Scholarships and Grants

Tabor College offers student aid to nearly 100% of the student body. Take a moment to look at the wide range of scholarship opportunities available to Tabor College students:

To receive an official award package, you must be accepted for admission at Tabor College.

Please Note: All scholarships are available to full-time traditional students enrolled in traditional programs unless otherwise specified.

Tabor College Scholarships

Each annual edition of the TC catalog will include definitions and values for scholarships that pertain to students admitted for the first time during that academic year and will not pertain to students enrolled for the first time during any other academic year. Each student will follow the scholarships in effect when enrolled for the first time and continuously until graduation.

2014-2015 Academic Year

Presidential Leadership Scholarship

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Premier Scholarship

Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 115 or higher
Renewable with 3.25 cumulative TC GPA
$48,000 ($12,000/year)
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Dean’s Scholarship

Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 85 to 114
Renewable with 3.0 Cumulative TC GPA
$42,000 ($10,500/year)
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Honors Scholarship

Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 60 to 84
Renewable with 2.75 Cumulative TC GPA
$28,000 ($7,000/year)
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Promise Grant

Freshman: ACT * GPA product of 45 to 59
Renewable while in good academic standing
$16,000 ($4,000/year)
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Academic Transfer Scholarship

Must have 20 credit hours transferable credit
Transferable GPA of 2.5 or higher
$3,000 to $8,000/year
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Athletic Scholarships

Men’s and Women’s sports are eligible. Based on athletic talent/potential.
Amount varies
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Cheerleading Scholarship

Based on talent/potential.
Amount varies
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Performance Scholarships

Symphonic band, jazz band, concert choir, piano, theater performers are eligible.
Based on talent/potential. Amount varies.
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Legacy Scholarship

Available to any child, grandchild and/or sibling of a Tabor College Alumnus.
$750/year
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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Confirmation of membership to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Transfer GPA of 3.25 or higher.
$1,000/year
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Mennonite Grant

Member of a Mennonite church that supports the MCC.
$500/year
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Church Matching Grant

Tabor will match scholarships from a student’s church made on behalf of that student.
Match dollar for dollar up to $275/semester
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Hesston College Grant

Any Hesston College student with minimum 30 transfer credits.
$1,000/year
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International Student Grant

International residents, including Canada
Up to $4,000/year
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Need-Based Grants

Tabor College also has need-based funds available to supplement the above programs for those students who still show unmet financial need.
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National Merit Scholarship

National Merit finalist, semi-finalist, Hispanic Scholar, Black Commended
$2,000/year
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Federal Aid

Pell Grant

Need-based grant determined from information on FAFSA. Must be enrolled at least quarter-time.
$585-$5,730/year
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Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Need based grant.
Eligibility determined from FAFSA.
$100-$1,000/year
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Work Study

Campus employment for students demonstrating financial need.
Up to $1,400/year
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Federal Perkins Loan

Low interest loan program for students demonstrating high need. Loan forgiveness available.
Up to $3,000/year
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Direct Student Loan (Subsidized and Unsubsidized)

Low interest loan program, maximums vary depending on grade level.
Eligibility for interest-free while in-school determined by FAFSA.
Loan forgiveness available.
$5,500 (FR) / $6,500 (SO) / $7,500 (JR/SR)
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Direct Unsubsidized Student Loan

Available to independent students or to students whose parents have been denied a PLUS loan.
Loan forgiveness available.
$4,000 (FR/SO) $5,000 (JR/SR)
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Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)

Loan option for parents of dependent students enrolled at least half time.
Loan eligibility based on parental credit status.
Student’s cost of attendance minus all other aid.
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State Aid

Kansas Comprehensive Grant

Designed to aid students who are from low to middle income families that demonstrate financial need.
Must be enrolled full time.
Must be KS resident.
$3,000/year
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Kansas Minority Scholarship

Need based grant for KS ethnic minority students.
Based on academic performance and ethnic category.
Must submit Kansas application w/ $12 fee by May 1 and file FAFSA by April 1.
$1,850/year
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Kansas State Scholarship

Designed to aid students with a high GPA and ACT that demonstrate financial need.
Must enrolled full time, be a KS state scholar, complete state application w/ $12 fee by May 1, and file FAFSA by April 1.
$1,000/year
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Kansas State Teachers Scholarship

Service based award for students studying to teach in “hard to fill” disciplines.
Must submit Kansas application w/ $12 fee by May 1 and file FAFSA by April 1.
$5,514/year
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Don’t Forget FAFSA!

For the most comprehensive awards package, remember to file your FAFSA!