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, 2016, and attend Scholars Day, February 6, 2016.
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: up to $14,500
Some past recipients include Rachel, who had a 30 on the ACT and a 3.8 GPA and Matt, who had a 28 on the ACT and a 4.0 GPA.
Pike Scholars Award: up to $12,500
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 - $10,000
Some past recipients include Steven, who had a 26 on the ACT and a 3.5 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 3.15 GPA and Daniel, who had a 19 on the ACT and a 3.0 GPA.
J.C. Pike Scholars Award - $9,500
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a minimum college GPA of 3.75.
Board of Trustees Transfer Award - $9,000
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a college GPA between 3.00-3.74.
Presidential Transfer Award - $8,000
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a college GPA between 2.50-2.99.
Academic Transfer Grant - $6,000
To be eligible for this scholarship, transfer students must have a college GPA between 2.0-2.49.