A common misconception about scholarships is that they are only available for the smartest students with the highest GPAs. Now while it is true that many scholarships are merit-based, there are just as many that aren't. Many scholarships are offered based on need, residency, ethnic background, major, and more. In fact, there are scholarships out there for just about every kind of student. Click on the headings below to learn more. More financial assistance information is available in the Online Bulletin: Undergraduate or Graduate.

NEW FOR FALL 2023! Undergraduate Scholarships

The Andrews Partnership Scholarship (APS) is available to US residents, undocumented and international students admitted to undergraduate programs on the Berrien campus; students admitted to online and affiliate campus undergraduate programs are not eligible. The Undergraduate Admissions Office will determine the scholarship amounts for incoming freshmen and transfer students. To establish the scholarship amount, the Undergraduate Admissions Office will determine a rating based on the following guidelines:

  • Confirmed U.S. SAT or ACT scores and/or
  • Confirmed U.S. cumulative GPA or equivalent (following the conclusion of the sixth semester for academy or high school)

Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office or check out the APS website for further details. 

Freshmen that have successfully met the admission requirements of Andrews University will receive a scholarship of $8,000 - $14,000 per year. 

$14,000 $56,000
$12,000 $48,000
$10,000 $40,000
$8,000 $32,000

Transfer students (domestic & Canadian students transferring 25 or more semester credits) to Andrews University who are full-time undergraduates and in their first degree program may be eligible for an Andrews Partnership Scholarship. Transfer students do not qualify for the additional APS for the ACT or SAT scores since their APS is based on their cumulative college GPA. Based on their college GPA, the Undergraduate Admissions Office will grant an Andrews Partnership Scholarship according to the following:

3.50 and higher $9,000
3.67 - 3.89 $7,000
3.50 - 3.66 $5,000
2.50 (and below) - 3.49 $3,000

Starting Fall 2023

3.90 and higher $14,000
3.67 - 3.89 $12,000
3.50 - 3.66 $10,000
2.50 (and below) - 3.49 $8,000

Andrews Gift Aid
In addition to the Andrews Partnership Scholarship, Andrews University makes Andrews Gift monies available to help satisfy the student's need as determined by the financial aid information. To be eligible for Andrews Gift, students must complete the financial aid application process. 

Named Scholarships
Endowments and other restricted scholarship funds from alumni and friends of the university provide specially named scholarships as part of the Andrews Partnership Scholarship. Selected students are offered, by their school, a named scholarship based on academic performance, declared major and career goals. The named, endowed scholarship becomes part of the Andrews Partnership Scholarship.

Student Missionary/Taskforce Volunteer Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to an undergraduate student who has served as a Student Missionary or Taskforce Volunteer and enrolls full time at Andrews University the year following the year of service. The $1,500 scholarship is a one-year offer divided over two semesters. It is not transferable to any other school or any other student. Approval for this scholarship is given by the Director of the Student Missionary/Taskforce Volunteer Program in the Campus Ministries Office. This scholarship is not part of the Andrews Partnership Scholarship.

Summer Ministries Scholarship Program  (Available Fall Semester only)

  • 2023 summer camp scholarship will be based on $220 per week for a maximum of 13 weeks or $2,860.  Student Financial Services will determine the amount of the scholarship based on the information received from camp directors in time for financial clearance.
  • Magabooks and HHES are matched 50% of the net earnings. The entire net earnings must be placed onto the student's account at Andrews University before the scholarship is given. The scholarship cap is $2,900.
  • Andrews University Field Evangelism summer scholarship and church outreach program is matched 100% of the net earnings based on information given to Student Financial Services from the Andrews University Religion Department, church, or conference.  The scholarship cap is $1,850 and is available on odd years only.
  • Summer scholarships for Andrews University Religion Department Barnabas Connection (Undergraduates only) and Church/Conference outreach programs are matched 100% based on the information given to Student Financial Services from each organization. The entire scholarship must be placed onto the student's account at Andrews University. The scholarship cap is $2,700.

All summer scholarships are offered to full-time undergraduates and graduates attending the Berrien Springs campus. The scholarship closing date for consideration is October 31 of the current academic year. If a student attends Adventist Colleges Abroad, Student Missionary or Task Force that fall their scholarship will be held until the following year and funds disbursed the next fall semester. If they also work in a summer ministries program that year the scholarship would be given the following fall semester.

National Merit Finalists Scholarship, National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar, National African American Recognition Program Scholar, National Indigenous Recognition Program Scholar, National Rural/Small Town Recognition Program Scholar, and APS/SAT Scholarship
Andrews University rewards the scholars listed above(for a composite score of 34 ACT or 1490 SAT (SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing + Math) or higher or pSAT-NMSQT of 1470 (ERW and Math) or higher; a special Andrews Partnership Scholarship that covers 100% tuition for four years for incoming freshmen with a cap of 144 credits and limited to a degree. To confirm receipt of the scholarship, submit appropriate records to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. All gift aid received, including a university scholarship or grant, cannot exceed the cost of full tuition for up to 16 credits per semester, book charges of up to $550 per semester, plus General and recognized course fees. When total gift aid is more than the costs mentioned above, the university scholarship or grant is reduced until gift aid equals the costs. All gift aid is added in the following order: external scholarships, merit aid, and then need-based aid. Should the external scholarships and merit-aid portions exceed the tuition, books and fees limit, boarding students may include the minimum costs of room and board in the calculation. To confirm receipt of the scholarship, submit appropriate records (award letter, certificate and/or official test scores) to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. More information available in the Andrews University Bulletin.

Music Performance Scholarships
Performance Scholarships vary up to $1500 for members of the Department of Music Choirs, Orchestra, and Wind Symphony. To  be eligible for a performance scholarship, students must complete an application process, audition and match the needs of the ensemble(s). Recipients do not have to be a music major to receive this scholarship. This scholarship is not part of the Andrews Partnership Scholarship. Click here to access and download scholarship application and recommendation forms from the Music department's webpage.

Canadian Exchange Rebate
In an effort to help bridge the US-Canadian exchange rate gap, it has been decided that if the exchange rate (based on the Bank of Canada, published rates) for the Canadian dollar drops below .90 USD, Andrews University will offer a rebate based on the US equivalent of payments made, not to exceed the amount owed per semester. More information is available at the Canadian Exchange Rate Plan page.

George Floyd Scholars Program

Introduced in 2020, offers a full-tuition scholarship each year. Deadline is June 30. Criteria is as follows:

  • Admitted as a new undergraduate student attending full-time on main campus in Fall 2023
  • Eligible for Pell Grant (2023-2024 FAFSA results used to determine Pell Eligibility)
  • Submission of an essay (minimum of 500 words) expressing a personal passion for, and commitment to, promoting racial equality and justice in the community as well as presenting practical ideas to demonstrate that commitment.
  • Essays should be sent to with George Floyd Scholars Application in subject line.
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