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Grants

Grants are a kind of financial assistance that do not need to be repaid. A grant is usually awarded based on a certain level of financial need or other requirements. Most grants require that the FAFSA is filed each year.

Otha Aden Church Matching Grant

Type of Aid: Matching Grant

Amount: Taylor matches up to $2,000 per academic year

Eligibility: Open to all students

Description: Taylor University will match your church’s gift up to $2,000 per year per student, or a maximum of $1,000 per semester per student. The church must submit the Church Matching Grant Pledge Form by April 1. Funds for entire academic year must be received no later than July 1. Churches may make their payment online.

Supplemental Information:

Application Deadline: April 1, with matching funds received no later than July 1

About: Pastor Otha Aden graduated from Fort Wayne Bible College (now Taylor University) and planted several churches regionally. He was active in discipling and encouraging young preachers and their congregations, and he was a founding member of the Baptist Fellowship Association. Pastor Aden’s love for Jesus, the Church, and his community continues to impact Taylor today.

Federal Pell Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $6,895

Eligibility: Eligibility based on the FAFSA.

External Application: FAFSA

Federal SEOG Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $2,000

Eligibility: Eligibility based on the FAFSA. Student must be enrolled at least half-time.

External Application: FAFSA

Application Deadline: no deadline

Indiana Freedom of Choice Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $9,200

Eligibility: Must be a primary resident of Indiana, enrolled full-time. Amount awarded based on FAFSA.

External Application: FAFSA

Application Deadline: April 15

Indiana 21st Century Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: $8,981

Eligibility: Must be a 21st Century Scholar. Students attending public schools in Indiana can sign up for the 21st Century Scholar program in the 8th grade and continue in the program throughout high school.

External Application: FAFSA

Application Deadline: April 15

Other State Grants

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Contact your Guidance Counselor

External Application: FAFSA

Application Deadline: June 1

Taylor Grant for 21st Century Scholars

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: $3,000

Eligibility: Must be a 21st Century Scholar

Taylor Grant for Lilly Community Foundation Scholars

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Room and Board Charges

Eligibility: Must be a Lilly Community Foundation Scholar

Taylor Fund Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $9,000

Eligibility: Full-time enrollment status. Eligibility based on FAFSA.

External Application: FAFSA

Application Deadline: April 1

Transfer Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: $6,000

Eligibility: Awarded to all transfer students who have taken at least one year of college credit after high school and have a college GPA of 2.5-2.99.

These award amounts are for 2022-2023.