Completion Grant Application

Students that may qualify for a FIU Completion Grant must be within 30 credits of graduation. If awarded, the amount will be based on your need and will not exceed $1,000. Distribution of the completion grants is based on your anticipated graduation date and financial need.

Funding priority is given to:

  • Students that started at FIU as a freshman, you must have first enrolled as a full-time undergraduate in Summer or Fall term within the last 6 years (e.g., in Summer or Fall 2018 if you are seeking to graduate in Summer 2024).
  • Students that started as a Florida AA transfer student at FIU, you must have first enrolled as a full-time transfer student with an AA degree from a Florida institution in a Fall term within the last 2 years (e.g., in Fall 2022 if you are seeking to graduate in Summer 2024).

If you are selected, you will be offered the award via Academic Works and you will need to accept the terms of the award.


  • Be admitted to an undergraduate degree program for the semester of the Completion Grant. Non-Degree and Graduate students are not eligible to receive these Completion Grants.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and be within 30 credits of graduation, with a planned graduation term within three semesters of applying.
  • Be enrolled for the appropriate amount of hours and courses needed to complete your approved graduation plan.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or other eligible visa status.
  • Commitment to meeting with a financial wellness coach and your academic advisor to develop a plan for graduation & post-graduation each semester until you graduate. You must also upload your resume to Handshake.
  • We encourage all applicants to submit documentation that demonstrates your need. If you do not have a FAFSA on file, it is mandatory for you to submit documentation that demonstrates your need. Documentation may include a word document with an explanation of your circumstances
  • A financial wellness coach may reach out to you to verify information in your application.
  • Funds are limited and not guaranteed. Applications are reviewed based on the criteria listed above, in addition to a review of financial need. Meeting the above minimum requirements does not guarantee awarding.


Supplemental Questions
  1. How would this grant help you meet your graduation goals?
  2. Please indicate additional details about your financial need (select all that apply)
  3. For each of the categories previously selected, please indicate how much financial assistance is needed
  4. Please upload supporting documents to show financial need. Please note that students with no FAFSA on file are required to submit documentation.
  5. Do you receive financial aid?
  6. Have you filed your 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)?
  7. Have you applied for graduation?
  8. Expected Graduation Term
    • a) When are you eligible to graduate?
    • b) If you have selected "Other" in the above question, please indicate your expected graduation term. If you did not, please enter "N/A" in the below box
  9. Do you plan to attend graduate school?
  10. As part of this grant, you must create a Handshake profile with an updated resume and fill out a plan for your graduation and post-graduation goals. Are you committed to completing these requirements? A coach from our office will reach out to you to follow-up on these steps if you receive grant.
  11. Please enter the name and e-mail of your assigned academic advisor, so they may complete the department confirmation form. If you do not know who your assigned advisor is you can log on to On the right hand side, you can select the E-advisor dashboard. Your assigned advisor will be listed at the top left corner. Please make sure you enter the correct e-mail address (you cannot use the PSN email for your advisor).
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