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Competitive Scholarships


First-time, degree-seeking students are encouraged to apply for the following competitive scholarships.
The deadline for all scholarships is December 1.

 

 

The Church Scholarship Promise program allows local churches to develop unique financial partnerships with Covenant College to benefit students from their congregations. The Church Involvement Scholarship is made possible by this program. The scholarship is awarded to first-time, degree-seeking students who demonstrate service and leadership in their home church as well as academic excellence.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant
  2. Membership in a church participating in Covenant College's Church Scholarships Promise Program
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist

 

List of Eligible CSP Churches

 

 

 

Students interested in pursuing computer science at Covenant are invited to apply for the Computer Science Scholarship.This merit-based scholarship is valued at $11,000 and will be awarded to one first-time, degree-seeking student.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant.
  2. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and the following test scores: SAT of 1120 (critical reading and math only) or 1650, or an ACT score of 24
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist.

 

 

 

 

The Dr. Charles Donaldson Memorial Science Scholarship was established in 2004 to honor Dr. Charles Donaldson who taught math and science at Covenant College for more than 30 years. This $11,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a first-time, degree-seeking student who declares a major in biology, chemistry, mathematics or physics.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant
  2. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and the following test scores: SAT of 1200 (critical reading and math only) or an ACT score of 26
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist

 

 

 

 

The Department of Economics and Community Development at Covenant College will award one merit-based scholarship valued at $11,000 to one first-time, degree-seeking student who desires to major in either economics or community development.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant.
  2. Community development applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 and the following test scores: SAT of 1200 (critical reading and math only) or an ACT composite score of at least 25.
  3. Economics applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 and the following test scores: SAT of 1250 (critical reading and math only) and a math score of at least 650, or an ACT composite score of 26 and a math score of at least 26. 
  4. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist.

 

 

 

 

First-time degree-seeking students accepted to Covenant College are invited to apply for the Emerging Artist Scholarship. This merit-based scholarship is valued at $11,000 and will be renewed for three years as long as the student remains in the major and makes satisfactory academic progress.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant
  2. Applicants for the Emerging Artist Scholarship are required to submit a portfolio representing their best artwork from high school and consisting of 12-20 works.
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist

 

 

 

 

The Future Teacher Scholarship is awarded to a first-time degree-seeking student who plans to pursue studies in the Education Department with the goal of teacher certification. Students interested in completing a bachelor's degree in their subject matter and their master's in teaching at Covenant are also eligible to apply for this scholarship. The merit-based scholarship is valued at $11,000 and will be awarded to one first-time, degree-seeking student.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant.
  2. Have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 and the following test scores: SAT of 1120 (critical reading and math only) or 1650, or an ACT score of 24
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist.

 

 

 

 

This scholarship is for students accepted to Covenant College who are interested in business. This merit-based scholarship is valued at $11,000 and will be awarded to one first-time, degree-seeking student.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant
  2. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.25 and the following test scores: SAT of 1200 (critical reading and math only) or 1800 total, or an ACT score of 25
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist

 

 

 

 

First-time degree-seeking students who plan to major in international studies may apply for this scholarship. This merit-based scholarship is valued at $11,000 and will be awarded to one first-time, degree-seeking student.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant.
  2. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.25 and the following test scores: SAT of 1200 (critical reading and math only) or 1760, or an ACT score of 26
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist.

 

 

 

 

The Maclellan Scholars Program offers courses designed to stimulate the thinking and develop the skills of potential Christian leaders. First-time, degree-seeking students planning to enroll in a four-year program at Covenant College or in the college’s dual-degree program are eligible to be selected as Maclellan Scholars. This scholarship is based on Christian commitment, scholastic achievement, demonstration of leadership ability, and extracurricular activities.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant
  2. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and the following test scores: SAT of 1240 (math and critical reading only) or 1860 total or an ACT score of 28
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist

 

 

 

 

The Wilberforce Scholarship is awarded to first-time, degree-seeking students from multiple regions who want to make a difference in their communities and who demonstrate a commitment to Christ and who exhibit leadership, academic diligence, and an interest in extracurricular activities.

 

Requirements

  1. Accepted for admission into Covenant
  2. Live or attend school or church in the Baltimore/Annapolis area, Birmingham area, Dalton area, Gainesville, GA area, Memphis area, or Nashville area
  3. Attend Scholarship Weekend if chosen as a finalist