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Students at Regent University, which offers a variety of scholarships to on-campus college students who qualify.

Scholarships for On-Campus Students

The choice to pursue a degree in higher education is one of the most important decisions you can make. Finding an institution that matches your high academic standards and fits within your budget is equally important. As you consider how to afford college, we want to help. Regent University offers affordable Christian degrees without sacrificing quality.

You will find the cost of attendance for Regent University to be very reasonable. Not only is our tuition approximately one-half of the national average for private institutions according to the CollegeBoard, there are many Regent University scholarship options widely available for undergraduate students who qualify. At Regent, we strive to provide you with the best learning environment possible, effectively preparing you for the journey ahead.


Tuition Rate

Tuition Rate AY 2020-21Cost
Student enrolled in 12-18 credit hours per semester$8,610
Student enrolled in less than 12 credit hours per semester$574/credit hour*
Student enrolled in more than 18 credit hours per semester$8,490 plus $574 per additional credit hour

About

Regent University is proud to offer academic merit scholarships to our prestigious freshman applicants with fewer than 16 transferable college credits completed after high school graduation. Our academic merit scholarships were crafted in recognition of the excellence each of our applicants exudes and to assist our students in the pursuit of their dreams.

Amount

Average academic profiles and associated merit scholarships for a previous incoming freshman class are included below.

Scholarship & AmountHigh School GPASAT CompositeACT Composite
Founder’s Scholarship ($9,000)4.0125029
Trustee’s Scholarship ($8,000)3.94118025
Honors Scholarship ($7,000)3.65103023
Achievement Award ($5,000)3.16100020
Royals Award ($2,000)3.0095018

Listed award amounts are annual totals. Awards are split between fall and spring semesters and are unavailable during the optional summer semester.

How to Apply

  • Award decisions are determined automatically using academic information gathered during the admissions process. A separate award application for merit scholarship consideration is not required. Please note that an inability to submit SAT/ACT/CLT does not hinder your admissions decision or merit scholarship consideration.

Scholarship Renewal

A student’s merit scholarship is automatically renewed each academic year if the minimum cumulative GPA requirement is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status. GPA requirements vary by scholarship and can be found in the student’s Genisys account under Financial Aid > Award Overview.

Incoming Transfer StudentsTransfer merit scholarships are based on a student’s cumulative GPA at the time of admission. The cumulative GPA includes academic information from all of a student’s prior coursework at all institutions they attended. Academic information will be formatted into a 4.0 scale.

Scholarship NameAward AmountEligibility Range (cumulative GPA)
Founder’s Transfer Scholarship$6,0003.75 – 4.0
Trustee’s Transfer Scholarship$5,0003.5 – 3.74
Honors Transfer Scholarship$4,0003.0 – 3.49
Achievement Transfer Award$2,0002.50 – 2.99

Updated test scores or GPAs received prior to July 1st can be used to re-evaluate a student’s merit award on a case-by-case basis initiated by an appeal submitted by the student.

About

Regent University is excited to offer the Church Matching Grant Program (Church Match). Regent’s mission is to equip Christian leaders to change the world. We believe that one way to fulfill that mission is to partner with churches and ministries, both local and abroad.

Amount

Regent University matches your church or ministry’s contribution to your education, dollar-for-dollar, up to $750 per semester. For fall and spring enrollment, this means you may be eligible to receive $1,500 from Regent University in conjunction with your church or ministry’s gift!

How to Apply

A paper application must be completed and signed by your church’s or ministry’s pastor or designated leader. Once signed and completed, the application must be submitted to the university with a check from the church or ministry. Personal checks and Electronic Fund Transfers (EFTs) are not accepted.

For timely processing of this award, please have the application and associated checks submitted according to the following dates:

Fall: August 1
Spring: December 1
Summer: April 1

Grant Renewal

This grant does not automatically renew. A new application must be submitted to receive matching funds.

About

Regent is offering a $4,000 Homeschool Scholarship to all new on-campus, college students who graduate from homeschool.

Amount

Students will receive $1,000 toward tuition annually for 4 years at Regent University, beginning in the Fall 2021 semester.

How to Apply

To claim your scholarship, call 888.718.1222 or submit a Request Information form.

Scholarship Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA requirement is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status. This scholarship will not renew after the student has received the scholarship for 4 years.

About

Regent University is excited to offer exclusive benefits to students accepted into our Honor College. Some benefits included within the Honors College are:

  • Extensive mentorship and leadership training by faculty
  • Priority class registration
  • Travel funds provided for juniors/seniors on a competitive basis
  • Opportunity to receive an additional scholarship based on participation in an Honors Bound: Honors College Interview and Scholarship Competition event.

Amount

Students that are formally admitted into the program receive a $2,000 annual scholarship, to be applied to tuition only. It may be combined with the Merit Scholarship and other financial aid.

How to Apply

For Honors College consideration, you must:

  • Be an accepted student to Regent for the fall semester
  • You must submit a separate Honors College application and be invited to complete an in-person or virtual interview.

Other requirements:  You must be a high school senior to apply, with these minimum academic achievements: 1250 SAT or equivalent, 3.7 High School GPA. Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Bachelor of Applied Science degree students are not eligible to participate in this program. Also, the Honors College is not available online.

Scholarship Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA requirement is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status.

About

Regent University is honored to welcome you into our family. When a grandparent, parent, or sibling of a student has graduated from Regent, the student becomes a Legacy student. We are proud to offer our Legacy students additional aid to assist in the achievement of their goals.

An eligible student must be:

  • The grandchild, child, or sibling of a CBN or Regent University alumnus
  • Individuals are considered alumni if they have graduated and received a degree from CBN or Regent University

Amount

An eligible student will receive an award of $500 annually, split between fall and spring semesters.

How to Apply

Alumni affiliation is reviewed automatically using information gathered during the admissions process. Follow-up instructions will be sent to complete verification of the student’s eligibility.

Grant Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA requirement is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status.

About

A generous on-campus undergraduate tuition scholarship is available to the NCFCA Champion in each of the following categories:

  • Team Policy (including Speaker)
  • Apologetics
  • Biblical Presentation
  • Biographical Narrative
  • Duo Interpretation
  • Extemporaneous
  • Illustrated Oratory
  • Impromptu
  • Informative Speaking
  • Lincoln Douglas
  • Moot Court (including Best Advocate)
  • Open Interpretation
  • Original Interpretation
  • Persuasive Speaking
  • Speech Sweepstakes

Amount

An eligible student will receive a 50% tuition scholarship.

How to Apply

Studentsshould notify their Admissions Counselor during the application process.

Scholarship Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA requirement is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status.

About

Regent University is pleased to award two scholarships to National Merit Scholarship Finalists and Semi-finalists in recognition of their achievement.

Amount

National Merit Finalist are eligible to receive a 100% tuition scholarship.

National Merit Semi-finalist are eligible to receive a $10,000 tuition scholarship.

NOTE: These scholarships do not apply to fees or student housing.

How to Apply

Finalists and Semi-finalists should notify their Admissions Counselor during the application process.

Scholarship Renewal

These scholarships will automatically renew each academic year if the minimum cumulative 3.3 GPA requirement for the National Merit Finalist Scholarship and a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA requirement for the National Merit Semi-finalist Scholarship is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status.

About

Regent University is proud to offer an extensive tuition discount to eligible National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) or United States Public Health Service (USPHS) students.

An eligible student will be one of the following:

  • A current officer of the NOAA or USPHS.
  • A former officer of the NOAA or USPHS.

Amount

An eligible student will receive a reduced tuition rate of $250 per credit hour.

How to Apply

Email one of the following items to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to 757.352.4118

  • Copy of their Leave and Earning Statement (LES) or
  • Copy of their Statement of Service

Discount Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the student has maintained an active enrollment status.

  • An eligible student may receive an award up to $1,000 annually.
  • An eligible student will have been inducted into PTK prior to admission into Regent’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).
  • An eligible student will meet a cumulative 3.0 GPA requirement determined at the time of CAS admission. GPAs will be calculated from a thorough review of all prior college work.
  • Award renewals require a cumulative 3.0 GPA maintenance at Regent University.

About

Regent University has partnered with Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) to offer inducted members a specialized scholarship to assist them in reaching their academic goals.

An eligible student will:

  • Be inducted into PTK prior to admission into Regent’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA requirement determined at the time of CAS admission. GPAs will be calculated from a thorough review of all prior college work.

Amount

An eligible student may receive an award up to $1,000 annually, split between fall and spring semesters.

How to Apply

To apply email one of the following items to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to 757.352.4118:

  • Copy of membership ID card
  • Copy of membership certificate
  • Copy of induction email

NOTE: If transcripts submitted for admissions list Phi Theta Kappa membership, the aforementioned documents will not be required.

Scholarship Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA requirement is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status.

About

Regent University is offering a $4,000 scholarship to all new on-campus college students who graduate from a private high school.

Amount

Students will receive $1,000 toward tuition annually for 4 years at Regent University, beginning in the Fall 2021 semester.

How to Apply

To claim your scholarship, call 888.718.1222 or submit a Request Information form.

Scholarship Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA requirement is met, and the student has maintained an on-campus enrollment status. This scholarship will not renew after the student has received the scholarship for 4 years.

About

Regent is one of the leading military and veteran-friendly colleges in the country. We are dedicated to assisting our ROTC students with pursuing their dreams by offering an extensive tuition discount.

An eligible student will be one of the following:

  • College Program Army and Navy ROTC students
  • Cross-registered each semester for a military science course at ODU and participating in all ROTC activities as defined by the ODU Cadre

Amount

An eligible student will receive a reduced tuition rate of $250 per credit hour.

How to Apply

Visit the ROTC website to learn more about the application process.

Discount Renewal

This scholarship will automatically renew each academic year if the student has maintained membership within the ODU ROTC program.

  • An eligible student will receive an award of $500 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • An eligible student will be a graduate with an A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. of a Virginia Community College.
  • An eligible Virginia Community College is one that is part of the Virginia Community College System.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Important Information

  • Award options listed on this page are for new students who enroll for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Award renewals will occur automatically each year after the conclusion of the spring term for subsequent academic years.
  • Combinability of awards varies depending on a student’s award package, enrollment, charges, and financial need. In some cases, full-semester students may combine up to three (3) Regent-funded awards or a maximum of $1,500 of university-funded gift aid in addition to their Merit-based scholarships (Phi Theta Kappa included).
  • Typically, all scholarships and grants are awarded for only fall and spring semesters
  • All scholarships and grants pay toward tuition only.
  • Award consideration requires admission into one of Regent University’s undergraduate degree programs.
  • Award decisions are determined by information gathered during the admissions process and may require additional documentation; applicants will receive confirmation requests from the Financial Aid Office.
  • For maximum award consideration, please complete the FAFSA, which becomes available in January of the year prior to your expected term of enrollment.

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