Hiram College

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.

Hiram College offers affiliation grants and merit scholarships ranging from $500 to full tuition and are renewable for up to four years. The admission staff considers all applicants for merit scholarships and are selected in a holistic manner for academic excellence, extracurricular distinction, personal motivation, and character. A separate application is not required.

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 October 1st. 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. We mail an all-inclusive financial aid packet that will include your award letter and an estimated cost worksheet on an ongoing basis.

Tuition, Finances and Planning Information

Take a look at the cost of attendance below to help with your financial planning.


Tuition $35,360
Comprehensive Fee $2,350
Room (double) $5,150
Meal Plan $5,140
Total $48,000
Example of Hiram aid package*
Example of NET COST after aid**

* 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 2019 Scholarships

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Trustee Scholarship Full Tuition Holistic application review
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Presidential Scholarship 3/4 Tuition Holistic application review
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Founder’s Scholarship $20,000 4.0 cumulative GPA and 30 ACT/1390 SAT
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Deans Scholarship $18,000 3.6 cumulative GPA and 26 ACT/1240 SAT
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Heritage Scholarship $16,000 3.3 cumulative GPA and 23 ACT/1130 SAT
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Hiram Scholarship $14,000 3.0 cumulative GPA and 20 ACT/1020 SAT
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Terrier Scholarship $1,000 Five winners selected from terrier-lovers’ photo/video submissions. Learn more.
AFFILIATION GRANTS Emeritus Grant $12,000 Award is based on a holistic review of academic record, extracurricular accomplishment, and community service. May not be combined with other merit scholarships
AFFILIATION GRANTS Alumni Grant $2,000 Child or grandchild of Hiram graduate
AFFILIATION GRANTS Legacy Award $1,000 Niece, nephew or cousin of Hiram graduate
AFFILIATION GRANTS Sibling Grant $1,000 Brother or sister of Hiram student or graduate
AFFILIATION GRANTS Disciples of Christ Grant $2,000 Member of Disciples of Christ Church
AFFILIATION GRANTS Out of state Grant Up to $3,000 Non-Ohio residency
AFFILIATION GRANTS Arts Scholarship $1,000 Major in art, Film & Digital Design; or Music & Theatre
AFFILIATION GRANTS Honors Scholarship $1,000 Admission into Honors Program
TRANSFER STUDENTS Gold Transfer Scholarship $18,000 3.5 cumulative GPA
TRANSFER STUDENTS Silver Transfer Scholarship $16,000 3.0 cumulative GPA
TRANSFER STUDENTS Bronze Transfer Scholarship $12,000 2.5 cumulative GPA
TRANSFER STUDENTS Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $1,000 Member of Phi Theta Kappa
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Global Scholarship Varies Holistic application review. Awards range from $10,000 to $20,000. May not be combined with other merit scholarships

For more information visit our Financial Aid site.