Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships are based on a combination of High School GPA and SAT/ACT scores at the time of admittance; only average qualifications are listed below. Recipients will be granted the single highest award for which they qualify and will be notified of their award with their acceptance packet along with their financial aid letter.

Award amounts listed are for freshmen students enrolling for the first time at Roberts Wesleyan College in fall 2018. Please refer to previous catalogs for scholarship/grant awarding information for enrollment that began prior to fall 2018.

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B.T. Roberts Scholarship (Full Tuition Guarantees Available)

Three students will receive a full-tuition scholarship (minus other RWC, federal, and state grants and scholarships). Students must attend the Academic Scholarship Weekend on February 2-3 to be eligible for this award. The award will be determined based on an interview during the weekend, an essay, and SAT/ACT scores and high school academic performance. The three recipients of this award will be notified by March 5.

To attend the Academic Scholarship Weekend, a student must be accepted to Roberts Wesleyan College and receive either the Trustee or Presidential Scholarship. On average, an attendee will have the following averages:

  • A minimum high school grade point average of 3.80 on a 4.0 scale
  • Meet or exceed one of the following standardized test requirements:
    • 1,200 or higher on the new SAT
    • 25 or higher on the ACT

Trustee Scholarship - $18,000 per year

The Trustee Scholarship awards $18,000 per year to recipients who are admitted as first-year students and represent character consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average. The following is the average criteria for Trustee Scholarship recipients:

Freshman:

  • Average candidate profile:
    • High School grade point average of 4.0
    • Meet one of the following standardized test requirements:
      • A minimum 1360 SAT (EBRW and math combined)
      • A minimum 29 ACT
      • A higher test score may allow a student to still receive this award even if they have a lower GPA than 4.0

New Canadian Students:

  • 88% overall average

For Transfer Scholarship Levels, Click Here

Presidential Scholarship - $16,000 per year

The Presidential Scholarship awards $16,000 per year to recipients who are admitted as first-year students and represent character consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average. The following is the average criteria for Presidential Scholarship recipients:

Freshman:

  • High School grade point average of 3.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • Meet one of the following standardized test requirements:
    • A minimum 1200 SAT (EBRW and math combined)
    • A minimum 25 ACT
    • A higher test score may allow a student to still receive this award even if they have a lower GPA than 3.8

New Canadian Students:

  • 84% overall average

For Transfer Scholarship Levels, Click Here

Dean's Scholarship - $14,000 per year

The Dean’s Scholarship awards $14,000 per year to recipients who are admitted as first-year students and represent character consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average. The following is the average criteria for Presidential Scholarship recipients:

Freshman:

  • High School grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Meet one of the following standardized test requirements:
    • A minimum 1030 SAT (EBRW and math combined)
    • A minimum 20 ACT
    • A higher test score may allow a student to still receive this award even if they have a lower GPA than 3.5
    • Test optional candidates are eligible to receive the Dean’s Scholarship

New Canadian Students:

  • 80% overall average

For Transfer Scholarship Levels, Click Here

Founder's Scholarship - $12,000 per year

The Founder’s Scholarship awards $12,000 per year to recipients who are admitted as first-year students and represent character consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average. The following is the average criteria for Founder’s Scholarship recipients:

Freshman:

  • High School grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
  • Meet one of the following standardized test requirements:
    • A minimum 1000 SAT (EBRW and math combined)
    • A minimum 19 ACT
    • A higher test score may allow a student to still receive this award even if they have a lower GPA than 3.2

New Canadian Students:

  • 76% overall average

For Transfer Scholarship Levels, Click Here

National Merit Scholarship

The Roberts Merit Scholarship awards full-tuition scholarships (minus other RWC, federal, and state grants and scholarships) to National Merit Scholar Finalists.

This award is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average. The following criteria apply to first-time freshmen applicants:

  • National Merit Scholar Finalist for full-tuition
  • Character consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College