Military Leader Scholarship
A $1,000 annual scholarship is available to students who were honorably discharged from military service — spouses and dependents may also qualify. Proof of military service is required.
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Advantage Discount
Non-degree-seeking students pursuing coursework toward BCaBA or BCBA certification who are Registered Behavior Technicians or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts are eligible for a special 10% tuition discount.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Prospective and current MBU undergraduate students who have earned or will earn a transferable associate degree and are PTK members may apply for this $1,500 scholarship, awarded in the spring. Contact the Director of Advising for MBU for information.
There are plenty of other scholarship opportunities out there. Check with your employer and any community or religious organization to which you belong to see if they offer tuition assistance. Talk to an MBU advisor for more info.
First Responder Scholarship
Students who are currently employed in emergency medical services, law enforcement, and fire and rescue may qualify for this new scholarship opportunity. Eligible students can receive up to $1,000 annually
Community Leader Scholarship
A $1,000 scholarship is available to students currently employed at a company or business that is a member in good standing with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Proof of employment is required.
Carpenter Healthcare Administration Scholarship
MBU’s HCA program is the only endowed undergraduate program of its kind in the United States. There are several specific scholarships available to healthcare administration undergraduate students.
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)
If you are a Virginia resident taking at least 12 credit hours and complete the application by July 31st, you will receive an estimated grant of $2,000. It is easy to apply, and you do not pay it back. The priority deadline is July 31. Military and dependents stationed in Virginia are also eligible.
A federal need-based grant available to students earning their first undergraduate degree or enrolled at least half-time in the post-graduate teacher licensure program with remaining lifetime eligibility. Pell Grants are prorated based on enrollment status. You must file a FAFSA each year to determine Pell Grant eligibility.
Iraq And Afghanistan Service Grants
You may qualify if you are not eligible for a Pell Grant based on your FAFSA expected family contribution, but meet the remaining Pell Grant requirements. You also must have a parent or guardian who was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and died as a result of military service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11. Students must have been under 24 years old and enrolled in college at least part-time at the time of their parent or guardian’s death.
Federal TEACH grant
The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are planning to become teachers in a high-need field in a low-income area.
VA Benefits And The Yellow Ribbon Program
MBU participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, providing institutional funds to supplement your educational benefits through the Veterans Administration under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Two-Year College Transfer Grant
This grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia is available for students who meet requirements, including financial need and an associate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; full-time undergraduate enrollment; and completion of the FAFSA. The maximum base award is $1,000 annually. An additional $1,000 bonus award is offered for students in science, teaching, mathematics, or nursing.