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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Regent University offers a range of scholarships and financial aid to help you pursue your program. Over 80% of our students receive financial aid. In 2020-21, our students received over $22 million in institutional scholarships and aid. Our Financial Aid team helps you plan how to pay for college, developing customized aid packages tailored to your needs. Learn more about our scholarships and financial aid for undergraduate, graduate and military students.

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Scholarships Available to All Students | Military Benefits | Undergraduate Scholarships | Teaching Scholarships | Cybersecurity Scholarship | Graduate Scholarships | Online Student Scholarships | Private Scholarships

Regent University Endowed Scholarships

These scholarships are university-wide and offered through the generosity of donors. They include the Azusa Street Scholarship and Beazley Scholarship, which cover 100% of tuition costs plus a book stipend of up to $300 per term. The Dooner Scholarship covers a maximum of 50 percent of tuition costs, while the Luther J. Stallings Jr. Scholarship, John G.C. Miller Scholarship and Clarence L. Hulford Endowed Scholarship provide varying assistance to students. Learn more about each of these scholarships, their purpose and requirements. Also, access step-by-step instructions on applying for them and learn about their deadlines.

Church Matching Grant Program

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

Corporate Partners Program

Regent University offers educational benefits to its corporate partners.  Employees–and their spouses and dependents–receive a discount off the cost of tuition for associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs at Regent. In addition, employees of partner organizations have access to company-based tuition reimbursements, Regent grants and student loans. See if your organization is a corporate partner of Regent University.

Military and Veteran Discounts

Regent University has partnered with the Veterans Affairs (VA) Administration to offer the Yellow Ribbon Program Scholarship to students with 100% eligibility under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®. The Yellow Ribbon Program at Regent will cover 100% of tuition and fees over the Post-9/11 GI Bill® yearly tuition cap (50% funded by Regent University and 50% funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs.) Learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program Scholarship at Regent University.

Regent offers significant military and veteran college benefits in the form of tuition discounts and bookstore vouchers. These are available to both undergraduate and graduate military and veteran students who are pursuing a certificate or degree program and are in good academic standing. We are also honored to support the education of military spouses as a Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) school.

Learn about the Veteran Education Benefits available for Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Veterans, and family members. This includes benefits for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and United States Public Health Service (USPHS) officers, the Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP), the Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB), the Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program, and more.

College Scholarships

We offer exciting scholarship opportunities such as freshmen merit-based scholarships of up to $36,000 in value, merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, the $10,000 Freedom Scholarship, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarship, $4,000 Private School Scholarships, and more.

Pell Grant For Undergraduate Students

Regent University participates in the Federal Pell Grant Program for undergraduate students. You can get an award up to $6,495 through the grant (2021-22).

Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)

Virginia provides the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant to all U.S. citizens who are residents of Virginia and attending private institutions in the Commonwealth. The amounts may vary and are mostly for undergraduate students. Students in certain undergraduate religion and philosophy degrees are not eligible. Students in the Master’s in Human Services Counseling program are the only graduate students eligible for the grant.

Virginia Community College Transfer Grant

Undergraduate students can apply for the Virginia Community College Transfer Grant. It is a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to U.S. citizens who are residents of Virginia and graduated from a Virginia Community College. The standard award is $1000 per year ($500 per term), while students enrolled in engineering, mathematics, nursing, teaching or science can gain an additional $1000 a year.

The Teach Grant Program

The TEACH Grant Program awards grants to students who intend to teach. At Regent, the grant applies to specific undergraduate majors and to the School of Education graduate programs. It provides up to $4,000 a year in grant aid. In turn, you must agree to serve as a full-time teacher in a high-need field in a school serving low-income students for at least four academic years within eight years of completing your program.

Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program

Subject to available funding, these scholarship loans are for teacher candidates, including graduate students and paraprofessionals from Virginia school divisions. Candidates must be enrolled at least part-time in an approved undergraduate or graduate program leading to an endorsement in a critical shortage area as annually established by the Board of Education. At Regent, this scholarship loan applies to School of Education students.

Virginia Cybersecurity Public Service Grant

The grant provides up to $20,000 per year in combined state and employer match benefits. Its goal is to encourage recent graduates with cybersecurity degrees from Virginia institutes to join public service. The grant may be renewed up to two additional times, for a maximum of three years, subject to certain conditions.

Regent was named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) for the B.S. in Cybersecurity by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The M.S. in Cybersecurity program was ranked among the Top 35 Best Master’s in Computer Forensics Degree Programs by Intelligent, 2021. With a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar Cyber range for hands-on training and shorter, 8-week courses, you can finish your degree faster and begin your career as a practice-ready cyber security professional.

School of Business & Leadership Financial Aid

Regent University has many forms of financial aid available, including scholarships, grants, tuition discounts for the military and federal student loan program participation.

School of Communication Financial Aid

Many forms of financial aid are available, ranging from third-party scholarships, low-interest federal and private loans, university scholarships, grants, employer reimbursements, and others.

School of Divinity Scholarships

Regent University’s School of Divinity offers various scholarships for academic merit and demonstrated financial need, and others with specific qualifications. These include the John C. Wright Ministerial Scholarship, Lindvall’s Chaplain’s Scholarship and Rev. Peter Popoff Scholarship for Evangelism & Missions.

The school also offers the Alumni and Pastors Continuing Education Program to support further education of pastors who are graduates of the School of Divinity.

School of Education Scholarships

Regent University’s School of Education offers participation in the Selig Fellowship Program to promising Ed.S. – Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership and doctoral students. The fellow receives a 100% tuition scholarship and a stipend.

As noted earlier, the TEACH Grant and Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program are also available for graduate students at the School of Education.

Robertson School of Government Scholarships

The Robertson School of Government offers a variety of endowed scholarships. Many of these awards have specific criteria. Notification for these scholarships are emailed to students, so regularly check your student email.

If you wish to apply for university-wide endowed scholarships, separate applications are required.

School of Law Scholarships

The School of Law offers a number of endowed scholarships as well as the Dean’s Scholarship, full-tuition Regent Law Scholar Award, and alumni and military discounts. Most endowments entail specific criteria, and the law school will give an award based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership.

School of Nursing

Regent University’s School of Nursing offers a $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship® to nurses who enroll in the R.N to B.S. in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs.

School of Psychology & Counseling Scholarships

Regent University’s School of Psychology & Counseling offers scholarships such as the Academic Merit Scholarship, Minority Student Merit Scholarship (up to $10,000 per year), First Generation Merit Scholarship (up to $10,000 per year), Christian Leadership Scholarship (up to $10,000 per year), and teaching assistantships (Up to $7,500 for one year).

Scholarships for Online UNDERGRADUATE Students

Online students of Regent’s College of Arts & Sciences can apply for scholarships like the Virginia Community College Award, North Carolina Community College Award, and ROTC Award.

Private Scholarships

Regent’s Student Financial Aid office provides information on third-party scholarship opportunities that come to our attention. Regent does not endorse these scholarships. We encourage you to review the Federal Trade Commission’s Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams consumer information page before submitting scholarship applications to private entities.

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“1 Peter 4:10 says “as every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God:” and blessed am I to be another. Donors like yourself represent a light shining through all the darkness our society is currently facing. ”

Shavarae Hillsman, M.A. in Government, 2021 Scholarship Recipient

“Regent University is a place that not only provides technical principles of business but also creates an environment that mirrors the breadth and depth of Christian values.”

Liliya Boiko, MBA, 2023 Scholarship Recipient

“I thank God for making a way to provide this financial gift. It made it possible to finish my program and move forward to fulfill my purpose.”

Jessica Louis Pierre, M.A. in Practical Theology, 2021 Scholarship Recipient

“Your generosity has lightened my financial burden and inspired me to love my neighbor by giving back to those with lesser means. I hope I will one day be in a position to extend God’s love to students like you have extended God’s love to me. ”

Fredric Ericsson, J.D., 2021 Scholarship Recipient

“Your investment in my life is an investment in many people groups and the nations of Israel and Iran…I believe this journey is preparing me to be a modern-day Esther or Daniel for such a time as this. ”

Michelle Kante, M.A. in National Security, 2022 Scholarship Recipient

“As a young women who was raised in a Christian family in the Middle East, I cannot thank you enough for choosing to extend this kind support to me. ”

May-Lee Melki, J.D., 2023 Scholarship Recipient