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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 2017-2018. 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.

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.

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

The following scholarships require an additional application in addition to the Common Application. To apply students will login with the username and password sent to them upon CommonApp submission to Ursinus. Please check the email address associated with your CommonApp.

Specialty scholarship applications are due January 1, 2021.

Our Transfer Scholarships

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