Students who graduate as salutatorians or valedictorians from a Christian school may apply for this scholarship. Students who have a minimum composite score of 25 on the ACT or 1210 on the SAT will also qualify for this scholarship. An official copy of the ACT or SAT must be sent directly to the college. (The ACT code for Golden State Baptist College is 0281.) In order for the student to qualify for the salutatorian or valedictorian portion of this scholarship, there must be at least five students in their graduating class. If the scholarship is awarded, the student will receive one semester’s tuition free. Students who are eligible for this scholarship may not receive the Full-time Christian Service Scholarship or the First GSBC Student Scholarship.
If a husband is paying as a full-time student, his wife may take one course (up to five credits) at no charge. She would be subject to all of the college rules and demerit system. If a husband is paying as a full-time student, his wife may take additional courses at half of the regular cost. If she is taking nine or more credits, she will pay 50% of the regular semester tuition. If she is taking less than 9 credits, the fee charged will be for any credits in addition to the tuition-free course. If she is taking two or more classes, and the total number of credits she is taking is less than 9, the class with the greatest number of credits will be the one that is tuition-free.
First GSBC Student Scholarship
The first student to attend GSBC from a particular church will receive a $500 credit towards the first payment. If this applies to more than one student from the same church in one semester, all are eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship may also be earned by students who receive the Pastors’ Children’s Scholarship and the Missionary Scholarship. This scholarship is only available during the student’s first semester of enrollment at GSBC.
The tuition is reduced by 50% for students who have served our country in active military duty and have been honorably discharged. If applying for this scholarship, students will need to provide a copy of the DD214 that was issued to them upon discharge.
Full-Time Christian Service Scholarship
Students who have a parent in full-time Christian service are eligible for this scholarship. A credit of $500 will be applied to the first payment. Students who are eligible for this scholarship may not receive the First GSBC Student Scholarship. This scholarship is only available during the student’s first semester of enrollment at GSBC.
This applies to students whose parents are presently missionaries outside of the United States. The tuition is reduced by 50% for young ladies and 25% for young men. If missionaries’ children also qualify for the Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship, they will receive the Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship their first semester; and the Missionary Scholarship in all subsequent semesters.
Pastor’s Children’s Scholarship
Pastor’s children can apply for a pastors’ children’s scholarship. The tuition is reduced by 50% for young ladies and 25% for young men. If pastors’ children also qualify for the Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship, they will receive the academic scholarship their first semester; and the Pastor’s Children’s Scholarship in all subsequent semesters.
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