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Presidential Scholarship

Recognizing the academic achievements of our students

ESU's Presidential Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of alumni, faculty, staff and friends, ESU is able to offer a Presidential Scholarship when you maintain a 3.0 ESU GPA and complete 30 credit hours.

It is not necessary to complete a separate application if you qualify for these scholarships as your admission application is used to determine your eligibility.

Incoming Freshman

Incoming Freshman who qualify for this scholarship can renew their scholarship for 3 years after the first academic year when you maintain a 3.0 or higher ESU GPA and complete 30 credit hours. Each year the student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in the combined fall, spring, and trailing summer semester and achieve a 3.0 cumulative ESU GPA. Amounts shown are the amount awarded per year.

Transfer Scholarship

To obtain the ESU Transfer Scholarship, a student must be a first-time ESU student with 24 or more transferable credit hours and a 3.0 or higher GPA on the transferable hours. Additionally, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per semester and earn a 3.0 cumulative ESU GPA in the first year. Transfer students are eligible for renewal of the scholarship for an additional two semesters after the first academic year. Each year the student must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in the combined fall, spring, and trailing summer semester and achieve a 3.0 cumulative ESU GPA.

New incoming freshman starting ESU in the spring semester are eligible for half of the award amount in the spring semester and must complete 15 total hours for the combined spring and summer semesters with a 3.0 ESU GPA to be eligible for renewal.Students starting in spring semester are eligible to renew the Presidential Scholarship for seven additional semesters after their first semester at ESU, and must complete the required 30 credit hours in the combined fall, spring, and trailing summer semesters with a 3.0 cumulative ESU GPA.

Eligibility

Scholarship Amount

GPA 3.75-4.00

ACT 28-30 +

$3,000 PER YEAR

ACT 25-27

$2,300 PER YEAR

ACT 21-24

$2,050 PER YEAR

GPA 3.5-3.74

ACT 28-30 +

$2,300 PER YEAR

ACT 25-27

$2,050 PER YEAR

ACT 21-24

$1,550 PER YEAR

GPA 3.25-3.49

ACT 28-30 +

$2,050 PER YEAR

ACT 25-27

$1,550 PER YEAR

ACT 21-24

$1,350 PER YEAR

GPA 3.0-3.24

ACT 28-30 +

$1,550 PER YEAR

ACT 25-27

$1,350 PER YEAR

ACT 21-24

$1,000 PER YEAR

In order to be eligible for these scholarships, you must:

  • be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours each fall and spring semesters
  • maintain a 3.0 minimum cumulative ESU GPA
  • complete a thank-you note. You will be contacted with information in the fall semester regarding how to complete this process

Transfer Students

Scholarship Amount

GPA: 3.75 - 4.00

$2,600 PER YEAR

GPA: 3.50 - 3.74

$2,100 PER YEAR

GPA: 3.25 - 3.49

$1,500 PER YEAR

GPA: 3.00 - 3.24

$1,250 PER YEAR

Requirements

  • New transfer students starting ESU in the fall semester are eligible for half the award amount shown above in the fall semester and half in the spring semester.
  • New transfer students starting ESU in the spring semester are eligible for half of the award amount in the spring semester and must complete 15 total hours for the combined spring and summer semesters with a 3.0 ESU GPA to be eligible for renewal.
  • Students starting in spring semester are eligible to renew the Transfer Scholarship for three additional semesters after their first semester at ESU, and must complete the required 30 credit hours in the combined fall, spring, and trailing summer semesters with a 3.0 cumulative ESU GPA.
  • Students transferring fewer than 24 hours are eligible for the freshman Presidential Scholarship.

Tuition Programs for Non-Resident Students

Corky Plus
Hornet Nation Waiver


Missouri: Residents of 14 counties Oklahoma: Residents of 26 counties Eligible for tuition that is equal to In-State tuition


Corky Plus + Hornet Nation Waiver

MSEP
Hornet Nation Waiver


Residents of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas are eligible to save 50% over Non-resident tuition
Hornet Nation Waiver + MSEP

Sunflower
Scholarship


The Sunflower Scholarship is available to full-time domestic and international undergraduate students who are not eligible for reduced tuition based on geographic location

Sunflower Scholarship