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Wittenberg Merit Scholarships

After a holistic review of a student’s admission application, Wittenberg University automatically rewards your achievements at the time of acceptance. All high school grade point averages listed for each award are based on the median GPA for each scholarship.  

All Wittenberg University Merit Scholarships are renewable for four years. Students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid eligibility to renew all scholarships, annually.  Eligibility is not a guarantee based on information provided here.

Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship

Annual Value: $30,000/year
Total Renewable Value: $120,000
Admitted students who are recipients of this scholarship must be ranked first or second, or named Valedictorian or Salutatorian of their graduating class in high school.  The award will be made based on information provided on the high school transcript at the time of admission.  If you believe you are ranked first or second in your class, and your high school does not rank students, please contact us for an alternative method for rank or designation as Valedictorian or Salutatorian.

Presidential Scholarship

Annual Value: $27,000
Total Renewable Value: $108,000
Admitted students who are recipients of this scholarship typically have earned a minimum of a 4.0 high school grade point average.  As a test score optional-TSO-institution, submission and consideration of standardized test scores may also influence your scholarship.

Provost Scholarship

Annual Value: $25,000
Total Renewable Value: $100,000
Admitted students who are recipients of this scholarship typically have earned a median 3.70 high school grade point average. As a test score optional-TSO-institution, submission and consideration of standardized test scores may also influence your scholarship.

Wittenberg University Scholar Award

Annual Value: $23,000
Total Renewable Value: $92,000
Admitted students who are recipients of this scholarship typically have earned a median 3.0 high school grade point average. As a test score optional-TSO-institution, submission and consideration of standardized test scores may also influence your scholarship.

Wittenberg Honor Award

Annual Value: $17,000
Total Renewable Value: $68,000
Admitted students who have a median lower than 3.0 high school grade point average are considered for this scholarship. As a test score optional-TSO-institution, submission and consideration of standardized test scores may also influence your scholarship.

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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.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Students are automatically considered for a Wittenberg Merit Scholarship when applying for admission.
  • All Wittenberg Merit Scholarships will be renewed for up to four years if the student maintains good academic standing.
  • Students may receive only one Wittenberg Merit Scholarship.

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 the priority filing date of January 1.

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