Merit Scholarships

Greensboro College recognizes incoming students’ academic achievements and outstanding talents by offering Institutional Scholarships as a part of the admissions process. First-time freshmen and transfer students are eligible for consideration.

All Institutional Scholarships are renewable for four years as long as the student meets satisfactory academic progress.

Submit your application today to find out what you qualify for!



Merit-Based Scholarships

First-time freshmen and transfer students who have earned fewer than 24 college credit hours are eligible for a merit-based scholarship. Your academic record and accomplishments, such as your high school/college GPA, SAT score, and ACT Score, are used to determine which merit-based scholarship you will receive.

The four levels of merit-based scholarships offered are:

  • Trustee Scholarship – $7,000 per year
  • Deans Scholarship – $5,500 per year
  • Founders Scholarship – $4,000 per year
  • Achievement Scholarship – $2,500 per year

Presidential Scholars

In addition to the four levels of merit-based scholarships, four students will be selected as a Presidential Scholar and will receive a full-tuition scholarship.

To be considered, a student must have a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.80, be accepted to the College and into the George Center for Honors Studies. Finalists will be invited to interview.

The scholarship requires a residential component.



Transfer Scholarships

Transfer students who have earned more than 24 college credit hours are eligible for a transfer scholarship. Your current cumulative college GPA is used to determine which transfer scholarship you will receive.

GPA Requirements Scholarship Amount
3.5 or above $6,000
3.0 – 3.49 $5,000
2.5 – 2.99 $3,000
2.0 – 2.49 $2,000



Fine Arts Scholarships

Incoming students with outstanding talent in theatre, music, or art may be considered for a Fine Arts Scholarship. These scholarships are based on a combination of a student’s academic record and talent. There are three types of Fine Arts Scholarships: Theatre Scholarships, Music Scholarships, and Art Scholarships. Each scholarship has a range from $2,500 to $7,000.

Students receiving a Fine Arts Scholarship will be ineligible for a Merit-Based or Transfer Scholarship.



Associate’s Degree Scholarships

Traditional transfer students who have earned an Associate’s Degree in Arts or Science from a regionally accredited instition prior to enrolling may be eligible for the Associate’s Degree Scholarship.