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Financial Aid at Southwest Baptist University

Performance Scholarships

SBU offers a number of scholarships designed to both reward and develop a student’s special skills.

Fine Arts Scholarships: Art, Music, Theatre and Speech & Debate

Awarded in amounts upwards of $500, the Fine Arts Scholarship is given on a competitive basis. Contact admissions for specific requirements for your area of expertise. Application deadline for art is December 15. The application deadline for other fine arts scholarships is March 1.

Athletic Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded in amounts upwards of $500 and are based on athletic performance. For more information, go to and complete the questionnaire for the sport of interest. Scholarships are available in the following NCAA Division II sports:

Men: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track (indoor and outdoor) and Tennis

Women: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Track (indoor and outdoor), Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball