Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

chart of available sources of aid

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Award Eligibility Amount Comments
First Time Freshmen   Starting Fall 2014  
Presidential Scholar
 
Colloquium Scholar
3. 6 GPA • 1250 SAT/28 ACT

1320 SAT/31 ACT
Maximum total =
$9,000

+ $2,000

$11,000
Awards are based on high school GPA and test scores.  Must maintain a 3.4 GPA.
HU Honor 3.2 GPA OR 1000 SAT/21 ACT
3.5 GPA
1150 SAT/25 ACT
Maximum Total =
$2,500
+$2,000
+$2,000
$6,500
Awards are made based on test scores or GPA; Must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Academic Distinction Award National Merit Finalist
or
Semi-Finalist
$6,000
or
$3,000
Renewable each year.  Must maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Transfer Students      
Transfer HU Honors 3.2 GPA • 1000 SAT/21 ACT
3.5 GPA
1150 SAT/25 ACT
1250 SAT/28 ACT
TOP 10% of Class
Maximum Total =
$2,500
+$1,000
+$1,000
+$1,500
+$500
$6,500
Awards are made based on test scores, GPA, as well as class rank from high school; Must maintain a 3.0 GPA at HU.
Transfer Academic Award < 3.2 • 1000 SAT/21 ACT in high school
>= 3.0 cumulative college GPA (at least 24 hours earned)


$2,500
Must have earned less than a 3.2 cum GPA & 1000 SAT/ 21 ACT from high school and have at least a 3.0 college cum with at least 24 earned hours
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Award PTK membership at current college $2,000 Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa at current college and must provide a copy of certificate or membership card
Transfer Distinction Award National Merit Finalist
or
Semi-Finalist
$4,500
or
$3,000
Renewable each year.  Must maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Returning Students      
Returning Student HU Honors < 3.2 • 1000 SAT/21 ACT in high school
>= 3.0 cumulative college GPA (at least 24 hours earned)


$2,500
Must have earned less than a 3.2 cum GPA & 1000 SAT/ 21 ACT from high school and have at least a 3.0 college cum with at least 24 earned hours
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DEPARTMENT AND PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Award Eligibility Amount Comments
Communication Performance Award(Communication Studies, Journalism and Public Relations) 2.3 GPA • Department Recommendation $1,000 Must complete award application; Awards are made on the basis of leadership ability as well as work experience in the area of communication
Digital Media Arts Performance Award(Animation, Broadcasting and Film) 3.0 GPA • Department Recommendation $500 to $2,000 Must complete award application; Portfolio (preferably slides)
English Award 2.3 GPA • Department Recommendation $2,500 Must complete award application. Click here for information sheet.
History Award 2.3 GPA • Department Recommendation $2,500 Must complete award application. Click here for information sheet.
Music Performance Award 3.0 GPA • Department Recommendation $500 to $5,000 Must complete award application; Auditions are made with the Music Department
Natural & Mathematical Sciences Award Division Recommendation $2,500 Must complete award application. Click here for information sheet.  
Theatre Performance Award 2.3 GPA • Department Recommendation $500 to $2,500 Must submit a resume of theatre experience and recommendation letter from high school Theatre Director
Visual Art Performance Award 3.0 GPA • Department Recommendation $500 to $2,000 Must complete award application; Portfolio (preferably slides)
Athletic Awards 2.3 GPA • Athletic Ability Varies Scholarships are available in all sports; Performance based; Awards made based on coaches' recommendations

Click here for the above award applications.

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GRANTS

Award Eligibility Amount Comments
Indiana Grants Indiana Residency • Need Based  $200 to $7,054 FAFSA must be received by federal processor by March 10
Federal Pell Grants Financial Need $400 to $5,550 Federal Grant; Must file FAFSA 
Federal SEOG  Financial Need $500 to $4,000 Federal Grant; Must file FAFSA 
Church Service Grant Dependent of Minister or Missionary $500 to $1,000 Parent must be in full-time ministry
Edward Roush Grant 2.3 GPA • Financial Need Varies Must file FAFSA; Must have a demonstrated need
Huntington University Grant 2.3 GPA • Financial Need Varies Must file FAFSA; Must have a demonstrated need
International Grant 2.3 GPA • International Student  $1,000 to $7,000 Must maintain a 2.0 GPA; Must demonstrate need; Must complete Source of Funding section of International Student Application
International U.B. Grant Must be an International Student • Membership in Church of the United Brethren in Christ  Direct Cost Recommendations made by U.B. Headquarters
Matching Church Grant Church must participate $100 to $500 HU will match up to $500 from student's home church
U.B. Matching Church Grant Church must participate/Member of a U.B.I.C Church $100 to $1,000 HU will match up to $1,000 from student's U.B. home church
U.B. Endowment Grant Membership in Church of the United Brethren in Christ  $1,000 to $2,000 Awards made on state of residency as well as need
Merillat Scholar 2.7 GPA • 900 SAT/19 ACT     =
3.2 GPA • 1000 SAT/21 ACT   =

*Member of UBIC church
*Youth for Christ/Young Life student leader
*Dependent of an Alumni
*Graduate of ACSI high school
*Graduate of CSI high school
$2,500
$4,000

+ $1,000 if two criteria are met
+ $500 if three criteria are met
+ $500 if four criteria are met
Awards are based on GPA and test scores.  Stackable if more than one criteria is met.  Second category is +$1,000 and third and fourth categories are an additional $500.
Horizon Leader Scholarship Must have a racial and ethnically diverse background • Involvement in Youth for Christ and/or referral from Youth for Christ employee Full tuition and housing costs for up to 10 semesters Renewable annually if the student maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA. Active involvement at Youth for Christ's Primetime Center is required.
Bible Bowl Award Top 5 finish in either team or individual competition.  Students must participate in the National Bible Bowl.  Award winners determined by the National Bible Bowl based on the official results of the annual competition. $2,500 Renewable annually with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Click here for the above grant applications.

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LOANS & WORK

Award Eligibility Amount Comments
Federal Perkins Loan Financial Need $500 to $4,000 Federal funding; Must file FAFSA; 9 month deferment
(5% interest)
Federal Direct Loan
Subsidized
Financial Need Up to $3,500 (Freshman)
Up to $4,500 (Sophomore)
Up to $5,500 (Junior and Senior)
Federal funding; Must file FAFSA; 6 month deferment
Federal Direct Loan
Unsubsidized 
Non-Need Based Up to $3,500 (Freshman)
Up to $4,500 (Sophomore)
Up to $5,500 (Junior and Senior)
Federal funding; Must file FAFSA; Interest is charged upon disbursement. Additional unsubsidized funding is available for independent students.
Federal PLUS Non-Need Based Up to Total Cost of Attendance Federal funding; Allows parent to help cover expected contribution
Questa Scholars Program (lending and loan forgiveness program) Graduates from Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko and Whitley Counties in Indiana.  Must gradate high school with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.  Must be a current high school senior or current college freshman to apply. Up to $20,000 loan ($5,000 per year for 4 years) Must file the FAFSA; Complete Questa Foundation for Education Application by June 10th 
Federal Work-Study Financial Need $800 to $2,200 Federal funding; Student is eligible for an on-campus job