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Wittenberg Scholarships

  • Students are automatically considered for a Wittenberg Scholarship when applying for admission.
  • For priority consideration for all scholarships, students must apply by Wittenberg’s Early Action 1 deadline of December 1.
  • All Wittenberg Scholarships will be renewed for up to four years if the student maintains good academic standing.
  • Students may receive only one Wittenberg Scholarship.
  • For more information on all scholarships and separate applications or nomination forms, please visit Wittenberg's Office of Financial Aid.

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Provost Scholarship


Wittenberg recognizes and rewards its most academically-talented admitted students with the invitation to compete for the Provost Scholarship by attending one of Wittenberg's Scholarship Days. During Scholarship Days, students write an essay and participate in an interview discussion with Wittenberg faculty to earn the Provost Scholarship.

Wittenberg University Scholar Award


Based on academic achievement, personal references and continued success in co-curricular activities.

Honor Award


Based on good citizenship, personal references and involvement in co-curricular activities.

Broadwell Chinn Award


This award recognizes diversity among students who exhibit a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Half tuition

This scholarship is offered to any transfer student who is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and has maintained good academic standing.

Special Category Scholarships

Wittenberg Legacy Scholarship


This scholarship guarantees that children and grandchildren of Wittenberg alumni will be awarded at least $18,450 in scholarship funding. Applicants must identify the parent or grandparent when completing their Wittenberg application for admission.

Martin Luther Scholar Award


This scholarship is available to any Lutheran student who exhibits a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. To be considered for this award, students must be nominated by a Lutheran pastor or other congregational leader by December 15 and must apply for admission to Wittenberg by January 15.

Lutheran Pastor / Church Worker - Parent Grant

Half tuition

This grant is available to dependent children of full-time Lutheran pastors serving a recognized call or call to special service; or to dependent children of full-time workers in Lutheran ministries. Qualified applicants will be asked to submit paperwork verifying employment.

Yellow Ribbon Grant

Up to full tuition

This grant is offered to military veterans and/or their families. The recipient must be a child of a military veteran who qualifies. The scholarship, when combined with other VA benefits, provides up to full tuition to qualifying applicants. Eligible students must work with the VA to apply for this award.

In addition to scholarship opportunities, applicants to Wittenberg may be eligible for need-based financial aid. To be considered for financial aid, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available online, by March 1.


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