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Muskingum offers academic scholarships to qualified students based on the strength of high school curriculum and GPA. The application for admission serves as the application for scholarships and awards unless otherwise noted.

Scholarships and Awards: scholarships are based on grades and exam scores from high school (and university transcripts if applying as a transfer student) and scores from standardized tests (TOEFL, IELTS or, SAT). The application essay is also considered.

First-Year Traditional Undergraduate students

Admitted students are eligible for $13,000 to $18,000/year. See the financial aid page for more information.

First-Year Student Scholarships

Additional Scholarship & Award Opportunities for First-Year Students

Education Department Scholarships

Education Department Scholarships, up to $1,500 per year are directed toward students who are interested in a career in teaching. Selection of recipients is made by the Education Department.
Education Department Scholarship Application

Performance Awards

Muskingum offers several scholarships to students interested in participating or majoring in the following areas. Performance awards are determined by the respective academic departments. Additional information on these scholarships and applications can be found by clicking on the links below:

Horizon Awards

Horizon Awards up to $1,000 per year awarded to selected students based on involvement, achievement, and leadership in multiple areas. Determined at the time of acceptance and amounts are determined by the admission office.

Legacy Grants

Legacy Grants Up to $3,000 per year awarded to students having one of the following Legacy connections:
The student must be the dependent child, grandchild or sibling of a former Muskingum University student who has completed at least two years/four semesters at Muskingum University or be the sibling of a current Muskingum University student who is a dependent of the same parents. Other cases where an immediate family relationship with a current Muskingum student or Alumnus exist (such as: step-parent, step-sibling) may also be approved by the Financial Aid Committee. Students who qualify should complete the Legacy Grant information form.


Muskingum is offering esports scholarships for students interested in competing on the Muskingum varsity esports team. The selection of recipients is made by Coach Tristan Murphy. For more information, please contact Coach Murphy at and fill out the official esports recruit form here.


Muskingum is offering archery scholarships up to $1,000 per year for students interested in competing on the Muskingum varsity archery team. The selection of recipients is made by Coach Craig Holycross. For more information, please contact Coach Holycross at craigh@muskingum.eduand fill out the official archery recruit form here.New accordion content


Transfer Students

Admitted students are eligible for $11,000 to $17,000 per year.

Transfer Academic Scholarships
For students with 16 or more semester credit hours*

Cumulative College GPA Yearly Base Scholarship Amount**
3.6+ $17,000
3.1-3.59 $15,000
2.7-3.09 $13,000
2.4-2.69 $11,000

*If a student has 15 credits or less, scholarships are based on a combination of high school GPA, curriculum, and college GPA.
**This represents the minimum amount of yearly academic scholarship you will be awarded upon confirmation of transcript information. Your official academic credentials may justify a larger scholarship award.

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