Scholarship Opportunities

Adult (CAGS) Student Scholarships

Freshman Scholarships

MACU Freshman Scholarship

Full Tuition

The MACU Freshman Scholarship is awarded to two recipients per year and requires an essay submission and a GPA of a 4.0 and ACT score of 33, or a GPA of 3.7 or above and an ACT score of 36. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA for annual renewal.

Achievement Freshman Scholarship

$12,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 33, or a GPA of 3.7 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Evangel Freshman Scholarship

$10,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 32, or a GPA of 3.5 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Inspire Freshman Scholarship

$8,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 30, or a GPA of 3.2 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Achievement Freshman Scholarship

$7,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 27, or a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Dream Freshman Scholarship

$5,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 21, or a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT score of 31 is required. Recipients must maintain a 2.8 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Opportunity Freshman Scholarship

$3,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 21, or a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT score of 27 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Freshman Scholarships

MACU Freshman Scholarship

Full Tuition

The MACU Freshman Scholarship is awarded to two recipients per year and requires an essay submission and a GPA of a 4.0 and ACT score of 33, or a GPA of 3.7 or above and an ACT score of 36. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA for annual renewal.

Achievement Freshman Scholarship

$12,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 33, or a GPA of 3.7 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Evangel Freshman Scholarship

$10,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 32, or a GPA of 3.5 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Inspire Freshman Scholarship

$8,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 30, or a GPA of 3.2 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Achievement Freshman Scholarship

$7,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 27, or a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT score of 36 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Dream Freshman Scholarship

$5,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 21, or a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT score of 31 is required. Recipients must maintain a 2.8 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Opportunity Freshman Scholarship

$3,000

A GPA of 4.0 and ACT of 21, or a GPA of 3.0 or above and an ACT score of 27 is required. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA for annual renewal. 

Teacher Education Scholarships

MACU provides the following scholarships for teacher candidates: 

  • The Aldridge Endowment
    • Given to an Elementary Education major who has 3.0 GPA, with priority to juniors and seniors
  • The Emma & Silas Beebe Endowment
    • Given to music education majors with financial need
  • The Claude & Ollie Bell Endowment
    • Given to teacher candidates with financial need, giving priority to juniors and seniors.
  • The Max R. Miller Endowment
    • Given to students with financial needs with priority given to juniors and seniors
  • The Ralph/Audrey Taylor General Endowment
    • Given to  MACU students
  • Loan Forgiveness and Cancellation Programs

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