About the Scholarship

Arcadia University provides integrated, liberal arts and professional learning experiences that cultivate leaders who are intellectually fearless and uniquely prepared for life and work.

First-year students are awarded based on ACT/SAT GPA scores, the area that he/she is studying in, high school rank, and community involvement. Transfer students are considered based on their academic performance. A student must demonstrate high academic excellence, leadership ability, community involvement and high economic need to avail this scholarship fund.

In addition to that, a student must maintain the minimum GPA specified by the Arcadia University Financial Aid. All students who enroll for full-time undergraduate admission at Arcadia University will be automatically considered for this award.


How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • A student must apply for FSA ID which serves as his/her e-signature on FAFSA application form. The FAFSA form is used to determine a student and his/her family to pay for their education.

  • During the submission of the FAFSA application, a student should select the IRS Data Retrieval option so that his/her FAFSA can be updated automatically with 2017 federal tax figures.

  • Also, a student must complete the Arcadia Financial Aid Application for Undergraduate Students and submit it to the financial aid.

  • A student must also demonstrate their high academic performance and leadership ability by submitting the official transcripts/documents.


Award Amount and Deadline

The university is funding scholarship amount up to $24000 to first-year students and $17000 to transfer students per year to any number of applicants and is non-renewable.

The Financial aid of Arcadia University has fixed the deadline on 15th March 2019, hence all applicants need to apply for this scholarship on or before the specified deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A student should have academic excellence, outstanding leadership, and community service of both first-year and transfer applicants.

  • First-year students are evaluated on the basis of their grades, SAT/ACT scores, types of coursework taken, high school rank and involvement.

  • Students will need to score at least 530 on the paper-based version of the TOEFL, 200 on the computer-based version, or 70 on the new Internet-based version. Students may also take the IETLS; a score of 6.0 or higher is required for this test.