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HU Aid

Academic Awards

President's Scholarship: $14,000 annually

Requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA for renewal. Renewable for a total of eight semesters.

Dean's Scholarship: $11,000 annually

Requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA for renewal. Renewable for a total of eight semesters.

Faculty Scholarship: $9,000 annually

Requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA for renewal. Renewable for a total of eight semesters.

Trustee Grant: $7,000 annually

Requires satisfactory academic progress. Renewable for a total of eight semesters.

Merillat Grant: $5,000 annually

Requires satisfactory academic progress. Renewable for a total of eight semesters.

To discover which academic award level you might qualify for, check out our calculator


Transfer Academic Awards

Transfer Academic Awards are eligible to students who will have at least 12 earned credit hours and at least one semester removed from high school. Transfer students are not eligible for Freshman Academic Awards or the Horizon Leadership Program Grant. 

Transfer Distinction Scholarship: $8,000 annually

Requires a 3.5 cumulative college GPA. SAP renewal requirement.

Transfer Honors Scholarship: $6,000 annually

Requires a 2.8–3.49 cumulative college GPA. SAP renewal requirement.

Transfer Scholarship: $3,000 annually

Requires a 2.0–2.79 cumulative college GPA. SAP renewal requirement.


HU Grants

HU Forester Fund: Amount varies

Student must file a FAFSA to be eligible.

Alumni Grant: $1,500

Student must be a dependent of a Huntington University/Huntington College graduate. 

UB Grant: $2,000 annually

Students must regularly attend and be involved with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. 

Church Service Grant: $1,000

Student must be a dependent of a full-time minister or missionary.

Matching Church Grant: Up to $1,000 annually

HU will match up to $1000 of the amount given by a student's church. The deadline for this grant is August 1 of each year. The Matching Church Grant is awarded to students whose local church contributes directly to the Huntington University scholarship fund. If your church wishes to participate, please review the program guidelines and submit the Matching Church Grant form to the Office of Financial Aid by August 1.

Performance Awards: Amount varies

All Performance Awards can be found on the Department and Performance Awards page. Grant awarded based on faculty recommendation.

Athletic Scholarships: Amount varies

Scholarship awarded based on athletic department recommendation.

Horizon Leadership Program: Amount varies

Please visit the Horizon Leadership Scholarship page for scholarship details. 

International Grant: $1,000 – $5,000

Student must be admitted to Huntington University and demonstrate need using this form.

United Brethren International Student Christian Leadership Scholarship: Full Tuition

International students who would like to apply for this scholarship should complete and submit the scholarship application form by March 1st.


Additional Opportunities

Raise.me

Micro-scholarships through Raise.me are included in the first-time freshmen scholarships Huntington University awards to incoming students, and they cannot be added above and beyond the university’s established scholarships for first-time freshmen. The deadline for Raise.me scholarship entries is November 15 of a student's senior year in high school.

Veteran’s Benefits

Huntington University accepts VA benefits for veterans, children, grandchildren, and spouses of veterans who qualify for VA benefits. Beth DuBois in the registrar office is our VA benefit liaison. You can reach her at 260-359-4011 or at bdubois@huntington.edu.

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Many of our students benefit from outside scholarships. We encourage students to contact their local community foundation to explore scholarship opportunities, as the majority of the outside scholarships we receive are provided by local community foundations. The application window is often January through April of a student’s senior year in high school, but check with your community foundation for specific deadlines. 

QUESTA Education Foundation

Huntington is proud to be a regional partner school for the Questa Education Foundation. Students from north-eastern Indiana may qualify for one of several scholarship programs offered through the Questa Education Foundation. The application period is open November through March.

Vocational Rehabilitation Grant

Huntington accepts vocational rehabilitation benefits.  The student account and financial aid teams will assist you and your vocational rehabilitation counselor with completing any requested paperwork to process your vocational rehabilitation eligibility.

529 College Savings Plans

Our student account team can assist you in using your 529 College Savings Plan to pay for any remaining costs after other financial aid is applied. Indiana offers a tax credit of up to $1,000 annually for funds invested in a 529 plan. Speak with your 529 plan representative or your tax preparer for additional information. You may contact our student account team at 260-359-4283 or through email at StudentAccountTeam@huntington.edu.