2020 W&J Scholarships

W&J net price is at $26,123.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Washington & Jefferson College. W&J awards an average of $27,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, W&J students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Washington, then those costs could be even higher.

100% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $29,017.00. Furthermore, 27% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,793.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Washington & Jefferson College students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by W&J while others are open to W&J students, though not exclusive to Washington & Jefferson College.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Washington & Jefferson College students?

There are 9 scholarships totaling $61,372.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 9 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Washington & Jefferson College students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Washington & Jefferson College scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Washington & Jefferson College study abroad scholarships, Washington & Jefferson College transfer scholarships, and Washington & Jefferson College merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for W&J study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward W&J study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to W&J transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Washington & Jefferson College transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. W&J transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for W&J transfer scholarships.

Are these W&J scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Alumni Scholarship

Sponsor by Washington and Jefferson College Location 60 South Lincoln Street, Washington, PA

Applicant must be a full-time degree-seeking student who is the child of a Washington and Jefferson College graduate.

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$5,000.00 None Apply Now

Dean's Award

Sponsor by Washington and Jefferson College Location 60 South Lincoln Street, Washington, PA

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program of study. Selection is based upon academic qualifications, civic involvement, employment or organizational affiliation, essay, experience, letters of recommendation, student activities, and talents.

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$11,000.00 None Apply Now

Howard J. Burnett Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Washington and Jefferson College Location 60 South Lincoln Street, Washington, PA

Applicant must be a full-time student who is involved in a degree-seeking program, and abides by the regulations governing college life. Selection is based upon academic qualifications, civic involvement, employment or organizational affiliation, essay, experience, letters of recommendation, student activities, and talents. Awards are based upon the recommendation of the Vice...

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$19,000.00 None Apply Now

W&J Scholars Award

Sponsor by Washington and Jefferson College Location 60 South Lincoln Street, Washington, PA

Applicant must be a full-time student who is involved in a degree-seeking program, and who abides by the regulations governing college life. Selection is based upon academic qualifications, civic involvement, employment or organizational affiliation, essay, experience, letters of recommendation, student activities, and talents. Awards are based upon the recommendation of the...

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$15,000.00 None Apply Now

Joseph Hardy, Sr. Scholarship Program

Sponsor by Washington and Jefferson College Location 60 South Lincoln Street, Washington, PA

Applicant must be enrolled in the Entrepreneurial Studies Program. Selection based upon academic record, application for admission, and recommendations.

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$2,000.00 None Apply Now

W&J Challenge Grant

Sponsor by Washington and Jefferson College Location 60 South Lincoln Street, Washington, PA

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who demonstrates academic promise.

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$6,000.00 None Apply Now

Ohio College Opportunity Grant

Sponsor by Ohio Board of Regents, Office of Financial Aid Location 30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor, Columbus, OH

Applicant must be an Ohio resident who demonstrates the highest levels of financial need with an expected family contribution of $2,190 or less and a maximum household income of $75,000 as determined by the FAFSA results. Applicant must be enrolled at an eligible Ohio or Pennsylvania institution.

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$1,872.00 October 1 Apply Now

Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Pennsylvania Location P.O. Box 2324, Harrisburg, PA

Applicant must attend a secondary school in Pennsylvania and be the child of a Pennsylvania American Legion Member who is in good standing, is deceased, or has been killed or is missing in action.

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$500.00 May 30 Apply Now

Technology Scholarship

Sponsor by Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Location 1200 North 7th Street, Harrisburg, PA

Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident who is a high school graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled in an approved science, technology, or allied health program at a Pennsylvania school, including community colleges, independent two-year colleges or private licensed schools offering approved programs. The goal of this...

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$1,000.00 September 30 Apply Now