Academic Scholarships

AME Church Student Scholarship

Morris Brown College has agreed to create a $1.5 million dollar scholarship opportunity for AME members worldwide. This scholarship will cover tuition only, which is currently $8500 per year. Students are responsible for fees, housing, meal services, etc. Five students are selected via a committee selection process per academic year.

Scholarship applicant must: 

  • be high school graduating senior, transfer student or currently enrolled at Morris Brown College who is a member of the AME Church (includes male and female students)
  • have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and submit an official school transcript; the transcript must cite the applicant’s cumulative grade point average
  • must maintain a minimum of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) while attending Morris Brown at the end of each semester
  • submit a typed essay. 

Topic: Based on financial need, describe how winning this scholarship would impact your future plans.

  • submit (1) signed letter of recommendation from school (teacher–former or present, counselors, principals, professors, etc.)
  • submit (1) letter of recommendation from the student’s local AME church
  • submit (1) signed letter of recommendation from a representative of a non-school related community service or organization that the applicant participated in; letter must be on the organization’s letterhead; persons writing letter of recommendation should specify relationship or capacity in which they know or have observed the applicant and SIGN the letter

Presidential Honors College Student Scholarship

Program Overview

The Morris Brown College Presidential Honors College is an exclusive, prestigious academic program founded in the Fall of 2023 designed to cultivate and support exceptional scholars from high schools who demonstrate a strong commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and community engagement. As a distinguished cohort within the college, Presidential Honors College students benefit from a rigorous curriculum, enhanced personalized advising, and a range of enrichment opportunities that foster intellectual growth and empower them to become future leaders in their fields. The Presidential Honors College requires students to maintain honorable code of conduct, to maintain an exceptional academic grade point average (GPA), to explore interdisciplinary connections, to engage in research and scholarly activities, and to actively contribute to the Morris Brown College community.

While all Morris Brown College students could achieve college-wide or departmental honors, the MBC Presidential Honors College offers a distinct and enriched academic and extracurricular experience. Students accepted into the Honors College become part of a closely-knit cohort and engage in a team-taught, integrated course curriculum during their freshman year.