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Academic Scholarships: Find Your Scholarship Opportunities

So many available scholarships

You have worked hard in school, and we want to reward you for that. We offer several scholarships to students with proven academic records and outstanding test scores, as well as scholarships based on your leadership in an area you plan to continue to participate in at Trinity, your declared major, your hometown location, and more.

Select which student you will be in order to see the scholarships that are available to you:

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NEW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Check out the many scholarships available to students, as well as the requirements to qualify. Apply for any that are a match for you. Some of Trinity’s scholarships are competitive so it is important to apply early. Incoming traditional students can apply by January 12 for full consideration of our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Financial Need will be assessed for scholarships that are need-based. Financial need is determined by the difference between the cost of attendance (COA) at a school and a student’s total aid that they are receiving.

We encourage incoming traditional undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please learn about Trinity’s Scholarship Universe system to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

Lastly, check out the additional scholarship opportunities in the tabs below that are available. All scholarship deadlines and criteria will vary so please review carefully. Please email Scholarship Coordinator Sydney Winters concerning all scholarship questions or concerns.

Founders

Full Tuition

Two renewable awards are given to incoming freshmen who demonstrate outstanding spiritual, academic and social leadership. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for the President’s Honors Scholarship (see below). Complete the Founders Scholarship Application.

Students can access this application using the same log-in credentials they created when starting their application with Trinity. If a student has not started their application, then they should apply now.

President’s Honors Scholarship

$24,000
($6,000/year)

Automatically awarded to admitted students based on weighted high school GPA (3.70+) and guaranteed through your first two years.  Awards are renewable for next two years based on academic performance at Trinity. To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.”

Provost Honors Scholarship

$20,000
($5,000/year)

Automatically awarded to admitted students based weighted high school GPA (3.50 – 3.69) and guaranteed through your first two years.  Awards are renewable for next two years based on academic performance at Trinity.   To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.”

Deans’ Honors Scholarship

$16,000
($4,000/year)

Automatically awarded to admitted students based on weighted high school GPA (3.20 – 3.49) and guaranteed through your first two years.  Awards are renewable for next two years based on academic performance at Trinity.   To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.”

Faculty Honors Scholarship

$12,000
($3,000/year)

Automatically awarded to admitted students based on weighted high school GPA (3.00 – 3.19) and guaranteed through your first two years.  Awards are renewable for next two years based on academic performance at Trinity.    To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.”

Leadership Scholarships

$500-1,500

Participation in scholarship area is required. For detailed information per program scholarship and application instructions, visit the Leadership Scholarship page.

Awards are available for: Art and Design, Choir (Concert and Gospel), Instrumental Music, Campus Ministry, Theatre, and Worship Leadership.

All leadership scholarships have an application deadline of January 15.

Diversity Scholars

$1,500

Multiple awards given to students from underrepresented populations who have demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity. Minimum of 3.0 GPA required. Application is available at Diversity Scholarship Application.

Students can access this application using the same log-in credentials they created when starting their application with Trinity. If a student has not started their application, then they should apply now.

Scholarship for Athletics

*Varies

Athletic scholarships are awarded by the Athletics Department and are available for basketball, soccer, volleyball, track & field, cross country, golf, baseball and softball. Students can receive both academic and athletic awards, however most other awards are inclusive. On the Athletics homepage, click on your sport to complete an interest form.

Trinity Athletics Club

*Varies

Variable number of renewable awards to top new athletes. Required: Admission to the College.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Check out the many scholarships available to students, as well as the requirements to qualify. Apply for any that are a match for you. Some of Trinity’s scholarships are competitive so it is important to apply early. Incoming traditional students can apply by January 5th for full consideration of our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Financial Need will be assessed for scholarships that are need-based. Financial need is determined by the difference between the cost of attendance (COA) at a school and a student’s total aid that they are receiving.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

Lastly, check out the additional scholarship opportunities in the tabs below that are available. All scholarship deadlines and criteria will vary so please review carefully.

Please email Scholarship Coordinator Sydney Winters (Sydney.Winters@trnty.edu) concerning all scholarship questions or concerns.

Transfer Academic Excellence

Full Tuition

Two renewable awards are given to incoming transfer students who demonstrate outstanding spiritual, academic, and social leadership. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for the President’s Honors Scholarship (see below). Complete the Transfer Academic Excellence Application.

Students can access this application using the same log-in credentials they created when starting their application to Trinity. If a student has not started their application, they should apply now

Learn more about application materials and upcoming deadlines here.

President’s Honors Scholarship

$6,000

Awarded to admitted transfer students with a weighted GPA (3.70+).  To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.

Provost’s Honors Scholarship

$5,000

Awarded to admitted transfer students with a weighted GPA (3.50 – 3.69).  To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.

Dean’s Honors Scholarship

$4,000

Awarded to admitted transfer students with a weighted GPA (3.20- 3.49).  To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.

Faculty Honors Scholarship

$3,000

Awarded to admitted transfer students with a weighted GPA (3.00- 3.19).  To determine if you are eligible for an academic honors scholarship, please use Trinity’s Net Price Calculator.

Phi Theta Kappa

$500

Awarded to admitted transfer students with a proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership.

Leadership Scholarships

$500-1,500

Participation in scholarship area is required. For detailed information per program scholarship and application instructions, visit the Leadership Scholarship page.

Awards are available for: Art and Design, Choir (Concert and Gospel), Instrumental Music, Campus Ministry, Theatre, and Worship Leadership.

All leadership scholarships have an application deadline of January 15.

Diversity Scholars

$1,500

Multiple awards given to students from underrepresented populations who have demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity. Minimum of 3.0 GPA required. Application is available at Diversity Scholarship Application.

Students can access this application using the same log-in credentials they created when starting their application with Trinity. If a student has not started their application, then they should apply now.

Trinity is pleased to offer a scholarship for Arrupe College, City Colleges of Chicago, Elgin Community College, Kankakee Community College, Rock Valley College, Moraine Valley Community College, Prairie State College, College of DuPage, South Suburban College, Joliet Junior College, Morton College, and Triton College students!

The $1,000 GAP scholarship is fully renewable and available to students who have completed 12 credits or more from one of these institutions. The application deadline is fast approaching.   Apply today!

CRC Race Relations Multiracial Student Scholarship

$500/semester

A scholarship recipient must train for and engage in the ministry of racial reconciliation in church and/or in society. Our scholarship fund is one of the strategies we employ to develop multiracial leaders.For Black, Indigenous, or People of Color who are attending (or hoping to attend) Trinity Christian College. First year students may receive up to $500 per semester, No student will receive more than $2,000 per academic year.The application is available online and the deadline is May 31.  This scholarship needs to be applied to each year.  For the first-time and renewal application, visit:  https://network.crcna.org/topic/justice-inclusion/racial-reconciliation/race-relations-scholarships

RETURNING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Check out the many scholarships available to students, as well as the requirements to qualify. Apply for any that are a match for you. Some of Trinity’s scholarships are competitive so it is important to apply on time. Returning students can apply by May 1st for full consideration of our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities unless otherwise noted. Financial Need will be assessed for scholarships that are need-based. Financial need is determined by the difference between the cost of attendance (COA) at a school and a student’s total aid that they are receiving.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

Lastly, check out the additional scholarship opportunities in the tabs below that are available. All scholarship deadlines and criteria will vary so please review carefully.

Please email Scholarship Coordinator Sydney Winters (Sydney.Winters@trnty.edu) concerning all scholarship questions or concerns.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

CRC Race Relations Multiracial Student Scholarship

$500/semester

A scholarship recipient must train for and engage in the ministry of racial reconciliation in church and/or in society. Our scholarship fund is one of the strategies we employ to develop multiracial leaders.For Black, Indigenous, or People of Color who are attending (or hoping to attend) Trinity Christian College. First year students may receive up to $500 per semester, No student will receive more than $2,000 per academic year.The application is available online and the deadline is May 31.  This scholarship needs to be applied to each year.  For the first-time and renewal application, visit:  https://network.crcna.org/topic/justice-inclusion/racial-reconciliation/race-relations-scholarships

ADULT UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Trinity offers scholarships to help the adult undergraduate learner to continue their education and advance their career goals.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

Please email Scholarship Coordinator Sydney Winters (Sydney.Winters@trnty.edu) concerning all scholarship questions or concerns.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Trinity offers select scholarships for Graduate students pursuing their education in the areas of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Education, and Special Education.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

Please email Scholarship Coordinator Sydney Winters (Sydney.Winters@trnty.edu) concerning all scholarship questions or concerns.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

We encourage continuing undergraduate students to explore all scholarship opportunities that are available to them. Please visit Trinity’s Scholarship Universe to explore, review, and apply for our endowed and funded scholarship opportunities. Global external scholarships can also be explored within Scholarship Universe.

The research fellowship offers clinical mental health graduate students the opportunity to develop their skills in the application of research methods to clinical practice. The recipient can receive up to $7,000 and must be a second-year graduate student. The graduate fellow will work collaboratively with members of the counseling faculty. At the conclusion of the fellowship, the recipient will offer a presentation of their project to the wider counseling and psychology community. The research fellowship application is circulated each spring. For more information, please contact Debra Majewski at Debra.Majewski@trnty.edu.

Many students have found scholarship sources within their communities. Some possible sources for outside scholarships are employers, service organizations, churches, and veterans’ benefits. Contact each individual organization for eligibility requirements and application deadlines.