Financial Aid &

Scholarships are a type of gift aid that you don’t need to repay. Admitted students can fill out the scholarship profile found in their student portal. For an overview of the types of scholarships, click one of the three buttons below.

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Merit Scholarships

All incoming traditional undergraduate and transfer students are considered for a merit scholarship in an amount up to $18,000. An academic-based scholarship is available to incoming students only and is renewable each academic year based on GPA and Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Traditional Undergraduate

Edwards Scholarship (GPA > 3.75): $18,000/year

Nicholson Scholarship (GPA 3.50-3.74): $16,000/year

Reardon Scholarship (GPA 3.00-3.49): $14,000/year

Morrison Scholarship (GPA 2.75-2.99):  $10,000/year

Raven Scholarship (GPA < 2.749): $8,000/year

Transfer Students

Edwards Transfer Merit (GPA > 3.75): $18,000/year

Nicholson Transfer Merit (GPA 3.50-3.74): $16,000/year

Reardon Transfer Merit (GPA 3.00-3.49): $14,000/year

Morrison Transfer Merit (GPA 2.75-2.99): $10,000/year

Raven Transfer Scholarship (GPA < 2.749): $8,000/year

Calculate Your Merit Scholarship Amount

Incoming freshmen: The calculation for your merit scholarship is based on either your GPA or a calculation of your GPA and test scores (whichever gives the student the highest benefit).Transfer students: The calculation for your merit scholarship is based on your college GPA


2024-2025 Institutional Scholarships

Scholarships are available based on a variety of criteria including academic achievement, financial need, high school attended, and program of study. There are over 500 available, which are specific funds made available by private donors. A few examples are listed below with links to more information. As a reminder, these scholarships are offered to incoming fall 2024 and spring 2025 freshmen students only.

*Not all scholarships may be combined. For detailed questions about your specific situation, please contact your financial aid counselor.

External Scholarships & Funds

These are private scholarships that you can apply offered for by other organizations. If awarded, you get to use them at the college you choose to attend. Funds are available for individuals for various criteria, start looking for scholarships today!

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Graduate Tutor’s Scholarship Directory has $1.6 million worth of scholarships and is quickly growing. It is a free scholarship directory and requires no registration. Students can search for scholarships in multiple ways including keywords, courses, deadline, who it is open to, and the scholarship amount.

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