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Below you will find an overview of scholarships offered to international students at Asbury University. For full details regarding these awards, please refer to the school catalog, known as the Asbury University Bulletin.

Presidential Scholarships

Students who demonstrate high academic achievement in high school and who meet the minimum standard for admission in all categories may qualify for this scholarship. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years or eight semesters. To be eligible, a student must meet two of three criteria.

  Award amount GPA ACT/SAT Class Rank GPA to Renew
Level I 15% tuition 3.50 27/1200 top 10% 3.10
Level II 20% tuition 3.70 29/1280 top 5% 3.20
Level III* 30% tuition 3.90 30/1320 top 2% 3.30

Homeschooled students become eligible for this scholarship by achieving a qualifying score on the ACT or the SAT. Class rank and high school GPA are not considered.

*New, incoming freshmen who are recipients of the Level III Presidential Scholarship will be invited to campus in early spring to compete for the Hughes and Morrison Scholarships.

John Wesley Hughes Scholarships

Two full-tuition scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to new students (one male and one female) who qualify as Level III President’s Scholars or National Merit/Francis Asbury Scholars. Competition is by invitation only and occurs on campus in early spring prior to intended enrollment. This award is renewed for up to four years or eight semesters provided the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.60 at Asbury University.

Henry Clay Morrison Scholarships

Sixteen half-tuition scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to new students who qualify as Level III President’s Scholars. Competition is by invitation only and occurs on campus in early spring prior to intended enrollment. This award is renewed for up to four years or eight semesters provided the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.50 at Asbury University.

Music Performance Scholarships

This scholarship will be awarded by the Music Department to students who exhibit outstanding musical performance ability. Students must meet Asbury University admission requirements to be considered. The Music Department makes the final selections based on auditions. To maintain this scholarship, students must meet the minimum cumulative GPA required for graduation.

For more information, including a printable scholarship application and audition guidelines, please click here.

Athletic Scholarships

The Athletic Department awards scholarships in varying amounts to outstanding athletes who demonstrate a potential to significantly contribute to the athletic program of the University. To qualify, students must meet regular admission standards and NAIA requirements. Athletic scholarships are recommended by the coaches and the Athletic Director of Asbury University. To maintain this scholarship, a student must meet the minimum cumulative GPA required for graduation, pass a minimum of 24 credits per year and continue to have the recommendations of a coach and the Athletic Director.

For more detailed information, please contact the Athletic Department .

Theatre Scholarships

The Theatre Department awards scholarships in varying amounts to outstanding performers who demonstrate a potential to significantly contribute to the theatre program of the University. To qualify for any theatre scholarship, students must meet regular admissions standards. Theatre scholarships are recommended by Theatre Department faculty of Asbury University. In order to maintain this scholarship, students must meet the minimum cumulative GPA required for graduation, pass a minimum of 24 credits per year and continue to have the recommendations of the Theatre Department.

International Student Scholarship

Each year the Scholarship Committee will select new international applicants to receive partial scholarships. Selection is based on academic standing, an essay written by the student and other information available to the committee. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide qualified international students the opportunity of an education at Asbury University and to maintain awareness of international concerns through the presence of students from other countries on campus.

The deadline for application submission is January 1 of the year in which the student intends to enroll. This scholarship may be renewed for up to four years or eight semesters (excluding summer) provided the student maintains satisfactory academic progress. This scholarship is only available to persons who are not citizens of the USA or Canada. Please contact the Admissions Office for more detailed information.

Business Scholars Program Scholarship

This scholarship for new students is designed to support Christian men and women interested in advancing the cause of Christ in the fields of Business Management and Accounting. A $10,000 Business Scholars Program Scholarship will be awarded to 2-3 students per year and can be renewed annually. This scholarship is competitive and non-need based. Students must be accepted by the University, declare a Business Management or Accounting major, and have achieved a minimum test score of 24 ACT/1110 SAT, and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidates with higher academic qualifications and evidence of involvement in business or leadership-related areas will be given priority. For consideration, please complete the scholarship application.

Asbury University Alumni Scholarship Award

Two awards consisting of 5% of tuition will be given annually to entering freshmen who are direct descendants of an Asbury University alumnus. This is a one-time award and is, therefore, not renewable. A letter of application must be submitted to the Asbury University Alumni Relations Office no later than April 15. For consideration, click here.

Out of State Scholarship

A $2,000 a year scholarship for any student that does not reside in Kentucky. This scholarship is awarded on top of all other financial aid.

Christian Ministry Scholarship

A Christian Ministry Scholarship of $1000/year has been established for traditional undergraduate students who have at least one parent working in paid, full-time Christian Ministry.This scholarship is added on top of all other financial aid.

Alumni Recognition Scholarship

A $1500/year scholarship is added on top of all other financial aid for new students whose parent is an alumnus of Asbury University.

Church Match Grant

Asbury University will match donations from the scholarship fund of churches and para–church organizations designated for students up to $1000/year. This grant is on top of all other financial aid.

Multiple Family Waiver

Students who have a sibling enrolled at Asbury University as a traditional undergraduate receive a 4% waiver of tuition. Students with two siblings enrolled at Asbury receive a 5% waiver of tuition. This waiver is on top of all other financial aid.