Institutional Scholarships

Institutional scholarships are funds directed by Blue Mountain College for use as scholarships. The eligibility criteria for recipient selection are established by the College administration. The college currently awards institutional scholarships in the following areas:

Academic

  • The Heritage Scholarship - competitive scholarships that are not stackable with ACT, Trustee, or Ernestine Higdon Lowrey Scholarship.
    • Lowrey Scholars - 100% tuition scholarship for 8 semesters up to 16 hours. Students must maintain a 3.25 CGPA to retain the scholarship.
    • Tyler Scholars - 75% tuition scholarship for 8 semesters up to 16 hours. Students maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.
    • Fisher Scholars - 50% tuition scholarship for 8 semesters up to 16 hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.
  • ACT Scholarship
  • Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship

Transfer Students - Community College

  • The Legacy Scholarship - competitive scholarships that are not stackable with Phi Theta Kappa.
    • Presidential Scholars - 100% tuition scholarship for 4 semesters up to 16 hours. Students must maintain a 3.25 CGPA to retain the scholarship.
    • Dean's Scholars - 75% tuition scholarship for 4 semesters up to 16 hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.
    • College Scholars - 50% tuition scholarship for 4 semesters up to 16 hours. Students must maintain a 3.0 CGPA to retain the scholarship.
  • Phi Theta Kappa: Requirements include PTK members, a verifying letter from the PTK advisor, full-time students status, and enrollment immediately following completion of two-year college course work.
  • GPA Scholarship

Alumnae/Alumni

Children of Blue Mountain College Alumnae/Alumni may receive a one-time scholarship which will be divided equally between the first two semesters of enrollment.

Athletic

Athletic scholarships are offered in baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, softball, and cheerleading to students who demonstrate strong athletic skills, meet academic requirements, and are recommended by the Blue Mountain College coaching staff.

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.

Denominational

Denomination-related scholarships (Acteens, Bible Drill, and MK) are available to qualifying students.

Fine Arts Departmental Leadership

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