2019–2020 SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

With only a few exceptions, Huntingdon College scholarships and grants cannot be stacked or combined; students may receive ONLY ONE scholarship or award. Federal and state aid may be added to Huntingdon College scholarships and grants. Contact the Office of Admission for more information.

Note: for necessary forms and other information, see the Huntingdon College website at www.huntingdon.edu.

MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

Apply at www.huntingdon.edu/merit by December 1.

  • Incoming freshmen only
  • Campus residency required
  • Limited full tuition awards available
  • Merit Application required; deadline December 1
  • Not stackable
  • Renewable for up to three additional years               
  • Students may receive ONLY ONE scholarship/award      

Scholarship

Award Amount

Minimum Requirements

Bellingrath Scholarship

Full Tuition

26 ACT/3.75 GPA

Edwin H. and Mae Rousseau Teague Scholarship

Full Tuition

26 ACT/3.75 GPA

Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Cell Biology, Applied Mathematics, or Mathematics majors only

Walter J. Knabe Memorial Scholarship

Full Tuition

26 ACT/3.75 GPA

James W. Wilson Jr. Scholarship

$16,500

26 ACT/3.75 GPA 

PRESIDENTIAL FELLOWSHIPS

  • Provides a $5,000 award stackable with one qualifying Honors Scholarship (Freshmen) or one qualifying Transfer Scholarship (Transfers).
  • Submit the Presidential Fellowship Application: deadlines December 1 (Round 1), February 1 (Round 2), or April 1 (Round 3, applicable if places remain in the Fellows program).
  • Minimum requirements: 23 ACT (super-scored by the Huntingdon Office of Admission) and 3.0 GPA in high school or transfer coursework.
  • Participate in the Presidential Fellowship Program, agreeing to be part of one of six Presidential Fellows Academic Teams.
  • For more information, consult the Presidential Fellows information on the Huntingdon website.
  • Presidential Fellowships require campus residency.
  • Because of the time commitment for this program, students who participate in NCAA-III intercollegiate sports, cheerleading, or band are not eligible for Presidential Fellowships.
  • Renewable for up to three additional years

HONORS SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Incoming freshmen only
  • No special application required; awarded based on qualifications
  • Renewable for up to three additional years
  • Students may receive ONLY ONE Honors Scholarship/Award

Scholarship

Award Amount

Minimum Requirements

President Hubert F. Searcy Scholarship

$15,000

25 ACT/3.75 GPA

Campus residency required

Not stackable, except with the Presidential Fellowship

President A.A. Lipscomb Scholarship

$14,000

24 ACT/3.50 GPA

Campus residency required

Not stackable, except with the Presidential Fellowship

President Walter D. Agnew Scholarship

$13,500

23 ACT/3.30 GPA

Not stackable, except with the Presidential Fellowship for qualifying students

Wynton M. and Carolyn Blount Scholarship

$13,000

22 ACT/3.00 GPA

Not stackable

President John Massey Scholarship

$12,500

21 ACT/3.00 GPA

Not stackable

TRANSFER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

  • No special application required; awarded automatically based upon qualification
  • Not stackable, except with Presidential Fellowships, when applicable
  • Renewable for up to three additional years
  • Students may receive ONLY ONE Transfer Scholarship

Scholarship

Award Amount

Minimum Requirements

Transfer 3.75 Scholarship

$14,500

Cumulative 3.75 GPA

Transfer 3.50 Scholarship

$13,500

Cumulative 3.50 GPA

Transfer 3.00 Scholarship

$12,500

Cumulative 3.00 GPA

PARTICIPATION SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • Incoming freshmen only
  • No special application required, but tryouts or auditions may be required
  • Not stackable
  • Renewable for up to three additional years
  • Students may receive ONLY ONE Scholarship/Award

Scholarship/Award

Award Amount

Minimum Requirements

Band Leadership Award

Full Tuition

23 ACT/3.50 GPA

Limited number available

Awarded by band directors

Campus residency required

Girls/Boys State Legacy of Leadership Scholarship

Full Tuition

Must be a State Governor

Campus residency required

Must meet admission requirements

Distinguished Young Woman State Winner Scholarship

Full Tuition

Must be a state winner

Campus residency required

Must meet admission requirements

Judy Marley Montgomery Choir Scholarship

$15,500

Must participate in choir

 Audition required

Cannot be involved in NCAA-III athletic teams

Campus residency required

Must meet admission requirements

Scarlet & Grey Band Award

$13,500

Must participate in the Marching Scarlet & Grey and the Huntingdon Winds Concert Band

Must meet admission requirements

Scarlet & Grey Cheer Award

$13,000

Must make the Hawks Cheer Squad (tryout required)

Huntingdon Military Science Scholarship

$12,000

Must participate in Army ROTC or Air Force ROTC

Must meet admission requirements

UNITED METHODIST SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

Awarded through the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church; see www.umhef.org or www.gbhem.org.

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • Not stackable
  • Renewable for up to three additional years
  • Students may receive ONLY ONE Scholarship/Award

Scholarship/Award

Award Amount

Minimum Requirements

Valedictorian Scholarship

$14,000

Must have verification on official high school transcript

Incoming freshmen only

Corporate Alliance Award

$12,000

Employee or employee dependent employed by Alabama Power, ALFA, Baptist Health, or Regions Bank

Incoming freshmen only

Corporate Alliance Award Application required

Cross & Flame Award

$12,000

Active member of a Methodist church

Official Cross & Flame Award clergy recommendation required

Military and Dependent Survivor Award

$12,000

Contact Office of Admission for details

Incoming freshmen only

Alumni Legacy Award

$11,000

Legacy Award Referral Form signed by Huntingdon Alum
River Region Award

$10,500

Must live within 45 miles of the Huntingdon campus

Incoming freshmen only

AISA Award

$10,500

Graduate from an AISA school

Incoming freshmen only

Hawk Award

$10,000

Unconditional admission

Huntingdon Grant

$7,500

Must meet admission requirements

VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Contact the Office of Admission for more information. Benefits determined by Certificate of Eligibility from the VA.

  • Post 911 GI Bill®
  • GI Bill®
  • Federal VA Benefits

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

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