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.
Deadline 3/25/22. Read more about the scholarship.
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. Applications for the AMDG 1933 Foundation Scholarship are due March 16, 2022.
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.
The Pennsylvania Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (PASFAA) offers $1,000 scholarships to Pennsylvania students attending schools across the state. Annual deadline is May 1.
- 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
The PACAC Scholarships are for high school seniors graduating from PACAC member high schools.
- 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.
The deadline to apply is February 1, 2022!
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.
Deadline to apply is January 15, 2022!
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.
Deadline to apply is March 6, 2022!
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.
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.