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212 Blaney Hall
100 College Drive
Allentown PA 18104-6196
Phone: (610) 606-4602
Fax: (610) 606-4653
For Financial Aid and Student Account Inquiries: financialservices@cedarcrest.edu

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First Year Traditional Student Scholarships

Scholarship Calculator for New Traditional Students

Cedar Crest Scholarship

A full-tuition scholarship awarded to one first-year traditional student who is the winner of our annual Scholarship Competition**.  Additional scholarship money awarded to finalists.

$37,492* per year; 3.0 GPA required for renewal
*Based on 2017-2018 annual full-time tuition fee. Scholarship covers full-time tuition minus any additional grants or outside scholarships and supersedes any other Cedar Crest money.

**Requirements to participate in the competition: must be admitted to Cedar Crest and have been awarded a Presidential, Trustee or Founder’s Scholarship.

Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarships are awarded to traditional, full-time first-year students based on academic criteria, including but not limited to high school grade point average (GPA), SAT or ACT scores, class rank, and Raise.me.

Presidential Scholarship
$21,000 per year, 2.5 GPA required for renewal

Trustee Scholarship
$19,000 per year, 2.5 GPA required for renewal

Founders Scholarship
$17,000 per year, 2.5 GPA required for renewal

Dean’s Scholarship
$16,000 per year, 2.25 GPA required for renewal

Students are eligible to receive a merit scholarship and two additional scholarships only. They must also remain in good academic standing for renewal of any scholarships and awards received.


Latina Leadership Partner Scholarship

$5,000 per year for up to four years
Must remain in good academic standing for renewal

Awarded to traditional, full-time first-year or transfer Lehigh Valley Latino students in partnership with the Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley. Two applicants are chosen each year. Award is based on record of academic excellence and leadership.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must complete a scholarship application.
Deadline to apply is November 11, 2017.

Girl Scout Scholarships

(Cannot be combined with the raise.me program, or other community service scholarships offered by Cedar Crest College)
Deadline to apply is November 11, 2017. Download the application here.

GOLD AWARD RECIPIENT
$5,000 per year for up to four years
Must remain in good academic standing for renewal

Awarded to one student that has received their Girl Scout Gold Award in the previous four years and has a high school or college GPA of 3.5 or better.
Applicants are required to provide documentation of receipt of the Gold Award.

GIRL SCOUT INVOLVEMENT
$1,000 per year for up to four years
Must remain in good academic standing for renewal

Awarded to up to five students that have been an active Girl Scout for at least two years in grades 9-12.
Applicants are required to submit a 250 word essay and provide documentation of Girl Scout Membership.

Heritage Award

$2,000 per year for up to four years
Must remain in good academic standing for renewal

Awarded to traditional, full-time first-year students whose parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle is a graduate of a Cedar Crest College undergraduate degree program.

Sibling Award

$2,000 per year for up to four years
Must remain in good academic standing for renewal

Awarded to full-time traditional siblings concurrently enrolled at Cedar Crest during the regular academic year (fall/spring).

Note: for the Heritage and Sibling Awards, students must notify the Admissions Office prior to their acceptance in order to receive these awards.

Departmental Scholarship

$1,500 per year for up to four years;
Must follow department’s criteria for renewal
*Student can receive only one talent award.

Scholarships are awarded in all academic disciplines: art, biology, business, chemical & physical sciences, communication, criminal justice, dance, education, english, exercise science, forensic science, health science, history, mathematics, nursing, nutrition, political science, psychology, social work, theatre, technical theatre and writing.

Interviews and auditions for each scholarship are held for first-year, full-time traditional students during Departmental Scholarship Day, November 12, 2016 (seniors only).

Transfer Student Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship:
$15,000 per year, 3.5 -4.0 cumulative GPA

Trustee Scholarship
$13,000 per year, 3.3 – 3.49 cumulative GPA

Founders Scholarship
$10,000 per year, 3.0 – 3.29 cumulative GPA

Awarded to full-time transfer students based on their cumulative transfer GPA from all transfer institutions. The Presidential, Trustee, and Founders Scholarships are automatically renewed each year provided the student maintains a 2.5 cumulative GPA and retains a full-time student status.

Honors Transfer Community College Scholarship
Students transferring directly from:

Honors Students:  $18,000 annually

Honors Transfer Community College Scholarship is awarded to full-time transfer students and cannot be combined with any other merit scholarship.  Honors Transfer Community College Scholarship is automatically renewed each year provided the student maintains a 3.5 cumulative GPA and retains a full-time student status. (Honors students can transfer directly into the Cedar Crest College Honors Program.)

 

 

 

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