Scholarship Opportunities


FRESHMEN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS


Academic scholarships at ETBU are based on a combination of ACT/SAT (excluding Writing) and recalculated high school GPA. This allows students to be awarded on a more complete picture of the student's ability. The amounts listed below are for new students beginning Fall 2016 and Spring 2017.

  • PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $11,000 per academic year - Must maintain a 3.2 GPA for renewal.
  • HONOR SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000 per academic year - Must maintain a 3.0 GPA for renewal.
  • DEAN SCHOLARSHIP - $8,000 per academic year - Must maintain a 2.75 GPA for renewal.
  • ACHIEVEMENT GRANT - $4,000 per academic year - Must maintain a 2.5 GPA for renewal.
  • NATIONAL MERIT SEMI-FINALIST - Full Tuition provided that the student has listed ETBU in the first position on the National Merit Scholarship Application.

To determine which academic scholarship you may qualify for click the link below:

Scholarship Calculator Fall 2016 and Spring 2017

TRANSFER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS


Transfer Academic Scholarships are awarded to students who transfer to ETBU with at least 24 hours.  The amounts listed below are for new students beginning Fall 2016 and Spring 2017.

  • PRESIDENTIAL PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP - $11,000 per academic year - Awarded to current PTK members. (3.5 GPA required for renewal)
  • TRANSFER HONOR SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000 per academic year - Students must have a transfer GPA of 3.25 or higher. (3.0 GPA required for renewal)
  • TRANSFER DEAN SCHOLARSHIP - $8,000 per academic year - Student's transfer GPA must be between 2.75 and 3.24. (2.75 GPA required for renewal)
  • TRANSFER ACHIEVEMENT GRANT - $4,000 per academic year - Student's transfer GPA must be between 2.5 and 2.749. (2.5 GPA required for renewal)

CHURCH-RELATED SCHOLARSHIPS


CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - $1,500 - $4,500 - Students may have this scholarship renewed each year for up to 4 years by maintaining a cumulative 2.0 GPA and participating in at least one hour each week of service with a community service partner.

CHURCH MATCHING SCHOLARSHIP - ETBU will match a church contribution up to $2,000 per academic year.  See application for specific details.

MINISTER'S DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP - $1500 per year - ETBU awards dependents of full time Baptist ministerial staff or Baptist career missionaries $1500 per year.

MINISTRY SCHOLARSHIP - $60 per semester hour -Initial applicants must be a member in good standing of a Baptist Church (regardless of denominational affiliation or geographical location). Can be found here.
- Renewals must be signed by the pastor of a church cooperating with the Baptist General Convention of Texas
- Provide local approval (certification), license or ordination papers from a Baptist church
- Participate in Religion Seminar and complete Religion 2340 (Ministry Formations) before graduation
- Be an ETBU student in good standing
- Submit annual renewal application.

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS


University Scholars Program - Information about our honors program and applications can be found here.

Louisiana Educational Advantage Program (LEAP) Scholarship - Students who graduate from a high school in Louisiana are eligible to participate in the LEAP Program. You may apply online here

Hispanic Christian Servant Leader Scholarship - This scholarship is available for four outstanding young Hispanic students (2 male & 2 female) for each academic year. The printable application can be accessed here and more information about the scholarship requirements and the selection process can be found here. Full application packets must be sent no later than May 24, 2016 via email to info@convencionbautista.org or hardcopy to:
Hispanic Baptist Convention
5825 34th St.
Lubbock, TX 78254 

Rufus-Spraberry Memorial Alumni Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded by the Alumni Association to children and grandchildren of former students.  You may apply online here.

Hale-Moore Education Fund - Information coming soon.

Math and Chemistry Scholarships- Math Scholarship information can be found here. Chemistry Scholarship information can be found here. (Scholarships awarded in amounts of up to $4000 per year)

Music and Theatre Scholarships - Are available by demonstrating an exceptional level of performance during an on-campus audition. Dates for auditions may be obtained through the Music and Theatre Departments. 

Music: 903.923.2158
Theatre: 903.923.2292

For more information about Music click here.

For more information about Theatre click here.

SCHOLARSHIP NOTATIONS


All ETBU awards are renewable for four years as long as minimum renewal requirements are met.

All scholarship funds are limited and based on a first-come/first-serve basis.

Students must be accepted to the University before ETBU scholarships can be awarded.

ETBU scholarships are limited to the cost of tuition only.

All ETBU scholarships require students to live in on-campus housing (unless permanent residence is within commuting distance) and maintain full-time status.

All financial aid awards are subject to readjustment after a SAR is received and student's financial need is determined.

Students who have earned a bachelor's degree are not eligible for ETBU scholarships.


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