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Adult Merit Scholarships

Adult Merit Scholarships are awarded each semester to degree-seeking students. The scholarship amount is based on a sliding scale depending upon GPA and credit hours enrolled.

Scholarship requirements:

  • Student must currently be enrolled through Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Education, or the part-time traditional undergraduate program (enrolled in less than 12 hours)
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (eligible for federal and/or North Carolina funding)
  • Student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 in the immediately preceding term
  • Student must be enrolled in at least six credit hours during the term the scholarship is given


Scholarship Award
for 6-8 Credit Hours
Scholarship Award
for 9+ Credit Hours
3.5 - 3.699 $390 $650
3.7 or above $585 $975

At full price, each Queens credit hour costs $464 (a four-hour course costs $1,856).

Students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To do so, go to and enter the Queens code, 002957.

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