Presidential Fellows Scholarship

What is the Presidential Fellows Scholarship?

This full tuition, room, and board scholarship is an award opportunity reserved for first-time freshmen students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement, leadership, and mission-fit to Anderson University. The ability to apply for this scholarship is by invitation only. 

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • 1200+ SAT or 27+ ACT
  • 3.5 GPA

How to Apply:

Students are required to submit an application for admission to Anderson University. Along with their application, students will be required to submit their high school transcript and standardized test scores. Once students have submitted their application and corresponding materials, they may be invited to apply for the Presidential Fellows Scholarship based on the aforementioned eligibility requirements.

Those invited to apply for the Presidential Fellows Scholarship are evaluated on a number of factors, including but not limited to: academic achievement, commitment to service, proven leadership, and mission-fit to Anderson University. Along with their scholarship application, students will be required to submit a resume and two letters of recommendation. 

Presidential Fellows Selection Process:

Once a student has submitted an application, it will be reviewed by key institutional leaders serving on the Presidential Fellows Scholarship Committee. The most elite and proven applicants are then chosen to be Presidential Fellows candidates and invited to attend a two-day, on-campus event where they will interact with members of the Trojan Family and future classmates, learn more about their scholarship opportunities, partake in various sessions and activities, and participate in an interview with members of the Presidential Fellows Scholarship Committee. 

The Presidential Fellows Scholarship Committee will deliberate on their decisions following the event, and will inform all participants of the outcome by the notification deadline. The number of awards given varies each year based on the applicant pool and the impactful impressions made on the Scholarship Committee during the competition. However, all participants can feel encouraged knowing numerous scholarships are generously awarded each year.