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:
Amounts listed below apply to incoming students for the 2016-17 academic year only. Returning students with renewable scholarships will continue to receive aid based on their original agreement. Click here for academic scholarship renewal information.
Recipients of the Founder's Scholarship will receive from $15,000–$16,000/year (or $60,000–$64,000 over 4 years).
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).
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).
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)
These scholarships are based on unique circumstances.
Gordon College National Merit Scholarship Programs
National Merit Finalist Scholarship
Recipients of this scholarship (for freshmen only) must be recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as National Merit Scholarship Finalists. They also:
National Merit Semi-Finalist Scholarship
National Merit Commended Scholarship
Gordon College National Achievement Scholarship Programs
National Achievement Finalist Scholarship
Recipients of this scholarship (for freshmen only) must be recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as National Achievement Scholarship Finalists. They also:
National Achievement Semi-Finalist 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.
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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.
Minister and Missionary Scholarship
Awarded to incoming students of fall 2015 whose parents are in full-time ministry or missions work. To apply for this scholarship, please complete the form on the following page:
Church Student Assistance Program
The Church Student Assistance Program is an opportunity for a church to assist its Gordon students with college costs by giving a minimum of $250. Gordon will match up to $1,000 of their gift.
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.
Children of Fallen Patriots Scholarship
Awarded to incoming students who are enrolled with the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (CFPF) and are receiving financial support through the CFPF grant program. The scholarship covers 40% of tuition costs per academic year.
To find scholarships and grants outside of Gordon College, search the following sites: