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Undergraduate Scholarships & Grants

At EU, you will find great opportunities to help fund your education through scholarships and grants. The following programs are available to incoming students beginning fall 2019. Check out all the possibilities!

 

Traditional Freshmen Academic Scholarships

 

Awards are calculated at five levels based on your GPA and ACT, SAT, or CLT score.

$12,000 | Scholars Award 27 ACT or 1210 SAT or 84 CLT + 3.9 HS GPA
32 ACT or 1400 SAT or 98 CLT + 3.4 HS GPA
$11,000 | Distinction Award 22 ACT or 1020 SAT or 72 CLT+ 3.9 HS GPA
25 ACT or 1130 SAT or 80 CLT+ 3.6 HS GPA
30 ACT or 1330 SAT or 92 CLT+ 3.0 HS GPA
$8,000 | Excellence Award 21 ACT or 980 SAT or 70 CLT + 3.5 HS GPA
23 ACT or 1050 SAT or 74 CLT + 3.3 HS GPA
26 ACT or 1170 SAT or 82 CLT + 3.0 HS GPA
$7,000 | Heritage Award 20 ACT or 940 SAT or 66 CLT+ 2.9 HS GPA
22 ACT or 1020 SAT or 72 CLT+ 2.75 HS GPA
$5,000 | Promise Award Awarded based upon a comprehensive review of the application

The sample test score and GPA ranges are representative. Visit our Net Price Calculator to calculate your scholarship based on your specific GPA and test combination.

College Entrance Exams: ACT | SAT | Classic Learning Test (CLT)

 

Test Optional Freshmen Academic Scholarships

 

Awards are calculated at five levels based on your high school GPA only. For more information on test optional admissions, visit our undergraduate admissions requirements.

$10,000 | Excellence Award 3.6 or higher High School GPA
$9,000 | Heritage Award 3.4 to 3.59 High School GPA
$8,000 | Heritage Award 3.0 to 3.39 High School GPA
$7,000 | Promise Award 2.6 to 2.99 High School GPA
$6,000 | Promise Award 2.5 to 2.59 High School GPA

 

The Founders Scholarship is a premier academic award for freshmen applicants. When selected for a Founders Scholarship, it will replace your freshmen academic scholarship received at admission. You must apply and be selected for the interview process to be eligible for the award.

 

Visit our Founders Scholarship Page for additional information.

 

  • Eligibility: Full-time, first-time student (12 credits/semester or more) in the traditional undergraduate program at Evangel. On campus residency is required each semester the scholarship is received.
  • Requirements: Apply by the deadline, 3.5 GPA, and 24 ACT or 1160 SAT or 76 CLT
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 3.0 GPA and remain in good standing with the University
  • Deadline: Fall 2019 interviews are now closed.  Fall 2020 interviews will be held in December 2020 and January 2021.   Specific dates and deadlines for Fall 2020 will be announced May 2019.

 

Please note:  The Founders Scholarship will not stack with other EU tuition discounts (with the exception of need-based grants, endowed scholarships, and talent scholarships).

Transfer students with 15 or more college credits received after high school graduation will be reviewed for academic scholarships based on their cumulative college GPA at the point of admission.   When earning fewer than 15 college credits, the student will receive a freshmen academic award.

Awards are calculated at five levels based on your college GPA.

$10,000 | Excellence Award 3.6 or higher GPA
$9,000 | Heritage Award 3.4 to 3.59 GPA
$8,000 | Heritage Award 3.0 to 3.39 GPA
$7,000 | Promise Award 2.6 to 2.99 GPA
$6,000 | Promise Award Awarded based upon a comprehensive review of the application

Evangel athletes compete at the NAIA Division I level in the HAAC (Heart of America Athletic Conference). Athletic scholarships of all amounts are awarded based on each sport and coach’s criteria and judgment. An application to start the recruiting process is located on the Evangel Athletics page.

Note:  Athletic Scholarships are part of Evangel’s Talent Scholarship Program, which includes athletic and fine arts scholarships.  Qualifying students can receive one talent scholarship (athletic or fine arts).  Our recommendation?  Choose the scholarship in the area where you will spend the most time and participate in the other for an enriching college experience.

Got talent? Pursue a Fine Arts Scholarship and let your gift help support your education at EU!

Fine arts scholarships are available in the following departments:  Communication, Humanities, Music, and Theology & Global Church Ministries.  Awards are given based on talent and ability and needs within the applicable department.  Fine Arts Scholarships are provided at two levels:  majors and minors and performance or selection awards.  Recipients of a major/minor fine arts award cannot also receive a Fine Arts performance/selection award. Major/minor recipients are expected to participate in University groups as a condition of their award.

 

  • Award Amounts:  Major/minor scholarship amounts range from $6,500 to $15,000 when combined with your academic scholarship.  Amounts range from $14,000 to $20,000 when combined with Founders.  Performance/selection scholarships for those not majoring or minoring in a fine arts area range from $1,000 to $2,000.  Founders scholars receiving a Fine Arts Scholarship will receive a combined award.  The award will appear as “Founders Fine Arts” on your financial aid award letter.
  • Requirements: Submitted application and audition and/or portfolio evaluation
  • Renewable: Yes, as long as the student maintains a 2.0 GPA, continued participation in the Fine Arts Program for which the recipient was selected, and good standing with the department and the University. Students receiving a Founders Fine Arts award are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Fine Arts Scholarship recipients who change their major or minor at any future point in time will need to contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss the impact to their overall financial aid package.
  • Deadline: March 1 (annually for priority consideration)

 

APPLY FOR A FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP HERE

 

Communication Fine Arts Scholarships

  • Scholarships available for majors or minors in Digital Arts, Film and Broadcasting, Writing (COMM), Photography (Communication Emphasis)
  • Participation scholarships are available for non-Communication majors selected to participate in Forensics, Excalibur Yearbook, The Lance Newspaper, Debate, EU Films, EUTV, KECC Radio, or Crusader Media.

Humanities Fine Arts Scholarships

  • Scholarships available for majors or minors in Art, Fine Arts, Theatre, Photography (Art Emphasis)
  • Participation scholarships are available for non-Humanities majors selected to assist with the Epiphany Fine Arts Magazine

Music Fine Arts Scholarships

  • Scholarships are available for all music majors and minors.
  • Performance scholarships are available for non music majors who are selected to participate in one or more of the following ensembles:  Chorale, Chorus, Sinfonia, Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Pep Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, HeartSong, EU Worship, Men’s Ensemble, Women’s Chamber Ensemble, or Chapel Worship and travel teams.

Theology and Global Church Ministries

  • Scholarships are available for all majors and minors.

 

Contact Admissions with your questions or for additional information.
800.EVANGEL  |  admissions@evangel.edu

Note:  Fine Arts Scholarships are part of our Talent Scholarship Program, which also includes athletic scholarships. Fine Arts Scholarships are awarded in combination with academic scholarships. Fine Arts scholarships may be adjusted in the event the academic scholarship amount changes.  Students are only eligible for one talent scholarship (fine arts or athletic).  Our suggestion?  Pursue your scholarship in the area you plan to spend most of your time and participate in the other for an enriching college experience.  Fine Arts Scholarship opportunities are only available during the recruitment process.  After enrolling, students can participate on a volunteer basis when selected and positions are available.

AG Award ($500)

  • Eligibility: Freshmen and Transfers who have received one of the following: Royal Rangers Gold Medal of Achievement, Girls Ministries Gold Medal of Honor, Bible Quiz National Memorization Award or Bible Quiz Top Five National Individual Quizzers.
  • Requirements: Eligibility will be determined from answers on the Evangel admission application.
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 2.0 GPA

Alumni Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Eligibility: Awarded to dependents of alumni who graduated from Evangel University, Central Bible College or the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary enrolled in a traditional undergraduate program.
  • Requirements: Eligibility will be determined from answers on the Evangel admission application.
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 2.0 GPA.

Church Match: (Up to $500)

  • Eligibility: Returning, freshmen, and transfer students.
  • Requirements: Submit application
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain a 2.0 college GPA and apply annually with the sponsoring church, re-certifying their continued funding.
  • Deadline: August 1

Endowed and Private Academic Scholarships (Amounts Vary)

Awarded by academic departments and scholarship committees. Scholarships are based on academic standing in your major, financial need or donor-specified criteria.

  • Eligibility: All students
  • Requirements: Private and Endowed Scholarship application must be completed annually.
  • Renewable: Scholarships are not automatically renewed. Amounts may increase or decrease depending on department review.
  • Deadline: Applications open first week of October-January 31.

Missouri A+ Recognition: ($1,000)

  • Eligibility: First-time Freshmen and transfers who are completing or have completed the Missouri A+ Schools Program.
  • Requirements: Eligibility will be determined from answers on the Evangel admission application.
  • Renewable: Yes. Renewable with a 2.0 GPA.

Multicultural Scholarship: ($1,000–$3,000)

  • Eligibility: First-time Freshmen and transfers who are from a historically underrepresented group (including, but not limited to Black/African American, Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander/Desi American, Hispanic/Latinx, Indigenous (Native American, Alaskan, Hawaiian), or non-U.S. Citizens.
  • Requirements: Recipients are determined based on their application for admission and demonstrated financial need. No separate application is needed. The FAFSA is required for U.S. citizens.
  • Renewable: Yes. Renewable with a 2.0 GPA.

Zimmerman Minister’s Scholarship ($1,000)

  • Eligibility: Awarded to eligible dependents of ministers who derive at least fifty percent of their income from full-time ministry.
  • Requirements: Eligibility will be determined from answers on the Evangel admission application.
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 2.0 GPA.

 

Note:  In this category of scholarships/grants, only Church Match and Private/Endowed awards can stack with the Founders Scholarship.

Evangel Impact Grants were created based on our mission to educate and equip students to become Spirit-empowered servants of God who impact the Church and society globally.  Evangel Impact Grants are underwritten by the generous support of Evangel alumni and friends to ensure every deserving student has the opportunity to benefit from the Evangel experience.  Students are automatically considered for an Evangel Impact Grant when applying for federal student aid.  No additional application is required.  Information is collected from the admissions application and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility.

  • Eligibility: Freshmen and transfers. Applicants only considered for one impact grant and are matched to the fund that best matches their profile with donor preferences.
  • Requirements: Awarded by Financial Aid Committee based on merit and need. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.
  • Renewable: Renewable, with a 2.0 GPA.

 

Evangel Impact Grants include the following awards:

  • Athletic Impact Grant:  Consideration given to rostered athletes.
  • Global Impact Grant:  Consideration given to students pursuing various arts and sciences degree programs.
  • Legacy Impact Grant:  Consideration given to dependents of AGTS, CBC, or Evangel alumni.
  • Military Impact Grant:  Consideration given to dependents of current U.S. Military members or veterans.
  • Ministry Impact Grant:  Consideration given to dependents of pastoral staff, missionaries, and evangelists who derive at least fifty percent of family income from full-time ministry. Also applies to applicants planning to pursue full-time ministry.

Note:  Evangel Impact Grants can be awarded with all scholarships and grants.  Evangel Impact Grants are awarded based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and are only awarded after all other scholarships and grant opportunities have been exhausted.  A maximum comprehensive award amount is in place for recipients of an Impact Grant.  In the event the recipient receives a scholarship or grant after the Impact Grant is awarded, the Impact Grant will be reduced or replaced by the new award.  Evangel Impact Grants may later be subsidized by other available scholarships at the University’s discretion.

Assemblies of God Affiliate Tuition Discount

Traditional Undergraduate Dependent Students:  A 50% tuition guarantee (includes all Evangel institutional aid for which the student is eligible) on classes taken at the Evangel University main campus, for the dependents of full-time employees (minimum two years employment).

  • AG Financial
  • Assemblies of God Credit Union
  • Convoy of Hope
  • Global University
  • Hillcrest Children’s Home
  • Maranatha Village
  • National Leadership Resource Center
  • Nationally Appointed Assemblies of God World Missionaries
  • Nationally Appointed U.S. Missionaries and Chaplains

 

  • Eligibility: Applies only to classes taken at Evangel University. Married children and students over the age of 23 are not eligible for this discount.
  • Requirements: Eligibility will be determined from answers on the Evangel admission application and verified with the appropriate organization.
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 2.0 GPA.

Church Educational Partner Discount

A 50% tuition guarantee (includes all Evangel institutional aid for which the student is eligible) on classes taken at the Evangel University main campus is available for members of EU educational partner churches. To receive the discount, members must apply for admission through the partner application link provided to the church. For more information on church educational partnerships, contact the Office of Enrollment Management at 800.EVANGEL.

  • Eligibility: Applies only to classes taken at Evangel University’s main campus.
  • Requirements: Eligibility will be determined from answers on the Evangel admission application.
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 2.0 GPA.

CCCU Tuition Waiver Exchange Program

Evangel University is pleased to participate in the CCCU Tuition Waiver Exchange Program (TWEP). Program details, as well as a list of participating TWEP institutions, can be found at http://www.cccu.org/twep.

  • Eligibility: Dependents of eligible employees from CCCU TWEP institutions.
  • Requirements: Submit application to Judy Peebles, Executive Assistant for Enrollment Management  |  Phone: (417) 865-2815 ext. 7346  |  Fax: (417) 575-5478  |  Email:  PeeblesJ@evangel.edu
  • Application Deadline: March 1st
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 2.0 GPA.
    *These awards may not be combined with other EU institutional scholarships.

Mercy and Cox Hospital Discount

As a Mercy or Cox employee, dependent students residing in an Evangel residence hall are eligible for a $1,000 room scholarship.

  • Eligibility: Applies only to dependent students living on campus in our traditional residence halls.
  • Requirements: Eligibility will be determined from answers on the Evangel admission.
  • Renewable: Yes, the student must maintain 2.0 GPA.

Important Eligibility Requirements

All institutional aid is subject to coordination with federal, state, institutional, and outside aid policies. In most cases, institutional aid is limited to 100% of tuition for students living on campus in the residence halls and 75% for commuter students. Some exceptions exist for premier academic and elite talent awards. Federal grants and outside awards are applied to Evangel charges before EU institutional scholarships and grants. The sum of all gift aid from inside and outside of EU is capped at direct costs.  Institutional scholarships are non-refundable and cannot roll from term to term. Full time enrollment and a 2.0 cumulative GPA is required to receive and renew institutional scholarships and grants. (Note: A 3.0 GPA is required for students receiving the Founders Scholarship.)  Institutional policies and scholarships are subject to change.

Questions? Give us a call at 800-EVANGEL or contact admissions@evangel.edu or finservices@evangel.edu.

Visit the Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education for additional scholarship opportunities.