Cedarville 2023 Parent Guidebook

Academic Essentials | 15 Scholarships Cedarville University is committed tomaking a high-quality, Christian education affordable and accessible. Along with competitive costs well below the national private college average, Cedarville provides a wide range of scholarship options to assist students and families. Last year, nearly 100% of new freshmen received scholarships, with an average of more than $20,000 in scholarships and grants awarded. Students who completed the FAFSA also had access to federal student loans. Academic Scholarships Academic scholarships range from$11,000 to $22,000 per year and are renewable for all four years as long as the student meets the required GPA. These generous awards can be combinedwith need-based scholarships, academic program scholarships (music and pharmacy students, for example), athletic scholarships, and other Donor-Funded Scholarships These scholarships allowdonors tomeet individual student needs through annually funded or endowed named scholarships. Youwill find a listing of scholarships with a brief description of the scholarship’s intent as well the required or preferred qualifications below. To be considered for donor-funded scholarships, candidates must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the general application as well as any applications for specific scholarships. ■ To complete a required scholarship application, you must first sign in with your CedarNet login you used to access the general application. Then complete your general profile and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships. ■ All Cedarville University students who meet the scholarship criteria and with a completed general application will be considered. ■ The Executive Director of Financial Aid and/or a scholarship committee of Cedarville University faculty and staff select recipients. ■ Unless noted as a one-time award, donor-funded scholarshipsmay be renewed for subsequent years if the recipients continue to complete the general application andmeet the criteria (however, renewal is not guaranteed).