Grants and Scholarships
Awards, merit scholarships, Lutheran grants and scholarships, need-based financial aid, and more make Concordia a valuable and affordable investment. Over 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid.
2014-2015 First-Time Freshman Academic Awards
Concordia is committed to rewarding students who exhibit high academic achievement. This table highlights Concordia's academic scholarships based on academic performance in high school.
|Regents||3.5||1100 / 24||$12,000|
|President's||3.0||1100 / 24||$11,000|
|Dean's||3.0||1000 / 22||$10,000|
|Academic||Either 3.0 or||1000 / 22||up to $6,000|
2014-2015 Fellows (Honors) Awards
Each year Concordia College admits a few outstanding students to the Fellows (Honors) Program.
A separate application to the Fellows Program is required. Speak with your admission counselor for details.
|Fellows Program||3.5||1800 / 27||Up to Full Tuition**|
2014-2015 Lutheran Awards
If you are a member of a Lutheran church and active in your congregation you may be eligible for a Vocatio Scholarship or Fortress Grant.
|Scholarship||Criteria||Your Award Is...|
|Vocatio Scholarship||Must be enrolled in :Pre-Seminary, Pre-Deaconess, Lutheran Teacher Diploma Program||Up to Full Tuition|
|Fortress Grant||Meet General Admission Criteria||$12,500|
Other Types of Assistance
- Scholarships and Grants — These are awards that are administered by Concordia, and may also be issued by outside organizations. Scholarships are based on academic achievements and/or special talents (e.g., athletic, academic, etc.). Grant funds are generally based on financial need, (although, for example, the Lutheran High School Grant is based on attendance at a Lutheran high school). Click here for a complete list of Concordia Scholarships and Grants.
- Student Loans — Need-based, student loans must be repaid following graduation. Click here for more information about Student Loans.
- Student Employment — Work study employment on campus can help cover a portion of your education costs. Click here for more information about Work Study.
|*||SAT is critical reading & math scores combined / ACT is composite score.|
|**||These awards may be adjusted based on your official high school/college transcript.|
|"||To qualify for the Lutheran Awards, you must be a Lutheran member in good standing for at least 1 year, submit a letter of recommendation from your pastor, and meet above stated criteria.|
Please note: Academic, Lutheran, and Fellows dollars are not stacked awards.