SCHOLARSHIPS & AID


We will personally work with you to ensure that you receive the absolute best financial aid package possible!

Trinity College offers many scholarships and grants to undergraduate students who apply for financial aid (FAFSA). All students qualify for a scholarship in at least one of the following areas.


ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

This scholarship is available to first-time incoming freshmen who are full-time students. Academic Scholarship amounts are based on certain academic criteria.
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GPA (4.0 SCALE)
3.5+  $16,000
3.0–3.49  $14,000
2.5–2.99 $12,000
TEST SCORES
Incoming freshmen can increase their Academic Scholarship by providing a test score.
27+ ACT/1260+ SAT  + $3,000 
24–26 ACT/1160 SAT + $2,000
20–23 ACT/1030 SAT + $1,000
FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS
Incoming transfer students (12 or more college credits completed after high school and at the time of applying) will receive the following Academic Scholarships (4.0 scale).
3.0+  $14,000
2.5–2.99 $12,000
2.0–2.49 $10,000
  • Transfer students will receive an additional $4,000  if currently a member of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK).
  • Incoming freshman and transfer students with a 3.5+ GPA are invited to apply for the HONORS PROGRAM. Students who are accepted to the HONORS PROGRAM may receive up to an additional $1,000 in scholarships.

ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Incoming freshmen and transfers can receive athletic scholarships on top of academic scholarships. In many cases, students receive an offer which combines both academic and athletic scholarships. Please contact admissions to confirm your scholarship amounts.

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Sports Scholarships

Trinity offers nine (9) sports scholarships. Before contacting a coach, please choose your sport:

  • Football
  • Basketball (Mens/Womens)
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Soccer (Mens/Womens)
  • Volleyball (Mens/Womens)

EFCA SCHOLARSHIPS

Incoming freshmen and transfers can receive special scholarships from the Evangelical Free Church of America, if they meet the criteria listed below.

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EFCA/REACH GLOBAL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
If your parent or legal guardian is a full-time EFCA pastor, minister, staff person, or REACH Global missionary, you will automatically receive a $25,000 per year scholarship. This cannot be combined with academic, athletic, or other scholarships. The only other additional aid is Federal/State grants via the FAFSA or a church match grant.
Church Match Grant $1,000
If a church provides a scholarship to student, TIU will match dollar for dollar, up to $1,000. Please complete this form to verify eligibility
Scholarship Form
EFCA MEMBER/REGULAR-ATTENDER SCHOLARSHIP
If you are a member/regular-attender of an EFCA church, you will receive a minimum $17,000 tuition scholarship. If the sum of your academic, athletic, and other institutional aid (see below), is below $17,000, your award will be rounded up to $17,000. If the sum is greater than $17,000, you’ll receive what you earned. A pastor will need to informally verify your EFCA participation.
Verification Form

AWANA MISSIONARY SCHOLARSHIP

The AWANA Missionary Scholarship is available to children of AWANA career missionaries.

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AWANA MISSIONARY SCHOLARSHIP
AWANA missionary scholarship recipients will get a minimum of $17,000 tuition scholarship to attend Trinity. If the sum of the academic, athletic and other institutional scholarships is less than $17,000, it will be rounded up to $17,000. If the sum of the academic, athletic and other institutional scholarships are more than $17,000, the student will get all of the scholarships they have earned.
AWANA Missionary Scholarship $17,000 (minimum amount)

AWANA Scholarship


ADVANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Students in our Advance program (accelerated BA + MDIV) are eligible for this scholarship.

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ADVANCE SCHOLARSHIP
Students in our Advance program are eligible for a minimum of $18,000 tuition scholarship. If the sum of your academic, athletic and other institutional aid is below $18,000, your award will be rounded up to $18,000. If the sum is greater than $18,000, you’ll receive what you earned.
ADVANCE
Scholarship
First 3 years (Undergrad work)
$18,000 (minimum amount)

ADVANCE Scholarship


OTHER INSTITUTIONAL AID

These grants/scholarships are stackable on top of academic and athletic aid, BUT there is a $3,000 limit on this group of scholarships.

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OTHER INSTITUTIONAL AID
EFCA member/regular attender Contact Admissions
Advance (BA + MDIV) Contact Admissions
Parent attended TIU $1,000 per year
Emerging Leaders $500 per year
TIU Dual Enrolled Student (transitioning to full-time traditional) $1,000 per year
Camp Timber-lee worker, family member, or former camper $1,000 per year
Church or high school partner $1,000 per year
Church Match Grant (if church provides scholarship to student, TIU will match dollar for dollar, up to $1,000) Up to $1,000 per year
AWANA Citation, meritorious, or Timothy Award winners $1,000 per year
Out-of-state campus visitor $125 per year
360 Leadership Institute Attender $250 per year
Diversity Grant $500 per year

CONTACT US

Please contact Admissions if you have any questions or to determine scholarship eligibility at: [email protected] or 847-317-7000.