What Scholarships Are Available?
Presidential Honors Scholarships: provided by the Chesapeake College Board of Trustees, Presidential Honors Scholarships are the most prestigious scholarships offered by the College. Awarded every year to the most academically talented seniors in each of the nine public high schools, eligibility requires at least a 3.5 grade point average over four years of high school. This scholarship covers tuition and fees up to 14 credits per semester. Interested public high school students should inquire with the guidance department at their school for more information.
Requirements upon award - students receiving Chesapeake's Presidential Honors Scholarships must:
- Complete 15 credits worth of honors coursework during their tenure at Chesapeake College. At least 6 credits in honors must be completed during the student's first two semesters.
- Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA to retain their scholarship.
- Students must pursue a full-time course load as a Presidential honors scholar.
- Student must participate in Chesapeake's Presidential Honors Student Advisory Board.
Additional scholarships are often available for high-achieving high school graduates. Please contact Chesapeake College Honors Director Amber McGinnis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.