Scholarships

There are several types of scholarships available for new, incoming students and continuing students. Most require that students maintain a certain GPA and good standing with the college.

LBC Scholarships (for new, incoming undergraduate students in the traditional program)

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Other LBC Scholarships
  • Scholarships for Continuing Undergraduate Students (Traditional)
  • Other Outside Resources

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Academic Scholarships

Students are eligible for only one academic scholarship.

Transfer Academic Scholarship
$1,500 to 3,000 for first academic year.

  • Students transferring minimum of 15 credits and earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 will receive a $3,000 Transfer Academic Scholarship
  • Students transferring minimum of 15 credits and earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 - 3.49 will receive a $1,500 Transfer Academic Scholarship
  • Bible Institute Scholarship recipients do NOT qualify. Renewable as Dean’s Scholarship.

Academic Merit Scholarship
Up to $12,000 over 4 years.

  • First-time freshmen with ACT 19-21/SAT 900-990 (SAT combination of math/critical reading) and high school GPA of 2.5-4.0.
  • Renewable with minimum cumulative yearly GPA of 2.5.

Academic Achievement Scholarship
Up to $16,000 over 4 years.

  • First-time freshmen with ACT 22-23/SAT 1000-1090 (SAT combination of math/critical reading) and high school GPA of 2.5-4.0.
  • Renewable with minimum cumulative yearly GPA of 2.5.

Superior Academic Scholarship
Up to $24,000 over 4 years.

  • First-time freshmen with ACT 24-28/SAT 1100-1290 (SAT combination of math/critical reading) and high school GPA of 2.5-4.0
  • Renewable with minimum cumulative yearly GPA of 3.0.

Distinguished Academic Scholarship
Up to $28,000 over 4 years.

  • First-time freshmen with ACT 29+/SAT 1300+ (SAT combination of math/critical reading) and high school GPA of 2.5-4.0
  • Renewable with minimum cumulative yearly GPA of 3.5.

 

Other LBC Scholarships

Scholarships are for full-time students except where noted.

AWANA Scholarship

Awarded to new freshmen who have earned specific awards in AWANA clubs. Timothy Award is $750; Meritorious Award is $1,000; Citation Award is $1,500. Verification is required from the student’s AWANA Commander. Renewable with 2.3 minimum GPA, and the student must be in good standing with the college.

Bible Institute Scholarship

Awarded to students transferring directly from Word of Life, Berkshire Institute for Christian Studies, Encounter Revival Ministries, New Tribes or New Brunswick Bible Institute. Students must complete at least one year at those schools. The admissions application file will be used for scholarship application. Students must have at least a 2.0 transferring in to receive this scholarship. $3,500 annual award. Renewable with a 2.3 minimum GPA, and the student must be in good standing with the college.

Child of Alumni Scholarship

Awarded to dependent students (under 24) of LBC alumni. $2,500 annual award. Alumnus’ standing must be verified through the LBC Alumni Office and/or CampusVue. Renewable with 2.3 minimum GPA, and the student must be in good standing with the college.

Child of Full-time Christian Worker Scholarship

Awarded to dependent students (under 24), whose parent is in full-time Christian ministry with a non-profit Christian organization. Verification of the ministry is required. In addition, students are required to file a FAFSA prior to May 1. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 annually, based on their EFC. Renewable with minimum 2.3 GPA, and the student must in good standing with the college.

Church Matching Scholarship

LBC will match up to $500 for both the fall and spring semesters. Students must complete the Church Matching Scholarship Application. Funds from the church must be submitted by August 1 (for fall) and January 3 (for spring) in order to be matched. Students must have minimum 2.0 GPA and must be in good standing with the college.

Sibling Scholarship

Awarded to dependent students (under 24) when two or more siblings from the same household attend LBC full-time in the traditional undergraduate program. $1,200 annual award. Renewable with a 2.3 minimum GPA, and the students must be in good standing with the college. (This does not apply to married students).

Financial Need Scholarship

This scholarship is for students with financial need. A FAFSA is required. A factor formula has been established by the Scholarship Committee to award these funds.

International Student Scholarship

A $3,000 annual tuition award is available to international students who have been accepted to LBC and demonstrate financial need as determined by the International Student Financial Aid Application. Scholarship is renewable with application, a 2.3 cumulative GPA, and the student must be in good standing with the college.

Presidential Leadership Scholarship

A $1,500 annual tuition scholarship is given to new students who will be enrolled full-time, who demonstrate good academic potential, and who have displayed leadership skills in high school, church and community activities. This scholarship is for one year only. Students may apply for the Heydt Presidential Leadership Scholarship each year.

Heydt Presidential Leadership Scholarship

All returning students who are actively involved in leadership roles and have a minimum 2.3 GPA can apply. Recipients receive up to a $4,000 annual tuition award and must participate and serve in at least five different LBC events and meet regularly with the V.P. of Student Services. Recipients are recommended by the V.P. of Student Services to the Scholarship Committee. Students must complete a scholarship application each spring.

Worship & Performing Arts Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to first-time freshman students enrolled in the Worship & Performing Arts major who have demonstrated ability and potential in the music field. Students must audition for this scholarship, typically at the February Open House and/or Spring Preview Day. Scholarship amounts vary and are renewable based on a 2.75 cumulative GPA and recommendation by the Chair of the Worship & Performing Arts major.

Scholarships for Continuing Undergraduate Students (Traditional)

Dean's List Scholarship (Students receiving an Academic Scholarship are not eligible.)

A $3,000 annual tuition scholarship is awarded to a continuing student who earns a cumulative GPA between 3.50 and 3.74, or a $4,000 annual tuition scholarship for a GPA of 3.75 and above. Students must be full-time both during the year of academic achievement and the upcoming fall semester. The only exception will be seniors who need only between 6 and 11 credits to graduate. In this case the award will be prorated.

Endowment Scholarships

All returning students can apply each year for several endowment scholarships. Criteria and amounts vary for each scholarship. Application is required by published deadline date.

Other Outside Resources

Veterans Benefits

Available to veterans of the Armed Forces or National Guard Reservists. Contact the LBC financial aid office for certification of educational benefits. Amounts vary. VA Phone: 888.442.4551

Vocational Rehabilitation

For physically or mentally challenged students. Apply at your local vocational rehabilitation office. Pennsylvania residents OVR phone: 800.762.6306