Natural & Applied Science scholarship

$3,000 renewable scholarship

You may qualify for a renewable $3,000 natural and applied science scholarship if you major in biology, chemistry, dietetics, engineering, enviromental science, mathematics, mathematics with AYA licensure, physics, medical laboratory sciences, pre-medicine or pre-physical therapy.

Pre-physical therapy class


  • Applied and admitted to Bluffton University
  • High school GPA of 3.4
  • Minimum 26 ACT/1240 SAT composite score.
    • ACT super scores are not accepted
  • High school classes preferred: 
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics (optional for dietetics)
    • Four years of high school math, including pre-calculus, and/or qualify for Calculus 1 in the mathematics placement test

NAS Application

Please apply if you believe you qualify for the Natural & Applied Sciences Scholarship. To be considered for this scholarship, you must apply by Feb. 1, 2024.

Mathematics is the only AYA program eligible to apply for the NAS.