Each year Wittenberg recognizes and rewards outstanding scholastic achievements by awarding merit-based scholarships and special awards to deserving students.
Students are encouraged to apply for admission by December 1 for priority consideration of all scholarships and awards.
|Merit-Based Scholarship||Scholarship Amount||Academic Profile of Recent Recipients /Guidelines||Details|
|Provost Scholarship||Starting at $18,000||By invitation only
||Wittenberg recognizes and rewards its most academically-talented incoming students with the invitation to compete for the Provost Scholarship. Select students are invited to demonstrate their abilities to the Wittenberg faculty through our on-campus scholarship competition. Provost scholars are encouragedd to participate in the University Honors Program and receive the privilege to live in the honors residence hall.|
|Wittenberg Scholar Award||Starting at $8,000||Based on academic achievement, personal references and continued success in co-curricular activities.|
|Honor Award||Starting at $2,000||Based on good citizenship, personal references and involvement in co-curricular activities.|
|Martin Luther Scholarship||$20,000||3.5+ GPA
This competitive scholarship is awarded to select Lutheran students each year who are nominated by a Lutheran pastor by Oct. 31 and exhibit a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
|Broadwell Chinn Award||$16,000||3.25 + GPA||This scholarship recognizes diversity among students who have maintained at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA.|
|Lutheran Pastor-Parent/Lay Worker-Parent Grant||Half tuition||Available to dependent children of full-time Lutheran pastors serving a recognized call or call to special service; or to dependent children of full-time church workers in Lutheran ministries.|
|Yellow Ribbon Grant||Full tuition||Offered to military veterans and/or their families. The recipient must be a child of a military veteran who served post 9/11. The scholarship, when combined with other VA benefits, provides up to full tuition to qualifying applicants.|
|Phi Theta Kappa Grant||Half tuition||Offered to any transfer student who is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and has maintained good academic standing.|
Special Interest Awards
If selected, students may receive up to one Special Interest Award in addition to one Merit-Based Scholarship. These scholarships require a separate application.
|Special Interest Awards||Scholarship Amount||Academic Profile of Recent Recipients /Guidelines||Details|
|Special Interest Award in Community Engagement||$2,500||Jan. 15 deadline
||This competitive award recognizes students who demonstrate a sustained commitment to community service and exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills.|
|Special Interest Award in Student Leadership||$2,500||Jan. 15 deadline||This competitive award recognizes superior leadership experience. Three scholarships are awarded each year.|
|Special Interest Award in East Asian Business||$2,500||Jan. 15 deadline||This award recognizes students who demonstrate a passion for East Asian culture, business and economics.|
|Special Interest Award in Art||Starting at $1,000||Jan. 15 deadline||Up to 20 recent works should be included in a PowerPoint presentation format. Recipients must maintain at least an art minor and be in good standing in the program.|
|Special Interest Award in Music||Up to $5,000||March 15 deadline||Music scholarships are available to all students regardless of major, and are renewable annually for four years. Further information is available at www.wittenberg.edu/music/scholarships|
Special Interest Award inTheatre
|Starting at $1,000||March 1 deadline||Interested students must schedule an audition or interview by March 1. Scholarship guidelines are available at www.wittenberg.edu/theatre. Recipients must actively participate in the theatre or dance program at Wittenberg, regardless of major or minor.|
|Thespian Scholar Award||$5,000||Ohio Thespian Directors who have led their troupes for five years or longer may nominate one student each year. The nomination form is available at www.wittenberg.edu/theatre. The scholarship is awarded based solely on the student’s nomination.|
|Legacy Book Award||Up to $500 per semester, or $4,000 over four years||Recipient must be a child or grandchild of a Wittenberg alumna/alumnus. This award is for purchasing school books in the Wittenberg bookstore.|
|Bill Martin Scholarship||Full tuition over four years||December 1 deadline||
Recipient must reside in Washtenaw County, Michigan and be an incoming student in the class of 2017 - Apply Here
|Rochester Area Scholarship||$10,000||December 1 deadline||Awarded to incoming freshman of the Rochester, NY area - Apply Here|
In addition to scholarship opportunities, students may apply for need-based financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1. This form is available online.