2022–23 Transfer Student Aid

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Note: This information is valid for new transfer students entering Cedarville in 2022–23.

Transfer Academic and Achievement Scholarships

For Fall 2022, the University will offer Transfer Academic and Achievement Scholarships ranging from $9,000 to $14,000 per year based upon a transfer student's academic credentials. No separate application is required. Qualifying GPA information from other colleges attended must be submitted by July 31.

Transfer Need-based Scholarships

Through generous gifts from our donors along with budgeted institutional funds, the University offers need-based aid to help cover students' unmet financial need. Completion of the FAFSA is required.

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Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Eligibility for Transfer Academic Scholarships will be calculated once Cedarville has received official transcript(s) with letter grades for the equivalent of 12 or more semester credit hours for 100/1000 level or higher coursework.

* Transfer students may be eligible for additional scholarships (Athletic, One Campus, President's Ministry Impact Scholarship, and/or program specific)

Academic Program Scholarships are associated with select academic programs (Pharmacy, Music, Worship, ROTC, and others). These are awarded by faculty within each department.

Athletic Scholarships are awarded to top-performing athletes on an individual basis by the coaches.

Word of Life Transfer Scholarship. Transfer students who attend Word of Life Bible Institute may qualify for this grant.

President's Ministry Impact Scholarship. Celebrating Cedarville's strong support for the local church and those who invest their lives in full-time ministry, this scholarship is awarded to selected students whose parent is in full-time ministry and who demonstrate excellent Christian character and leadership abilities. An application is required.

Dr. Deforia Lane Diversity Scholarship. The Dr. Deforia Lane Diversity Scholarship is awarded annually to select undergraduate students seeking to enhance the Cedarville Community through their personal experience and appreciation for racial, ethnic and cultural diversity.

Foster Care and Adoption Scholarship. This generous scholarship is awarded to one new student each year who has grown up in the foster care system and is now seeking to enroll at Cedarville. An application is required.

Church Matching Scholarship match gifts that a church contributes to a student and demonstrate our passion to partner with local churches in equipping students for lifelong service.

Donor-Funded Scholarships. Scholarship requirements vary according to each donor's request. Award selection is made by the Executive Director of Financial Aid and/or a scholarship committee. Donor-funded scholarships may underwrite the funding of a student's existing academic or need-based aid or, in some cases, are awarded in addition to other institutional aid, depending on the wishes of the donor. Completion of the FAFSA is required.

Tuition Remission and Tuition Exchange Opportunities: Cedarville University offers tuition benefits to its full-time faculty, staff, and administrators and participates in the Tuition Exchange program sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges.

Outside Scholarships that Cedarville students have obtained throughout the years are listed for students to research and apply for on their own.

FASTWeb is recommended by Cedarville as an online resource to find outside scholarships for additional aid.

Cedarville University seeks to use institutional funding wisely in order to allow more students to receive funding. There may be instances where a student has scholarships and grants (institutional and outside) that exceed direct University charges. Thus, in cases where a student's total financial aid (gift-based aid) is above direct University charges, Cedarville will reduce other forms of institutional gift-based aid so as not to exceed your bill amount.

A student must be enrolled full-time to receive institutional aid. 12 hours is considered full-time for undergraduates. Enrolling in less than 12 hours will result in institutional aid being fully rescinded.