Category Archives: University Scholarship

Walden University Offers More Need-Based Scholarship Programs

Walden University, which is one of the most reputable online universities that we have nowadays, offers more need-based scholarship programs for deserving online graduate students.

Aside from its Doctoral Studies Scholarship, they are now expanding their scholarship assistance to online students who are taking up Walden’s master’s programs and post-doctoral program. They now have The Walden University Master’s Studies Scholarship and the Walden University Post-Doctoral Studies Scholarship.

The University Master’s Studies Scholarship is a need-based renewable scholarship that provides $2,000 per award year to qualified scholars who will be taking up Walden online programs such as Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, M.S. in Psychology, or M.S. degree in Nursing programs.

On the other hand, the Walden University Post-Doctoral Studies Scholarship will provide $2,000 per award year for new Post-Doctoral Certificate in Psychology students who meet the required financial need criteria. This scholarship is also renewable as long as the scholars maintain their eligibility and the funds are available.

The submission deadline for these need-based scholarships is on August 28, 2007 for the September 4, 2007 term. For more details about these scholarships, click here or you can call Walden University Online at 866-492-5336.

No Cost Tuition At Adams State College

Underserved college students within Colorado who are studying or plan to enroll at Adams College may benefit from the Adams State College-Connections Program. This is also known as the No Cost Tuition program of the college that can cover the student’s cost of tuition, books and fees.

And because this is a need-based financial aid, the students need to be a Pell-Grant eligible in order for them to enter and qualify for this program. Also, the program is for those new, returning and transfer students who are admitted and currently enrolled in the Adams State as full time students having 30 credit hours per academic year.

Another advantage of this program is that this is not a one time offer. Students who qualified and admitted as scholars can enjoy this privilege as along as they maintain their eligibility in terms of academics and financial requirements. So, there is a real chance for Adams State College students to finish their Bachelor Degree in the most economical way.

Performance Scholarships At Drexel

Are you a student for Drexel who can sing well? Well, apply for this program called the Performance Scholarships that are being offered by Drexel University. This scholarship program can give you an extra $1250 if you are freshman and as much as $2500 if you are already an experienced member of Drexel Chorus.

To apply for this scholarship, students need to audition during the third weekend of April. The requirements include one piece of any style with keyboard accompaniment. Likewise, applicants must be full time Drexel students having a minimum of 12 credits each term.

Scholars will be required to participate in the University Chorus each term and attend two rehearsals each week. They must be also available to participate in either the Chamber Singers or Naturally Sharp or Vocal Jazz Ensemble according to the director’s requirement.

For more information, please click here.

Scholarship Programs At Champlain College

Aside from the usual financial aid assistance, Champlain College offers several scholarship programs for students with excellent academic achievements. All high school seniors who enrolled in Champlain are automatically assessed for merit scholarship. Students that will be selected as scholars typically enjoy their scholarship from Champlain as long as they remain in good academic standing.

The college also some scholarship programs for those who belong in special population. They have the new American Student Scholarship that is intended for Vermont’s refugee and asylum students; Vermont First Scholarship that is designed for first generation college-bound high school seniors and Single Parent Scholarship that targets the single parents who are enrolled full-time and participating in the Champlain College Single Parents Program.

To be qualified for New American Student Scholarship and Vermont First Scholarship, the student applicants must be also eligible for a Federal Pell Grant. The college also provides grants to their online students. They likewise offer a maximum award of $5000 to International students who are living on campus.

Pacifica Scholarship For Graduate Students

The Pacifica Graduate Institute has a scholarship program for their eligible graduate students who are enrolled in any program the institute before August 1. To apply for this scholarship, the students should submit a short essay stating any extenuating financial circumstances; goals and objectives; plans for the future; and how the scholarship can help in reaching their goals.

The Pacifica Scholarship is based on financial needs and academic achievement, and so, the applicant must complete the FAFSA form with result filed to Pacifica Financial Aid Office. If the scholarship is granted, the students must be enrolled full-time each quarter which is equivalent to a minimum of six units per quarter. Likewise, the scholars must maintain 3.5 cumulative GPA to maintain their scholarship.

The deadline for scholarship application for newly accepted students for Fall 2007 is on August 1, 2007. For more information, please click here.

International Scholarship At University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has a scholarship program that is intended for eligible international students who are admitted to Nebraska. The chosen scholars will receive a merit-based scholarship worth US$2,100.00 up to US$8,400.00 per year.

Students who enrolled here will be automatically considered for the scholarship without the need for filling up any application form. The international students who will be selected to receive the scholarship will be notified through their admission letter.

Aside from the above scholarship, the university also offers University Honors Program. This scholarship awards a $500 worth of textbook scholarship. To be eligible for this program, the student should separately complete an Honors Application form.

$100 Million Gift Means More Scholarship Opportunities At WLU

The Washington and Lee University announced that they received $100 Million gift from a generous donor who requested to remain anonymous for the time being. The said gift to WLU is said to be the largest in the 258-year-old school’s history and one of the largest ever received by a liberal arts college.

Kenneth Ruscio, the president of Washington and Lee University proudly revealed that the $100 M gift is planned to create a new scholarship program which will become the signature feature of the university in drawing students with outstanding academic performance regardless of their ability to afford tuition and other expenses

The said money will likewise be allotted to establish two new professorships in the College of Arts and Sciences and in W&L’s Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics to help teach leadership and entrepreneurship. Upcoming students of the university will surely benefit from these outstanding teacher-scholars, the courses they develop and the scholarship they produce.

Hayek Fund for Scholars

The Hayek Fund for Scholars awards up to $1000 to graduate students and non-tenured faculty members. This scholarship is open to all students who are interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition.

This application for this scholarship is accepted year-round. Students may apply by sending a cover letter explaining how participation in the activity advances your career and advances an understanding of the principles of the classical liberal/libertarian tradition; an abstract or copy of the paper; the itemized list of expected expenses and your curriculum vitae or résumé.

These requirements can be sent through email at, faxed to IHS at (703) 993-4890 or sent by postal mail at IHS at 3301 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 440, Arlington VA 22201-4432. . All applicants will be notified about the committee’s decision within one month.

For more information, please click here.

Scholarship Competition From Simon Graduate School

The Simon Graduate School of Business of University of Rochester will launch its Simulation Scholarship Competition 2007 this coming September 25th. The grand prize award of this competition is a full scholarship to the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester that is worth $70,000!

Aside from the grand prize, the competition will also award partial scholarships to high performers as well as 3 PDAs for selected contest participants. The contest is composed of two rounds per game and a final presentation that will be held on January 2008.

To be eligible to participate for Simulation Competition, applicants must be at least 18 years of age and already received their undergraduate degree. The contest is limited to students who are not admitted or currently enrolled at the Simon School. Applicants must also register online and pay the $35 entrance fee.

For more information, read the contest rule and regulations.

Sport At The Service Of Spirit Scholarship

Belmont Abbey College announced their new scholarship program called the Sport at the Service of the Spirit which will award $6,000 worth of scholarship for four years with the total amount of $24,000 for freshmen and $6,000 for two years for a transfer student

This scholarship program is open for all new full time traditional students, both freshmen and transferees who will apply for the Fall 2007 semester at Belmont Abbey College. To apply for this scholarship, the student must submit a maximum of 500-word essay describing how the Sport at the Service of the Spirit quote applies to his or her life.

Applicants must also include a reference letter from their high school teacher, guidance counselor, or coach indicating to the award committee why the student is a worthy candidate for the Sport at the Service of the Spirit scholarship.

For more information, please click here.