undergraduate Grants and Scholarships


Grants and scholarships are awarded for the fall and spring terms to full-time, continuously enrolled students pursuing their first undergraduate degree.

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General Appeal for Student Financial Aid Recipients


All aid applicants have the right to an appeal to the Office of Financial Assistance, and the right to a final appeal to the Vice President of Student Affairs.

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Enrollment Requirements and Financial Assistance


Aid recipients are required to maintain continuous enrollment through the second full week of the applicable term, or a reduction in assistance may occur.

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Financial Assistance and Minimum Grade Point Requirements


Financial aid awards require students to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average, which varies by program.

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Policy for Packaging Financial Assistance


Bradley strives to maintain consistency in aid packaging — based on class rank, GPA, financial need and more — from enrollment through completion of study.

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Policy and Procedure for Awarding Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grants


MAP grants are available to Ill. residents in financial need who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree at an in-state college or university.

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Policy and Procedure for Satisfactory Academic Progress-Undergraduates


Undergraduate recipients of federal aid must maintain the required GPA and make reasonable progress toward completion of their academic program.

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Policy and Procedure for Satisfactory Academic Progress-Graduate Students


Graduate federal aid recipients must retain good academic standing and make reasonable progress toward completion of their academic program.

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Policy and Procedure for Satisfactory Academic Progress-Distance Education Graduate Students


Distance education graduate recipients of federal aid must retain good academic standing and make reasonable progress toward completion of their academic program.

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Policy and Procedure for Packaging External Assistance


Title IV regulations dictate the order in which students receive additional aid from outside of the university.

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Consumer Information


Federal regulations require the disclosure of university information, including financial aid opportunities, graduation rates, crime statistics and more.

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Code of Conduct for Bradley Aid Administrators


Bradley University financial aid professionals are required to maintain exemplary standards of professional conduct in all aspects of their responsibilities.

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Statement of Ethical Principles


Bradley’s financial aid professionals are ethically-bound to help students achieve their educational potential.

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Policy on Student Aid Refunds


A refund will be issued to the student or parent if a balance remains after the student’s institutional charges are deducted from their aid package.

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Policy and Guidelines for the Handling Confidential Information


Bradley is committed to safeguarding the confidential information of all financial aid applicants, recipients and/or their parents.

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