Grants & Scholarships

Grants and scholarships are funding sources which do not need to be repaid.  These amounts can be determined based on demonstrated need or academic merit. 

Emory Advantage

Emory Advantage is Emory University's financial aid initiative to help students from families with annual total incomes of $100,000 or less who demonstrate a need for financial aid. The program reduces the amount of money borrowed to pay for an undergraduate Emory degree. The goal is to make an Emory education attainable for any qualified student, regardless of income.

Emory College Grant

Emory College Grant is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need using the information from the Profile and FAFSA.

Emory Opportunity Award

A merit award that offered to select students by the Office of Admissions in recognition of their academic excellence.

Federal Pell Grant

Provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate students to promote access to post-secondary education.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Federal grant awarded based on a federal formula using data provided in your aid application.

Georgia Hope Scholarship

Entering freshmen who are Georgia residents may qualify for the HOPE Scholarship if they graduated from an eligible high school with a 3.0 or higher grade point average.

Georgia Zell Miller Scholarship

Available to high school graduates with a 3.7 or higher grade point average and a minimum score of 1200 on the SAT or 26 on ACT.

Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

Provides non-repayable grants to eligible Georgia residents enrolled full-time who are attending approved private colleges in Georgia.

Liberal Arts Scholarship

Liberal Arts Scholarships, which are partial tuition scholarships, are awarded through the admission office in recognition of a student¿s academic excellence.

Emory Scholars Program

Awarded to incoming freshmen, and renewable provided the student maintains high academic standing.

Dean's Achievement Scholarship

Continuing student merit scholarships are collectively known as the Dean's Achievement Scholarships.

National Merit Scholarship

Entering National Merit finalists, who select Emory as their first choice college, will receive a National Merit Scholarship of $2000 sponsored by Emory.

Courtesy Tuition Benefit for Undergraduates

Available to dependent children of eligible Emory faculty and staff.

Study Abroad

If you are planning to study abroad, you should meet with your financial aid advisor as far in advance as possible to determine your eligibility for study abroad.

Veteran's Education Benefits

Veterans or dependents of veterans may qualify for monthly education benefits.

United Methodist Ministerial Tuition Benefit

Dependent children of active United Methodist ministers or missionaries may receive a scholarship for 45 percent of tuition.

External Scholarships

Many agencies, employers, military and service organizations award funds to students.

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship

Awarded to Christian, female students from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee or Florida.

Yellow Ribbon Program

This program allows degree granting institutions of higher learning in the U.S. to voluntarily enter into an agreement with the VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the annual VA tuition and fees benefit.