Academic Scholarships for Freshmen
Academic scholarships and grants are awarded to students based on their academic achievement. The awards are not based on financial need and are renewable provided the student maintains the appropriate OBU GPA. Our estimator tool gives you a quick idea of how much you can expect to receive in academic scholarships and it takes less than a minute to complete.
|Scholarship||Four-Year Award||Annual Award||Renewal GPA|
Full-Tuition Academic Scholarships
Six awards are made to incoming full-time freshmen. Students must have at least a 32 ACT or 1420 SAT with a 3.75 high school GPA to apply.
Deans Transfer Academic Scholarships
|GPA||Academic Award||GPA required for renewal|
|2.49 & Below||$7,000 Transfer Academic||2.00|
|2.50-2.99||$9,000 Transfer Academic||2.00|
|3.00-3.59||$10,000 Transfer Academic||2.00|
|3.60 & Above||$11,000 Transfer Academic||2.00|
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships: $1,000 per year
The PTK Scholarships are for transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. (3.0 GPA required for renewal)
International Student Scholarships
International Diversity Scholarship: $7,000 per year
This scholarship is for students attending OBU on an I-20 application. The International Diversity Scholarship cannot be used in combination with an Academic Scholarship. Students will receive an Academic Scholarship (if eligible) or an International Diversity Scholarship.
*Scholarships listed are applicable for students entering OBU for the first time during the 2021-22 academic year. Students must enroll full-time to qualify.