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Scholarship application deadline:
Fall enrollment deadline is June 15th
Spring enrollment deadline is November 8th

Scholarship Application deadline extensions may be granted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 800-367-3565 x 301 for more information.

Heritage Christian University Scholarships

Additional scholarships may be available based on scholarship application information.

Legacy Scholarship *** (Amount determined after Pell Grant is applied)
For new, full-time** on campus students who have been accepted to the Bachelor of Arts program. Legacy Scholarship covers only the remaining cost of tuition, after the student’s Pell Grant, if any, is applied. Scholarship recipients must file the FAFSA. Students eligible for the Federal Pell Grant must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress. Additional requirements include maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00, and complete at least 16 hours per semester of HCU service components.

Undergraduate and Graduate Online Student Scholarship ($500.00) ***
For new online students who are true distance learners (live at least 150 miles from the HCU campus). Student must enroll for at least 6 credit hours** each semester. Students are awarded a scholarship of $500.00. In each subsequent semester, the scholarship will be awarded provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00, enrolls for at least 6 credit hours,** and maintains distance learning status as indicated above.

Spouse of Full-time Degree Seeking HCU Student or the Spouse of a Full-time Preacher* Scholarship
For the spouse of a full-time degree seeking HCU student or the spouse of a full-time preacher. Student is awarded a one-half off tuition scholarship. The scholarship may continue for one year after his or her spouse graduates. (Excludes all other scholarships on this form).

Dependent children of full-time preacher*, Christian School Administrator*or Faculty member* Scholarship
For dependent children of a full-time preacher, Christian school administrator or faculty member. Student is awarded a one-half off tuition scholarship for four consecutive years of enrollment. (Excludes all other scholarships on this form).

Full-Time Youth Minister* Scholarship *** (Must provide letter from church leaders)
For a full-time Youth Minister (compensated, staff member position). Student is awarded a one-half off tuition scholarship. Student must maintain a term GPA of at least 2.75 to maintain eligibility each semester. Student may receive this award for up to four consecutive years of enrollment. (Excludes all other scholarships on this form).

Lads to Leaders Scholarship *** (No more than two years from high school graduation)
For participants in the Lads to Leaders program. Student is awarded scholarship based on a résumé of participation and accomplishments submitted to the HCU Scholarship Committee. Student must maintain a term GPA of at least 3.00 to maintain eligibility each semester. Student may receive this award for up to four consecutive years of enrollment. L2L Scholarships are subject to university policies and guidelines. An award of a one-half off tuition will exclude all other scholarships on this form.

High School Honors Scholarship *** (No more than two years from high school graduation)
For high school Valedictorian or Salutatorian who enroll for at least 12 credit hours.** Student is awarded a one-half off tuition scholarship. Student must maintain a term GPA of at least 3.00 to maintain eligibility each semester. Student may receive this award for up to four consecutive years of enrollment. An official high school transcript or an official honors award certificate must be submitted for verification. (Excludes all other scholarships on this form).

SGA Officers Scholarship ($200.00) ***
For HCU SGA elected Officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasure). Eligibility requires Officer to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50. Officers are not eligible for scholarship if placed on academic probation.

Graduate Student On-Campus Scholarship
For all graduate classes (MA, MMin, and M.Div.) taken on-campus. Student will receive a scholarship of $500 off tuition only. This scholarship applies to full-time, half-time, and less than half-time on-campus enrollment only. Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 to maintain eligibility each semester.

Tent Maker Scholarship
For undergraduate online students who will commit to taking at least 6 credit hours each fall, spring, and summer semester while maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Student will receive a scholarship of ½ off the cost of tuition.

*As determined by Heritage Christian University, ** At least 12 credit hours undergrad, at least 9 credit hours graduate = full-time, all credit hours must be taken at HCU, *** HCU regulations allow for student appeal in the loss of Academic Scholarships if extenuating circumstances exist.

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