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Champion Scholarship

Award Amount

$1,500 - $3,000 annually

Eligible Students

Freshmen, Transfer, & Degree-completion Students

Greenville University recognizes that there are students deserving of recognition based on what they have been able to overcome in their lives. Robert “Ish” Smith was a former coach and president of Greenville University. He challenged students to be their best and knew they had it in them, sometimes before they knew it themselves. We want to recognize champions, just like “Ish” did.

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Freshmen, transfer, and degree-completion students are all eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years.

Who are Champion Scholars?

Champion Scholarship awards students who have shown the ability to overcome adversity in their lives. Champion scholars…

  • Display determination in their pursuit of education
  • Show they can overcome hardship, whether physical, mental, emotional, other otherwise
  • Do not let their circumstances defeat or define them
  • Inspire others because of their grit and perseverance
  • Prove they can excel because they do not quit

There is no GPA requirement and no test score requirement. Freshmen and transfer Champion Scholars are required to live on campus.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Follow these steps to apply for the Champion Scholarship:

1. Complete our initial application.

2. After acceptance, an admissions counselor will invite you to fill out our Champion scholarship application.

This is an easy scholarship to apply for, and recipients receive one of the highest scholarships GU offers.

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