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! WILLIAMS $13,850 $23,456* CCCU Average Williams Baptist College ALMOST ALL WILLIAMS STUDENTS RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID. 96% *Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education (Nov. 2012) $29,056* Private School Average of Williams students receive scholarship assistance. 82% of Williams students receive federal aid. SCHOLARSHIPS ARKANSAS with Honors program* $4,000 PRESIDENT’S ELITE SCHOLARSHIP $5,000 HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP Scholarship programs Take advantage of the Arkansas online universal application by going to www.adhe.edu and selecting the YOUniversal icon. This universal application serves as the online application for Arkansas state funded financial aid. With this application you can search and apply for scholarships and grants, create your account, check your status and receive notices through email 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. 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. $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: GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARSHIP A limited number of Arkansas residents receive awards of $4,000 per year. GOVERNOR’S DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARSHIP OR NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT FINALIST OR NATIONAL MERIT FINALIST 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 ACT of 28 or Higher and a minimum GPA of 3.25. Scholarships FRESHMAN ACADEMIC/LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ACT of 28 // GPA of 3.25 Scholarship with Honors Program Varying Amounts per semester President’s Select Scholarship $2,500 per semester President’s Scholarship $2,000 per semester Dean’s Scholarship $1,500 per semester Leadership Scholarship $1,000 per semester Lawrence/Randolph County Scholarship $2,000 - 3,000 per semester WILLIAMS PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES Chosen by audition Williams Singers Scholarship $500 per semester Music Talentship Scholarship Varying Amounts Art Scholarship Varying Amounts Athletic Scholarship Varying Amounts ACT of 26-27 // GPA of 3.0 or high school Valedictorian ACT of 24-25 // GPA of 3.0 or high school Salutatorian ACT of 22-23 // GPA of 2.5 or in top 10% of high school class ACT of 19-21 // GPA of 2.5 Music major recommended by the Chair of the Music Department Chosen after a review of your portfolio Offered a scholarship by the head coach FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST SEPTEMBER Apply for admission and academic scholarships at williamsbaptistcollege.com. COMBINATION OPPORTUNITIES A dependent of a Southern Baptist missionary Missionary Dependent Scholarship Tuition, Room, Board & Fees (see specific requirements in the online catalog) JANUARY Complete Federal income tax returns. Fill out FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov with school code 001106. Attend High School in Lawrence or Randolph County CHURCH RELATED OPPORTUNITIES Active in your church Church Matching Scholarship or Christian Foundation Scholarship Varying Amounts Baptist Associational Scholarship $500 total, first year only Ministerial Dependent Scholarship $400 per semester Ministerial Scholarship $825 per semester Private High School Scholarship $500 total, first year only Homeschool Scholarship $500 total, first year only MARCH Once we receive FAFSA results, letters will be mailed to freshman applicants. Your admissions counselor will follow up with a phone call to review your financial aid package. OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS 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. The deadline is February 1. High school senior or transfer Dependent of a Southern Baptist minister & a full-time student Ordained or licensed by a Southern Baptist Church Attend a private high school (for first time freshmen only) A homeschool student APRIL Early registration for first-time freshmen begins. TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: williamsbaptistcollege.com/scholarships Williams accepts all forms of Federal Aid.