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Scholarships

Please see the list below for the scholarship information for students.
 

Scholarship Information

Scholarship Eligibility


To be eligible, students must have completed an application and been officially accepted in one of MC’s degree programs. In addition, the applicant must be a residential student living in the college-owned apartments, and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours to remain eligible. Students accepted to MC on probation are not eligible to apply for any scholarships for that semester.




MC Scholarship Application


You can apply for a scholarship here. Please contact enrollment@messengercollege.edu with any questions or concerns.




Church Matching Tuition Discount


As the annual budget of Messenger College allows, a matching tuition discount of up to 10% of tuition will be awarded for each resiential student when the student's home church or home district provides tuition assistance for the student. Tuition discounts will be provided following the last add/drop date, provided the student remains enrolled. In budget years when the matching discount is not applied, contributions may still be received from the student's home church, but those contributions will not be matched by Messenger College.




Scholarship Awards Agreement


Students are notified by the Scholarship Committee, and are required to sign an awards agreement in each applicable semester. You may access the sample here.




Presidential Honors Scholarship


  • One recipient per year (incoming freshman)
  • Minimum 3.8 High School GPA to apply; minimum GPA or higher must be maintained
  • 50% of tuition up to 15 credit hours




PCG Ordained/Licensed Minister or Dependent Scholarship


  • Minimum 2.75 High School GPA to apply; minimum GPA or higher must be maintained
  • FAFSA must be completed for each academic year
  • Must provide copy of PCG ministerial credentials
  • Up to $1,000 per semester (based on availability of scholarship funds)




Academic Scholarship


  • Minimum 2.5 High School GPA to apply; minimum GPA or higher must be maintained
  • FAFSA must be completed for each academic year
  • $125 - $1,000 per semester (based on need (EFC) & availability of scholarship funds)




Teen Talent Scholarship


  • $1,000 granted
  • Awarded to First Place National winners in the categories of Male/Female Vocalist ; Instrumental Solo; Persuasive Speaking
  • Awarded for the first year of study only (may be divided between Fall & Spring semesters)
  • Must be used within one academic year of winning or high school graduation, whichever is later




Bible Quiz Scholarship


  • $1,000 granted
  • Awarded to first place National winner (Top Quizzer)
  • Awarded for the first year of study only (may be divided between Fall & Spring semesters)
  • Must be used within one academic year of winning or high school graduation, whichever is later




Church-Matching Discount


  • Must be submitted by student’s home church (where they attended before coming to MC)
  • MC matches the amount up to 10% of tuition per semester; church is not limited in its gift amount
  • Submission form & check must be received by Oct 1 and Mar 1 for the respective semesters
  • The church-matching discount is not a guarentee. It is based on the budget of Messenger College for the given year. Churches and districts can still contribute to a student, but it will not be matched by MC.




Scholarship Deadlines


Messenger College has a limited number of donor-supported academic and need-based scholarships available each year. Interested applicants may obtain a list of current internal scholarships from the Office of Enrollment Services (enrollment@messengercollege.edu). Although due dates may vary from year to year, general scholarship deadlines are March 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the following spring semester. Applicants must re-apply for scholarships each semester they are attending MC, with the exception of the Teen Talent and Bible Quiz scholarships which are only granted for the first year.




Scholarship Distribution Information


Scholarship amounts are subject to change and the availability of funds each semester. The Scholarship Committee of MC reviews and awards scholarships to applicants; however, completing and submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance or receipt of any scholarship. Federal grants and loans, along with external scholarships, will be applied first to the student’s account, followed by MC internal scholarships.