SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FRESHMEN

Academic Scholarships

Scholarship Amount

Distinguished Scholar Awards

Ten to twelve Distinguished Scholars are selected each year. Students with a 3.75 cumulative GPA and a 30 ACT (or 1980 SAT) composite score will be invited to a Dordt College Distinguished Scholar Day on Friday, January 13, 2017, during which a variety of activities related to academic interests will be presented. A written response to an essay question or an interview may be a required activity that day. Students who find it difficult to schedule this visit may complete these activities under the supervision of their high school guidance counselor. Dordt College Admissions Counselors can answer specific questions about Distinguished Scholar awards. These awards are renewable for an additional three consecutive years provided the recipient maintains a 3.50 cumulative GPA.

Application: No Application Form Required

Dordt College Challenge, Honors, and Presidential Scholarships

Dordt College Challenge, Honors, and Presidential Scholarships are academic scholarships awarded to students with a 2.80 cumulative GPA and a 19 ACT (or 1330 SAT) composite score. Scholarships ranging $2,500-$4,500 are named Challenge Scholarships, scholarships ranging $5,000-$7,000 are named Honors Scholarships and scholarships ranging $7,500-$12,500 are named Presidential Scholarships. There is no application process and the December 1 deadline date does not apply to these scholarships. These scholarships are renewable, provided the recipient maintains a 2.8 cumulative grade point average after freshman year, and a 3.00 cumulative grade point average thereafter.

Application: No Application Form Required

Kuyper Scholarships

Students accepted into the Kuyper Scholars Program will be awarded a $2,000.00 Kuyper Scholarship. Eligibility requirements to apply for this program are a 3.50 cumulative GPA and a 28 ACT (or 1860 SAT) composite score. Final admittance will be based on an entrance essay and letters of recommendation. Interested students should apply through the college admissions office. Kuyper Scholarships are renewable for an additional three consecutive years provided the recipient maintains a 3.25 cumulative GPA and is a successful, active participant in the Kuyper Scholars Program.

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