Merit Scholarships for First-Year Students (Fall 2020)

Transfer students must be enrolled full-time at Wilson College to be eligible for a Merit Scholarship. Merit Scholarships eligiblity is determined at the time of acceptance based on the criteria listed below. Eligibility for the Merit Scholarship ends with the completion of the first bachelor's degree. 

A student must be enrolled at Wilson College full-time to be eligible for a Merit Scholarship. Eligibility for the tuition Merit Scholarship ends with the completion of the eighth college semester or earning of the first bachelor’s degree.

Merit Scholarship levels:

Presidential Scholarship $12,000
Eligibility & Conditions:

a)   Enrolled in full college preparatory curriculum throughout high school
b)   Minimum of 4 college prep courses taken at advanced or honors level
c)   3.75 or higher cumulative GPA at point of admission; transfer student cumulative GPA based on all college coursework
d)  Recipients not eligible for Curran Scholarship
e)   3.4 cum GPA at conclusion of each academic year to renew
*Homeschooled and cyber-schooled students also must demonstrate SAT results of 600 Verbal and 600 Math or a 27 ACT Composite.

Deans Scholarship $9,000
Eligibility & Conditions:

a)   Enrolled in full college preparatory curriculum throughout high school
b)   3.4 to 3.74 cumulative GPA at point of admission; transfer student cumulative GPA based on all college coursework
c)   3.25 cum GPA at conclusion of each academic year to renew
*Homeschooled and cyber-schooled students also must demonstrate SAT results of 550 Verbal and 550 Math or a 24 ACT Composite.

Faculty Scholarship $6,000
Eligibility & Conditions:

a)   15 mandatory college prep units as indicated
b)   3.2 to 3.39 cumulative GPA at point of admission; transfer student cumulative GPA based on all college coursework
c)   3.0 cum GPA at conclusion of academic year to renew

Faculty Scholarship $3,000
Eligibility & Conditions:

a)   15 mandatory college prep units as indicated
b)   3.00 to 3.19 cumulative GPA at point of admission; transfer student cumulative GPA based on all college coursework
c)   3.0 cum GPA at conclusion of academic year to renew

*Homeschooled and cyber-schooled students also must demonstrate SAT results of 500 Verbal and 500 Math or a 22 ACT Composite.
College prep curriculum minimally includes:

4 units English                           2 units of science w/labs                     4 units of Social Studies
Algebra I, II & Geometry            2 units of same foreign language

Merit Scholarships for Transfer Students (Fall 2020)

Amount of scholarship will be based on college GPA from all institutions using above GPA criteria.  Transfer students qualify for Presidential, Dean's and Faculty Merit Scholarships.

Members of Phi Theta Kappa will automatically qualify for the Presidential Merit Scholarship.

Transfer Scholarship $2,000
Eligibility:

a)   2.5 to 2.9 cumulative GPA across all college course work
b)   Scholarship only available to Transfer applicants