Honors Program & National Merit

Honors Program

Liberty University offers a limited number of scholarships to students who are accepted into our Honors Program and who meet certain eligibility requirements, and preference is given to those who apply early. Applications are reviewed on the first day of each month beginning February 1. Applications will not be considered unless postmarked by April 1.

Minimum requirements to apply to the Honors Program are as follows:

  • Minimum score of 1270 SAT (math and critical reading) or 29 ACT (composite)
  • Minimum 3.50 GPA
  • 4-5 page expository essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Must not have earned more than 60 credits

For more details on the application process and requirements, visit the Honors Program webpage.

Award Amount:

  • $4,000 per year

National Merit

To receive the National Merit scholarship, students must present their National Merit certificate and participate in the Honors Program. Additionally, to be considered for an Honors or National Merit scholarship, students must first submit their FAFSA

Award Amounts:

  • Commended: full tuition up to four years
  • Semi-Finalists: full tuition up to four years
  • Finalists: full tuition, room & board up to four years