Scholarships

Tougaloo College is proud to offer scholarship opportunities to accepted Tougaloo College applicants to assist with their college career. Please see the list below for the list all Academic Merit-based scholarships offered through the Office of Admissions. Any person interested in a scholarship must complete a scholarship application through our Scholarship Application portal by the respective deadline. Be sure to read all scholarship requirements and criteria as requirements may vary. Please note, that any federal, non-federal, or scholarship aid received by scholarship recipients will be processed as a part of the total scholarship and financial aid package and can be adjusted based on Overaward status when it exceeds financial need or cost of attendance at Tougaloo College (See Tougaloo Scholarship Policy).
 

Freshman and Transfer Academic Scholarships Applicant Requirement Checklist:

☐Must submit a Scholarship Application through the Scholarship Portal

☐Must be fully accepted to Tougaloo College prior to submission of the Scholarship Application

  • Conditionally Accepted applicants must be fully accepted to be considered

☐Must submit two letters of recommendation, preferably on letterhead

☐Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

☐Submit Scholarship Application and all requirements by application deadline

  • Deadline for Fall Applicants: March 15
  • Deadline for Spring Applicants: December 16

☐Read and agree to the Scholarship Policy on the Scholarship Application

 

List of Scholarships through the Office of Admissions

Application Portal Opens for Fall and Spring: October 1st
Fall Semester Application Deadline: March 15
Spring Semester Application Deadline: December 16
 

Freshman Academic Scholarships

 

Benefits

Required GPA

ACT/SAT Score

Renewal Requirements

 

 

Presidential Academic Scholarship

Full Tuition (15-18 hours)

Room and Board (non-private room)

Mandatory Fees

3.5 or higher

ACT: 27 or Above

SAT: 1220 or above (Verbal and Math)

Maintain 3.5 GPA

Remain enrolled in at least 15 semester hours

Remain in Good Conduct Standing

Sign annual renewal contract

 

 

Provost Academic Scholarship

Full Tuition (15-18 hours)

Room and Board (non-private room)

3.5 or higher

ACT: 24 or above

SAT: 1219-1100 (Verbal and Math)

Maintain 3.5 GPA

Remain enrolled in at least 15 semester hours

Remain in Good Conduct Standing

Sign annual renewal contract

 

 

Servant Leader Academic Scholarship

Half Tuition

3.0 or higher

ACT: 21 or above

SAT: 1050 or above (Verbal and Math)

Maintain 3.0 GPA

Remain enrolled in at least 15 semester hours

Remain in Good Conduct Standing

Sign annual renewal contract

 

 

Eagle Academic Scholarship

Full Tuition (15-18 hours)

N/A

Must have Valedictorian or Salutatorian achievement

Maintain 3.25 GPA

Remain enrolled in at least 15 semester hours

Remain in Good Conduct Standing

Sign annual renewal contract

 

 

Transfer Academic Scholarships

 

Benefits

Required GPA

Additional Requirements

Renewal Requirements

 

 

 

 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Full Tuition (15-18 hours)

Room and Board (non-private room)

3.5 or higher

Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa (Must provide proof of membership)

Must have earned at least 30 semester hours of transferable coursework prior to the deadline

Must be a Community College graduate

Maintain 3.5 GPA

Remain enrolled in at least 15 semester hours

Remain in Good Conduct Standing

Sign an annual renewal contract

 

 

Community College Graduate Academic Scholarship

Half Tuition (15-18 hours)

3.0 or higher

Must have earned at least 30 semester hours of transferable coursework prior to the deadline

Must be a Community College graduate

Maintain 3.0 GPA

Remain enrolled in at least 15 semester hours

Remain in Good Conduct Standing

Sign an annual renewal contract

 

 

Early College High School Scholarship (ECHS)

Full Tuition (15-18 hours)

Waived Application Fees

3.0 or higher

Must be a graduate of the Early College High School program

This scholarship only covers the two remaining years at Tougaloo after completion of the ECHS Program

Maintain 3.0 GPA

Remain enrolled in at least 15 semester hours

Remain in Good Conduct Standing

Sign an annual renewal contract

 

 

Talent Based Scholarship (Athletics and Music)

 

Scholarship Information

Contact Information

 

Athletics

All scholarships are awarded at the sole discretion of the Athletic Department. Please contact the department for details

601-977-7700

 

Music

All Scholarships are awarded at the sole discretion of the Music Department. Please contact the department for details.

601-977-7896

 

Additional Resources

 

Scholarship Information

Contact Information

 

United Negro College Fund Scholarships (UNCF)

Tougaloo College students can apply for scholarships through the UNCF. Students are encouraged to set up a profile on the UNCF Website and apply for eligible scholarships. A list of available scholarships can be found at https://uncf.org/scholarships.

www.uncf.org

 

Development and

Donor Based Scholarships

The requirements for these scholarships are based on various criteria as each scholarship has unique requirements. For more information regarding the requirements and how to apply for these scholarship, please visit the website.

www.tougaloo.edu/development-scholarships-donor-sponsored.

For more information, please contact Scholarship Coordinator, Jessica Brown-Nickols, in the Office of Admissions.
Email:
jrbrown@tougaloo.edu
Phone: 601-977-6144