Financial Aid

Scholarships

The King’s College awards scholarships based on academic merit and resonance with our mission.

 

The King’s College awards scholarships based on academic merit and resonance with our mission, and third-party scholarships provide another way to fund your education. Scholarships never need to be repaid.

Almost all the scholarships below are open to incoming freshmen and transfer students from any educational background. There are a few that are specifically for homeschooled students, which are labeled accordingly. See the bottom of the page for additional scholarships intended specifically for international students, military members, and veterans.

Institutional Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to incoming students on the basis of their composite test score and high school GPA. Students transferring to The King’s College are also eligible for the Presidential Scholarship based on their cumulative college GPA and number of credit hours completed. Students are required to remain in academic “Good Standing” in order to maintain their President’s Scholarship (see catalog for required GPA by class year). All students are automatically considered for this scholarship. No separate application is required.

Please note that in order to be considered for this merit-based scholarship, international students must take the SAT or ACT and submit the “International Student Financial Aid Application” and all supporting documents.

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Leadership Scholarship

The King’s College exists to educate students who will shape and eventually lead the great institutions of the world through careers in government, business, law, media, education, civil society, the arts and the church. Every student at King’s is presented with the challenge to do something great with their lives, and the King’s Leadership Scholarship helps identify those likely to accept that challenge.

The award is a four-year renewable scholarship and can be granted for up to four years while attending The King’s College. Minimum awards begin at $500. This scholarship can be combined with other forms of institutional aid. An essay is required for all scholarship candidates, and candidates must complete an application to King’s to be eligible. These awards are made possible by the generous gifts of alumni and friends from around the world.

Write a 500-750 word essay on the prompt below:

“Through its commitment to the truths of Christianity and a biblical worldview, The King’s College seeks to transform society by preparing students for careers in which they help to shape and eventually lead strategic public and private institutions, and by supporting faculty members as they directly engage culture through writing and speaking publicly on critical issues.”

Consider the mission statement above. What are two or three words that capture the essence of what the mission statement means? Why did you choose those?

Leadership Scholarship Submission Deadlines:

  • Spring 2021 Leadership Scholarship Submission Deadline: October 1, 2020
  • Fall 2021 Leadership Scholarship Submission Deadline: November 16, 2020
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Founders Scholarship

The King’s College awards full-tuition scholarships to up to four students who embody the combination of leadership and academic skills that the College highly values. The Founders Scholarship is awarded through a competitive process that includes an essay, presentation, and team building components. To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit a 1200-1500 word essay on this year’s prompt, visit the campus the Thursday before an Inviso Visit Weekend to give a four to five minute speech, and participate in a leadership team building exercise during the on-campus visit.

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McCandlish Phillips Journalism Scholarship

The King’s College is offering up to four $3,000-per-year McCandlish Phillips Journalism Scholarships to incoming freshmen or transfers majoring in Journalism, Culture and Society.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be accepted for admission to The King’s College for the coming fall
  • Be enrolling full-time in the Journalism, Culture and Society major
  • Be graduating high school this academic year or be a transfer student

Scholarship recipients must:

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Contribute to the Empire State Tribune and / or ESTv each semester
  • Remain enrolled in the Journalism, Culture and Society major

To apply, email three published clips and a 500-word personal statement answering the question, “How can someone be both an excellent journalist and a committed Christian?” to eglader@tkc.edu.

Deadline: April 15
Extended Deadline: May 15

Legacy Scholarship

The King’s College is offering a $1,000 per year scholarship to siblings, children, and grandchildren of alumni or current students.

Impact 360 Scholarship

Impact 360 Institute’s Gap Year is an academic gap year experience with the mission of equipping members of future generations to become Christ-centered servant leaders. Students who complete the one-year program will be guaranteed a minimum of $18,000 per year Presidential scholarship funds. Note: this minimum scholarship is for students entering King’s directly after completing Impact 360 and cannot be deferred to future semesters.

Impact 360
Classic Learning Test Scholarships at The King’s College

Students scoring 100 or above on the Classic Learning Test (CLT) will be guaranteed to receive a minimum Presidential Scholarship of $15,000 per year.

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Cru Scholarship

This scholarship was established in honor of Bill and Vonette Bright, founders of Campus Crusade for Christ. Bill Bright was also the visionary who provided leadership to recast the current vision of The King’s College in New York City. Students whose parents serve full-time with Cru or Campus Crusade for Christ International are eligible to receive a $1,500 per year scholarship.

Church Matching Scholarship

The King’s College is proud to partner with churches and ministries in developing the next generation of Christian leaders. King’s will match contributions from a church or ministry for their King’s student, up to $1,500 per year.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be accepted for admission to The King’s College for the coming fall
  • Be enrolling on-campus full-time in a degree-seeking program
  • Maintain academic good standing

Scholarship limitations:

  • Matching awards are subject to the availability of funds. Matched funds from King’s may only be applied toward tuition expenses.
  • The church or ministry may not send funds from wages, internships, or gifts from individuals to a specific student for the Church Matching Scholarship.
  • King’s will only match a check from a single church or ministry.
  • A student’s parents, relatives, or friends may not make a gift to the church and request the funds be sent to the student.

How to apply:

  1. Send the application to your church or ministry.
  2. Have your church or ministry mail the check, along with the completed application to:

The King’s College

Bursar’s Office

56 Broadway

New York, NY 10004

  1. Contributions must be made via check by the church or ministry directly.
  2. Checks should be payable to The King’s College. Write the student’s name and “Church Match” on the memo line.
  3. Submit checks by August 1 for the fall semester, and December 1 for the spring.
Classical Conversations Scholarship (Homeschool Only)

Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. They believe there are three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian, and Community. After completing the Challenge III and IV curriculum and enrolling at The King’s College, students will be guaranteed a minimum Presidential Scholarship of $15,000 per year.

NCFCA Scholarship (Homeschool Only)

The King’s College congratulates NCFCA students on their successes at the most recent NCFCA National Championship by offering a speech and debate finalist scholarship for enrollment at King’s. Finalists are eligible for a $2,000 NCFCA scholarship each year for up to four years at King’s. The average NCFCA student receives $80,000 or more in total aid from King’s across four years.

To secure this scholarship, applicants who have already been finalists in a previous National Championship must inform their admissions counselor by email before January 15 of the year they intend to enroll. This ensures that the scholarship is calculated in their official award letters. If students go on to qualify to the final round at Nationals the summer before they begin at King’s, they must email their admissions counselor no later than July 15 for the scholarship to be applied to their Fall balance.

Stoa Scholarship (Homeschool Only)

The King’s College congratulates Stoa students on their successes at the most recent NITOC by offering a speech and debate finalist scholarship for enrollment at King’s. Finalists are eligible for a $2,000 Stoa scholarship each year for up to four years at King’s. The average Stoa student receives $80,000 or more in total aid from King’s across four years.

To secure this scholarship, applicants who have already been finalists in a previous NITOC must inform their admissions counselor by email before January 15 of the year they intend to enroll. This ensures that the scholarship is calculated in their official award letters. If students go on to qualify to the final round at NITOC the summer before they begin at King’s, they must email their admissions counselor no later than July 15 for the scholarship to be applied to their Fall balance.

Veritas Presidential Scholarship

The King’s College looks forward to partnering with Veritas Press Scholars Academy as we seek to fulfill our mission of transforming society by preparing students for careers in which they help to shape and eventually lead strategic public and private institutions. The King’s College will award $24,000 per year to an honor graduate of Veritas Press Scholars Academy that is in the top 5% of the graduating class. This scholarship is limited to one student per year.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Presidential Scholarship (Transfer)

Current Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members who have a cummulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher qualify for a minimum $18,000 PTK Presidential Scholarship.

Outside Scholarships

Service Clubs, Search Engines, and More

While there are many ways to find outside scholarships, here are a few ways that have been successful for our students:

  • Ask your high school guidance counselor. Scholarships come across their desk all the time, and they’re usually more than happy to help out.
  • Check with your parent’s employers about tuition matching programs or scholarships they might have.
  • Check with any service clubs (Key Club, Rotary Club, DAR, etc.) that you, your parents, or grandparents belong to. Also, check with your church about any scholarships or grants they may have. If you receive a scholarship from your church, King’s may be able to match it. See details above at “Church Matching Scholarship.”
  • Talk to local businesses, particularly small businesses your family frequents.
  • Make use of scholarship search engines. Here are some of the more popular ones:
Military Benefits and ROTC Scholarships

Financial assistance is available to veterans and their families through the Montgomery GI Bill® , Post 9/11 GI Bill® , and other programs. The King’s College also participates in The Yellow Ribbon Program and has a partnership with Fordham University Army ROTC as part of the New York City Army ROTC program.

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International Student Scholarships

International students are eligible for institutional aid from The King’s College in the same manner as domestic students. We particularly recommend the merit-based Presidential Scholarship (calculated based on ACT or SAT scores), the Leadership Scholarship (an essay-based scholarship), and the Founders Scholarship (our only full-tuition scholarship). International students can apply for need-based aid by completing the International Student Financial Aid Application.

We also encourage you to research outside scholarships, using any listed of the search engines listed above or the sites below that focus on international students.

International Students