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Fulltime Freshman and Transfer Students

Undergraduate Scholarships and Tuition Waivers - Full Time Freshmen and Transfer Students

The following scholarships and grants are available to students enrolling at Trinity for the first time in the 2013-2014 academic year.  All institutional aid is subject to coordination with federal, state, institutional, and outside aid policies. 

Academic Scholarships

I. ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. There are different levels of Academic Scholarships with different eligibility requirements and amounts. See each individual scholarship below for more information. For complete eligibility requirements please see the Financial Aid section of the catalog.
  2. Academic Scholarships are awarded based on a point system. Students can receive points for GPA or GED and ACT/SAT scores.
  3. In order to qualify for an academic scholarship, a student must have a minimum ACT score of 20 or SAT score of 1390 and a High School and/or previous College GPA of at least 3.0.
  4. Students must enroll full-time to be eligible for an Academic Scholarship.
  5. Undergraduate Academic Scholarships are renewable each year by application, for the same amount if the student maintains minimum cumulative GPA requirements and continues to enroll full-time for a maximum of 8 semesters.
  6. Academic scholarships are awarded differently for first time and transfer students. The amount of transfer hours affects whether high school or college GPA is used and whether ACT/SAT scores are required. Students that transfer in 30+ hours from an accredited university can qualify for a scholarship based solely on previous college cumulative GPA.

Faculty Scholarship: 3-4 points

15% of tuition annually
GPA to maintain: 3.25-3.49

Dean's Scholarship: 5-6 points
25% of tuition annually
GPA to maintain: 3.5-3.74

Regents; Scholarship: 7-8 points
35% of tuition annually
GPA to maintain: 3.75-4.0
GPA PointsACT Points    or    SAT PointsGED Points
3.75-4.0 = 4 33-36 = 4                2210-2400 = 4 3510-4000 = 4
3.5-3.74= 3 28-32 = 3                1850-22000 = 3 2990-3500 = 3
3.25-3.49 = 2 24-27 = 2                1630-1840 = 2 2620-2980 = 2
3.0-3.24 = 1 20-23 = 1                1390-1620 = 1 3440-2610 = 1

Football Scholarship

II. Performance Scholarships

Football Scholarships

CRITERIA: Students must be enrolled full-time, full-year to be eligible for the following scholarships.

Eligibility and amounts may vary. Contact Athletic Department for details. First-year students must have a good Christian character; meet two of the following three academic standards of the NCCAA:

  • ACT score of 18,
  • SAT score of 860,
  • and a GPA of 2.0;
display athletic ability; obtain references from their current pastor and coach; and be involved in their church and community. Institutional scholarships apply only to tuition and fees. These scholarships are granted through the Athletic Department subject to approval by the Trinity Scholarship Committee. Federal Financial Aid must be finalized before a football scholarship is disbursed.

Continuing Students must be favorably evaluated by their coach; maintain a high spiritual standard by meeting attendance requirements for chapel and prayer meetings; maintain the NCCAA academic standard of a 2.0 GPA, passing 24 total hours in the previous two semesters, and making normal progress toward a recognized Bachelor’s degree; maintain a high social standard; and maintain an amateur status in the sport in which one participates. Federal Financial Aid must be finalized before an athletic scholarship is disbursed.

NOTE: In case of athletic related injury, the student athlete remains on scholarship but under different covering. Other injuries will be dealt with on advisement of certified medical personnel. He/she must still meet all scholarship requirements. For further details, contact the Athletic Department.

Fill out this Scholarship Application

Fine Arts Scholarship

Fine Arts Scholarships

Criteria: First time or transfer undergraduate on-campus students enrolled full-time (12 hours per semester) who have competed in the Assemblies of God Fine Arts Program are eligible. Only National Fine Arts official “senior” categories are eligible for scholarships. Fine Arts junior categories and Fine Arts exhibition categories do not qualify.

Application Deadline: Application and verification must be submitted by July 1. (Students competing in the summer after their senior year in high school may submit documents after the National Fine Arts Convention.)

Fine Arts scholarships are available to participants who achieve a "superior rating" in district or national Fine Arts Festivals.

Applicants competing in Fine Arts in a given year may receive one scholarship per year of participation in Fine Arts. The highest level of achievement in a given year is used to select the scholarship amount for that year. The top four years of achievement will be used to create the total Fine Arts Scholarship package. This total award is applied the student’s first year of full-time study at Trinity.

Applicant criteria includes acceptance as a student at Trinity and the maintaining of satisfactory academic progress as a full-time student. Applicants must also submit a photocopy of each award certificate. If no certificate is available, the district must submit verification. All necessary documents must be received in the Trinity Financial Aid office by July 1. Documents received after July 1 may delay scholarship awarding and disbursement.

Scholarship Amounts:

  • District - Superior (with invitation): $750
  • National - Superior (36-40): $1,000
  • National - Group Award of Merit: $1,250
  • National - Individual Award of Merit: $1,500
**Note: The National Individual Award of Merit scholarship recipients include those who have competed in Assemblies of God National Fine Arts Official Categories only. Fine Arts Official Jr. Categories and Fine Arts Exhibition Categories do not qualify for Trinity’s National Individual Award of Merit scholarships. National Individual Award of Merit scholarships are awarded 100% if living in the dorms and 50% if living off campus. For more information on Fine Arts Categories, please refer to the National Fine Arts website (www.finearts.ag.org).

Limitations:

Fine Arts scholarships are limited to first time full-time undergraduate students.

Recipients are limited to one Fine Arts Scholarship in a specific year of participation.

Recipients can receive up to four scholarships. This must be during four different years of participation. For those participating for more than four years, the four highest levels of achievement will be acknowledged.

Scholarships will be disbursed and evenly divided between the fall and spring semesters.

Students must remain continuously enrolled to be eligible for the total amount of the scholarship.

Recipients may apply for other institutional and tuition grants; however, the total may not exceed the tuition and fees for a given semester.

AG Bible Quiz Scholarship

Assemblies of God Bible Quiz Scholarships

Criteria: First time or transfer undergraduate on-campus students enrolled full-time (12 hours per semester) who have competed in the Assemblies of God Bible Quiz Program are eligible.

Application Deadline: Application and verification must be submitted by July 1. (Students competing in the summer after their senior year in high school may submit documents after the National Bible Quiz Finals.)

A student can earn I. ONE TEAM and II. ONE TOP QUIZZER and III. ONE NATIONAL MEMORIZATION Bible Quiz Scholarship. If the student meets the qualifications more than once, the highest award will be given in each of the above categories. An application and copy of certificates are required. If no certificate is available the district must submit verification. This Scholarship is applied only the student’s first year of full-time study at Trinity.

I. TEAM
 1st2nd3rd4th
National: $1,5000 $1,250 $1,000 $750
Regional $1,000 $750 $500  
District $750 $500 $350  
II. TOP 6 QUIZZER
NationalRegionalDistrict
$1,000 $750 $500
III. NATIONAL MEMORIZATION
Memorized Book(s)
3 years2 years1 year
$750 $500 $250

Private Donor Funded Scholarship

III. Private Donor Funded Scholarships

For a list of Private Donor Scholarships see our scholarships list.

IV. Tuition Waivers

Trinity Bible College is pleased to offer tuition waivers on classes taken at Trinity to various groups of students. Students are only eligible for one tuition waiver at a time. Students qualifying for more than one waiver will receive the larger of their eligible waivers. The college will provide a tuition waiver for only the amount that is not covered by any federal grants received.

Dependent of A/G Missionary

DEPENDENT OF A/G MISSIONARY

We are pleased to offer a 50 percent tuition discount on classes taken at Trinity Bible College to the dependents of Assemblies of God world missionaries and nationally appointed US Home missionaries. Married children and students over the age of 23 are not eligible for the discount. It is the student’s responsibility to notify Financial Aid of any change in eligibility. We will obtain verification from the MK Coordinator or US Home Missions at AG Headquarters. This is available for a maximum of 8 semesters.

Minister's Dependent

MINISTER’S DEPENDENT

This tuition waiver of 10% of tuition per year is for dependents of ministers. Married children and students over the age of 23 are not eligible for the discount. A copy of the minister’s credential must be attached to the application form. This is available for a maximum of 8 semesters.

Alumni Family Grant

ALUMNI FAMILY GRANT

This tuition waiver of $1,000 per year is for full time freshmen and transfer students who are children of TBC alumni. It is given once at the beginning of the student’s time at TBC.

Active Minister

ACTIVE MINISTER

This tuition waiver of $1,000 per year is for active ministers. A current copy of the minister’s credential must be attached to the application form. This is available for a maximum of 8 semesters.

Spouse of Full Time Student

SPOUSE OF FULL TIME STUDENT

This tuition waiver of $1000 per year is for full time students who are attending Trinity concurrently with their spouse who is also a full time student at TBC. The waiver applies to both students. This waiver is available for a maximum of 8 semesters.  

Sibling of Full Time Student

SIBLING OF FULL TIME STUDENT

This tuition waiver of $1000 per year is for full time students who are attending Trinity concurrently with their sibling who is also a full time student at TBC. Married children and students over the age of 23 are not eligible for the discount. This waiver is available for a maximum of 8 semesters.

Master's Commission

MASTER’S COMMISSION

This tuition waiver of $1000 per year is for full time students who have completed a Master’s Commission. A copy of the certificate of completion must be attached to the application form. This waiver is given once to first time, full time students.