WILLIAMS delivers value Williams offers a strong academic liberal arts college education for about half the average private school cost and nearly 40 percent less than other Christian colleges. Williams’ average tuition & fees per year are much lower than the Council for Christian Colleges (CCCU) and private school averages! *Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education (Nov. 2012) $13,850 Williams Baptist College $23,456* CCCU Average $29,056* Private School Average SCHOLARSHIPS ARKANSAS with Honors program* Scholarship programs $4,000 PRESIDENT’S ELITE SCHOLARSHIP $5,000 HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP $6,000 FOUNDER’S SCHOLARSHIP Trustee Scholarship At least one applicant will be chosen each year to receive full tuition, room and board. The recipient of the Trustee Scholarship must maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA. * Amounts are per semester. *REQUIREMENTS: ACT of 28 or Higher and a minimum GPA of 3.25. Take advantage of the Arkansas online universal application by going to www.adhe.edu and selecting the YOUniversal icon. This universal application serves ALMOST ALL WILLIAMS STUDENTS RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID. 96% of Williams students receive scholarship assistance. 82% of Williams students receive federal aid. ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The awarded amount at any Arkansas 4-year university or college is $2,000 per year for a full-time student. The deadline is June 1, 2014. Students must complete the FAFSA form, but there is no income requirement for this scholarship. Amounts are subject to change. as the online application for Arkansas state funded GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARSHIP financial aid. With this application you can search and A limited number of Arkansas residents receive awards apply for scholarships and grants, create your account, of $4,000 per year. check your status and receive notices through email GOVERNOR’S DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARSHIP OR NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT FINALIST OR NATIONAL MERIT FINALIST and manage your account 24/7. To the right is a list of scholarship programs and grant opportunities that you can apply for through the YOUniversal application. The awarded amount of the scholarship is up to $10,000 per year. Williams will make up the difference to cover tuition, room, board, fees and books. Deadline is February 1, 2014 WILLIAMS Scholarships FRESHMAN ACADEMIC/LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES ACT of 28 // GPA of 3.25 Scholarship with Honors Program Varying Amounts per semester Chosen by audition Williams Singers Scholarship $500 per semester ACT of 26-27 // GPA of 3.0 or high school Valedictorian President’s Select Scholarship $2,500 per semester Music major recommended by the Chair of the Music Department Music Talentship Scholarship Varying Amounts ACT of 24-25 // GPA of 3.0 or high school Salutatorian President’s Scholarship $2,000 per semester Chosen after a review of your portfolio Art Scholarship Varying Amounts ACT of 22-23 // GPA of 2.5 or in top 10% of high school class Dean’s Scholarship $1,500 per semester Offered a scholarship by the head coach Athletic Scholarship Varying Amounts ACT of 19-21 // GPA of 2.5 Leadership Scholarship $1,000 per semester Attend High School in Lawrence or Randolph County Lawrence/Randolph County Scholarship $2,000 - 3,000 per semester COMBINATION OPPORTUNITIES A dependent of a Southern Baptist missionary CHURCH RELATED OPPORTUNITIES Active in your church High school senior or transfer Church Matching Scholarship or Christian Foundation Scholarship Varying Amounts Baptist Associational Scholarship $500 total, first year only Dependent of a Southern Baptist minister & a full-time student Ministerial Dependent Scholarship $400 per semester Ordained or licensed by a Southern Baptist Church Ministerial Scholarship $825 per semester Attend a private high school (for first time freshmen only) Private High School Scholarship $500 total, first year only A homeschool student Homeschool Scholarship $500 total, first year only FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST SEPTEMBER Apply for admission and academic scholarships at williamsbaptistcollege.com. JANUARY Complete Federal income tax Missionary Dependent Scholarship Tuition, Room, Board & Fees returns. Fill out FAFSA online at (see specific requirements in the online catalog) code 001106. www.fafsa.ed.gov with school MARCH OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS Once we receive FAFSA results, Hammons Charitable Foundation Scholarship was established in memory of Mr. and Mrs. O.P. Hammons by their son, Dr. Edward P. Hammons. Freshmen or sophomores from eastern Arkansas or western Tennessee who are active members of a Southern Baptist church are eligible to apply. The application is available at www.abf.org. applicants. The deadline is February 1. letters will be mailed to freshman Your admissions counselor will follow up with a phone call to review your financial aid package. APRIL Early registration for first-time TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: williamsbaptistcollege.com/scholarships Williams accepts all forms of Federal Aid. freshmen begins.