The Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious of the McPherson College scholarships and can be up to $6,000 per year. This award is in addition to the Merit Scholarship based on your GPA/ACT scores. This scholarship is awarded to all who qualify for a Presidential Scholarship Competition Day and is based on the following: round table discussion, group activity, personal interviews and high school academic record.
Combined Presidential plus Merit scholarships range from $12,000 to $21,000 per year for first time freshman and are renewed annually for four years provided satisfactory academic progress is maintained.
One full-tuition scholarship is awarded after all of the scholarship days are completed.
2020-2021 Presidential Scholarship Competition dates:
This year we are offering both in-person and virtual competition dates. The virtual dates will include online activities, interviews with faculty and students, and sessions with enrollment, student affairs, career services, and financial aid.