Honors College Residency Award
Ball State University offers a variety of scholarships to high-achieving students based on their admissions application, test scores, academic performance, and other factors. The number of scholarships awarded each year is dependent on a variety of factors, including but not limited to the size and quality of the incoming freshman class. There is no additional application required for these scholarships and recipients will be notified as they are selected.
The Honors College Residency Award is awarded to a select group of Honors College applicants. The award pays up to $3,000 per year ($1,500 per semester) toward any university room and board charge (i.e. residence hall room and board, university apartment rent, and commuter meal plan) for up to eight semesters. A student must be an undergraduate enrolled in on-campus classes as a full-time degree seeking student.
Renewal: Students are required to maintain their status in the Honors College and a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.33. If the grade point average drops below the required 3.33 at the end of the spring semester of any academic year, the scholarship will not be renewed. However, if the cumulative grade point average is raised to a 3.33 or above at the end of the fall or summer semester, the award can be reinstated upon request.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
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