Enrollment and Residency Requirements apply to all undergraduate students who receive Institutional Financial Aid which includes, but is not limited to, scholarships, grants, and discounts offered by California Baptist University. The CBU Enrollment and Residency Requirements Policy is available in the Student Handbook.

 

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Award amounts listed are for students enrolling for the first time at California Baptist University in Fall 2020. Please refer to previous catalogs for scholarship/grant awarding information for enrollment that began prior to fall 2020.

***Merit scholarship amounts and criteria for the 2021-2022 school year are subject to change.***

INCOMING FRESHMEN

Trustees Scholarship - $14,500
4.0 GPA and above

Presidents Scholarship - $13,500
3.9 - 3.99 GPA 

Deans Scholarship - $12,500
3.3 - 3.89 GPA 

Directors Scholarship - $8,000
2.95 - 3.29 GPA

 

The maintenance GPA for all academic scholarships is 2.0.

 

INCOMING TRANSFER

Transfer Platinum - $10,000
3.75 GPA and above

Transfer Gold - $9,000
3.5 - 3.74 GPA 

Transfer Blue - $7,500
3.0 - 3.49 GPA 

Transfer Bronze - $6,000
2.5 - 2.99 GPA

To be considered a transfer student you must have completed 24 or more units from a regionally accredited college or university. Renewable if the minimum maintenance GPA is maintained. The maintenance GPA for all academic scholarships is 2.0.

 

**Remember to notify the Financial Aid Office if your number of enrolled units is changed or adjusted, as this could affect your Financial Aid award letter.**

 

PARTICIPANT SCHOLARSHIPS

Must be declared major and or minor:

  • Bachelors of Applied Theology (BAT) Scholarship 951-343-4248
  • Graphic Design, Visual Art & Architecture 951-552-8733
  • Journalism Scholarship 951-343-4964
  • Construction Management 951-343-4972

Active participation required:

  • Athletic Scholarship 951-343-4318
  • Theater Scholarship 951-343-4319
  • Music Scholarship 951-343-4251
  • Speech/Debate Scholarship 951-343-4964

Returning students only:

 

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS

CBU Promise - Beginning in Fall 2020, incoming students are guaranteed at least $5,000 in CBU Gift aid.

CBU Grant  Based on financial need as determined by the FAFSA and coordinated with all other sources of aid. Therefore, if a student receives additional federal, state  or institutional funds, the CBU Grant may be reduced or eliminated.

Ministers Kin Scholarship - up to $3,250 per year As determined by the Undergraduate Admissions office. 

Multi-Sibling Scholarship - $2,000 per year For families with two or more dependent siblings enrolled in CBU’s Traditional Undergraduate Program. Click here for more info.

CBU Cal Grant B Assistance - $7,428 for the first year only - Only available to students who qualify for Cal Grant B.

 

**Remember to notify the Financial Aid Office if your number of enrolled units is changed or adjusted, as this could affect your Financial Aid award letter.**