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SVSU Degree Completion Recipients Archive

The number one goal of the Department of Athletics is graduation.  The creation of a degree completion scholarship program aims to assist student-athletes in achieving this goal. The Cardinal Cabaret Auction will serve as the source for funding this program, which aims to provide some level of scholarship to student-athletes in their pursuit of a degree.  Support for the Cardinal Cabaret Auction comes in many forms:  local and regional businesses through sponsorship, advertising and donations; attendance by SVSU faculty, staff, and Cardinal Athletic Club members; attendance by parents of past, present and future student-athletes and members of the local community.
Student-athletes may qualify for this award if they are within 32 credit hours of graduation, have earned a cumulative GPA of a 2.2 and have demonstrated character and leadership in their career as a Cardinal Athlete.   The award can be used towards completing the requirements for the first undergraduate degree (unless an undergraduate degree is not offered (e.g. Occupational Therapy).  In totality, over $40,000 in degree completion aid will be awarded annually.  For a complete list of qualifications for this award please seek out an application from the Athletic Academic Advisor. 
Proceeds from the 14th-annual Cardinal Cabaret Auction, taking place on April 18, 2020, will provide degree completion scholarships for student-athletes who have exhausted their athletic eligibility but have classes remaining in the 2020-21 academic year.

Past Degree Completion Recipients