Private Scholarship Sources

Colleges that Change Lives (CTCL)

Ursinus College is included as one of only 45 CTCL, a book and non-profit organization that recognizes colleges for their ability to help students succeed. Admitted Ursinus students are eligible to apply for the CTCL Scholarship. 

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Application for 24-25 is now closed.

AMDG 1933 Foundation Scholarship

Admitted Ursinus students are eligible to apply for the AMDG 1933 Foundation Scholarship. Ursinus is one of only two colleges whose students are eligible for this award. 

The number of recipients and the amount of the scholarship vary year to year based on the strength of the applicant pool. This scholarship would be in addition to your Ursinus College scholarships and aid, provided it does not exceed your total cost of tuition.  The scholarship is for one year only, current recipients can reapply and be considered for additional funding along with other new applicants.

First-year applicants must be within the top 15% of their high school class, or equivalent, and have demonstrated financial need.  Rising Ursinus students and transfer applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.  Preference is given to students interested in art, art history, or applied economics, and applicants must reside in the Greater Philadelphia area, which includes the counties of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Bucks, and Delaware, or the states of New Jersey or Delaware.

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Application for 24-25 is now closed.

PASFAA Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (PASFAA) offers $1,000 scholarships to Pennsylvania students attending schools across the state.

Selection criteria:

  • Student must be 18 years of age and a resident of Pennsylvania for at least 12 months prior to application submission
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • At least 30 completed credits

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Applications will be accepted from 1/1/24 - 5/15/24

PACAC Scholarship

The PACAC Scholarships are for high school seniors graduating from PACAC member high schools. 

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic performance in a college prep curriculum, with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need
  • Commitment to furthering their post-secondary education
  • PACAC Membership; at least one member of the student’s secondary school counseling office, or community-based organization, must be a current PACAC member. Students who work with an Independent Educational Consultant who holds current PACAC membership may also apply.

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Application for 24-25 is now closed.

CUPRAP Diversity Scholarship

The CUPRAP scholarship is open to all minority and LGBTQIA+ students attending an accredited college or university that has a membership representation in CUPRAP. Selection of a recipient is based upon an applicant’s academic ability, communication skills, and creativity demonstrated through work samples and financial need.  The successful applicant will receive a $2500 scholarship and the recipient will be honored at CUPRAP’s annual spring conference in March at the Lancaster County Convention Center and Marriott Penn. 

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Application for 24-25 is now closed.

Samuel A. Green Scholarship

The Samuel A. Green Scholarship is an opportunity for graduating high school seniors in the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas. Scholars will receive a one-year award ranging from $2,500-$10,000 toward their first year of college.  

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Application for 2024-2025 is now closed.

The Completing the Dream Scholarship

The Sallie Mae Fund will award 185 gap scholarships worth up to $2,500 each to minority students and those from underserved communities who are on track to graduate but are at risk of not completing due to a financial emergency or unpaid school bill. 

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Applications are being accepted through 6/28/24

The Bridging the Dream Scholarship for High School Seniors

The Sallie Mae Fund will award 25 $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two or four year college or technical program.

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Applications are being accepted through 5/17/24

Resilience and Recovery Student Scholarship

All students in recovery from a substance use disorder are encouraged to apply to this $1000 academic scholarship made available by the sponsorship of CARON Treatment Centers and to be awarded to the winning student during the Transforming Student Support: Best Practices in Collegiate Recovery Conference held at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. 

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Application for 24-25 is now closed.

Voyager Scholarship for Public Service

Eligible for juniors bases on total number of credits earned with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who plan to pursue a career in public service after graduation.

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Application for 24-25 is now closed.

Dunkin’ Scholarship

15th Annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program announces the application for 2024-2025 is open through April 13, 2024. Dunkin’ will award (20) $5,000 scholarships to qualified students who are considered to have a well-rounded character: positive academic record, demonstrated leadership, commitment to school and community activities, and experience in a work environment.  

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Student Financial Services

P: 610-409-3600
F: 610-409-3662

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Collegeville, PA 19426-1000

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