University of Charleston

Through our generous merit and need-based institutional scholarships and grants, a UC education is more affordable and a better value.

In order to be considered for scholarships and financial aid at the University of Charleston, domestic students are required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Undergraduate Academic Scholarships for incoming students (2021-22)

GPA Award Amount
4.00+ $20,000
3.50 – 3.99 $17,000
3.00 – 3.49 $13,000

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University of Charleston Scholarships 2021-2022

*The scholarships listed here are for Charleston campus undergraduate students only. (excludes ADN & OTA programs)

Explore the Presidential Scholarship 

Requirements for consideration:

 

Award Information:

  • Full Tuition
  • Room & Board up to $9,950

Requirements for consideration:

  • High School GPA of 3.0
  • Submit Innovation Scholar Application
  • Interview with Director/Assistant Director of Innovation & current Innovation Scholars

 

Contact David Ramsburg at davidramsburg@ucwv.edu for more information.

Award Information:

  • Up to $5,000 per year, depending on campus residency

Awarded to students whose abilities, talents, perspectives, and future goals will serve to strengthen the UC community.

Students may be nominated by a UC faculty or staff member based on their interactions with the student. Students must be admitted to UC and file the FAFSA to be considered.

 

Award Information:

  • Up to $5,000 per year depending on scholarship package and residency status

Awarded to students selected to represent UC as a student ambassador in the Office of Admissions. Ambassadors have a weekly work requirement that supports UC’s enrollment management efforts.

 

Requirements for consideration:

  • HS/transfer GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Personal statement about why you want to be a student ambassador
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher addressing student’s potential to be an effective ambassador
  • Interview with Senior Admissions Representative

 

Award Information:

  • $500 – $1,000 per year, depending on residency status

Requirements for consideration:

  • Must be an outstanding NCAA Division II level athlete and meet UC admissions requirements
  • Offered by athletic coaches
  • Is combined with an academic scholarship or opportunity grant awarded upon admission to UC. The total scholarship package offered can only change with coach or athletic director approval.

 

Award Information:

  • Various

Requirements:

 

Award Information:

  • Up to $4,000 per year depending on scholarship package and residency status

Requirements:

 

Award Information:

  • Up to $4,000 per year depending on scholarship package and residency status

Requirements:

  • Student must have unmet financial need according to the FAFSA

 

Award Information:

  • Up to $8,000 per year depending on unmet need

A room and board scholarship that assists students with the cost of living on campus.

 

Award Information:

  • Up to $4,000 per year depending on cost of attendance

Awarded to students whose parent/grandparent graduated from the University of Charleston/Morris Harvey College.

 

Award Information:

  • $1,000 per year

Additional Scholarship Information

  • Scholarship award amounts and requirements are subject to change at the discretion of the University.
  • 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

Our Financial Aid Office is here to help you through every step of the financial aid process. Please contact us at 1-304-357-4944 to discuss your individual financial planning worksheet. We accept all federal aid including Pell Grant.