Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students
A rewarding part of joining the ACU family begins with the President’s International Scholarship, a four-year, $22,000 award guaranteed for international undergraduate students. If you choose to live on campus, you are eligible for the Wildcat Housing Grant, valued at $3,000 per year for up to two years. You could also be eligible for one of more than a dozen competitive scholarships based on your leadership experience, extracurricular activities and program of study.
Scholarships for International Graduate Students
Each graduate program at ACU offers unique scholarships targeted to the skills and outcomes most valuable for your career. When you apply for a graduate scholarship, you will be able to demonstrate your experience, expertise and aspirations for the program and for your future. Additional outside, privately funded scholarships are available within your field by professional organizations and accrediting bodies.
Other Competitive Scholarships Available for International Students
All first-time, incoming students are invited to apply for ACU’s Cultures of ACU Scholarship and Community Servant-Leader Award. Recipients must demonstrate leadership skills as well as a passion for diversity and equality.
Cultures of ACU recipients are expected to enhance the academic, social and spiritual environment around them by sharing their unique cultural backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
Community Servant-Leader Award recipients are expected to be servant-minded students who demonstrate strong leadership potential, the ability to succeed academically and the desire to promote a multicultural society.
Students who complete this application once will be considered for each of the scholarship opportunities above. This application is open from November 1st until March 1st. Recipients of either award must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA at ACU, attend weekly meetings and fulfill a community service commitment each semester.
First-time incoming freshman students, who are dependent children of full-time Church of Christ ministers, are able to apply for this endowed scholarship, created by Bob and Kay Onstead. This application is open from November 1st to March 1st.
Engineering & Physics Experiential Learning Award
The Engineering & Physics (E&P) Experiential Learning Award is a scholarship offered to incoming freshmen who are interested in helping to lead the department in experiential learning opportunities and also take on a student leadership role within the department. Scholarship applicants must declare a major in either Engineering or Physics. You will have the opportunity to serve in many ways such as student panelist, activity facilitators, event coordinators, guest speakers, tour guides, student liaisons, outreach event participants, and other positions for the E&P Department. Complete the E&P Experiential Learning Award application today!
The School of Information Technology and Computing awards scholarships in varying amounts to a select number of incoming freshmen and transfer students each year. Scholarship applicants must declare a major in Computer Science, Computer Science/Math Teaching or Digital Entertainment Technology (DET). Complete the award application.
ACU is a member of the NCAA Division I Southland Conference. Athletic scholarships vary in amount and are determined by the NCAA and head coach of each sport. To inquire about availability, complete a prospect questionnaire.
ACU will match church gifts dollar-for-dollar up to $500 per year. Simply complete our church match form and submit it, with payment, to your admissions counselor. Access the Church Match Scholarship form.
Children of full-time Church of Christ supported missionaries, serving in a foreign field, are guaranteed 75% off of tuition, when combined with all other gift aid from federal, state and institutional sources. Access the Missionary Dependent form.
NCSA and Christian School Partners Graduate Scholarship
Students who graduate from a school in the National Christian Schools Association (NCSA) are eligible to apply for this scholarship. This scholarship is valued at $1,000 per year for up to four years. Complete the National Christian Schools Association application.