A Christian Liberal Arts University, Est. 1846

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.

Federal Pell Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $6,095

Eligibility: Eligibility based on the FAFSA.

External Application: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

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: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Application Deadline: April 15

Indiana Freedom of Choice Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $9,000

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

External Application: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Application Deadline: April 15

Indiana 21st Century Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: $8,395

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: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Application Deadline: April 15

Other State Grants

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Contact your Guidance Counselor

External Application: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Application Deadline: April 15

Cultural Diversity Grant

Description: Every student brings to campus a unique and personal set of experiences and perspectives. In particular, the contributions from an individual’s cultural background or ethnic origin are important to the larger Taylor community. In keeping with its mission, the University desires to provide a program designed to recruit and retain students who are committed to diversity and have a passion for promoting awareness. We believe these students will make distinctive contributions and provide cultural enrichment as a member and graduate of the Taylor community. Applicants for this grant may be American ethnic students, Americans who have lived in another country for an extended period of time, or students intentionally engaged in a multi-ethnic community. The grant is awarded during a student’s admission process once need is determined by filing the FAFSA.

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $3,000

Eligibility: Must be accepted to Taylor and demonstrate cultural diversity as described above. Follow instructions here to file the FAFSA.

Taylor Grant for 21st Century Scholars

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: $3,000

Eligibility: Must be a 21st Century Scholar

Application Deadline: April 15

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 Church Matching Grant

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 15. Funds for entire academic year must be received no later than July 1.

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $2,000 per year, $1,000 per semester

Eligibility: Taylor matches a church's gift up to the amount above. Churches may make their payment online.

Supplemental Information: 18-19_CMG_Sample_Letter.pdf

Application Deadline: April 15

Taylor Fund Grant

Type of Aid: Grant

Amount: Up to $9,000

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

External Application: https://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Application Deadline: April 15