Diversity Scholarship - 2013–14 - Scholarships - Financial Aid - Cedarville University

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Diversity Scholarship

Note: This information is valid for new students entering Cedarville in 2013–14.

As a Christ-centered University, Cedarville values diversity and strives to build a student body that reflects the full range of people groups comprising God’s Kingdom. The University intentionally develops student programming and financial aid policies designed to attract and serve students from an array of ethnic backgrounds.

Criteria:

The Diversity Scholarship is awarded to students who identify themselves as predominantly belonging to a minority ethnic or racial group (i.e. Hispanic or Latino, American or Alaskan Native, Asian, Asian Indian, African-American, Pacific Islander, or Middle Eastern).

Application:

Ethnicity can be reported to the university in the following ways:

  • The ACT/SAT score report; or
  • The Applicant Profile form (completed as a follow-up to the application for admission)

Award:

$4,000 per year

  • Full-time enrollment required (minimum 12 credit hours per semester at Cedarville)
  • Eligibility expires after eight semesters of attendance
  • Limited to fall and spring semesters only
  • This award may be combined with other scholarships and grants
Academic
Award
Academic
Award Amount
Cedarville
Access Grant
Diversity
Scholarship
Total
President's
Scholar Award
$12,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $18,000
Provost's
Scholar Award
$9,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $15,000
Dean's
Scholar Award
$7,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $13,000
Faculty
Scholar Award
$4,000 Up to $2,000 $4,000 Up to $10,000
All other
students
n/a Up to $4,000 $4,000 Up to $8,000

Notes: Scholarship decisions are based on GPA and test scores received by Cedarville by April 15.
    GPA: Unweighted HS GPA (using 4.0 scale)
    Test Scores: Best one-day test score
        ACT: Composite score for a single test date
        SAT: Math + Critical Reading scores for a single test date

Renewable:

Yes, the Diversity Scholarship renews as long as the student maintains a Cedarville Cum GPA of 2.0 or higher.

  • Annual review is performed at the end of the spring semester.