- Art Department Scholarships
Students with outstanding athletic abilities may be eligible for an athletic scholarship. Students receiving athletic scholarships may not be eligible for some other forms of institutional aid, with the exception of academic scholarships. Interested students should contact the respective coaches. The scholarship amounts vary.
Baptist Collegiate Ministry Team Scholarships
The Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) provides scholarship opportunities for students to use their talents and gifts to lead in a variety of worship settings on campus as well as off campus. Teams are selected through an application process that includes an interview and audition.
- Christian Ministry Scholarship
The School of Communication awards academic/management scholarships and endowed scholarships to deserving Communication and Mass Communication students. Learn more about the Communication Scholarship opportunities.
Dick Brooks Honda Greer Community Scholarship
This $1,600 annual scholarship is given in support of students from Greer, SC in pursuing a traditional undergraduate or graduate degree at NGU. In the unexpected circumstance that a student from Greer is not available to receive the scholarship, second preference is given for students from communities contiguous to Greer. The student must demonstrate financial need through the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA), maintain full-time enrollment, and a cumulative NGU GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Dual Enrollment Scholarship
Dual Enrollment tuition is $100 per credit hour. Dual Enrollment students who enroll in our traditional undergraduate bachelor programs after high school will receive a Dual Enrollment scholarship based on the hours completed with the NGU Dual Enrollment Program. Scholarships are awarded one-time only during the first semester of full-time enrollment. Students pursuing a degree through one of our NGU Online programs are not eligible for this scholarship.
Course Credit Hours
Total Tuition per DEP Course
Scholarship Amount per DEP Course
4 Credit Hours
3 Credit Hours
2 Credit Hours
1 Credit Hour
Learn more at go.ngu.edu/DualEnroll
FUGE Camp Scholarship
Student can receive $250 per semester and must have attended FUGE Camp at North Greenville University as a student camper. Staff or leaders are not eligible. This scholarship is renewable for each year of attendance and can be received in addition to other merit scholarships and grants.
Scholarship awarded to students from Hillcrest, Fountain Inn, Mauldin and Woodmont High Schools. Scholarship amounts vary.
International Student Scholarship
$3000 (Residents) and $1500 (Commuters). The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA and possess a F1 Visa.
Impact 360 Fellow
North Greenville University will award a 50% tuition discount to new students who have successfully completed the Impact 360 Fellow program and enroll as a full-time residential student. The 50% tuition discount is comprised of any other NGU scholarships or grants a student may qualify for. In addition, eligible students may receive academic aid and earned scholarships above the 50% tuition discount. Earned scholarships include fine arts, athletics, and departmental scholarships.
Marching Band and Pep Band Scholarships
Students who have marching band or color guard experience may participate.
The NGU Marching Band is open to all interested students, music majors, and non-majors. All members of the band will receive a scholarship based on their seniority in the band. The scholarships are split 50/50 between the fall and spring semesters(i.e., a $600 scholarship is awarded $300 in the fall and $300 in the spring).
Scholarships are as follows:
Year 1: $600
Year 2: $800
Year 3: $1000
Year 4/5: $1200
Assistants: Yearly amount + $200
The NGU Pep Band is open to all interested students, music majors, and non-majors. All members of the band will receive a scholarship based on their participation. The scholarship may range from $300-$500 in the spring semester, based on the number of participants and funds available.
- Music Scholarships
- NGU Alumni Scholarship
North Greenville University is pleased to offer OneLife alumni scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $12,000 per year comprised of an NGU academic scholarship and an additional $2,000 OneLife scholarship. Students must meet the established academic scholarship criteria to receive the academic scholarship from NGU. Students may receive other sources of institutional aid based on established criteria. Additionally, NGU will work directly with each student to explore federal aid and outside scholarship opportunities. South Carolina residents may be eligible to receive state aid if established criteria are met. Credits OneLife alumni receive during the GAP year program will be accepted at NGU determined by the established transfer equivalency policy. NGU is excited to welcome OneLife alumni to our vibrant and Christ-centered academic community!
Out of State Residential Grant
Out-of-state students who live on campus may be eligible to receive a grant up to $2000. Some exclusions may apply.
Palmetto Boy’s State/Girl’s State
$1000 per year will be awarded to students who have attended Palmetto Boys’ State. This scholarship is renewable for each year of attendance and can be received in addition to other merit scholarships and grants.
Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)
North Greenville University students who participate in ROTC through Furman University may receive scholarships to cover tuition and books. Call 864.294.3402 if you are interested in signing up for the program.
Jessica Sachs Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be given in memory of Miss Jessica Sachs to any student who is a member of any Baptist church affiliated with the New England Baptist Convention. Miss Sachs was a passenger on the first plane that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Any eligible student may receive $3,000 for four years of enrollment at NGU. Recipients of the Jessica Sachs Memorial Scholarship will not be eligible for the Out-of-State Residential Grant. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA to continue receiving the grant each year. Any student wishing to receive this scholarship must submit a letter verifying their church’s affiliation with the New England Baptist Convention and the student’s regular church attendance to the Financial Aid Office. The letter should be written by the pastor or secretary of their church and should be written on church letterhead.
South Carolina Baptist Scholarship
Active members of churches affiliated with the South Carolina Southern Baptist Convention will receive $500.
Southern Baptist Employee’s Children Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to dependent students who are children of full-time employees of a Southern Baptist church, institution or agency. For new incoming students beginning Fall 2021, this scholarship is awarded at $500. Current students previously awarded this scholarship will continue to be awarded based on the guidelines published at the time of the initial award offer.
Southern Baptist Missionary Children Scholarship
NGU will provide scholarship assistance to dependent children of appointed, full-time missionaries with the International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention. Qualifying missionaries must be serving on the field full-time. A letter from IMB certifying the parent’s missionary status is required for consideration.
Beginning Fall 2021, eligible students will receive up to the following amounts in NGU scholarship assistance based on residential status. These amounts will be awarded in combination of any merit aid eligibility and the SBMC Scholarship. The SBMC scholarship amount is considered all-inclusive, which includes any other NGU entitlements or grants a student may otherwise qualify for. Students may receive earned scholarships above the amounts indicated. Earned scholarships include fine arts, athletics, and departmental scholarships.
- Residential Students: up to $17,500
- Commuting Students: up to $15,500
The scholarship is renewable annually, provided the student maintains standard satisfactory academic progress (as determined by the financial aid office) and the parent remains a full-time missionary with IMB.
Current students previously awarded this scholarship will continue to be awarded based on the guidelines published at the time of the initial award offer.
Sport Ministry Scholarship
Deadline March 1
Designed for students who will be pursuing a Sport Ministry degree at North Greenville University with plans to continue in a career in Sport Ministry after college.
Questions? Contact Jeff Briggs for further information.
- The student applying for a Sport Ministry Scholarship Fund Scholarship must be a born again Christian who is prayerfully considering God’s call on their life.
- The candidate is called by God to use their talents in sport/recreation to serve in ministry or in the field of sport/recreation. The candidate should be asked to provide his or her written testimony supporting this call.
- The student applying must be currently enrolled at North Greenville University or have applied and been accepted for the upcoming fall semester.
- The candidate will be pursuing a Sport Ministry degree at North Greenville University with plans to continue in a career in Sport Ministry after college.
- The recipient must study to show himself/herself approved unto God. The student will maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 during the first year and must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 during the second year and following year. The GPA will be reviewed at the end of each spring semester. A student falling below the cumulative 2.75 will have one semester to improve his or her GPA to 2.75.
- The candidate will have shown an interest in sport/recreation ministry by participating and/or leading in church sport/recreation and camp administration. Candidates who have participated in an Upward Sports league, and especially if their involvement includes coaching and/or assisting in a league leadership
position, should be given special consideration verses a candidate with no experience in Upward Sports programs.
- At a minimum, students must complete at least one semester in an internship program with an approved Upward Sports church partner, an approved non-profit organization which uses sport/recreation programming, or at Upward Sports Headquarters. This will be coordinated through the SPTM Internship
- Any recipient dropping out ofthe University or changing of major should contact the Financial Aid Office to drop the scholarship.
- The Sport Ministry Scholarship Fund Application must be submitted annually by March 1st to the Sport Management Department Chairperson.
SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
Scholarship(s) shall be awarded annually during the spring/summer for the upcoming academic year (fall/spring semesters). Retaining the scholarship will be
dependent on the student accomplishing the following:
- Student applicants will follow the prescribed sequence of the Sport Ministry degree track as determined by the University and must be a full-time student by the University.
- Students awarded a Sport Ministry Scholarship must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 by the end ofthe second semester ofthe freshman year. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 by the end of the second year and following the end of the junior and senior year. The GPA will be reviewed at the end of each spring semester. A student falling below the cumulative 2.75 will have one semester to improve his or her GPA to 2.75.
- SENIORS – Student must complete a research project in the Seminar in Sport Management (SPTM 4380) course providing value to Upward Sports. For
example: research in such areas as children and competition; why children play sports; parent-child interaction regarding sports; parent involvement in
children’s sports; coaching your child; children specialization in sports; benefit of multi-sport participation.
- SENIORS – Students must complete three volunteer hours per week in a sport ministry practicum work experience, which can be split into one hour segments to include involvement in local Upward Sports leagues at various levels, e.g. coach, commissioner, assistant league director.
Deadline March 1
Students showing outstanding ability in acting, directing, or technical theatre may apply for a Theatre Scholarship. Interested students should click on the link to obtain an application for scholarships.
Questions? Contact Amy Dunlap for further scholarship information.
- Apply for a Theatre Scholarship.
- Tuition Exchange Programs