Scholarships available through Thomas University are listed below. Applications can be completed from October 1 through March 1 each year for the upcoming academic year.
How to apply
Students that are awarded a scholarship will be contacted via their student email address once the scholarship committee has reviewed applications.
Common documents needed for the application:
In addition to programs listed in the table below, there are a significant number of scholarships available through other organizations. Students should explore possibilities of scholarship funding from community service clubs and organizations, employers, organizations specific to the major you are planning to study, etc.
For additional information on possible scholarships, we suggest you start with the Federal Student Aid website.
There are also many excellent websites available with information on additional scholarship opportunities and tips for submitting successful scholarship applications. Be creative!
The table below can be sorted by type of scholarship and also by requirements. You may use the search box to look for key words and phrases.
|Chorus||Activity||$3,000||Open to new students only. Must prepare a musical piece of their choice for tryout. Must attend regular practices and participate in public presentations. Must complete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time.|
|Drama/Theatre||Activity||$3,000||Open to new students only. Prepare a memorized 1-minute monologue. No costumes or props. Participate in theatre productions and assist with preparation. Must enroll full-time. Must complete FAFSA.|
|ENACTUS||Activity||$3,000||Open to new students only. Bring resume to interview. Participate in ENACTUS club and activities. Must enroll full-time. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Jazz Ensemble||Activity||$3,000||Students must prepare a musical piece of their choice for competitive tryout. TU is specifically interested in trumpet, trombone, saxophone, percussion and bass (upright or guitar), but will also select other instruments as needed. Attend regular practices and participate in public presentations. Must complete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time. New students only.|
|Pep Band||Activity||$3,000||Students must prepare a musical piece of their choice for the competitive tryout. TU is specifically interested in trumpet, trombone, saxophone, percussion and bass (upright or guitar), but will also select other instruments as needed. Attend regular practices and participate in public presentations. New students only. Must complete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time.|
|Whitehurst||Activity||$1,300||In the event that the History Club at Thomas University no longer exists, a scholarship can be given to a student recommended by the Humanities Division. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Magnolia Alumni||Activity||$3,000||New students only. Must be referred by member of the Magnolia High School Alumni Association. Must complete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time.|
|Rotaract||Activity||$3,000||New students only. Must interview with Rotaract committee. Must complete FASFA. Must enroll full-time.|
|Dance Team||Activity||$3,000||New students only. Must be recommended by Dance selection committee. Must complete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time.|
|Bowling||Activity||$3,000||New students only. Must be recommended by Bowling selection committee. Must complete FASFA. Must enroll full-time.|
|Bryan||Athletes||$1,225||Must be a baseball player. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Williams Athletic||Athletes||$1,750||Student-athletes. Must complete FAFSA.|
|T. Rumble||Business||$1,200||Business major. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Firman||Education||$1,300||Education major. Must complete FAFSA.|
|French||Education||$1,000||Education major. Must be a junior or senior at TU. 3.5 GPA or higher. Resident of Thomas, Mitchell, Leon or Madison County. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Goizueta||Education||$4,000||Hispanic or Latino/a heritage. Preference given to Education majors. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Hancock||Education||$1,500||Scholarship for teacher education. No honor code violations. Must complete FAFSA.|
|10-1 F Scholars||General||$1,940||Be involved in Goal Line Ministries prior academic year. Christian faith, sophomore-senior. No honor code violations. Maintain a 2.5 GPA. Provide statement explaining why you should be selected (250 words minimum). Recommended by the Director of Goal Line Ministries. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Academic||General||$7,000||Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. Must enroll full-time. Must complete FAFSA. Open to current year high school seniors only.|
|Alumni||General||$2,000||TU alumni enrolled in a graduate program at TU. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Barwick||General||$1,000||Live within a five-mile radius of Barwick. Must work at least part-time. Provide statement explaining why you should be selected (250 words minimum). Contact information for three references (no relatives). Must complete FAFSA.|
|Bonvillian||General||$700||Preference given to students who have demonstrated or been recommended as having strength of character and/or academic acumen. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Chapman||General||$1,700||Preference given to Primitive Baptist Church members. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Dean||General||$4,000||Must have completed at least 60 credit hours toward a bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Must maintain a 3.25 GPA. Must complete FAFSA.|
|F. W. Wilson||General||$2,400||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Gould/Waller||General||$2,000||Full-time student. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Grady County||General||$2,600||No Honor Code violations. Grady County resident. 2.0 GPA. Make contact with sponsor at least once per year. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Legacy||General||$2,000||Be accepted or currently enrolled at Thomas University. Have at least one parent who received a degree from TU. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Meigs||General||$1,100||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Williams||General||$1,300||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Zambrano||General||$2,450||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Graduate Degree||Graduate||$2,000||New graduate students must have a minimum 3.25 cumulative undergraduate GPA. Returning students must have a 3.5 GPA. Must maintain continuous enrollment of at least 6 hours per semester. Letter of application describing scholarly aims, community service/experience relating to area of study and opportunity for enhanced contribution with degree. Two recommendations. No honor code violations.|
|Balfour||Medical||$1,500||Enrolled in a medical program. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Madis Spire||Medical||$1,200||Enrolled in Nursing, Medical Laboratory Science or another science major. Must enroll in at least 9 hours per semester and maintain a 2.5 GPA. No honor code violations. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Daugherty||Nursing||$1,000||Submit a brief essay describing career goals and evidence of compassion, sensitivity and commitment to the ideals of the Nursing profession. Have at least a 2.5 GPA. Demonstrate financial need (calculated as unmet need minus financial aid and employer reimbursement). Enroll in at least 9 hours. Must be enrolled in BSN program. No honor code violations. Must complete FAFSA.|
|McKenzie Bass||Nursing||$3,300||Enrolled in RN-BSN Program. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Lettie Pate||Nursing||$4,500||Must be a Christian female who has been accepted to the RN-BSN program. Must have financial need. Must be a resident of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Wilson Science||Science||$1,650||Science major. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Chastain||Social Work||$1,000||Social Work Major. Enrolled full-time; rising junior or senior at TU. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Military Family Connect||Veteran||$3,000||New students only. Child or grandchild of a veteran. Must compete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time.|