Allegheny College Trustee Scholarship
Allegheny’s Trustee Scholarships are awarded to students who have balanced academic excellence with other distinctive activities while in high school.
Scholarship Amounts: Up to $152,000, distributed equally over four years of study at Allegheny (i.e. up to $38,000 per year).
Renewal: Trustee Scholarships renew automatically for up to four years of full-time enrollment at Allegheny or in an Allegheny-sponsored off-campus study program. No minimum GPA is required to renew the scholarship.
Eligibility and Selection: Students recognized as Trustee Scholars usually rank in the top 25% of their high school class (or otherwise excelling in class work and other activities when the school does not rank) and have SAT/ACT scores (if reporting test scores) consistent with their academic performance. The top scholarship is awarded to the very best of the best, typically to only the top few applicants each year.
A limited number of Trustee Scholarships are available to highly qualified transfer students.
To Apply: Consideration for the Trustee Scholarship is automatic when students apply for admission under Early Decision (by November 15 and February 1), Early Action (by December 1) and Regular Decision (by February 15) methods. Trustee Scholarship award recipients will be notified via mail regarding their eligibility and amount of award. Students must be registered as full-time, degree-seeking students to qualify for this scholarship.
Click here to complete Allegheny’s regular Application for Admission by February 15.
Allegheny College Top 10% Admission Program
Ranked among the top colleges in the nation, Allegheny is committed to inspiring even more of the area’s best and brightest students to take advantage of its first-rate education. Students graduating in the top 10% of their class from high schools in western Pennsylvania will be automatically offered admission to Allegheny upon completion of the application for admission. As further recognition of their high academic achievement, students admitted through the program will qualify for our highest and most prestigious Trustee Scholarship, awarded at the level of $38,000 per year.
Scholarship Amount: $152,000, distributed equally over four years of study at Allegheny (i.e. up to $38,000 per year).
Renewal: Scholarships for students in the Top 10% Admission Program renew automatically for up to four years of full-time enrollment at Allegheny or in an Allegheny-sponsored off-campus study program. No minimum GPA is required to renew the scholarship.
Eligibility and Selection: Students must fall in the top 10% of their graduating high school class, attend a high school in Western PA (defined by zip codes in the range 15001 to 16749), submit a completed application for admission and supporting credentials by December 1, and be in good standing within their school community (based upon review of application disciplinary question*). If schools do not rank, GPA distribution charts can be used, if provided. Similarly, for schools that do not rank, we will accept information directly from a school administrator.
To Apply: Consideration for the Top 10% Admission Program is automatic when students apply for admission under Early Decision I or II, Early Action and Regular Decision methods before December 1. Award recipients will be notified via mail regarding their eligibility. Students must be registered as full-time, degree-seeking students to qualify for this scholarship.
Click here to complete Allegheny’s Application for Admission by December 1.
* Have you ever been found responsible for a disciplinary violation at any educational institution you have attended from the 9th grade (or the international equivalent) forward, whether related to academic misconduct or behavioral misconduct, that resulted in a disciplinary action?.
Creative & Performing Arts Scholarships
Allegheny College Creative & Performing Arts Scholarships are awarded based upon a student’s intended level of participation and performance ability. Students who plan to major or minor in dance, music, and theatre are eligible, as well as those who plan to participate in the arts but have majors and minors in other areas. Students may audition in more than one area, but only one performing arts scholarship will be awarded prior to matriculation.
Scholarship Amount: $1000 per year.
Renewal: The scholarship is renewable based upon continued participation.
Eligibility and Selection: For students matriculating in Fall 2021. Auditions or interviews are required for this scholarship and the criteria is available on our scholarship forms.
To Apply: Submit our scholarship forms and schedule your interview or audition. The deadline to request auditions and interviews is January 31, 2021. The audition/interview request forms are available here.
Pears Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was created by the Pears Family for Allegheny College students that graduated from Lakeview High School. Interested students must complete a FASFA to qualify and the award amounts vary depending on the number of qualifying students each year. The incoming/prospective student application can be found here.
United Methodist Scholarships
Allegheny College Ministerial Tuition Discount
Under the Ministerial Discount Policy of Allegheny College, students meeting the requirements below (and children of retired or deceased United Methodist ministers with the same credentials) may receive, upon request, a 50% deduction for tuition.
- Unmarried, legally dependent children under age 24 of United Methodist Ordained Deacons and Elders in full connection, good standing, and under full-time appointment by the Annual Conference
- Students in their first four years who are seeking their first baccalaureate degree, excluding summer sessions and Experiential Learning seminars
- Students who are full-time and remain in good academic standing with the College
Students who meet the requirements must complete the Ministerial Tuition Discount application every year. Please return completed applications to the Financial Aid Office.