Scholarships and Grants listed under this category are reserved and awarded to our traditional student population only.

Academic Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship

$8,000 – $14,000

Incoming freshmen with a 3.5 high school GPA and 28 ACT or 1240 SAT. More >

Dean's Scholarship

$2,000 – $6,000

Incoming freshmen with a 3.0 high school GPA and 21 ACT or 980 SAT. More >

Transfer Scholarship

$4,000 – $8,000

Incoming transfer students with a 3.00 college GPA. More >

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$2,000

Incoming transfer student who is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. More >

Word of Life Scholarship

$2,000

Incoming transfer students from Word of Life Bible Institute. More >

National Merit Recognition Program

Full Tuition

Incoming freshmen who are National Merit Finalists or Semi-Finalists. More >

Need-Based Programs

Bryan Opportunity Program

Up to Full Tuition, Room and Board

Incoming Tennessee freshman who have a total family income <= $35,000. More >

Bryan Need-Based Grant

Amount Varies

Incoming freshman with need as determined by the FAFSA. More >

Local Programs

Rhea County Scholarship

$15,000

Rhea County residents with a 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT or 980 SAT. More >

REACH Scholarship

$8,000

Bledsoe, Bradley, Meigs, McMinn, and Sequatchie County residents with a 3.0 GPA and 21 ACT or 980 SAT. More >

Bryan Selective Grants

Alumni Grant

$1,000

The Alumni Grant is offered to students who have a parent or grandparent that has graduated from Bryan College. If you are eligible please contact the Alumni Office at 423.755.7297 or alumni@bryan.edu to validate and notify the Financial Aid Office.

This grant is renewable.

AWANA Grant

$1,000

In order to be eligible for this grant a student must have received the AWANA citation award. Please visit the AWANA Connections website to submit a scholarship verification request.

This grant is renewable.

Christian Worker Grant

$1,000

For students with a parent in full-time foreign missionary service where charitable gifts are the major source of family income. To apply, please send a letter from the mission board verifying employment to the Financial Aid Office.

This grant is renewable and is not stackable with the Foreign MK Grant.

Foreign MK Grant

$3,000

Incoming students who are children of foreign missionaries.

Sibling Grant

$500+

The Sibling Grant is designed to help families who have more than one member of an immediate household attending Bryan College full-time. This does not include married children or students considered independent for financial aid purposes. The grant is set up with a tiered scale providing more money relative to the number of siblings at Bryan.

  • Two siblings enrolled concurrently receive $500 each
  • Three or more siblings enrolled concurrently receive $1,000 each

If a sibling graduates or leaves the school at any time, the amount of aid will be adjusted accordingly.

Summit Ministries Grant

$2,000

Awarded to to students who have completed training through Summit Ministries Conference or a similar program dedicated to Biblical Worldview formation.

This grant is renewable.

Homeschool Grant

$1,000

Awarded to students who were home educated for at least the last two years of high school.

This grant is renewable.

Performance Scholarships

Athletic Scholarships

Amount Varies

Awarded to students based upon ability. More >

Musical Merit Scholarship

$8,000

Incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in music. More >

Music Scholarships

Amount Varies

Awarded to students based upon ability. More >

Worship Arts Scholarships

Amount Varies

Awarded to students based upon ability. More >

Theatre Scholarships

Amount Varies

Awarded to students based upon ability. More >

Additional Scholarships

Donor Scholarships

Amount Varies

Scholarships from the endowment which are typically given to current students. More >