About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the Cedar Crest College, a college that has designed a curriculum to help women succeed at the highest levels. Acknowledging the multi-dimensional nature of students the college is committed to the training of the up-and-coming generation of women and preparing them for life in the global community. The Merit Scholarships are awarded to full-time first-year students based on academic performance, class rank, GPA, SAT or ACT scores.

How to apply for the scholarship?

  • The applicant must complete the application which can be found on the Cedar Crest College site.
  • Along with the application, the applicant must also submit a personal essay of 250-500 words on a topic of her choice, official academic transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, two teacher evaluations, and FAFSA.
  • There is no fixed deadline to apply for this award, but for priority consideration, the applicant should submit his/her application by December 1 for the spring semester and February 15 for the fall semester.

How much the scholarship award amounts to?

The award amounts to $17,000 to $21,000 per year and is renewable for up to three additional years. 



Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • Must be a female.

  • Must enroll full time.

  • Must plan to attend Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania.

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