Real Resources: Grants & Scholarships

If you qualify, grants and scholarships can help ease the cost of your Tiffin University education.  Grants and scholarships are available in many areas, from many providers.  Listed below are just a few of your grant and scholarship options.  For more information on whether you’re eligible for these real resources, please contact us in The Financial Aid Office.  We’re here to help!

What are Grants?

Grants are forms of financial aid you do not repay! Generally you must be an undergraduate student, and the amount you receive depends on your need, cost of attendance, and your enrollment status.  

Real Resources: Grants 

Federal Pell Grant: Available exclusively to undergraduates through the federal government as determined by your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please click on the link below to view Tiffin University's Year Round Pell Policy.

Tiffin University's Year Round Policy

Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant: Available to undergraduates with exceptional financial need; priority is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients.  Funds depend on availability.

Ohio Grants and Scholarships:  For additional information regarding grants from the State of Ohio please visit the Ohio Board of Regents website.

What are Scholarships?

A scholarship is a sum of money or other aid granted to a student because of merit, need, or other reasons to pursue his or her studies. Unlike loans, scholarship money awarded does not have to be repaid.

Real Resources: Scholarships

Academic Scholarships: 

Trustee: $10,000
President: $9,000
Dean: $8,500
Achievement: $4,500

Athletic Scholarships: Tiffin University offers athletic scholarships for intercollegiate sports in the areas of baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and equestrian based on your athletic ability.

Activity Scholarships: Tiffin University offers generous scholarships for Cheerleading, Theatre Performance, and membership in the Music Industry program in either vocal or instrumental ensemble.

Competition Scholarships: These include a number of scholarship opportunities offered through Tiffin University, and include

  • Communication Program Scholarship
  • English Major Scholarship
  • Marketing Club/Delta Epsilon Chi Scholarship
  • Zahn Scholarship

Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship New students enrolled in TU’s Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ)  Online and Off-Campus Programs or Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Online and Off-Campus Programs can receive a Fraternal Order of Police scholarship of $150 per credit hour.

New students enrolled in any Tiffin University graduate program can receive a Fraternal Order of Police scholarship of $250 per credit hour.

Students must provide a copy of their FOP membership ID card to receive this discount.

Military Scholarship

A serving member of the armed forces, including the Armed Forces Reserve and National Guard, will be eligible to receive a scholarship from Tiffin University. An active military ID card must be provided in order to receive this scholarship.

Eligible students may receive the following:

  • Graduate Degree Students : $250 per credit hour
  • Online and Off-Campus Programs Students : $150 per credit hour
  • Associate Degree Students :  $50 per credit hour

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Full time students who are a member of Phi Theta Kappa will be eligible to receive $500 per semester from Tiffin University. Members must provide a copy of their certificate.

International Students Financial Aid Opportunities – We have a variety of financial aid opportunities for our international students. 

 *Students are only eligible to receive one scholarship.

STUDENTS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING TU through the Tuition Exchange, Inc. Scholarship Program.

Students whose parent(s) works for another college or university may be eligible to apply for Tuition Exchange Scholarship.  This scholarship application process must be initiated through the Tuition Exchange liaison at his/her sponsor college (parent’s employer). The tuition award at Tiffin University is $19,124 for 2011-2012.  A list of participating institutions can be found at the Tuition Exchange, Inc. website

The Tuition Exchange process is totally separate from the admissions process. Tiffin University Admissions information may be obtained by contacting the Office of Admissions, 800-968-6446 or by visiting the TU website,

To be considered for other types of financial aid, we recommend that you file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students receiving a Tuition Exchange award are required to file the FAFSA.

Outside Scholarships: These are scholarships offered that students may obtain through outside sources. 

For more grant and scholarship information, please contact The Financial Aid Office directly.

(800) 968-6446, ext 3279 - toll free

(419) 448-3279 - direct

(419) 443-5006 - fax

Or, via our general email address at: