Financial Aid

2016-2017 SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

Your completed application for admission qualifies you to be considered for Academic Scholarships. By applying for admission and filing your FAFSA, you are automatically considered for all forms of scholarship and financial aid offered at Centenary. All Centenary awards are renewable for up to three years.


WE GIVE YOU LOTS OF REASONS TO COME AND SEE US…

Campus Visit Scholarship - $5,000 per year
Make an official visit to Centenary and apply by December 15, and automatically qualify for a $5,000/year scholarship.


ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

All Centenary Academic Awards are renewable for up to three years for students who remain in good standing.

President’s Award - $20,000/year - $80,000 over four years
Eligibility: Minimum 3.7 GPA* - 1260 Critical Reading/Math SAT score or 28 ACT composite

Dean’s Award - $15,000/year - $60,000 over four years
Eligibility: Minimum 3.3 GPA* - 1150 Critical Reading/Math SAT score or 25 ACT composite

Trustee Award - $10,000/year - $40,000 over four years
Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 GPA* - 1070 Critical Reading/Math SAT score or 23 ACT composite

*Centenary GPA: Recalculated GPA based on core courses only; on a four point, un-weighted scale.


INSTITUTIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Legacy Award
Direct descendants of Centenary alumni (grandparent, parent, or sibling) qualify for this $1,000/year award, renewable for up to three years. If an older sibling still attends Centenary, both students will receive the award!

Artistic Merit Award
Artistic merit awards are selected through audition or portfolio review by art, music, and theatre faculty. Students selected for these awards are eligible to renew them if they continue to participate in the artistic program.

Minister Dependents
Students who have a parent actively serving as an ordained United Methodist minister qualify for this $5,000/year award, renewable for up to three years.

Texas Equalization Grant
Texas residents who have a 3.0 Centenary GPA qualify for this award.

Centenary Methodist Grant
Awarded annually to new full-time students. Based on need; requires membership in the United Methodist Church and completion of the FAFSA.

Centenary Out-of-State Grant
Awarded annually to new full-time students. Based on need; requires U.S. residence outside of Louisiana and completion of the FAFSA.

Centenary Grants and Endowed Scholarships
Centenary Grants and Endowed Scholarships are available to admitted students with financial need. To be eligible, students must complete the FAFSA.


Room Fee Waivers – Automatically available to students in the 710-711 zip code range

Artistic Merit Awards require separate auditions or applications, and many institutional scholarships and grants require the FAFSA. Visit the artistic merit award page for more information on how to be considered for these awards.


STATE SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

Louisiana TOPS
For Louisiana residents with at least a 20 ACT and a 2.5 core GPA (awarded by the state).

Louisiana GO Grant
For Louisiana residents who qualify for a Federal Pell Grant. Awards range up to $3,000/year.


For more information on Scholarships and Grants, please visit our financial aid home page.

Centenary does not award scholarship in excess of tuition.