DOROTHY M. MUZZEY LOAN FUND | Kinesiology | SIU

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DOROTHY M. MUZZEY LOAN FUND

Students who are enrolled in a major in Kinesiology (undergraduate or graduate) can apply for a loan through the Dorothy M. Muzzey Loan Fund.  In the event the student meets a set of requirements at the completion of the degree program, the loan amount will not need to be paid back to the University.   Students receiving the loan will be named "Department of Kinesiology  Muzzey Scholars."

Requirements:

  1. Accepted and enrolled full-time in a major in the Department of Kinesiology
  2. Undergraduates must have a SIUC GPA of at least 2.75 and Graduates 3.0

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Graduate of a southern Illinois high school (counties of Alexander, Pulaski, Massac, Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Jackson, Williamson, Saline, Gallatin, Randolph, Perry, Franklin, Hamilton, White, Monroe, St. Clair, Washington, Jefferson, Wayne, Edwards, and Wabash counties)
  2. Need, as demonstrated by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  3. Commitment to field of study

Application Process:

  1. Cover letter and brief statement about request for loan (including need and amount)
  2. Transcript (unofficial from SalukiNet)
  3. Financial need as evidenced on financial aid award letter (award letter can be obtained from SalukiNet)
  4. Application materials should be dropped off in the main office (Davies 107)

Other:

  1. Applications due April 15th each year
  2. Can receive loan more than once

FORGIVENESS CLAUSE (must meet all of these).  IF YOU MEET ALL OF THESE, YOU WILL NOT NEED TO PAY BACK THE LOAN.

  1. Graduate from one of the programs in the Department of Kinesiology at SIUC
  2. SIUC GPA of 2.75 – undergraduate; or SIUC GPA of 3.0 - graduate
  3. Meet one of the following:
    • Certified to teach in Physical Education Teacher Education and graduate of Physical
    • Education Teacher Education Program
    • Certified in Athletic Training and graduate of Athletic Training Education Program
    • Undergraduate Degree in other Kinesiology majors
    • Graduate Degree in Kinesiology