Scholarships

PCC offers several scholarships to make our cost even more affordable.

Read the details below to see if you qualify, then don’t wait to apply! A limited number are available to qualified students.

Scholarships Offered

(View additional qualifications for each scholarship below.)

Christian Service Scholarship ($2,500–$4,000)

  • Available to a qualified applicant who has a parent serving full-time in a Christian ministry that is Bible-believing. By “full-time ministry” we mean pastor, missionary, Christian school teacher, etc.
  • Recipients must maintain a 2.00 GPA each year (not cumulative) at Pensacola Christian College in order to receive the benefit of the scholarship. Students who forfeit the scholarship because of grade point average will forfeit the benefit for future years.
  • The scholarship will be reviewed for renewal each year by the Scholarship Committee. An individual recipient’s scholarship may be canceled at any time at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee on the recommendation of the College Administration.
  • A maximum tuition benefit of $1,000 per year, applied up to four times (during the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters after scholarship approval). If the student is enrolled in the Fourth-Year-Free program, payments will not be applied during semesters the student is receiving the Fourth-Year-Free benefit. Student must complete consecutive semesters as a full-time student to continue to receive the scholarship benefit.

Ministerial Scholarship ($2,500–$4,000)

  • Available to a qualified applicant who has declared a Bible major (including concentrations in pastoral ministries, youth ministries, missions, and music ministries); intends to be a minister of the gospel; and comes from a church that is Bible-believing.
  • Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Recipients must maintain a 2.00 GPA each year (not cumulative) at Pensacola Christian College in order to receive the benefit of the scholarship. Students who forfeit the scholarship because of grade point average will forfeit the benefit for future years.
  • A maximum tuition benefit of $1,000 per year, applied up to four times (during the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters after scholarship approval). If the student is enrolled in the Fourth-Year-Free program, payments will not be applied during semesters the student is receiving the Fourth-Year-Free benefit. Student must complete consecutive semesters as a full-time student to continue to receive the scholarship benefit.

Teacher Education Scholarship ($2,500–$4,000)

  • Available to a qualified applicant who has declared an education major.
  • Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Recipients must maintain a 2.00 GPA each year (not cumulative) at Pensacola Christian College in order to receive the benefit of the scholarship. Students who forfeit the scholarship because of grade point average will forfeit the benefit for future years.
  • A maximum tuition benefit of $1,000 per year, applied up to four times (during the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters after scholarship approval). If the student is enrolled in the Fourth-Year-Free program, payments will not be applied during semesters the student is receiving the Fourth-Year-Free benefit. Student must complete consecutive semesters as a full-time student to continue to receive the scholarship benefit.

Armed Services Scholarship ($2,500–$4,000)

  • Available to an applicant who qualifies in one of the following ways:
    • Applicant was honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces (must submit DD Form 214 showing at least 3 years of active duty)
    • Parent currently serving in or honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces (active duty and/or Selected Reserve—must submit parent’s military personnel record or DD Form 214 showing at least 10 years of service)
    • Parent served in the U.S. armed forces and died or was permanently and totally disabled while on active duty (must submit parent’s DD Form 214)
  • Recipients must maintain a 2.00 GPA each year (not cumulative) at Pensacola Christian College in order to receive the benefit of the scholarship. Students who forfeit the scholarship because of grade point average will forfeit the benefit for future years.
  • A maximum tuition benefit of $1,000 per year, applied up to four times (during the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters after scholarship approval). If the student is enrolled in the Fourth-Year-Free program, payments will not be applied during semesters the student is receiving the Fourth-Year-Free benefit. Student must complete consecutive semesters as a full-time student to continue to receive the scholarship benefit.

Academic Honors Scholarship ($2,000–$3,200)

  • Available to an applicant who qualifies in one of the following ways:
    • Graduates as valedictorian or salutatorian of a class of six or more students
    • Scores a minimum composite score of 25 on the ACT
    • Scores a minimum total of 1220 on the SAT
    If the applicant is the valedictorian or salutatorian, we must receive a letter from the school administrator verifying that fact. If the applicant’s qualification is based on his ACT or SAT score, he must have an official copy of his score sent directly to the College. This can be done automatically if you specify our college ACT number 0707 or our SAT number 5970 when you register for these tests.
  • Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.50 or higher.
  • Recipients must maintain a 3.20 GPA each year (not cumulative) at Pensacola Christian College in order to receive the benefit of the scholarship. Students who forfeit the scholarship because of grade point average will forfeit the benefit for future years.
  • A maximum tuition benefit of $800 per year, applied up to four times (during the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters after scholarship approval). If the student is enrolled in the Fourth-Year-Free program, payments will not be applied during semesters the student is receiving the Fourth-Year-Free benefit. Student must complete consecutive semesters as a full-time student to continue to receive the scholarship benefit.

Alumni Scholarship ($700–$1,000)

  • Available to a qualified applicant whose parent graduated from PCC in a four-year undergraduate program.
  • Recipients must maintain a 2.00 GPA each year (not cumulative) at Pensacola Christian College in order to receive the benefit of the scholarship. Students who forfeit the scholarship because of grade point average will forfeit the benefit for future years.
  • A maximum tuition benefit of $250 per year, applied up to four times (during the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters after scholarship approval). If the student is enrolled in the Fourth-Year-Free program, payments will not be applied during semesters the student is receiving the Fourth-Year-Free benefit. Student must complete consecutive semesters as a full-time student to continue to receive the scholarship benefit.

Abeka Academy Tuition Scholarship (Amount varies)

  • Available to a qualified applicant who completed at least a full 12th grade enrollment through Abeka Academy.
  • Must be enrolled as a student at PCC within one year of high school graduation.
  • Recipients must maintain a 2.00 GPA each year (not cumulative) at Pensacola Christian College in order to receive the benefit of the scholarship. Students who forfeit the scholarship because of grade point average will forfeit the benefit for future years.
  • The scholarship amount is calculated by totaling the tuition fees paid (Grades 9–12) for video home school courses taken through Abeka Academy. The tuition scholarship amount is divided by four years and will be applied to the student's tuition during the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters after scholarship approval. Student must complete consecutive semesters as a full-time student to continue to receive the scholarship benefit.
  • May not be combined with the Fourth-Year-Free program.
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Scholarship Qualifications

  • Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or U.S. permanent resident card holders.
  • Applicants must declare a four-year major.
  • Applicants may receive only one scholarship.
  • Except where noted, applicants qualifying for scholarships may also apply for the Fourth-Year-Free program and/or work assistance for additional financial aid.
  • Scholarship applications for the fall semester must be completed by June 15 (spring semester by December 1).

PCC reserves the right to make changes in these scholarship programs at its discretion.

Pensacola Christian College offers access to its educational programs and activities based upon biblical standards and applicable laws that permit its right to act in furtherance of its religious objective. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and scholarships or loan programs.

Additional Scholarships

PCC college students have access to over 40 more scholarships in addition to the scholarships above. Generous donors, alumni, and friends of the College make these scholarships available because of their desire to help students continue an education for service to the Lord.

Qualified students may apply for these scholarships during the spring semester to be applied to their accounts the following fall semester.

If you’re interested in setting up a scholarship fund managed by Abeka Fund, e-mail scholarships@abekafund.com or call 850-478-8496, ext. 2911.

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