Liberty University Honors Scholarship Program

Award: $4,000 per year for up to four years Eligibility:

Eligibility:

  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • 1330 SAT or 28 ACT

Additional Award Information: Honors Program application and eligibility guidelines.

John W. Rawlings Scholarship (not currently accepting applications)

Award: Scholarship set-up to train residential students that are called to be ministry leaders in the local church or parachurch organizations. Award amounts vary.

Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a School of Divinity program and maintain a 2.5 GPA to receive the scholarship.

Additional Award Information: Please email [email protected] for a full list of requirements and to obtain an application.

Legacy Scholarship

Award: $1,000 per year for up to four years Eligibility:

Eligibility:

  • For new residential undergraduate students with a parent or guardian who earned an undergraduate degree or higher from Liberty University (guardian could have completed a Resident or Online degree, does not include certificates)
  • Must be a full-time consecutively enrolled degree-seeking student
  • Must maintain Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress while enrolled at Liberty
  • Must complete the FAFSA each year and VTAG application (as applicable)
  • Transfer students are eligible
  • Complete the Legacy Scholarship application prior to freshman year of enrollment
  • Must be a federally dependent child as defined by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Current students who did not receive this scholarship upon matriculation are not eligible

Additional Award Information: All eligible applicants may receive only one Legacy Scholarship award, regardless if more than one parent/guardian earned an undergraduate degree or higher from Liberty University.

Liberty Academic Scholarship

Award:

What’s Your GPA? Find Your Annual Scholarship!*

GPA (High School/College)Annual Amount
3.0 – 3.19$1,750
3.2 – 3.39$3,100
3.4 – 3.59$3,500
3.6 – 3.79$4,000
3.8 – 3.99$5,600
4.0$6,500

What’s Your Test Score? Find Your Bonus!**

Test ScoreAnnual Amount
SAT – 1240+$1,000
or ACT – 26+$1,000
or CLT – 81+$1,000

Have a Higher Test Score & 3.0+ GPA? See Your Boost!

2022-2023 Academic Year

Test ScoreGPA (High School/College)Annual Amount
SAT – 1540+3.0+Full Tuition
or ACT – 35+3.0+Full Tuition
or CLT – 107+3.0+Full Tuition

2021-2022 Academic Year

Test ScoreGPA (High School/College)Annual Amount
SAT – 1560+3.0+Full Tuition
or ACT – 35+3.0+Full Tuition
or CLT – 107+3.0+Full Tuition

Eligibility:

  • SAT/ACT is required for academic scholarship purposes, but is not required for students age 22 or older
  • The grid above reflects the amounts students are eligible to receive per year based on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (ERW) portions of the SAT, the composite score of the ACT and cumulative unweighted GPA. Super scoring is used for both the ACT (all four subtests), the SAT (Math and ERW) and the CLT.
  • Students must meet the minimum Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress (SAP) standards to continue receiving this scholarship.
  • GPA: The following information is used regarding the number of college credits transferred to Liberty University to determine the GPA used in calculating the scholarship:
    • Less than 12 college credits: unweighted HS GPA (4.0 scale) only
    • Between 12-24 college credits: either unweighted HS GPA (4.0 scale) or college GPA* (whichever is better)
    • 25 or more college credits: college GPA* only
    • *Must have earned at least 12 college credits from one institution for the college GPA to be used; if there are multiple institutions from which 12+ credits are earned, a simple average of those institutions’ GPAs is used
    • College credits earned through Liberty are not eligible to be considered for the purposes of this scholarship (i.e., courses taken previously on campus at LU, online through LUO, through LCA Dual Enrollment, or through LUOA Dual Enrollment)
    • Students earning college credit through dual-enrollment (while in high school) who have questions regarding their Liberty Academic Scholarship eligibility should contact the Office of Admissions by emailing [email protected]
  • Test Score Bonus:
    • With a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, the Test Score Bonus will add $1,000 onto your GPA-based academic scholarship or will bring your award up to a full tuition scholarship.
    • The grid above reflects the Bonus amounts students are eligible to receive per year based on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (ERW) portions of the SAT or the composite score of the ACT or the CLT, with at least a 3.0 GPA
    • Super scoring is used for the ACT (all four subtests), the SAT (Math and ERW), and the CLT

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