Scholarships, Awards and Grants

Knowlton Scholarship

This $5,000 scholarship is given to four first-year students, preferably from Logan County, Ohio with the intent to study mathematics or a related field. Other Ohio residents may be considered.

Merit Scholarships

Admission level

Award NameEligibilityAmountDeadline
Parker ScholarshipAdmission and 3.9 GPA, plus 1200 SAT or 26 ACT$92,000 scholarship $23,000 per yearMarch 1
Hendricks ScholarshipAdmission and 3.7 GPA, plus 1100 SAT or 24 ACT$84,000 scholarship $21,000 per yearMarch 1
Blythe ScholarshipAdmission and 3.4 GPA, plus 1000 SAT or 22 ACT$76,000 scholarship $19,000 per yearMarch 1
Donner ScholarshipAdmission and 3.0 GPA, plus 1000 SAT or 22 ACT$68,000 scholarship $17,000 per yearMarch 1

Competitive level

Award NameFor Consideration AmountApplication RequirementDeadline
Benjamin Templeton Scholars (awarded up to 10 students)Exceptional students who
have participated or led
programs that promote
diversity, tolerance and
social justice for race,
gender, religion, sexual
preference or national origin
Full-tuition renewableAdmission

Required:
Completed Templeton Scholar application, 500-word essay, 2 letters of recommendation, detailed resume
December 1
Crowe ScholarsTop applicants in Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Letters, and Undecided majors$5,000 renewable scholarship in addition to admission level scholarshipAdmission

Recommended:
Detailed resume highlighting accomplishments in one’s academic area of interest, Additional letters of recommendation
December 1

Awards

Legacy Award

Awarded to immediate relatives of Hanover College alumni and current students to remind us that the most important part of the College is not its buildings but its people. For 2014-2015, this award is in the amount of $3,000 per year. It is renewable each year provided a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA is maintained.

Need-based Grants

Award NameFor ConsiderationAmountDeadline
Hanover GrantAdmission and demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSAVariesMarch 1
Freedom of Choice AwardAdmission, resident of Indiana and demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSAVaries. Determined by the Indiana Division of Student Financial Aid. Most recent maximum $7,400 *March 10
Academic Honors AwardAdmission, resident of Indiana and recipient of Academic or Technical Honors DiplomaDetermined by the Indiana Division of Student Financial Aid. Most recent maximum $800 **March 10
21st Century ScholarshipAdmission, resident of Indiana and successful completion of the 21st Century Scholars ProgramDetermined by the Indiana Division of Student Financial Aid. Most recent maximum $7,570 ***March 10
Federal Pell GrantAdmission and demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSAVaries. Most recent maximum $5,730Open throughout academic year

* Student must complete 30 credit hours (7 1/2 course units) per year to maintain eligibility for state aid and to get higher award in future years.
** Student must earn at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA through the end of the previous award year for this award to renew.
*** 21st Century Scholarship awarded in place of Freedom of Choice Award for eligible students. Student must complete 30 credit hours (8 course units) per year to maintain eligibility for state aid and to get higher award in future years.

Need more help? Still have questions?

If you have further questions about scholarships, please contact your admission counselor directly or send an email inquiry to admission@hanover.edu.