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First-Year Freshmen Scholarships

Scholarships are an essential aspect of funding your higher education. Here are opportunities designed just for you.

Achievement Awards

We review your high school GPA and SAT/ACT test scores to determine your high school academic achievement, and, based on that, we’ll award you one of the following scholarships. The scholarship you earn for your first year is renewable and awarded for eight consecutive semesters of undergraduate enrollment or until a bachelor's degree is achieved (whichever comes first) on Waynesburg University’s main campus. Students must also achieve the required GPA for renewal.
 
Out-of-state students who receive an Achievement Award also qualify for our State Scholarship, worth an additional $3,000/year.

Who can apply: All accepted first-year students will be considered for an Achievement Award based on their application for admission.(Effective fall 2019)

To learn more about the exact GPA and standardized test scores that are needed for each award, contact the Office of Admissions at 800-225-7393, admissions@waynesburg.edu or visit the Net Price Calculator.

Achievement Award Annual Amount WU GPA Requirement
A.B. Miller Scholarship $15,000 The student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 while enrolled at Waynesburg University.
Presidential Honor Scholarship $13,000 The student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 while enrolled at Waynesburg University.
Waynesburg Honor Scholarship $11,000 The student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 while enrolled at Waynesburg University.
University Scholarship $9,000   The student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 while enrolled at Waynesburg University.
Waynesburg Opportunity Award $6,000  Please see Academic Catalog.

Competitive Scholarship Programs

As a first-year student, you can also apply for competitive scholarships, each of which has its own set of requirements and application. See below for more information on these scholarships, if you qualify, and how you can apply.

Founders Scholarship

Waynesburg University is proud to offer a full tuition and fees scholarship, the Founders Scholarship, beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an academic scholarship available to a very select group of high academic achieving students.

More about the Founders Scholarships

Who can apply
Accepted first-year students from the state of Pennsylvania who intend to reside on campus and have a cumulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher, an SAT of 1200 or higher on Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Math or ACT composite score of 26 or higher.


Application will open October 1.