2017 Your Future Scholarships

We are excited to announce a special scholarship program for 2017 made possible through the Good Neighbor Initiative. The Your Future Scholarships are designed to help new students afford college. We encourage all prospective students to apply for these scholarships.

The Your Future Scholarship awards are available to any new student who begins attending Independence University between February 20, 2017 and January 8, 2018. Four categories of Your Future Scholarships are available:

Full-Tuition Scholarship:


The Full-Tuition Scholarship will cover the entire tuition cost for a student to attend any Independence University degree programs. There are 15 Full-Tuition Scholarships available.

Half-Tuition Scholarship:


The Half-Tuition Scholarship will cover 50% of the tuition cost for a student to attend any Independence University degree programs. There are 30 Half-Tuition Scholarship available.

Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship:


The Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship is for $5,000 towards the tuition cost for any Independence University Bachelor’s degree programs. There are 45 Bachelor’s Degree Scholarships available.

Associate’s Degree Scholarship:


The Associate’s Degree Scholarship is for $3,000 towards the tuition cost for any Independence University Associate’s degree programs. There are 45 Associate’s Degree Scholarships available.

Applying for a Scholarship

To apply for one of the 2017 Your Future Scholarship Application, a prospective student should contact Independence University. Here are the application requirements:

Full-Tuition Scholarship


  • Fill out the 2017 Your Future Scholarship Application.
  • Submit two unique letters of recommendation from non family members.
  • Submit a 500-700-word essay on “How this education will change my life.”
  • Take the Wonderlic SLE-Q test.

Half-Tuition Scholarship


  • Fill out the 2017 Your Future Scholarship Application.
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a non family member.
  • Submit a 500-700-word essay on “How this education will change my life.”
  • Take the Wonderlic SLE-Q test.

$5,000 Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship


  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in one of the university’s bachelor’s degree programs.
  • Complete the 2017 Your Future Scholarship Application.
  • Submit a 500-700-word essay on “How this education will change my life.”
  • Take the Wonderlic SLE-Q test.

$3,000 Associate’s Degree Scholarship


  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in one of the university’s associate’s degree programs.
  • Complete the 2017 Your Future Scholarship Application.
  • Submit a 500-700-word essay on “How this education will change my life.”
  • Take the Wonderlic SLE-Q test.
Scholarship Details
  • The Your Future Scholarship awards are available only to new students who begin attending Independence University between February 20, 2017 and January 8, 2018.
  • Applicants can apply for more than one category of Your Future Scholarship but can be awarded only one scholarship award from the university.
  • Scholarships are awarded ratably, by term, over the course of a student’s program. A term is normally four months.
  • Scholarship recipients must fulfill all program and college-entrance requirements.
  • All scholarships are a credit toward tuition charges. Scholarships are non-transferable, apply only to tuition, and do not result in a cash payment to students.
  • To remain eligible for the Your Future Scholarship, a recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 throughout his or her enrollment. If a recipient’s cumulative GPA decreases below a 3.0, he or she will lose the scholarship and all future awards will be cancelled.
  • If a recipient withdraws from the university or is terminated, the scholarship is permanently forfeited.
  • Scholarships are available only to those who qualify, and they are limited in number.