• UC Scholarship Days

    (Exclusive to Charleston Campus)

    Get accepted to the University of Charleston and you could get significant scholarships for college!

    The University of Charleston Office of Financial Aid works with each student individually to put together the very best financial aid package. In order to be considered for scholarships and financial aid at the University of Charleston, students are required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Your Hard Work and Good Grades Will Help Pay for a College Career!

    GPA     Award Amount
    4.00+     $15,000
    3.99 - 3.50     $14,000
    3.49 - 3.00     $13,000
    2.99 - 2.50     $12,000
    2.49 - 2.25     $11,000

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    University of Charleston Scholarships 2017-2018

    *The scholarships listed here are for undergraduate students only. Scholarships do not apply to graduate programs at the University of Charleston.

    Scholarships

    Presidential Scholarships

    Requirements:
    • High School GPA of 3.8 or higher
    • ACT 28 or SAT 1250
    • Must live on campus
    • Must interview with the President, November 11th competition or January 27th
    Award Information:
    • Full Tuition Covered

    Welch Innovation Scholarship

    Requirements:
    • High School GPA of 2.5 or higher
    • Must live on campus
    • Compete by participating in a Hack-A-Thon
    • Cannot combine this scholarship with any other UC scholarship

    Contact David Ramsburg at davidramsburg@ucwv.edu for dates and times of the competition

    Award Information:
    • $20,000

    Merit Scholarship

    Requirements:
    • ACT score of 22 or higher
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher 
    • Selection based upon competition during Scholarship Days
    Award Information:
    • $500-4,000 per year

    Student Ambassador Scholarships

    Requirements:
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Selection based upon competition during Scholarship Days
    Award Information:
    • $500-3,500 per year

    Athletic & Cheerleading Scholarships

    Requirements:
    • Must be an outstanding NCAA Division II level athlete and meet UC Admissions Requirements
    • Offered by athletic coaches
    • Can only be combined with academic scholarships awarded at acceptance and no other award
    Award Information:
    • Various

    Chorus Scholarships

    Requirements:
    Award Information:
    • Various

    West Virginia National Guard Scholarship Military Discounts

    Requirements:
    • Servicemember to have completed basic training and AIT by enrollment date
    • Applies to undergraduate work
    • Scholarships for WV Army and Air Guard
    • Ask about discounts for prior or current military duty
    Award Information:
    • $16,500

    *Note: students can participate on one team and thus may not stack talent scholarships such as athletic, choir, innovation or merit.

    Several other scholarship opportunities exist, including Legacy Scholarships, Need Grants, UC Grants, and more. These programs are designed to help make a high quality private university education affordable.

    • Scholarship award amounts and requirements are subject to change at the discretion of the University of Charleston.
    • The University retains the right to make final decisions about combinations of awards.
    • Award levels may change depending on residential status (on-campus or off-campus).

    If you are interested in any of the scholarship opportunities listed here or for additional information about other aid options, please contact your admissions counselor or the Office of Admissions at 304-357-4750 or 1-800-995-4682 (GO UC).

    Financial Aid Counseling

    Your admissions representative is here to help you through every step of the application and financial aid processes. Pelase contact us at 1-800-995-4682 to discuss your individual financial planning worksheet. We accept all federal aid including Pell Grant.