Academic ScholarshipsSouthwest Baptist University offers several academic scholarships to both first-time freshmen and transfer students. To learn the exact academic scholarship you may be eligible to receive, simply complete the admissions process. You must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student on the Bolivar campus to receive these scholarships. With the exception of the Dutile Scholars Award, you may receive only one academic scholarship.
Academic-Competitive ScholarshipsIf you qualify to receive an Ingman Distinguished Scholars Award or a Pike Scholars Award (see Merit-Based Scholarships below), you may apply for any academic-competitive scholarship. To apply, complete the Scholars Application by January 15, 2014, and attend Scholars Day, February 8, 2014.
J.R. Maupin Founders Award: Full-tuition (3 awards offered annually)
Dutile Scholars Award: $500-$2,500 (Awarded to each Scholars Day participant not selected for the J.R. Maupin Founders Award)
Merit-based ScholarshipsUnlimited amounts of each of these scholarships are given annually based on the combination of your GPA and ACT/SAT scores.
Ingman Distinguished Scholars Award: $11,000
Some past recipients include Rachel, who had a 30 on the ACT and a 4.0 GPA and Matt, who had a 28 on the ACT and a 3.85 GPA.
Pike Scholars Award: $10,000
Some past recipients include Abigail, who had a 29 on the ACT and a 3.5 GPA and Jon, who had a 25 on the ACT and a 3.75 GPA.
Board of Trustees Scholars Award - $9,000
Some past recipients include Steven, who had a 26 on the ACT and a 3.7 GPA and Kim, who had a 21 on the ACT and a 3.6 GPA.
Presidential Scholars Award - $8,500
Some past recipients include Katelyn, who had a 21 on the ACT and a 3.3 GPA and Daniel, who had a 19 on the ACT and a 3.0 GPA.
SBU Achievement Grant - $6,000
The SBU Achievement Grant is based on academic potential, demonstrated commitment and dedication to service in high school, church or your community. This grant is not available if you qualify for academic scholarships.
J.C. Pike Scholars Award - $8,000
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a minimum college GPA of 3.50.
Board of Trustees Transfer Award - $7,500
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a minimum college GPA of 3.00.
Presidential Transfer Award - $7,000
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a minimum college GPA of 2.50.
Academic Transfer Grant - $5,000
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a minimum college GPA of 2.00.