Academic Scholarships

Heidelberg University recognizes academic excellence by awarding academic scholarships. These are awarded after acceptance to Heidelberg and are based on your overall admission application and academic performance in high school. 

  • Presidential Scholarship - $20,000 per year
  • Dean's Scholarship - $17,000 per year
  • Faculty Scholarship - $15,000 per year
Transfer Students Scholarships

Heidelberg offers transfer students scholarships based on GPA.

Other Scholarships

Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, Full-tuition
Renewal based on satisfactory academic progress
Criteria: identification as a member of an underrepresented student population, displayed academic potential, quality of response to a writing prompt, and demonstrated commitment to community involvement and engagement.
Scholarship Application

Music and Theatre Scholarship, Amounts vary
Renewal based upon a 2.5 GPA.
Must plan to major in music or theatre. Audition required by April 23rd. Minimum high school GPA of 2.5.

Music and Theatre Participation Scholarship, Amounts vary
Must plan to participate in music ensembles or theatre performances. 

Austin E. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship $5,000
First consideration given to Ohio student with an interest in mathematics or the natural sciences. Renewable for four years. More information available.

Scholars Day

Upon admission to Heidelberg, top scholars are invited to a Scholars Day event to compete for additional academic scholarship awards up to $29,000. 

See Heidelberg Grants

Heidelberg scholarships and grants are awarded to first-year students and your high school GPA and overall application. Gift aid cannot exceed current tuition. Renewal of all sources of financial aid is contingent upon maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). SAP requires students to pass at least 67% of their attempted hours per academic year. They must have a 2.0 GPA or higher by the end of their sophomore year.

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