The Presidential Scholarship awards full tuition, renewable for all four years at Emmaus, to outstanding incoming student scholars who demonstrate a passion for the things of the Lord and a strong desire for college-level study of the Bible as a foundation to impact the world for Christ in their future ministry or profession.

Amount: Full Emmaus tuition ($19,250 for the 2020-2021 academic year). Renewable for up to three years.

Application Deadlines: February 15, 2020

Eligibility: Applicants must have a 3.25 or higher high school GPA or 3.25 GPA for college transfer credits (minimum of 24). Eligible applicants must also be pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree and be a new, full-time student in the Fall of 2020.

Application Requirements: Apply and be admitted to Emmaus Bible College, and complete the scholarship application below.


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Number of Scholarships
Up to six Presidential Scholarships will be awarded for students beginning full-time studies in fall 2020: Up to three scholarships will be provided to those who declare the intent to major in Biblical Studies, Intercultural Studies, or Educational Ministries, and up to three scholarships will be awarded to students with the intent to major in one of the following professional studies programs: Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Computer Studies, Counseling Psychology, or Teacher Education, and concurrent enrollment programs* in Nursing, Cross-Cultural Nursing, Allied Health, Bible/Theology with a concentration in Pre-Professional Health Sciences, or 3+1 transfer programs.

*The Presidential Scholarship does not cover tuition/fees for concurrent enrollment courses at Northeast Iowa Community College or the University of Dubuque.

Award Process
All Presidential Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Top applicants will be invited to Emmaus to interact with the President and program faculty during the Discover Emmaus Weekend on March 26-28, 2020. Presidential Scholarship recipients will be announced approximately two weeks following on Tuesday, April 14.

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