Liberty University Scholarships for Online College Students are Making College More Affordable
Liberty’s scholarship offers are designed to help online college students gain financial support through academic or other achievements and memberships. Each scholarship has unique requirements and deadlines. It is essential to keep these deadlines in mind as you apply for scholarships online to allow enough time for processing. Explore our various scholarships for online students below.
Internal Scholarships for Liberty University’s Online College Students
Liberty University is dedicated to help you find the best ways to pay for your online education. One way we do this is by offering scholarships specifically designed for our online students. The LU Scholarship team strives to help you pay for your online degree by guiding you through our options.
As a nonprofit institution, Liberty University will never charge you high college tuition fees to make a profit. We are dedicated to giving you valuable tools to help reach your future goals. That’s why Liberty University offers undergraduate and graduate scholarship opportunities.
While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. Tuition at Liberty University for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 5 years. Our low cost of tuition, available grants and loans, and scholarships can help you reach your education goals with fewer costs. As an online college student, you will have many options to complete your degree with no upfront, out of pocket expenses.
We look forward to helping you pursue online education through our online scholarship offers!
Examples of Qualifiers for Scholarships
- Family heritage or ethnicity (family heritage scholarships and minority scholarships)
- Associations and affiliations with clubs, organizations, churches, businesses, and unions
- Your major (field of study)
- Religious affiliation (religious scholarships)
- Hobbies and interests (4-H, DAR, etc.)
- Disabilities (Students with visual or hearing impairments, students with ADHD, etc.)
- Member of the Armed Forces, a dependent of a career military member, or a dependent of a disabled veteran
- Your favorite retail stores or brand names (i.e., Sears, Belk, Target)
Where can I apply for scholarships online?
Visit our Scholarships Page to learn more information about each scholarship listed below.
- Canadian Student Initiative
- First Responders Discount
- Heroes Fund Scholarship
- International Mission Board (IMB)
- Liberty Advantage
- Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia (SBCV)
- Word of Life Employees
- West Virginia Convention of Southern Baptists (WVCSB)
Southern Baptist Seminary Scholarships
Liberty University’s online seminary, the John W. Rawlings School of Divinity, offers a discounted tuition rate outside of scholarships.
With the full-time block rate, you can complete your degree faster while saving money. You can take a look at the Tuition and Fees page to see the block rate savings for seminary programs.
Aside from these savings, many scholarships will also apply to Liberty’s seminary programs. See the Scholarships Page for details.
How to apply for scholarships for master’s degrees
Many Liberty-given scholarships apply for both the undergraduate and graduate level. If you qualify for a scholarship for your bachelor’s degree then you may also be able to use the same scholarship for a master’s degree later. Liberty University graduate scholarships often have special requirements, so make sure to view the details on the Scholarships Page. You may also find external scholarships through the resources below that can apply to a master’s degree.
External Scholarships for Online College Students
Finding scholarships is easier than you may think! You can begin by searching online, through an employer, or with a church or parachurch. There is, however, a way to simplify your scholarship search and locate funds for which you qualify. There are many online college scholarships out there that may help you fund your education if you meet the requirements.
You can use keywords and qualifiers in your searches to help find scholarships that are specific to you. For example, when searching for scholarships, describe your qualities, passions, or interests. By using these keywords in your scholarship search, you will narrow down your searches and find results faster. Choosing the right keywords will connect you with the best information.
You can also check out the following list of external scholarships.
Liberty University is not liable for the actions of the scholarship team members or the validity of each scholarship. Please be aware of rules and possible scams of every scholarship.
Databases of Scholarships
We have provided a list of databases that might be helpful in finding external scholarships. All you have to do is put your information into a profile, and the site does the work for you.
There may be many options to help finance your bachelor’s degree or help you look for outside scholarships for graduate students.
View the options below to see what scholarship opportunities are out there.