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 2020. Please refer to previous catalogs for scholarship/grant awarding information for enrollment that began prior to fall 2020.

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B.T. Roberts Scholarship

Three students will receive a full-tuition scholarship minus other Roberts, federal, and state grants and scholarships. Students must attend the Academic Scholarship Celebration to be eligible. This scholarship will be awarded based on an interview during the event, an essay, and high school academic performance. The three recipients of this scholarship will be notified within 3 weeks following the event.

Trustee Scholarship - $20,000 per year

The Trustee Scholarship awards $20,000 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 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

Presidential Scholarship - $18,000 per year

The Presidential 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 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

Dean's Scholarship - $16,000 per year

The Dean’s 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 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

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 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

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 2.8 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