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.

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 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

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.


Tuition $34,008*
Comprehensive Fee $2,350
Room (double) $5,150
Meal Plan $5,140
Total $46,648
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 2017 Scholarships (Fall 2018 TBD)

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Trustee Scholarship Full Tuition Holistic application review
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Presidential Scholarship 3/4 Tuition Holistic application review
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Deans Scholarship $16,000 3.6 cumulative GPA and 26 ACT/1200 SAT (Critical Reading + Math)
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Heritage Scholarship $12,000 3.3 cumulative GPA and 23 ACT/1050 SAT
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Hiram Scholarship $8,000 3.0 cumulative GPA and 20 ACT/950 SAT
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS Terrier Scholarship $1,000 Five winners selected from terrier-lovers’ photo/video submissions. Learn more.
AFFILIATION GRANTS Activities Grant Up to $6,000 Based on extracurricular accomplishment and community contribution. May not be combined with other scholarships
AFFILIATION GRANTS Out of state Scholarship Up to $3,000 Non-Ohio residency
AFFILIATION GRANTS Disciples of Christ Grant Up to $3,000 Member of Disciples of Christ
AFFILIATION GRANTS Alumni Grant Up to $3,000 Child or grandchild of Hiram graduate
AFFILIATION GRANTS Legacy Award Up to $1,000 Niece, nephew or cousin of Hiram graduate
AFFILIATION GRANTS Sibling Grant Up to $1,000 Brother or sister of concurrently enrolled student
AFFILIATION GRANTS Arts Scholarship Up to $1,000 Major in art, music or theatre arts
AFFILIATION GRANTS Honors Scholarship Up to $1,000 Admission into Honors Program
TRANSFER STUDENTS Gold Transfer Scholarship $16,000 3.5 cumulative GPA
TRANSFER STUDENTS Silver Transfer Scholarship $12,000 3.0 cumulative GPA
TRANSFER STUDENTS Bronze Transfer Scholarship $8,000 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. May not be combined with other scholarships

For more information visit our Financial Aid site.