Natural & Applied Sciences Scholarships

Up to ten $3,000 scholarships will be awarded in each of the following majors: biology, chemistry, dietetics, mathematics, physics and pre-med.

These scholarships will be in addition to the Academic Honors or Academic Excellence Scholarships and is renewable all four years, resulting in a combined scholarship of up to $18,000 per year, up to $72,000 over four years. Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling, first-come-basis among all qualifying students.


  • Applied and admitted to Bluffton University
  • High school GPA of 3.4
  • Minimum ACT of 28 or SAT of 1240 (math and critical reading scores)
  • High school classes taken: 
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics (optional for dietetics)
  • Four years of high school math, including pre-calculus, and/or qualification for Calculus 1 through mathematics placement tests
  • Personal interview 


If you believe you qualify for the Natural & Applied Sciences Scholarship, schedule an interview by contacting the admissions office at or calling 800-488-3257.