Specialty Scholarships

Ursinus offers 13 unique, special interest scholarships for first-year applicants.

All admitted students will be automatically reviewed to receive up to $40,000/year in merit awards. In addition, we offer 13 application-based specialty scholarships for you to pursue your passions!

For top specialty scholarship consideration, students should apply to the college Early Action by November 1 or Early Decision 1 by December 1 and complete the required supplemental application(s) by January 3. Limited finalist spots are available for Regular Decision and Early Decision 2 students who apply to the college by January 1 and submit the supplemental application(s) by January 3. Students may apply for up to two specialty scholarships.

Most specialty scholarships can be combined with other merit awards; however, the Creative Writing Award and the Dance, Music and Theater Scholarships will replace your merit award, and are marked with an asterisk below. Specialty scholarships are awarded to first-year residential students.

Abele Scholars

Creative Writing Award*

Dance Scholarship*

Music Scholarship*

Parlee Fellows Scholarship

Performing and Visual Arts Design and Technology Scholarship*

Service Leadership Scholars

Smith Quest Scholars

Social Justice Scholars

Theater Scholarship*

U-Imagine Ambassadors

U-Lead Scholars

Ursinus Science Scholars