2024 Application Guide for Gardner-Webb University Ignite Excellence Full Tuition Scholarship


Scholarship Awarding University: 
Gardner-Webb University

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of December, 2023.

Scholarship Summary: 
The Ignite Excellence Scholarship interviews serve as an opportunity for qualified students (US citizens and residents only) to compete for the most competitive academic scholarships. Held in February, these interviews are comprised of three parts designed to help the selection committee determine the candidates that exemplify academic excellence.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Obtain a minimum high school GPA of 3.75+
ii. Earn a minimum SAT score of 1200+ or an ACT score of 25+

Value of Scholarship: 
Below is a list of scholarships that students will compete for during the interview process:
i. Ignite Excellence Full Tuition Scholarships (named Academic Fellows) - Full tuition, $31,220 (8 recipients)

Applicant must reside on campus, be enrolled full time and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of eight semesters.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Complete and submit an admissions application to Gardner-Webb. 
ii. After being accepted to the university, selected accepted students will be invited to participate in the Ignite Excellence interview, which will hold in February; candidates will be notified of their interview date.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Gardner-Webb Scholarship Page.