Merit Scholarships

Available Scholarships for Fall 2019

Scholarships are based on the realigned tuition rate of $18,500 annually.

Merit Scholarships

First-time freshmen and transfer students who have earned fewer than 24 credit hours are eligible for consideration. Merit-based scholarships are determined by a student’s academic record and accomplishments.  Submit your application to find out what you qualify for.

  • Trustee Scholarship: $7,000
  • Deans Scholarship: $5,500
  • Founders Scholarship: $4,000
  • Achievement Scholarship: $2,500

Academic Scholarships

Students selected to be a Presidential Scholar will receive full tuition. To be considered, a student must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 a 1280 SAT score or a 27 ACT composite score.  An interview and writing sample are required. Priority is given to students who attend the Scholarship Competition Day on Feb. 2, 2019. Five available, renewable for four years.


Transfer Scholarships (for students having earned more than 24 credit hours)

Based on the cumulative GPA from all college work at time of acceptance.

GPA Requirements                          Scholarships Amount

3.5 GPA or above                             $6,000

3.0 – 3.49 GPA                                    $5,000

2.5 – 2.99 GPA                                    $3,000

2.25 – 2.49 GPA                                  $2,000


Fine Arts

Students with outstanding talent in theatre, music and art may be considered for an Arts Scholarship. The scholarships range from $2,500 to $7,000. The scholarship is based on a combination of academic qualifications and talent.  Students receiving an Arts Scholarship are ineligible for a Merit Scholarship.

Associates Degree Scholarship

Awarded to traditional transfer students earning an Associate’s in Arts or Associate’s in Science from a regionally accredited institution prior to enrolling may be eligible for the Associates Degree Scholarship. The scholarship ranges from $500 to $2,500, based on financial need.

Additional scholarships are awarded to students who are United Methodist or legacy.


Greensboro College’s Fall Showcase Day takes place all day Tuesday, Nov. 19. It’s free and open to the public, and there’s a full schedule here.