Scholarships

Longwood University is dedicated to the national movement to keep higher education affordable. In an effort to support students financially, we offer a variety of opportunities for both incoming and returning students. Learn more:


Scholarships

Freshman Applicants

Merit Scholarships

Longwood recognizes and rewards outstanding academic achievement, strong leadership and good citizenship. Students earning a GPA of 3.0 and higher are eligible to receive merit scholarships. Priority consideration is given to students who apply by Dec. 2.

Foundation Scholarships

In addition to merit scholarships, all incoming freshmen are eligible for some of Longwood’s donor-funded scholarships. For more information on available scholarships, the application process and deadlines, click here

Merit Scholarships for In-State Freshman Applicants

 

ScholarshipHigh School GPA Requirement

Early Action:

Guaranteed Award for those applying by Dec 1, 2020

Regular Admission:

Potential Award for those applying after Dec 2, 2020

Lancer Distinction Award 3.0 - 3.25 GPA $1,000 - $2,000 Up to $1,000
Dean's Scholarship 3.26 - 3.74 GPA $2,000 – $3,000 Up to $2,000
Presidential Scholarship 3.75 and above GPA $3,000 - $4,000 Up to $3,000

 

Merit Scholarships for Out-of-State Freshman Applicants

 

ScholarshipHigh School GPA Requirement

Early Action:

Guaranteed Award for those applying by Dec 1, 2020

Regular Admission:

Potential Award for those applying after Dec 2, 2020

Lancer Distinction Award 3.0 - 3.25 GPA $5,000 - $6,000 Up to $6,000
Dean's Scholarship 3.26 - 3.74 GPA $6,000 – $7,000 Up to $7,000
Presidential Scholarship 3.75 and above GPA $7,000 - $8,000 Up to $8,000

Transfer Applicants

Transfer Housing Awards

Longwood offers a limited number of housing scholarships for transfer students who apply for fall 2021 enrollment. For more information contact Waleed Ahmed, Admissions transfer counselor, at ahmedwm@longwood.edu.

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

There are between one and ten $1,000 renewable scholarships available each fall for Phi Theta Kappa members. Availability depends on the number of renewed scholarships. Selection criteria are based upon merit and need. To apply, please email the Financial Aid office to request an application form: finaid@longwood.edu

If you have questions, we’re here to help!

Email: admissions@longwood.edu
Text: (434) 207-6514
Call: (434) 395-2060

Current Students

In addition to offers made during the recruitment process, Longwood also offers scholarship opportunities to students currently enrolled. To learn more about the process and deadlines, visit the Longwood Advancement scholarship page.


Other Scholarship Information

Many other organizations offer private scholarship opportunities—we recommend considering these and other providers as well.