Ursinus College is a member of the Tuition Exchange Program. Children of employees of schools participating in the program may apply to this competitive program. The new scholarship amount for 2020-2021 is $45,000/year. Tuition Exchange eligibility must be indicated on the Common Application at that time you apply. Limited spots are available; for fullest consideration, apply by our Early Action (November 1) or Early Decision (December 1) deadline.
Benefit possibilities are determined by contacting your local/regional Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Pennsylvania residents who are eligible for services under Pennsylvania’s John H. Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood may be eligible for this grant. Further information about eligibility can be found here.
The Fostering Independence Tuition Waiver Program provides a waiver for tuition and mandatory fees charged by most postsecondary institutions located in the Commonwealth for youth who are or were in foster care. For general eligibility information, please see PHEAA’s brochure for the program. Additional information can be found at www.pheaa.org/fostered. Please contact our designated staff point of contact with any questions.
Ursinus participates in the RaiseMe micro scholarship program as well as SAGE tuition rewards. Credit totals for each program must be reported to the College prior to receiving notification of your admission decision. Ursinus is proud to offer an additional $1,000 to all SAGE and RaiseMe students who enroll at the college by May 1. This award is stackable on top of your merit and need based aid, and is renewable annually, for up to 4 years. The additional $1,000 SAGE Participant Award and RaiseMe Participant Award are not stackable with Tuition Remission or Tuition Exchange.
As a Pennsylvania resident applying to a Pennsylvania school, you may be eligible for one of four PACAC (Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counselors) scholarships, valued at up to $1,500. (One $1,500 and three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded).
The PACAC Scholarships are each a one-year non-renewable scholarship for high school seniors graduating from PACAC member high schools. This scholarship is intended to support a student’s goal of continuing his/her/their education.
High school seniors will be selected based on:
Academic performance in a college prep curriculum
Commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the end of the first semester of senior year
At least one member of the secondary school counseling office, or community-based organization, must be a current PACAC member. Independent Educational Consultants who hold PACAC membership may also submit recommendations in support of their students.
Applications are due by January 15, 2021. For more information about this opportunity, click here!
Outside scholarships may be available from private organizations. Examples include, but are not limited to, the CTCL Scholarship Fund, the AMDG 1933 Foundation, and PASFAA. More details here.