• Scholarships for Beginning Freshmen

    Trustee Academic Awards 

    Awards are available to entering freshmen with a 21 or higher ACT and a 3.0 or better GPA.  Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000 per year and are renewable for up to four academic years with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  On campus residency required.  Must submit scholarship application.

    UWA Dual Enrollment . . . . . . 19 ACT / 3.0 GPA . . . . . . $500 per year
    Trustee Award . . . . . . 21-22 ACT / 980-1050 SAT . . . . . . $1,500 per year
    Trustee Honors Award I . . . . . . 23-24 ACT / 1060-1120 SAT . . . . . . $2,500 per year
    Trustee Honors Award II . . . . . . 25-26 ACT / 1130-1200 SAT . . . . . . $3,500 per year
    Trustee Honors Award III . . . . . . 27-28 ACT / 1210-1270 SAT . . . . . . $4,500 per year
    Trustee Honors Award IV . . . . . . 29-30 ACT / 1280-1350 SAT . . . . . . $5,500 per year
    Trustee Excellence Award . . . . . . 31-36 ACT / 1360-1600 SAT . . . . . . $10,000 per year

     

    Trustee Valedictorian & Salutatorian 

    Awards are available to students who have been recognized by their high school as one of the top students in their senior class.  Students must meet unconditional admission standards (19 or higher ACT and an 2.0 or better GPA).  On campus residency required.  Must submit scholarship application.

    Valedictorian & Salutatorian . . . . . . $2,500 per year


    Trustee Leadership Awards

    Available to entering freshmen who held one of the following positions in high school, community, or church.  Students must meet unconditional admission standards (19 or higher ACT or a 2.0 or better GPA).  Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500 per year and are renewable for up to four academic years with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  On campus residency required.  Must submit scholarship application.

    Distinguished Young Woman / SGA President / Senior Class President . . . . . . $2,500 per year
    Hugh O'Brian Youth Scholarship (HOBY) . . . . . . $2,500 per year
    Yearbook Editor / Newspaper Editor / Boys or Girls State . . . . . . $1,500 per year
    Club Officer / Other . . . . . . $1,000 per year


    Community College Transfer Scholarships

    Academic Transfer Awards

    Available to transfer students with a 3.0 or higher GPA.  These awards are $2,000 per year and are renewable for up to two academic years with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Must submit scholarship application. 

    Phi Theta Kappa Awards

    Available to entering transfer students with a 3.25 or higher GPA.  These awards are $2,500 per year and are renewable for up to two academic years with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Must submit scholarship application.

    Presidential Awards

    Available to entering transfer students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and the recommendation of the Community College President.  These awards are $2,750 per year and are renewable for up to two academic years with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Must submit scholarship application.

    In the event you qualify for more than one of the above scholarships, you will be awarded the one which is for the larger amount.