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Freshman Scholarship Opportunities

Academic Scholarships

Please note that meeting the eligibility requirements for a scholarship does not guarantee receipt of the scholarship. To be considered for scholarships which are given through Admissions, please complete your Admissions application before the priority date of November 15.

Scholarship

Criteria

Application Process

Amounts

Presidents Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

3.5 GPA
26 ACT
(extremely competitive)

Apply through program director $3,000

Presidential*

3.0 GPA
29 ACT or
1290 SAT (prior to 2018)
1350 SAT (2018 and beyond)

Admissions application to APSU

$4,000 - $6,000
(awards increase with higher scores)

Dean's*

3.5 GPA
26 ACT or
1170 SAT (prior to 2018)
1240 SAT (2018 and beyond)

Admissions application to APSU

$1,000 - $3,000
(awards increase with higher scores)

Kimbrough (Limited Awards Available)

3.0 GPA
26 ACT or 1170 SAT

Admissions application to APSU

$2,500

Howell C. Smith* (Limited Awards Available)

High-achieving students

Admissions application to APSU

$3,000

Luther Tippit* (2 Annual Awards Available)

Top 25% of graduating class; good recommendations within and outside of school; be involved extensively in extracurricular activities in and out of school; demonstrate leadership abilities

Admissions application to APSU

$2,500

* Students must work service hours in a campus department in order to retain this scholarship.

Retention Information

Once awarded, scholarships have certain requirements in order to be retained between semesters. Review retention information here.

Additional Opportunities

Freshmen APSU Scholarships

Various requirements

APSU online scholarship application

Varies

General APSU Scholarships

Various requirements; several are open to any grade level

APSU online scholarship application

Varies

 


For questions and comments regarding scholarships, please contact us through APSUScholarships@apsu.edu.