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Scholarship Opportunities

Ursinus College offers financial assistance based both on merit and financial circumstances. The college’s scholarship and grant programs total more than $45 million for 2018-2019. Ninety-nine percent of Ursinus students receive some form of financial assistance.

Students who submit the FAFSA will be considered for all aid programs administered by the college.

Quick Facts


of our students receive some form of scholarship.

Ursinus Offers Merit Scholarships

Merit Scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admission to full-time students on the basis of academic achievements and leadership potential.

All domestic applicants to the college are considered for any eligible scholarships. Students awarded Ursinus College Scholarships must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 to be eligible for renewal. Application deadline: Students may apply under our Early Action, Early Decision or Regular Decision deadlines.

*Scholarships are awarded at the time of your admission to the college and will not be impacted by any changes made after you are enrolled as a student unless renewal requirements are not met.

What are Stackable vs Non-Stackable Scholarships?

The college offers several unique scholarships that have distinct deadlines and application requirements. Certain scholarships are stackable, others are not.

Non-stackable scholarships cannot be combined with other non-stackable scholarships. Students will only receive one non-stackable scholarship.

Stackable scholarships can be combined with both non stackable and other stackable scholarships. Stackable scholarships cannot be combined with Tuition Exchange or Tuition Remission.

Our Merit Based Scholarships

When you apply to Ursinus as a first-year student, you are automatically considered for the following scholarships.

Our Specialty Scholarships

In order to be considered for any specialty scholarships, the student must first apply to the College. The following scholarships require an additional application. To apply for any of these scholarships, students will login with the username and password sent to them upon submission of their application to Ursinus. Please check the email address associated with your application.

Our Transfer Scholarships

When you apply as a transfer student to Ursinus, you are automatically considered for the following scholarships.