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NEW STUDENTS

All incoming traditional students may be considered for the scholarships listed below, provided they meet the qualifications for each. Hybrid and Online students are not eligible. Students are only considered once they have been admitted to Point University and have filled out the necessary application (if required).

All institutional scholarships listed below are only available to non-athletes. However, many student athletes may be considered for merit-based scholarships in addition to  athletic performance scholarships. These merit scholarships range from $2,000 – $5,000 per year. For athletic scholarship information, please contact the athletic department.

FOUNDERS SCHOLARSHIP
Students seeking enrollment at Point are only considered for the Founders Scholarship when they have met the following qualifications:

  1. Must be an incoming first-year student and must live on campus all 4 years.
  2. Possess a 3.5 GPA in high school coursework
  3. Possess a combined SAT score of 1310 (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Math)
  4. Written essay about why a Point University education is important and why he or she desires to attend the University

This scholarship covers all tuition and fees and is available for five students each year. The Founder’s Scholarship is renewable based on a 3.5 cumulative GPA at Point for a maximum of 4 years.

Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis with maximum of five(5) scholarships awarded each year. Final deadline for consideration is March 15, 2017.

LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Students apply for the leadership scholarship by filling out the application available online or in the admission office.  Students must demonstrate leadership qualities as evidenced by community and/or church service and a willingness to continue those efforts on the Point University campus. This scholarship amounts to $2,000 and is only available for one year.
OUT-OF-STATE SCHOLARSHIP
Freshmen attending Point University from outside the state of Georgia may qualify for the out-of-state scholarship by achieving a 3.00 high school GPA. This scholarship amounts to $3,500 per year and is renewable by maintaining a 3.00 GPA at Point University.  Qualifying students may apply for the out-of-state scholarship by filling out the application available online or in the admission office.
MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP
All students seeking enrollment at Point are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships when they complete the regular admission process. These scholarship amounts range from $2,000 to $8,000, and are based on high-school/transfer GPA and SAT-I/ACT scores.
NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP
Students seeking enrollment at Point are considered for need-based scholarships when they complete the regular admission and financial aid processes. Qualification is determined by information retrieved from the student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
BYRON AND KATIE CARTWRIGHT MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Music scholarships are available for a limited number of talented students. Scholarships are based on a student’s audition and application. Please refer to the Music Scholarship Application Form for full details on this process.

Scholarship values range depending on student talent, need and availability. Contact Clarissa Parker at 706-385-1049 or by e-mail.

DUAL CREDIT ENROLLMENT SCHOLARSHIP
Current dual enrollment students may apply for a $500 scholarship towards their first full-time academic year at Point University (must be a full-time student not enrolled in the dual enrollment program). Please see the admissions office for more information.
RETURNING STUDENTS
ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS
Point offers a number of endowed scholarships, provided from funds given by donors in honor or memory of loved ones, churches, etc. Each spring, traditional students will receive notification via e-mail of the endowed scholarship application process, qualifications for receipt of an endowed scholarship, and deadlines for application.
BYRON AND KATIE CARTWRIGHT MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Music scholarships are available for a limited number of talented students. Scholarships are based on a student’s audition and application. Please refer to the Music Scholarship Application Form for full details on this process.

If you have any questions not addressed on this page, please contact the Admission Office at 706-385-1202.