Scholarships & Incentives

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Amridge University recognizes the importance of a quality education and is dedicated to helping students find a way to achieve their higher education goals. A number of scholarships are awarded each semester to new and current students within the various school and colleges of the University.

*Lock in your tuition rate through Graduation and receive an additional tuition discount for each semester you are enrolled full-time.

For further information please contact the Financial Aid Office at 1.800.351.4040 Ext. 7523, 7525 and 7527 or by email at financialaid@amridgeuniversity.edu.

New Student to Amridge University Incentive Program

Amridge University will provide a $150 tuition credit incentive for the first-time Amridge student who makes application to the university and registers for the current semester.

Guidelines for Scholarships

  • Amridge University-based scholarships cannot be combined. If eligible for more than one scholarship, Amridge will award the highest scholarship amount.
  • Scholarships, discounts and grants will only be applied toward the cost of tuition.
  • No student will be awarded a scholarship unless his or her account from previous terms is paid in full.
  • Required documentation must be received in the financial aid office before classes begin.
  • No combination of financial aid awarded that includes scholarships or institutional grants (institutionally controlled funds) may result in a cash over payment to the student. If such a situation should occur, the scholarship or grant (institutionally controlled funds) portion of the award will be reduced.
  • Full-time equivalency enrollment is required for most scholarships
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA for the program
  • Not make the grade of “F” in any course taken
  • Not drop a course within the semester
  • Not withdrawing from the university within the semester

No more than one of the following scholarships, institutional grants and discounts may be awarded during the same semester. If eligible for more than one scholarship, Amridge will award the highest scholarship amount.

Amridge University First–time Freshman Tuition Program

Undergraduate First-time Freshman Scholarship 
Program recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • First-time Amridge University freshman
  • Must be enrolled at least half time
  • No previous college 

Tuition rate - $250 per semester hour for full-time students and $330 per semester hour for part-time students. These rates are conditioned upon the student effort to the following:

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Not make the grade of “F” in any course taken
  • Not drop a course within the semester
  • Not withdrawing from the university within the semester

Students in good academic standing who maintain continuous enrollment are guaranteed these rates through graduation.

 

Amridge University Transition Institution Award

Demonstrating how much we value our students who select to continue their education at Amridge after completing their bachelor’s degree, Amridge University offers the following award: Course Fee will be waived the first semester enrolled in a graduate program (Can be combined with other scholarship).

 Recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled full-time in a graduate degree program within 12 months of completing an Amridge bachelor’s degree
  • Unconditionally admitted to the graduate program

Guidelines for Institutional Scholarships/Grants:

  • Scholarships, discounts, and grants will only be applied toward the cost of tuition.
  • Required documentation must be received in the financial aid office before the scholarship will be applied to the student’s account.

  

Amridge University Scholarship for Home School Student

Recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Homeschool graduate
  • First-time Amridge University freshman
  • Must be enrolled at least half time
  • No previous college

Scholarship - $250 per semester hour for full-time students and $330 per semester hour for part-time students.

These rates are conditioned upon the following criteria:

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Not make the grade of “F” in any course taken
  • Not drop a course within the semester
  • Not withdrawing from the university within the semester.

Students in good academic standing who maintain continuous enrollment are guaranteed these rates through graduation.

  

Professional Credentialing Scholarship

Program recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Available to students who are not enrolled in a degree program

There will be a charge of $1200 per course.  Course fee is waived; however any other fees associated with the course will be charged. 

 

Amridge University Sister Institution Scholarship Program

Demonstrating how much we value our sister institutions, Amridge University provides the following scholarship:

Full-Time and Half-Time Tuition – Undergraduate – $235 per semester hour; Graduate – $395 per semester hour. 

This scholarship does not apply to any Turner of School of Theology degree programs.

Recipient must meet the following criteria: 

  • Current full-time faculty or staff, their spouse, or their dependents at a Church of Christ-affiliated university, college, or academy
  • Employment of at least one year at sister institution
  • Provide a letter annually from the academic dean of the university or college or headmaster of the academy verifying full-time employment and length of employment
  • Spouse must provide proof of marriage
  • Dependent must provide proof of relationship
  • Available for one degree
  • This special rate is not available for Turner School of Theology degrees. Please refer to the tuition and fees schedule for special rates for Turner School of Theology degrees.

Tuition rates for undergraduate students: $235 per semester hour. Tuition rates for graduate students: $395 per semester hour.

  

Dr. Rex and Barbara Turner Ministerial Scholarship Program

For Students seeking a degree in the following:

Tuition rates for students receiving this scholarship are for full-time and half-time enrollment

  • BA Biblical Studies – $335 per semester hour
  • BS Ministry/Bible – $335 per semester hour
  • MA Professional Counseling – $560 per semester hour
  • MA Marriage and Family Therapy - $560 per semester hour
  • DMin Family Therapy I & II - $600 per semester hour
  • PhD Family Therapy - $675 per semester hour

These special rates are not available for Turner School of Theology degrees. Please refer to the tuition and fees schedule for special rates for Turner School of Theology degrees.

Recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Current paid pulpit or youth minister for a Church of Christ
  • Provide a statement of faith to be reviewed by the scholarship committee.
  • Provide letter of employment from the elders of the church paying the salary. 
  •  Student may be enrolled full-time or half-time
  • Available for one degree

A limited number of scholarships are available each academic year.

  

Amridge University Corporate Alliance Discount

Recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Recipient can be enrolled half-time and/or full-time.  
  • Provide letter of employment from company Human Resources Department. 

Special rates for undergraduate students: $325 for semester hour. Special rates for graduate students: $555 per semester hour.

This scholarship does not apply to any Turner of School of Theology degree programs.

  

Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies Cooperative Scholarship (Limited to PhD Biblical Studies)

Recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a church or individual sponsor who will pay 25% or 50% of the tuition cost.  
  • Provide signed Cooperative Scholarship Agreement prior to registration.

Scholarship - Amridge University will provide a scholarship by matching 25% of tuition

This scholarship is designed to encourage local congregations and/or sponsors to support potential students in the in-depth study of the Bible. If the congregation and/or sponsor pays 25% of a qualifying student’s tuition, Amridge University will match that 25% in the form of a scholarship. The student will be responsible for 50% of tuition, and will be responsible for fees.

Congregations and/or sponsors may provide up to 50% of a qualifying student’s tuition, with Amridge University matching 25% in the form of a scholarship. The student will be responsible for 25% of tuition, and will be responsible for fees.