President's Scholarship for College Honors


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About 60 scholarships in an amount equal to sixty percent (60%) of that student's first year tuition cost are awarded each year to first-year students who have demonstrated excellent scholarship, leadership, and Christian character.

President's Scholarship candidates are selected by a committee from the pool of first year applicants who have submitted a complete application for admission before January 15. The same eligibility criteria and process apply for the President's Scholarship as for the Trustees' Scholarship. Recipients of President's Scholarships are eligible for participation in the College Honors Program.

President's Scholarships are renewable to the recipient for three (3) subsequent years at Messiah College — frozen at an amount equal to sixty percent (60%) of that student's first year tuition cost. To be eligible for scholarship renewal, the student must:

  • maintain a 3.2 grade point average over the freshman academic year and a 3.4 grade point average each following year

This scholarship may not be combined with any other Messiah College Merit Scholarship with the exception of the National Merit Scholarship.