The Warrior Way Scholarship

Servant Leadership continues to be at Sterling College’s core. The Warrior Way Scholarship is intended to reward students of academic excellence while allowing them to grow in an environment that will nurture a servant leadership lifestyle.

Amount: $78,000 ($19,500 per year)

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  • Must be a first-time freshman new student to Sterling College

  • 3.25 GPA / 22 ACT or 1100 SAT (official test scores required)


  • 3.5 GPA and Servant Leadership essay

    • Personal essay – 400-500 words addressing the criteria below:
      Sterling College is a Christ-centered college with servant leadership at its core. As a servant leader, you focus on the needs of others before yourself. A team member in athletics, arts, missions or service, works for common goals. You serve and lead. People who have a serve-first mindset focus on empowering and uplifting others. As Christians, Jesus is the “divine servant” and the epitome of servant leadership.   

    • Your personal essay for the Warrior Way Scholarship should include:​

      • your understanding of servant leadership

      • how you currently practice servant leadership

      • how servant leadership will help shape your future

        Note: Essays should be submitted in a Word document or PDF to your Admissions Counselor. (Screen shots and GoogleDoc links are not accepted.)

Scholarship Details:

  • Priority Deadline-March 1

  • The Warrior Way Scholarship total includes an activity award for students who participate in arts or athletics. 

  • Recipients must be fully accepted for admission.

  • Recipients must accept The Warrior Way Scholarship within 15 days after being awarded.

  • Recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 for renewal each year.

If you have already applied for admission, contact your admissions counselor.
Contact Admissions at or 620.278.4275 for more information!