Wesleyan offers a comprehensive financial aid program and is committed to making it financially feasible for any admitted student to attend. All Merit scholarships are awarded automatically when a student is accepted to the college. No additional application is required. Wesleyan awards scholarships along with financial aid from federal, state, and institutional funds including grants, loans, scholarships, and student employment.
This scholarship is awarded annually to academically superior first-year applicants for admission whose intended major is in the area of fine arts. Eligible candidates must possess strong academic credentials, and demonstrate their interest and ability to engage in research.
Requirements: A minimum 3.0 high school GPA
Awarded annually to academically superior first-year applicants for admission who intend to declare a major in either the humanities or social sciences.
Requirements: Minimum 3.49 high school GPA
Awarded to students majoring in the sciences, mathematics, or dual-degree engineering. Preference is given to students who demonstrate particular promise in scientific inquiry or research. Recipients also are eligible for research stipends of up to $1,000 during their junior and senior years.
Requirements: Minimum 3.5 high school GPA
Awarded to students who demonstrate a commitment to faith and community service. Must submit certification of church membership from pastor and provide one letter of support from a service agency to document community service activities. Preference will be given to students from the Central Savannah River Area of Georgia and to students who are active members of the United Methodist Church.
Requirements: Minimum 3.25 high school GPA
Awarded to students who are active members of the United Methodist Church. Must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement along with commitment to faith, leadership, and community service. Transfer students from Andrew may also qualify.
Requirements: Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
Full-tuition (plus room and board) annual scholarship for students from the Middle Georgia area who are committed to teaching in the Middle Georgia area after graduation. One-fifth of the scholarship is a loan that will be forgiven at 20 percent a year for five years as the recipient teaches within Middle Georgia.
Full-tuition (plus room and board) annual scholarship for students who demonstrate leadership in service to their schools, churches, or communities, and exemplify the qualities of leadership, character, and personal achievement. Must be a graduate from any high school in Columbus, GA, or the greater Chattahoochee area. Preference for students involved in Girls Inc., Brookstone School in Columbus, GA, or The Heritage School in Newnan, GA.
Requirements: Minimum high school GPA of 3.20 (3.00 for Girls Inc.)
Students who apply for an art scholarship should:
Portfolio reviews last 30 minutes and include an interview with members of the Art Department faculty. Acceptance of the art scholarship requires that the student pursue either a major in art or art history.
Acceptance of the music scholarship requires that the student pursue either a major or minor in music. Students interested in music scholarships are required to audition, preferably in person, but audio or video tapes are permitted.
Acceptance of the theatre scholarship requires that the student pursue a minor in theatre. Students interested in theatre scholarships are required to audition, preferably in person, but audio or video tapes are permitted.
Wesleyan offers the Legacy Scholarship, valued at $15,000 to incoming first-year students who are referred to the College by a Wesleyan Alumna.
Wesleyan College reserves the right to limit scholarship funds based upon availability.
Wesleyan College, with the generous support of the Roberto C. Goizueta Foundation, provides a varying number of scholarships to entering full-time day students who are of Latin American descent.
The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund is a merit and need-based award. Any interested student may submit an application; however, eligibility is determined by the Office of Financial Aid Services and only eligible candidates will be considered.
Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 to $5,000 per year and are for one year only. Students must complete at least the general scholarship application to receive other United Methodist funds through the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry from the college.
To be eligible for a United Methodist Student Loan, an applicant must be:
The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) is a non-profit foundation that has been helping students pay for college since 1965.
UMHEF is committed to supporting the dreams of students who want to attend college at a United Methodist college, university or seminary of their choice.
Sometimes students and parents need a little help to cover the rising costs of tuition – that's where we come in! Our scholarships help students offset those costs by awarding scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000.
Each year we assist over 1,000 students with their tuition through programs such as United Methodist Dollars for Scholars. We partner with schools, United Methodist congregations and our donors to provide financial support in the amount of over $2 million annually to students all over the country.
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church (GBHEM) provides scholarships and loans to help supplement the financial needs of today's students.
The expected family contribution (EFC) formula as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the standard formula used in determining eligibility for the Pell Grant. The formula produces an EFC number to be considered for a Federal Pell Grant to consider a student. The FAFSA can be completed at www.studentaid.gov.
These are federal grants designed for students with exceptional financial need. S.E.O.G. awards may range from $200 to $4,000 per year.
This is a federal program designed to provide a student the chance to pay part of her educational expenses by working at a part-time job.
To be employed under this program, the student must:
This award is not deducted from the student's charges during the billing process. Limited funds are available for campus jobs to students who do not meet the above criteria and we also offer Wesleyan work study.
Federal PLUS Loans enable parents with good credit histories to borrow to pay the educational expenses of their daughter who is a dependent undergraduate student enrolled at least half time (six credit hours). The yearly limit on the Federal PLUS Loan is equal to the cost of education minus any other financial aid received for the year. The interest rate is adjusted each year on July 1. Parents of dependent undergraduate students can apply for the Parent PLUS loan at www.studentaid.gov. Graduate students can apply for the Graduate PLUS loan at www.studentaid.gov.
The Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant (GTEG) program is an annual tuition grant made available by the state of Georgia to qualified Georgia residents for attendance at approved private colleges in the state.
To be eligible for this grant:
Students with the following qualifications are eligible for the Hope Scholarship.
The student must:
Students may receive $4,304 per school year (fall and spring) or $2,152 per semester if enrolled full time. The HOPE scholarship is renewable for up to 127 attempted credit hours if the 3.0 cumulative HOPE grade point average is maintained.
All merit awards are renewable from year to year, provided the student is enrolled full time (12 or more semester hours) at Wesleyan and satisfies other stipulated conditions of her scholarship. Incoming students may not receive more than one merit award.
Should any academic scholarship recipient receive additional financial aid which results in the overpayment of the student's bill for any academic year or any portion of an academic year, the Financial Aid Office reserves the right to re-evaluate that student's particular situation and reduce the amount of scholarship by the amount of such overpayment. No combination of institutional, federal, or state scholarships and grants may exceed the College's direct costs. Direct costs include tuition, required fees, room (standard double room rate) and board. Students receiving outside scholarships may apply for these funds up to the full value of the College's cost of attendance budget, which include an estimate for books, as well as personal and transportation expenses. The College reserves the right to adjust need-based institutional aid if a student receives outside funding, though efforts will also be made to reduce the student's self-help forms of aid, such as work-study and student loans.
An invitation-only spring semester event for high school seniors who have demonstrated exemplary academic records, leadership, or talents through their applications for admission. Once accepted to Wesleyan College, an Admission Counselor will send an official invitation to compete in an interview process (by faculty/department) for premier scholarships.
Call (800) 447-6610 for more information.
Alternative Loans are private, credit-based loans designed to help students meet postsecondary or graduate education costs not met by other forms of financial aid. It is recommended that all U.S. students take advantage of all available federal aid resources before applying for an alternative loan. Students can browse and apply for a variety of alternative loans at www.elmselect.com.
Wesleyan College offers campus employment opportunities through the Federal and Institutional Work Study Programs. To be employed under these programs the student must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment and be capable of maintaining good academic standing while employed. Preference will be given to students of exceptional financial need. Limited funds are available for campus jobs and students must complete a Work Study Application in the Financial Aid Office to be considered for work study awarding.
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