TRADITIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
*The following scholarships are not applicable to Professional Studies Students.
Below is a list of scholarships offered at Southwestern Christian University, along with a brief description and application procedures. In order to be considered, all scholarship applications must be received by July 15th for the fall semester, and December 1st for the spring semester, as well as a completed FAFSA application. In order to be eligible for any institutional scholarships the student must be enrolled full time. A complete explanation of policies related to institutional scholarships can be found in the SCU Catalog.
NOTE: All financial aid grants must be applied to a student's account before SCU scholarships are awarded. Scholarships awarded in any given semester may not exceed the total amount of actual tuition, fees, and room & board expenses, less Financial Aid grants that may be available. Scholarship recipients must be in good standing with the University. Students on probation (academic, disciplinary or chapel) will not be eligible for institutional scholarship. Completion of the scholarship application does not guarantee that the scholarship will be awarded. SCU awards scholarships on a first come, first served priority list.
ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP POLICY
Academic scholarships are awarded to those students exhibiting outstanding academic achievement. These awards are available to NEW/ INCOMING traditional students who meet the stated requirements. Application must be made by the deadline listed above. Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility and availability of funds. NEW Academic Scholarship Policy
NEW Academic Scholarship Application
These awards are available to traditional students who meet the stated requirements for Program Scholarships. Applications must be submitted by deadline listed above. Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility and availability of funds. The Academic Scholarship is renewed at the end of the academic year for students who are eligible. Recipients will be required to serve the university or its partners at a minimum of 80 clock hours per semester, or 160 clock hours annually. Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility and availability of funds. NEW Program Scholarship App 1.1.doc
MINISTERIAL INCENTIVE: $750 per academic year
Dr. R.O. Corvin was the founder and first president of Southwestern Christian University. These incentives are awarded in honor of his love for the church and SWCU. Recipient must be a licensed or ordained minister, or the spouse or child of a licensed or ordained minister. Verification of ministerial status must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by the scholarship application deadline. Application
IPHC FINE ARTS/BIBLE QUIZ SCHOLARSHIPS
Southwestern Christian University honors the efforts of the youth of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church who excel in the National Fine Arts/Bible Quiz programs sponsored by the IPHC Church Education Ministries. Scholarships are combined and divided over eight semesters. Official verification of the conference and/or national win must be provided by the scholarship application deadline.
Conference Winners: $200
National Winners: $1,000
Music Department Scholarships: Amount determined by SCU Music Department
Each year the SCU Music Department awards a limited number of scholarships to those students pursuing a music major who display excellence in their field of study. These scholarships are made possible by a grant from Mrs. Ollie Bell. Application
Music Ensemble Scholarship: $1,100 per academic year
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Bell, longtime friends and supporters of Southwestern Christian University, have established a trust fund for scholarships to be awarded to deserving SWCU students. Students must apply, audition, and be selected for Music Ensemble in order to receive this award. Application
ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS: $400-$600 per academic year
These scholarships are made possible by Mr. and Mrs. L.D. Patrick, valuable friends and supporters of SWCU. Awards are available to any student whose parent(s) previously attended Southwestern Christian University. Scholarships are awarded based on eligibility and availability of funds. Application
HAMILTON SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$1,000 per academic year
This scholarship fund was established by Wallace Hamilton in honor of his parents, who were long time friends of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church and Southwestern Christian University. Special consideration is given to students from River of Life Church. Application
“LOAVES & FISHES” SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per academic year
This scholarship fund was established in honor of S. Jenell Cross by her family. The scholarship is awarded to one deserving female student each year. Application
ROBIN HOUGH WHITE ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$2,000 per academic year
This scholarship, established by the family of Robin Hough White in her honor, is available to juniors and seniors pursuing a degree in Missions. Application
PAULINE MANNING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP $600 per academic year This scholarship, established by the family of Pauline Manning in her honor, is available to student’s pursuing a degree in a Ministry, or Missions. Application
CARMEN ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per academic year
In memory of the IPHC Carmen Home, this scholarship is available to juniors and seniors who are members of the IPHC. Application
EMPLOYEE/DEPENDENT SCHOLASHIP: Application
Refund policies and payment plan options can be found in the SCU Catalog.
***ALL SCHOLARSHIPS SUBJECT TO CHANGE***