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The following information is about scholarships and discounts that are offered by the University.
Unless otherwise stated, all scholarships and discounts can be stacked but are subject to an institutional cap of $17,500 per year on total unfunded institutional aid per student.
All awards are subject to the availability of funds. Criteria are subject to change at any time.
Please be mindful of our April 15th award package acceptance deadline. After this date, scholarships and discounts are no longer guaranteed.
Merit scholarships range from $1500 to $14,000 per year. All applicants with a minimum national ACT composite score of 19 (900 SAT: Reading/Writing and Math) and at least a 2.25 high school GPA are automatically considered for this scholarship. No ACT/SAT residual score can be used to establish scholarship eligibility. The following forms must be submitted to the Office of Admissions:
The Trustees' Scholarship is $17,500 per year. All applicants with a minimum national ACT composite score of 30 (1330 SAT; Reading/Writing and Math only) and a 3.5 high school GPA who are admitted prior to March 15th will be automatically considered for this scholarship. The Trustees' scholarship will be applied to a maximum of eight regular semesters, provided the student maintains a 3.4 college cumulative GPA which is reviewed at the end of each semester.
The required forms (application for Admissions, 3-year transcript, and ACT/SAT test scores) must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by March 15th. If awarded, this scholarship must be accepted by April 15th. Awarding is subject to the availability of funds. Students receiving this award must be full-time and live in university housing or a lesser award will be given.
Students receiving this honor will receive the Trustees' scholarship. To receive this scholarship please send your official report to the Office of Admissions by March 15th. If awarded, this scholarship must be accepted by April 15th. Students awarded this scholarship must maintain a 3.4 cumulative GPA that will be reviewed at the end of every semester. Students receiving this award must be full-time and live in university housing or a lesser award will be given. Awarding is subject to the availability of funds.
Transfer students are eligible for the same scholarships and discounts as first-time freshmen. Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of a student's cumulative high school GPA and highest ACT/SAT composite score. Merit scholarship amounts range from $1,500 to $17,500 per year.
Alternatively, transfer students may be awarded a transfer scholarship on the basis of their cumulative college GPA only. Transfer scholarships available for students with a 2.0 college GPA and above. Transfer scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $7,000 per year. Students graduating from a participating community college may be eligible for a minimum guaranteed scholarship.
Awarding is subject to the availability of funds.
The FHU Promise program guarantees that, beginning Spring of 2016, qualified, first-time freshman and transfer students will not have to pay or owe more than $9,500 per year after all other scholarships, discounts, and grants have been applied. All applicants that have a minimum national ACT composite score of 21 (980 SAT; Reading/Writing and Math), achieve a 3.0 high school GPA, receive a federal PELL grant award, and be admitted before March 15th will be automatically considered for this scholarship. Awarding is subject to the availability of funds. If awarded, this scholarship must be accepted by April 15th.
The University awards a $5,000 discount annually to any student who graduates from or whose parent is full-time faculty or staff at one of the participating k-12 schools listed below. Any student who graduates from and has a parent who is a full-time employee of a participating k-12 school, is eligible for a $10,000 discount annually. In addition, any student whose parent(s) is full-time faculty/staff at a participating christian college/university is eligible for a $10,000 discount annually. The form for the parent portion of the discount is linked here.
To receive the discount, a student must be admitted by March 15th and submit the Christian School Discount Form by March 15th. Awarding is subject to availability of funds. If awarded, this discount must be accepted by April 15th.
Alabama Christian Academy
Chester County High School
Clarksville Christian School
Crowley's Ridge Academy
Ezell Harding Christian School
FC Boyd Christian School
Friendship Christian School
Goodpasture Christian School
Harding Academy of Memphis
Jackson Christian School
Jefferson Christian Academy
Knoxville Christian School
Lightwood Family Christian School
Mars Hill Bible School
Mt. Dora Christian Home and Bible School
Nashville Christian School
Prattville Christian Academy
Riverside Christian Academy
Other K-12 Christian schools (church of Christ)
Other Homeschool cover schools (church of Christ)
Christian College Faculty/Staff Discount ($10,000)
The University awards a $5,000 discount to students who are children of full-time Church of Christ pulpit or youth ministers. Full-time means a 40 hour per week paid position. This generally excludes “vocational” ministers who are ministers with other full-time gainful employment. Ministers must have been employed full-time as a minister at least five years prior to receiving the discount. The Christian Ministers Discount Form must be completed and signed by two elders of the respective congregation. The form must be submitted to the Office of Student Financial Services by March 15th. If awarded, this discount must be accepted by April 15th. Awarding is subject to availability of funds. The student must be full-time and live on-campus, meaning they live in University housing and participate in a meal plan. Graduate students are not eligible.
The FHU Church Scholarship Match Program will match any scholarship awarded by a church to a first-time student (incoming freshman or transfer student) up to a total of $2,500 a year.
To be eligible for this award, the student must meet the following criteria:
Be admitted to FHU as a new full-time freshman or transfer student living on-campus after Spring 2016.
Enroll in an undergraduate degree program.
This award may be stacked above the institutional aid cap up to the comprehensive charge. If a combination of this award and any other scholarship or discount exceeds the cost of the comprehensive charge at FHU (Henderson), this award may be reduced or cancelled. The maximum amount that a student can receive in the FHU Church Scholarship Match Award is $2,500. If a student receives more than $2,500 in church scholarships, the FHU Church Scholarship Match Award will not exceed $2,500.
This matching award is renewable for up to four years, and is subject to review and adjustment by the Office of Student Financial Services each year. The student must continue to receive a church scholarship equal to or greater than the matching award, take at least 12 hours each semester and maintain at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA during the first academic year, and at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA each year thereafter.
Endowed scholarships are available and awards are given based on criteria designated by the donor. All students are automatically considered for Endowed Scholarships. There is not an additional application process for these scholarships. Endowed Scholarships' purpose is to support merit awards and do not stack on top of merit awards. Amounts and recipients of these awards will not necessarily be the same from year to year. Some of the endowed scholarships are need-based as well. The Office of Student Financial Services will match students to endowed awards based on the criteria specified by the donor. To be eligible for the Endowed Scholarships, the FAFSA must be completed.
The Honors Scholarship is stackable on top of the Trustees' Scholarship up to the total cost of FHU's Comprehensive charge ($21,950 for the 2017-2018 school year).
This scholarship is awarded based on a competition held each Fall semester which consists of a mock debate, personal interview, on-site essay, and interactive escape room. To be eligible to participate in the FHU Honors Scholarship Competition, students must:
The Honors Scholarship is conditional, renewable for up to four years, and subject to review and adjustment by the Dean of the Honors College or designee on an annual basis. Recipients accepting a Honors Scholarship must agree to:
For more information about the Honors Scholarship Competition, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-FHU-FHU1.
The Freed-Hardeman Associates is a women's organization designed to support and encourage Christian education at Freed-Hardeman University. As an endowed Scholarship, the FHU Associates' Scholarship's purpose is to support Merit Awards, so this scholarship does not stack on top of the Merit Awards. To apply for this scholarship an application needs to be completed. Please download and complete the application: Associates Endowed Scholarship Application & Criteria.
The Office of Financial Aid receives the list of possible recipients from Lads to Leaders headquarters usually in the spring semester of the students that have completed the Lads to Leaders Scholarship Application and have listed FHU as a top choice of college. The university will award the scholarship and notify the student of the award when they receive his/her financial aid award package. Financial aid award packages are sent out once the FAFSA is filed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA and it will be renewed at the end of every spring semester. Recipients must be enrolled full-time.
The FHU Artist Award program covers four performing arts degree programs: theatre, music, visual arts, and photography. Recipients are selected by program director and must complete an audition or portfolio review with the Awards Committee during one of the four Maroon & Gold Days held on campus throughout the school year or by appointment beyond these dates.
Acting and music auditions will be held on Maroon & Gold Days from 2:30 – 5:00pm. Other dates and times can also be coordinated upon request.
Portfolio Reviews will be held on Maroon & Gold Days from 2:30 – 5:00 pm. Other dates and times can also be coordinated upon request. Each applicant will engage in an interview with relevant faculty members.
Best College Reviews has named Freed-Hardeman University one of the top 10 best small colleges in its most recent rankings. FHU was ninth on the list.
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