Institutional Scholarships

All of the institutional aid listed below is available for enrolled, full-time students new to Friends University beginning Fall 2017 in the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education (CBASE).  Returning students will be kept at their current funding levels. Scholarships apply to tuition and fees only.


Academic Scholarships

Freshmen Awards

Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to admitted freshmen. Each recipient will be awarded $12,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 3.0. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Davis Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to admitted freshmen. Each recipient will be awarded $11,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 3.0. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Tower Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to admitted freshmen. Each recipient will be awarded $9,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 2.5. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Falcon Award

This award is given to admitted freshmen. Each recipient will be awarded $7,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 2.0. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Promise Award

This award is given to admitted freshmen. Each recipient will be awarded $5,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires satisfactory academic progress. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Transfer Awards

Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to transfer students who have a 3.4 CGPA. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 3.4. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Davis Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to transfer students who have a 3.0 CGPA. Each recipient will be awarded $8,500 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 3.0. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Falcon Award

This award is given to admitted transfer students who have a 2.5 CGPA. Each recipient will be awarded $6,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 2.5. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.

Promise Award

This award is given to admitted transfer students. Each recipient will be awarded $4,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires satisfactory academic progress. Withdrawal from the University automatically cancels the scholarship and it cannot be renewed.


Additional Institutional Scholarships & Awards

Alumni Scholarship

Each year the Friends University Alumni Association awards a $1,000 scholarship to four first-time freshmen who have a 3.0 GPA and whose parent(s) is a graduate or former student of Friends University (defined as having completed 12 credit hours).

To be considered for this scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year, please download instructions and the application form. The deadline for applications to be considered for the 2017-18 academic year is March 17, 2017.

Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to first-time freshmen and transfer students who are a son or daughter of a Friends University graduate or former student who has completed at least 12 credit hours at Friends University. Applicants must have a high school CGPA of at least 2.0. Each recipient will be awarded $200 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 2.0.

Athletic Scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded to students who show special abilities in athletics. The amount of the award is variable. Renewal of this scholarship requires a 2.0 CGPA and faculty recommendation.

Church Match Scholarship

Friends University will match any church scholarship to a student up to $500 per year. Students should submit their request to the governing body of their home church. Renewal of this scholarship requires continued church participation and a CGPA of 2.0. Competitive academic scholarship recipients are ineligible for this scholarship.

Fine Arts Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to students who show special ability in fine arts. The amount of the award is variable. Renewal of this scholarship requires a 2.0 CGPA and faculty recommendation.

Institutional Work-Study

Students needing work to help pay for educational expenses may apply for on-campus employment in the Student Development Office.

Ministerial Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to dependent students of ministers actively engaged in a pastorate or serving as missionaries. Each recipient will be awarded $1,000 per year, not to exceed the institutional maximum. To apply, please submit a letter from the church confirming pastorship or missionary service. Renewal of this scholarship requires a CGPA of 2.0. Competitive academic scholarship recipients are ineligible for this scholarship.

Miss Teen Kansas Scholarship

A $2,000 scholarship award is given annually to an admitted student who participated in the Miss Teen Kansas Pageant as a contestant. The winner of the Miss Teen Kansas pageant will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship annually. Learn more about the Miss Kansas Organization at http://www.misskansas.org/

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

This award is given to admitted transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa members. Each recipient will be awarded $2,000 per year. Renewal of the scholarship requires a CGPA of 3.5.  The deadline for applications to be considered for the 2017-18 academic year is June 1, 2017.

Dual Credit Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to new enrolled full-time students in the College of Business, Arts, Science and Education who have previously completed dual credit through Friends University.  The deadline for applications to be considered for the 2017-18 academic year is June 1, 2017.

Latino Leaders Scholarship

Our new Latino Leaders mentorship and leadership program gives high-performing Hispanic students the opportunity to excel at Friends University and beyond.  To apply for the Latino Leaders scholarship, please visit the Latino Leaders page.

All institutional scholarships and grants require a minimum high school CGPA of 2.0 for freshmen and a college CGPA of 2.0 for transfer students for initial eligibility.