Scholarships

Upon admission to Ottawa University, you are automatically considered for institutional scholarships. You must be a full-time student to be eligible for the following scholarships and awards.

Contact your Enrollment Advisor or call 785.248.2371 for more information about any of these scholarships.

Academic Scholarships

Each admitted student is considered for an academic scholarship based on Grade Point Average (GPA) and ACT/SAT scores for freshmen and cumulative college GPA for transfer students.  Academic scholarships are renewable based on cumulative Ottawa University GPA.

Among the scholarships available at Ottawa University, there are two competitive awards detailed below. For further information about available scholarships, please contact an Enrollment Advisor.

Presidential Scholarship - Competitive scholarship awarded to selected first-year students who seek to be agents of change in their college careers and beyond. Full tuition per academic year for up to four years.

Provost Scholarship - Competitive scholarship awarded to selected first-year students who seek to be agents of change in their college careers and beyond. Three-quarter tuition per academic year for up to four years.

Franklin County High Achiever Scholarship - Competitive scholarship awarded to select graduates from a Franklin County (KS) High School who demonstrates academic achievement and community service. Full tuition per academic year for up to four years.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship - This half-tuition scholarship is awarded to members of Phi Theta Kappa who are in good academic standing. The award is renewable for two additional consecutive years. Proof of membership is required.