Transfer Student Grants & Scholarships

Roberts Wesleyan College is a transfer-friendly college offering a wide range of scholarships to incoming transfer students. Choose from over 50 majors and programs and experience the personal attention that students have come to appreciate. The following awards are for students starting in fall 2017 or spring 2018.

Academic

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Presidential Scholarship

For those starting as a first-time transfer student in fall 2017 and beyond, the Presidential Scholarship awards $16,000 per year to recipients whose character is 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. Recipients must be applying and enrolling as a first-time transfer starting in fall 2017 or beyond and they must fulfill one of the following criteria:

Dean's Scholarship

For those starting as a first-time transfer student in fall 2017 and beyond, the Dean’s Scholarship awards $14,000 per year to recipients whose character is consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. Recipients must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.60-4.00 at the most recent college attended full-time. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average.

Director’s Scholarship

For those starting as a first-time transfer student in fall 2017 and beyond, the Director’s Scholarship awards $13,000 per year to recipients whose character is 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. Recipients must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 to 3.59 at the most recent college attended full-time.

Founder's Scholarship

For those starting as a first-time transfer student in fall 2017 and beyond, the Founder’s Scholarship awards $12,000 per year to recipients whose character is consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. Recipients must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0-3.29 at the most recent college attended full-time. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 2.80 cumulative grade point average.

Merit

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Art Scholarship

Awards are made each year to talented students who show promise in art. 

Requirements:

    • Satisfactory academic records and unusual proficiency in art.
    • Art portfolio review with the art faculty.

These awards are renewable based on satisfactory achievement and good standing within the college.

Find out more at the art department website.

Music Scholarship

Awards are made each year to talented students who show promise in music ranging from $500 to $6,000.

Requirements:

  • Satisfactory academic records and unusual proficiency in music.
  • Music audition and music theory exam.

These awards are renewable based on satisfactory achievement and good standing within the college.

Find out more at the music department website.

Free Methodist Scholarship

Students who are active members in a Free Methodist Church are eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship.

Alumni Scholarship

Students whose mom or dad are alumni of Roberts Wesleyan College will receive a $1,000 scholarship each year.

Eligible students should mention in their application that their parents are graduates of the college. 

Golden Apple Scholarship

Roberts Wesleyan College has joined forces with News 8 and Advantage Federal Credit Union to award a $10,000 Golden Apple Scholarships to one incoming undergraduate teacher education student. Detailed information can be found on the Golden Apple Scholarship application page.

Need-Based

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Roberts Fund Grant

This grant is awarded to students from The Roberts Fund who:

  • Exemplify desired personal attributes and are character fits with Roberts
  • And/or have an exceptional financial need

This award is not automatically renewed.

Christian Ministries Dependent Grant

A grant of $1,000 is available upon application to students with financial need who are legally dependent children of parents employed in full-time Christian service. 

Church Partnership Program

We will match 50% to 100% of scholarship assistance provided by an enrolling student's home church, up to the level of $1,000.

The level of match will be determined by the Director of Financial Aid upon review of documented financial need and other resources awarded. Applications are available online and through the Office of Financial Aid.