Grants & Scholarships

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The following merit scholarships are automatic for new students entering in the Fall 2015 semester if they meet the stated requirements. Transfer students are students who have attempted 12 or more hours of college credit since the date of high school completion. None of these scholarships may be combined with an athletic scholarship offer. You may contact our Admissions Office at (877) 434-1115 if you have questions regarding scholarship information and eligibility.


Name High School GPA ACT Yearly Amount
Full Trustee* 3.6 30 Full Tuition
Trustee 3.5 27 $12,500
President’s 3.4 23 $10,000
Dean’s 3.0 20 $8,500
Faculty 2.5 18 $6,000

*Deadline of Feb. 13, 2015. Scholarships are by interview only. Contact your admissions counselor.

All amounts are annual and renewable provided that students meet GPA requirements listed in the catalog.


Cumulative GPA 3.5 $8,000
3.0 $7,000
2.5 $6,000

Additional Scholarships

Major-$3,000 per year
Minor $1,500 per year

Directed by the Chairman of the Humanities Division. Must file application verifying public commitment to participate in a ministry of preaching, youth, religious education, music or missions. Must be majoring or minoring in one of these areas and enrolled in an REMU 010/020 course.

Christian Service Award
$1,500 per year
Dependents of/or ministers, missionaries, church officials of the regular payroll, employees of Southern Baptist agencies, staff, faculty or administrators of Christian High Schools (30 hour position). Complete Christian Service Scholarship Application.

Denominational Grant
$1,000 per year
Members in good standing of a Southern Baptist Church. A letter from the church is required yearly. Student must be an active participant in local church activities when available.  Complete Denominational Scholarship Application.

Christian High School Graduates
$500 per year
First-time freshmen who graduated from a Christian High School (1st year only).

Church Matching
Up to $1,000 yearly
Church contributions toward a student’s cost will be matched up to $500 per semester, not to exceed $1,000 per year. Church must submit a church contract provided by the college that verifies contributions are from a specified line item in the church budget. Signature of a church official is required.

Based on selection and participation in athletics, cheerleading, music, band or ensemble groups such as Spirit Wing. Detailed information is available from the respective areas. Note that music scholarships replace academic scholarships but can be combined with other institutional scholarships. However, athletic awards may not be combined with any other type of institutional scholarship.

$500 per year
An incoming freshman student completing a minimum of six hours of credit through the EXCEL program (1st year only). Complete college admission and both an institutional and a federal application for financial aid.

Alumni Dependent Grant
Up to $1,500 per year
Undergraduate students who are the spouse or child of an MBU alumnus who received their Baccalaureate Degree from MBU. Must be full-time on the campus indicated on your form. Complete the Alumni Concession and Grant Form.

Family Award
$1,500 per year 
Students from the same immediate family who are enrolled during the same semester as full-time students. This includes parents, siblings and spouses. Complete Family Award Application.

Federal Grants

State Grants