Scholarships

Blue Mountain Christian University maintains and offers a variety of scholarships for the benefit of students attending the College.

Many of the scholarships have been made available through the generous donations of alumnae/alumni and friends of the University.

Institutional Scholarships are funded directly by Blue Mountain Christian University and are awarded base on recipients meeting the criteria for selection. Eligibility criteria is established by the University Administration.

Athletic and music performance scholarships are based on ability demonstrated in tryouts or auditions.

Scholarship awards are reflective of the diverse community of students attending Blue Mountain Christian University.

General Scholarship Applications

Students interested in being considered for a scholarship should complete and submit the following:

  • Current Students - An application is not required, however, current FAFSA must be on file with the Office of Financial Aid.
  • New Students - Must submit a college admission application and a general scholarship application (also available in the Office of Financial Aid). To be considered for scholarships that require financial need, an applicant must have their FAFSA processed no later than March 31.

A student must apply and be accepted for admission to Blue Mountain Christian University before any scholarship application will be considered.  High test scores on the ACT or SAT will enhance a student’s prospects for receiving a scholarship.

-> General Scholarship Application


Freshmen Academic

  • Academic Merit Award Scholarship

    • Lowrey Scholars - 100% tuition scholarship for 8 semesters up to 18 hours. Students must maintain a 3.25 CGPA to retain the scholarship.

    • Tyler Scholars - 75% tuition scholarship for 8 semesters up to 18 hours. Students maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.

    • Fisher Scholars - 50% tuition scholarship for 8 semesters up to 18 hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.

Other Freshmen Academic Scholarships
 


Transfer Academic - Community College

  • Academic Excellence Award Scholarship - competitive scholarships that are not stackable with Phi Theta Kappa.

    • Presidential Scholars - 100% tuition scholarship for 4 semesters up to 18 hours. Students must maintain a 3.25 CGPA to retain the scholarship.

    • Dean's Scholars - 75% tuition scholarship for 4 semesters up to 18 hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.

    • College Scholars - 50% tuition scholarship for 4 semesters up to 18 hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.

Other Transfer Academic Scholarships
 


ATHLETIC

Become A Topper
 


ALUMNI GRANT

The Alumni Grant is offered to students who have a parent that has graduated from BMC.
 


HOMESCHOOL GRANT (FRESHMEN ONLY)

Awarded to students who were home educated for at least the last two years of high school.  Renewable with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA.
 


SIBLING GRANT

Amounts vary.
 


SBC SCHOLARSHIPS

Church-Related Vocations

Church-Related Vocation (CRV) scholarships are available to qualifying students.  An applicant must be a full-time student studying for a church-related vocation (pastoral, educational, music, youth, or mission ministry) and must be a member of a Southern Baptist church.
Other SBC Scholarships

SBC-related scholarships (Acteens, Bible Drill, MK, and Speakers Tournament, etc.) are available to qualifying students.
 


FINE ARTS

Performance scholarships are awarded annually to entering freshmen who plan to major or minor in a program in the Department of Fine Arts.  Students must complete a scholarship application and audition with the Fine Arts faculty.
 

Music

BMCU's music program offers scholarships and includes the Chorale and Ensemble.
Anyone interested in becoming a part of the Chorale should complete a scholarship application.  For more information and to schedule an audition, contact Dr. Greg Long, Department of Fine Arts Chair, at glong@munmaster.net or 662.685.4771 (Ext. 148).

Anyone interested in becoming a part of the Ensemble should complete a scholarship application.  For more information and to schedule an audition, contact Dr. Jerri Lamar Kantack, Professor of Music, at jkantack@munmaster.net or 662.685.4771 (Ext. 163).

IMPACT - Drama Team

Drama team scholarships are open to all BMCU students.  IMPACT includes a group of talented writers and actors that perform on campus and travel regionally.  Anyone interested in becoming a part of the drama team should  complete a scholarship application.   For more information and an audition, contact Christi Mitchell, IMPACT director, at cmitchell@munmaster.net or 662.643.3501.

Band

BMCU's band program offers scholarships and includes a marching band - BlueSound, a jazz ensemble, and a concert band. Anyone interested in becoming a part of BMCU's band program should complete a scholarship application.  For more information and an audition, contact Keith Morgan, director of bands, at kmorgan@munmaster.net or 662.685.4771. ext. 185
 


PUBLICATION

BMCU Student Newsletter - The Beacon

Blue Mountain Christian University's online student newsletter - The Beacon - welcomes talented writers to become a part of the Beacon staff.  Anyone interested in becoming a part of the newsletter staff should  complete a scholarship application.  For more information about the newsletter, contact Nancy Kerns, newsletter sponsor, at nkerns@munmaster.net or 662.685.4771 (Ext. 168).