Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the Widener University Scholarships to enrolling in eligible programs at the school.
Widener University Scholarships
All candidates are given consideration automatically for academic, merit-based scholarship awards which averages around $100,000 across four years.
Similar to their domestic candidates, international undergraduate candidates can also apply for specialty and talent-based scholarship awards, including:
- Honors Program Scholarships
- Presidential Service Corp (PSC)/Bonner Leader Scholarships
- Band Scholarships — Music & Color Guard
- eSports Scholarships
Honors Program Scholarships
- Open to: undergraduate first year students accepted into the The Honors Program in General Education
- How to apply: no isolated application is needed to be given consideration; students are welcome to join The Honor’s Program in General Education on the basis of their high school academic performance.
- Scholarship value: up to $2,000 each year for up to 4 years
Bonner Leader (Presidential Service Corps) Scholarships
- Open to: Undergraduate students
- How to apply: Complete an online application. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2021. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Alexandra Garney, Civic Engagement Program Manager, at [email protected].
- Cover letter (one-page, single-spaced): They want to get to know you. Why are you putting into the program and what makes you a perfect applicant on the basis of your experiences, skill sets, and passions?
- Resume (one-page): Be sure to include your contact information, activities, awards, and community service experience.
- Scholarship amount: $5,000 awarded annually
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Scholarships are awarded to students who participate in the Bonner Leaders (Presidential Service Corps) program. Recipients not only graduate with a degree, but also benefit from transferrable workforce skills including 4 years of work experience in the non-profit sector, intensive leadership training, and a passion to make an impact in their local to global communities.
Band Scholarship – Music & Color Guard
- Open to: undergraduate students
- How to apply: hand in a Music Scholarship award application
- Virtual audition requirements:
1. Participate in a short Zoom interview with Dr. Iain Moyer, Director of Athletic Bands.
2. Email [email protected] a YouTube link of a Band performance you have participated in.
3. Dr. Moyer will get in touch with your Band Director through email for a short recommendation.
- Scholarship amount (Music): $2,000 – $3,000, renewable each year
- Scholarship amount (Color Guard): $1,250 fall semester, renewable each year
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Keeping Music Scholarship Awards: Candidates are required to take part in band and wind ensemble, and take private lessons.
- Open to: incoming new undergraduate students
- How to apply: hand in an Esports Scholarship award Application for deliberation
- Interview requirements: Short interviews are required in order to be eligible for the scholarship. Please arrange an appointment with Devin Hartnett, Esports Coach at [email protected]. Interviews can be held on campus. If you cannot be at the campus, you may also ask for a remote interview with Coach Hartnett.
- Scholarship amount: $1,000 – $5,000, can be renewed each year if criteria are met
Other Widener University Scholarships
Furthermore to the academic merit-based and talent-recognized scholarship awards, Widener provides a series of exclusive scholarship award opportunities just for international candidates. The best part? After you finish your admission application, you are given consideration automatically for these scholarships. No additional application is required.
Eligibility for Widener University Scholarships
- Candidates are required to be first-year international candidates.
- Candidates are required to possess high school certificates with a good academic record.
- Applicants need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
- Candidates are required to have the required TOEFL/SAT scores to apply for a university program.
Application Deadline: Open for 2021
Eligible Countries: International
Value of Award: Tuition fees
Number of Awards: Not Known
How to Apply for Widener University Scholarships
Candidates are required to put in for admission to Widener University in an eligible undergraduate program. Subsequently, candidates should apply the free online application for the funding possibility. After you complete your application, you are automatically considered for the Widener University Scholarships. No additional application is required.