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:


Merit Scholarships

Incoming Students

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

In-State Applicants

 

ScholarshipHigh School GPA Requirement

Early Action:

Guaranteed Award for those applying by Dec 2, 2019

Regular Admission:

Potential Award for those applying after Dec 3, 2019

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

 

Out-of-State Applicants

 

ScholarshipHigh School GPA Requirement

Early Action:

Guaranteed Award for those applying by Dec 2, 2019

Regular Admission:

Potential Award for those applying after Dec 3, 2019

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

Now is a great time for transfer students to apply to Longwood for spring semester enrollment. We’re offering accepted transfer students an award to cover spring semester housing in Longwood’s apartment communities. Here are the details:

  • Apply to Longwood by December 2
  • Housing will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Award covers housing fees for spring semester 2020 (equivalent to approximately $4,500)
  • Housing offered in Lancer Park or Longwood Village apartment communities—both managed and staffed by Longwood University
  • Longwood meal plan must be selected (not covered by the award)

 

If you or interested transfer students 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.