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Scholarships

All scholarship amounts are based on full-time undergraduate status for the entire academic year to qualify and maintain Concordia University institutional scholarship opportunity. A student needs to maintain the required 2.5 cumulative GPA (Regents, Provost, Dean, Trustee, Phi Theta Kappa) or 3.3 cumulative GPA (Honors) or 3.5 cumulative GPA (Presidential Honors) by the end of the spring semester each semester for the academic scholarship to be automatically renewed.

Concordia University Academic Scholarships for New Students

2020-2021

New Freshman Only

Presidential Honors Scholarship

Award Range: Full Tuition
Requirements: 3.9 GPA, SAT of 1370 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing plus Math) or 30 ACT
International Students: TOEFL 92(IBT) /IELTS above 6.5
Additional Notes: Application required. Renewable each year (8 semesters) with a cumulative 3.5 GPA
Application: Application: Applications will be accepted from September 1, 2019 through December 1, 2019

Honors Scholarship

Award Range: $26,000
Requirements: 3.7 GPA, SAT of 1280 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing plus Math) or 27 ACT
International Students: TOEFL 92(IBT) /IELTS above 6.5
Additional Notes: Application required. Renewable each year (8 semesters) with a cumulative 3.3 GPA
Application: Application: Applications will be accepted from September 1, 2019 through December 1, 2019

Academic Scholarships

Regents Scholarship: $19,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Provost Scholarship: $16,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Dean Scholarship: $13,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Trustee Scholarship: $10,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Additional Notes: Renewable each year (8 semesters) with minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

New Transfers Only

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Award Range: $13,000, 3.65 - 4.00 GPA
$11,000, 3.30 - 3.64 GPA
$9,000, 2.90 - 3.29 GPA
Requirements:

Cumulative GPA from community, state, or private college with 30 completed units
International Students: TOEFL 79(IBT) /IELTS above 6.5

Additional Notes: Must be fully admitted; renewable each year with minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

Concordia University Activity Awards, All new students

Christ College Church Vocations Scholarship

Award Range:

$22,000, includes all institutional aid resources

Requirements:

Application required, 3.0 GPA and a member of LCMS congregation and who intends to serve in a full time LCMS church career profession

Additional Notes:

Renewable in succeeding years if accepted into Christ College; maintains full-time status and cumulative 2.5 GPA and 2.8 GPA in certification course work.
For more information please visit our Church Work Scholarships & Grants page.

Christ College Scholarship

Award Range:

$3,000

Requirements:

Application required. Member of LCMS congregation and who intends to serve in a full time LCMS church career profession

Additional Notes:

Renewable in succeeding years if accepted into Christ College; maintains full-time status and cumulative 2.5 GPA and 2.8 GPA in certification course work.
For more information please visit our Church Work Scholarships & Grants page.

Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Forensics

Award Range: Amounts vary depending on the number of students who qualify and funds available; awarded on ability in the area of interest.
Requirements: Application required to the individual department
Additional Notes:

For additional information, please contact...
Music: Jeff Held at (949) 214-3420
Theatre: Tony Vezner (949) 214-3425
Visual Arts: Rachel Hayes (949) 214-3290
Forensics: Amanda Ozaki-Laughon (949) 214-3440

Application: Music - Priority Deadline: TBD
Theatre - Priority Deadline: TBD
Visual Arts - Priority Deadline: TBD
Forensics Scholarship - Priority Deadline: TBD

Athletic Scholarship

Award Range: Amounts vary
Requirements: Determined by individual sport
Additional Notes: Contact Coaches directly for more information.

2019-2020

New Freshman Only

Presidential Honors Scholarship

Award Range: Full Tuition
Requirements: 3.9 GPA, SAT of 1370 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing plus Math) or 30 ACT
International Students: TOEFL 92(IBT) /IELTS above 6.5
Additional Notes: Application required. Renewable each year (8 semesters) with a cumulative 3.5 GPA
Application: Application: Applications will be accepted from September 1, 2018 through December 1, 2018

Honors Scholarship

Award Range: $24,000
Requirements: 3.7 GPA, SAT of 1280 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing plus Math) or 27 ACT
International Students: TOEFL 92(IBT) /IELTS above 6.5
Additional Notes: Application required. Renewable each year (8 semesters) with a cumulative 3.3 GPA
Application: Application: Applications will be accepted from September 1, 2018 through December 1, 2018

Academic Scholarships

Regents Scholarship: $17,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Provost Scholarship: $14,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Dean Scholarship: $11,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Trustee Scholarship: $8,000 Calculate Your Academic Scholarship
Additional Notes: Renewable each year (8 semesters) with minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

New Transfers Only

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Award Range: $11,000, 3.65 - 4.00 GPA
$9,000, 3.30 - 3.64 GPA
$7,000, 2.90 - 3.29 GPA
Requirements:

Cumulative GPA from community, state, or private college with 30 completed units
International Students: TOEFL 79(IBT) /IELTS above 6.5

Additional Notes: Must be fully admitted; renewable each year with minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

Concordia University Activity Awards, All new students

Christ College Church Vocations Scholarship

Award Range:

$20,000, includes all institutional aid resources

Requirements:

Application required, 3.0 GPA and a member of LCMS congregation and who intends to serve in a full time LCMS church career profession

Additional Notes:

Renewable in succeeding years if accepted into Christ College; maintains full-time status and cumulative 2.5 GPA and 2.8 GPA in certification course work.
For more information please visit our Church Work Scholarships & Grants page.

Christ College Scholarship

Award Range:

$3,000

Requirements:

Application required. Member of LCMS congregation and who intends to serve in a full time LCMS church career profession

Additional Notes:

Renewable in succeeding years if accepted into Christ College; maintains full-time status and cumulative 2.5 GPA and 2.8 GPA in certification course work.
For more information please visit our Church Work Scholarships & Grants page.

Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Forensics

Award Range: Amounts vary depending on the number of students who qualify and funds available; awarded on ability in the area of interest.
Requirements: Application required to the individual department
Additional Notes: For additional information, please contact...
Music: Jeff Held at (949) 214-3420
Theatre: Tony Vezner (949) 214-3425
Visual Arts: Rachel Hayes (949) 214-3290
Application: Music - Priority Deadline: April 6, 2019
Theatre - Priority Deadline: April 6, 2019
Visual Arts - Deadline Extended to February 22, 2019 
Forensics Scholarship - Priority Deadline: February 11, 2019

Athletic Scholarship

Award Range: Amounts vary
Requirements: Determined by individual sport
Additional Notes: Contact Coaches directly for more information.
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