2017–18 Dean's Excellence Scholarship - New Freshmen

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Note: This information is valid for new freshmen students entering Cedarville in 2017–18.


  • 25+ ACT or 1200+ SAT (Math + Evidence-Based Reading and Writing)
  • 3.2 high school GPA (unweighted 4.0 scale; there is no rounding of the cumulative GPA)

NOTE: Scholarship decisions are based on GPA and test scores received by Cedarville by April 30.

  • Cedarville accepts updated GPA and test score information received by April 30th.
  • Scholarships may be upgraded based upon information received by April 30th.


No separate application is necessary.


$10,000 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


Yes, as long as the student has a Cedarville Cum GPA of 3.0 or higher at time of annual review.

  • Annual review is performed after spring semester grades are processed.
  • Note: There is no rounding of the cumulative GPA.

What if student's Cum GPA falls below 3.0? Is this award renewable at a later time?

  • Yes, students whose Cedarville Cum GPA is below 3.0 at the annual review may have their award reinstated if their Cedarville Cum GPA is raised to meet the required 3.0 mark.
  • Reinstatement reviews are performed after each term (spring, summer, and fall).