Major LCU Scholarships

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LCU Scholarships

Notes About Scholarships

  • All students receiving aid are required to complete LCU's financial aid application.
  • Recipients of LCU scholarships must be full-time students.
  • Maximum LCU scholarships may not exceed full tuition.
  • Scholarships are awarded for fall and spring only.

LCU reserves the right to combine scholarships in the manner most beneficial to the student as well as the university.

Children's Home Discount

This is a 50% tuition discount for full-time students who were under the care of a children's home during the past year. You may use this discount for up to 4 years. This discount cannot be combined with any other LCU awards. You must maintain a 2.50 cumulative GPA. To apply, send us verification of your stay at the children's home.

Christian School/Academy Discount

This is a 25% tuition discount for dependent, full-time students whose parent works full-time at a Christian school or academy. This discount may be combined with other institutionally funded scholarships, except athletic, not to exceed 50% of tuition charges. This discount may be used up to 4 years. Student's parent must continue to work full-time at a Christian school or academy. Student must also maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50. To apply, send verification of parent's full-time employment to Financial Assistance.

Christian School Graduate Scholarship

Any full-time beginning freshman student who graduates from a private Christian school will receive a $500 scholarship per year for up to 4 years. You must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50.

Foreign Missionary Discount

This is a 50% tuition discount for dependent, full-time students whose parents are currently working in a foreign mission field. You may use this discount up to 4 years. This discount cannot be combined with any other LCU awards. Your parents must continue to work in the mission field, and you must maintain a 2.50 cumulative GPA. To apply, send us verification of work in a foreign mission field (e.g. a letter from the supporting church in the United States).

Home School Graduate Scholarship

Any full-time beginning freshman student who has graduated through a home school program can receive a $500 scholarship per year for up to 4 years. You must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50.

Honors Scholarship

The Honors Scholarship is available to both beginning freshmen and transfer students.

Full-time beginning freshmen with an ACT score of at least 27 or SAT (critical reading and math) score of 1210 or higher may apply for the Honors Scholarship. Transfer students must have a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.40 and have been in an Honors Program at their previous school. Scholarships are $1,000 per year for up to four years. You must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.50 in honors courses and a 3.25 cumulative GPA overall. A signed participation contract is required. Please contact Dr. Stacy Patty for information (806-720-7652).

LCU Grant Program

These scholarships are awarded to new full-time students based on previous scholastic performance. You must maintain a required cumulative GPA to keep the award. Beginning freshman - graduated from high school but has not attended college. (Dual credit, college credit earned while attending high school, or college credit earned in the summer immediately after high school graduation will not disqualify a student from being considered a beginning freshman.) Transfer - attempted college for at least one long semester after graduating from high school.

LCU Student Success Scholarships

This award follows the same description and requirements of the LCU Grant Program with one addition. Students will receive a $500 per year increase if they maintain the minimum required GPA and full-time status during the academic year (consecutive fall and spring semesters). The scholarship increase is limited to 4 years.

LCU Ambassador Scholarship

This is for full-time beginning freshmen demonstrating leadership, who are recommended by their home congregation. Students are required to live on-campus in order to receive this scholarship. Students must also participate in a minimum of two admissions approved volunteer opportunities per semester. Scholarships are up to $1,000 per year for up to 4 years. Please contact the youth minister, elders or minister of your congregation concerning nomination for this scholarship. You must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50. To be eligible students must have submitted their completed package no later than July 1st: Nomination Letter, LCU Ambassador Contract, Request for Campus Housing, $100 Housing Advance, $25 Application Fee, Health Record, FAFSA, and LCU Application for Financial Assistance.

National Merit Scholarship

This scholarship is determined by the National Merit Corporation and is awarded in the spring of your senior year of high school. Please send LCU a copy of your certificate. Full-time students may receive this award for up to 4 years. You must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 Award amounts:

Finalist - full tuition
Semi-finalist - $2,000/year
Commendation - $500/year

Sister School Discount

This is a 50% tuition discount for full-time students whose parent works full-time at a sister college or university. This discount may be used up to 4 years. This discount cannot be combined with any other LCU awards. Your parent must continue to work full-time at a sister college or university, and you must maintain a 2.50 cumulative GPA. To apply, send us verification of your parent's full-time employment.

Last Updated: May 13, 2013