Scholarships

Along with your acceptance letter, you will receive a scholarship letter listing scholarships for which you qualify. Remember, scholarships are merit-based.

To find out if you qualify for one of these scholarships, use our Gordon College Scholarship Calculator:

First-Year Calculator Transfer Calculator

Amounts listed below apply to incoming students for the 2014-15 academic year only. Returning students with renewable scholarships will continue to receive aid based on their original agreement. 

Founder's Scholarship

Recipients of the Founder's Scholarship will receive from $15,000–$16,000/year (or $60,000–$64,000 over 4 years).

To find out if you qualify for this scholarship, use our Gordon College Cost Estimator for first-year students or transfer students.

Harold John Ockenga Scholarship

Recipients of the Harold John Ockenga Scholarship will receive from $12,000–$13,000/year (or $48,000–$52,000 over 4 years).

To find out if you qualify for this scholarship, use our Gordon College Cost Estimator for first-year students or transfer students.

T. Leonard Lewis Scholarship

Recipients of the T. Leonard Lewis Scholarship will receive $9,000–$11,000/year (or $36,000–$44,000 over 4 years).

To find out if you qualify for this scholarship, use our Gordon College Cost Estimator for first-year students or transfer students.

Isabel Warwick Wood Scholarship

Recipients of the Isabel Warwick Wood Scholarship will receive from $7,000–$8,000/year (or $28,000–$32,000 over 4 years)

To find out if you qualify for this scholarship, use our Gordon College Cost Estimator for first-year students or transfer students.


SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
These scholarships are based on unique circumstances.

Gordon College National Merit Scholarship

Recipients of this scholarship (for freshmen only) must be recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as National Merit Scholarship Finalists. They also:

  • Must designate Gordon as their college choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) and Gordon College Admissions
  • 75% of tuition, including any stipend provided by the NMSC
  • The award is renewable based on a 3.5 GPA

National Achievement Gordon College Scholarship

Recipients of this scholarship (for freshmen only) must be recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as National Achievement Scholarship Finalists. They also:

  • Must be recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as National Achievement Scholarship Finalists
  • Will receive money to cover 75% of tuition
  • Realize the award renewable based on a 3.5 GPA
  • Will also be considered for the A. J. Gordon Scholars Program

Clarendon Scholarship

If you live in an urban area in Massachusetts, Connecticut, or in and around the five boroughs of New York, you are eligible for this award.

This scholarship provides unique leadership training and mentoring. To qualify for the program, you must have completed your application by January 1st. Eligible applicants will be invited to participate in the Clarendon Scholar’s Day event on campus. Ten students will be selected to receive the Clarendon Scholarship based on an aptitude for scholarship and leadership.

This scholarship is for freshman applicants only and full tuition and fees are paid for.

Read more about this scholarship >>

Music Scholarships

Awarded to students enrolling as music majors that have auditioned with music faculty. These awards recognize excellence and the potential to contribute to Gordon’s music program. Schedule an audition online or call 978.867.4369 for more information.

Fine Arts and Theatre Scholarships

Awarded to students enrolling as theatre or fine arts majors and have either reviewed their art portfolio or auditioned within the Theatre Department. These awards recognize excellence and the potential to contribute to the arts at Gordon.

Learn more about art scholarships >>

Young Life Scholarship

Awarded to students who are active members of Young Life. Applicants may be asked to complete additional essay questions and provide recommendations from Young Life leaders.

Outside Scholarships
To search for scholarships and grants outside of Gordon College, search http://www.fastweb.com and http://www.scholarships.com/