Presidential Scholarship


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 ($19,550 for the 2021-2022 academic year). Renewable for up to three years.

Application Deadlines: February 22, 2021

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 2021.

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


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Number of Scholarships
Two Presidential Scholarships will be awarded for students beginning full-time studies in the Fall 2021 semester: At least one will be provided to a student who declares the intent to major in Biblical Studies, Intercultural Studies, or Educational Ministries.

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

Award Process
The Presidential Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Top applicants will be notified by March 5, 2021 and invited to Emmaus* to interview with the President and a select panel of faculty, staff, and a past Presidential Scholarship winner on April 1 or 2, 2021. Presidential Scholarship recipients will be announced by Friday, April 16.

*If travel is restricted due to COVID-19 the interviews will be conducted through Zoom.

Sorry! The deadline for the Presidential Scholarship has passed.

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