University of Charleston

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+ $20,000
3.99 – 3.50 $17,000
3.49 – 3.00 $13,000
2.99 – 2.50 $10,000
2.49 – 2.25 $5,000

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University of Charleston Scholarships 2020-2021

*The scholarships listed here are for Charleston campus undergraduate students only.

Requirements:

  • High School GPA of 4.0 or higher
  • ACT 25 or SAT 1150
  • Must live on campus
  • Must interview with the President at a scholarship competition day

 

Award Information:

  • Full Tuition, Room & Board

Requirements:

  • High School GPA of 3.0 and ACT score of 23 or SAT score of 1120 or higher
  • Receive an extra $2,000 if you live on campus
  • Cannot combine this scholarship with any UC academic or
    athletic scholarship
  • Interview and compete at a scholarship competition day

 

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

Award Information:

  • $20,000

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Requirements:

  • A student must have resided in West Virginia continuously for twelve consecutive months preceding the PROMISE Scholarship deadline
  • Must complete high school graduation requirements at a West Virginia public or private high school
  • Must achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or whatever is considered a “B” average, based on county board grading policies
  • ACT Score requirement: 22 composite score with a minimum of 20 in English, Mathematics, Science, and Reading
  • Apply by March 1st

 

Award Information:

  • $4,750/year

Requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1110
  • Selection based upon competition during Scholarship Days

 

Award Information:

  • $500-4,000 per year

Requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Selection based upon competition during Scholarship Days

 

Award Information:

  • $500-3,500 per year

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 scholarship awarded at acceptance and no other UC aid can be added

 

Award Information:

  • Various

Requirements:

 

Award Information:

  • $500 – $4,000 per year

Requirements:

 

Award Information:

  • $500 – $4,000 per year

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. Please contact us at 1-800-995-4682 to discuss your individual financial planning worksheet. We accept all federal aid including Pell Grant.