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:

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. 1. These annual awards are renewable for all four years for those that meet the renewal criteria.

Merit Scholarships for Freshman Applicants

Fall 2022
High School GPA RequirementEarly Action:

Guaranteed Award for those applying by Dec 1, 2021
Regular Admission:

Potential Award for those applying after Dec 2, 2021
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
Cormier Honors College Scholarship Students accepted into the Cormier Honors College will receive additional scholarships, including two full rides, also renewable for four years.

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  about the process and deadlines, visit the Longwood Foundation scholarship page.

Other Scholarship Information

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