Grants and Scholarships

Financial assistance at Gutenberg College is extended to students who are committed to intellectual stewardship, spiritual growth, and the pursuit of truth. To preserve the freedom and identity of our institution, Gutenberg College does not participate in any government-sponsored financial aid programs. Instead, Gutenberg College offers private financial assistance to worthy students pursuing bachelor’s degrees.

To apply for one of the grants below, use Gutenberg’s Financial Aid Application. See the Financial Aid page for more information on financial aid from Gutenberg College.

Early Confirmation Grant

A one-year $1,000 grant is available for first-time college freshmen who complete their application for admission to Gutenberg College by December 1 and finalize plans to attend by January 1. This grant is available for the first year of a student’s enrollment and is not renewable.

Classical Conversations Challenge Grant

The Classical Conversations Challenge Grant is available to students who have completed the upper Challenge levels of the Classical Conversations curriculum. Students interested in applying for a Classical Conversations Challenge Grant must submit a complete application for admission to Gutenberg College before February 15. The student must enroll full-time at Gutenberg College within two years of completing Challenge III to be eligible for a four-year renewable $1000 grant or within one year of completing Challenge IV to be eligible for a four-year renewable $2000 grant.

To be considered for a Classical Conversations Challenge Grant, submit with your application:

  • A letter of recommendation from a Classical Conversations Challenge Director.
  • A 500-word essay explaining how your experience in the Classical Conversations Challenge program has affected your worldview and your understanding of Christianity.

Renewal terms: This grant will be automatically renewed for up to four years, as long as the recipient remains a full-time student and maintains a 3.0 grade point average or higher. Recipients whose grades drop below the 3.0 average or who are under discipline for poor academic performance or violations of the student code of conduct are not eligible for automatic renewal of their Classical Conversations Challenge Grant.