Scholarships and Grants
With a variety of scholarship and grant opportunities available, Hiram College is an affordable option for students of all kinds. Check out our offerings below. Applying is easy.
Merit scholarships range from $1,000 to full tuition and are renewable for four years. Scholarship recipients are selected in a holistic manner for academic excellence, extracurricular distinction, personal motivation, and character.
How to Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid
Step 1: Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov as soon as possible after January 1st, preferably before the February 15th priority date. Include Hiram's FAFSA code, 003049, on your FAFSA to ensure Hiram receives your information.
Step 2: Apply for admission. A separate scholarship application is not required.
Step 3: Wait for the results. Students who complete the FAFSA by Feb. 15 should expect to receive a financial package sometime in mid March.
Tuition, Finances and Planning Information
Hiram College students can take advantage of our unique Tuition Guarantee, which ensures that tuition won't increase from their first year to their senior year. Take a look at the cost of attendance below to help with your financial planning.
2015-2016 cost of attendance for new freshman and transfer students:
- Tuition $30,230
- Comprehensive Fee $1,300
- Room and Board $10,190
- Total $41,720
- Example of Hiram aid package* $23,267
- Example of NET COST after aid** $18,453
* A student's state and federal aid and loan package may vary depending on family circumstances.
** Net cost example is the published cost minus the grant aid student received. Net cost represents what a student actually pays.
Fall 2016 Scholarships
|2016-2017 SCHOLARSHIPS||UP TO||TYPICAL RECIPIENT CREDENTIALS|
|Trustee Scholarship||Full Tuition||Holistic application review|
|Presidential Scholarship||3/4 Tuition||Holistic application review|
|Deans Scholarship||$16,000||3.6 cumulative GPA and 26 ACT/1200 SAT
(Critical Reading + Math)
|Heritage Scholarship||$12,000||3.3 cumulative GPA and 23 ACT/1050 SAT|
|Hiram Scholarship||$8,000||3.0 cumulative GPA and 20 ACT/950 SAT|
|Terrier Scholarship||$1,000||Five winners selected from terrier-lovers' photo/video submissions. Learn more.|
|Activities Grant||Up to $6,000||Based on extracurricular accomplishment and community contribution. May not be combined with other scholarships|
|Out of state Scholarship||Up to $3,000||Non-Ohio residency|
|Disciples of Christ Grant||Up to $3,000||Member of Disciples of Christ|
|Alumni Grant||Up to $3,000||Child or grandchild of Hiram graduate|
|Legacy Award||Up to $1,000||Niece, nephew or cousin of Hiram graduate|
|Sibling Grant||Up to $1,000||Brother or sister of concurrently enrolled student|
|Arts Scholarship||Up to $1,000||Major in art, music or theatre arts|
|Honors Scholarship||Up to $1,000||Admission into Honors Program|
|Gold Transfer Scholarship||$16,000||3.5 cumulative GPA|
|Silver Transfer Scholarship||$12,000||3.0 cumulative GPA|
|Bronze Transfer Scholarship||$8,000||2.5 cumulative GPA|
|Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship||$1,000||Member of Phi Theta Kappa|
|Global Scholarship||Varies||Holistic application review. May not be combined with other scholarships|
For more information visit our Financial Aid site.