Students who are enrolled in degree and select certificate programs* and take a minimum number of credit hours each semester can be eligible for both merit and need-based scholarships. Scholarship awards cover tuition only.
Financial Aid Coordinator:
Student Financial Services:
To apply for a University College scholarship please complete the application form and submit to:
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1085
11 N. Jackson Rd., Ste. 1000
St. Louis, MO 63105
|Undergraduate Scholarship (Need)||Undergraduate Scholarship (Need)|
|Graduate Scholarship (Need)||Graduate Scholarship (Need)|
|Transfer Scholarship (Merit)**||Dean’s Scholarship (Merit)|
|Community College Scholarship (Merit)**|
|Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship (Merit)**|
|New, Current or Returning Students|
|Woman's Club Centennial Endowed Scholarship|
**Offered to undergraduate students only
Donor-funded scholarships are made possible through the generous gifts of donors to Washington University. Recipients of these scholarships are selected by Dean of University College and are chosen from all eligible scholarship candidates. Opportunities include:
- The Woman's Club of Washington University Centennial Scholarship (2 opportunities)
- The Mickley Family Scholarship in Memory of Theresa Godin Legere
- The Carol J. Epstein University College Scholarship
- The Marion E. Horstman Endowed Scholarship in University College
- Scholarship recipients must be admitted to a degree or select certificate programs* and must be in good standing.
- Scholarships are not available for students in the Doctor of Liberal Arts program.
- Only new students may apply for the Community College, Phi Theta Kappa, and Transfer Scholarships.
- Only current/returning students may apply for the Dean's Scholarship.
- Both new and current/returning students may apply for need-based scholarships.
- Washington University employees, spouses, partners and dependents are not eligible for University College scholarships.
- Students working on a second undergraduate or second graduate degree are not eligible for University College scholarships.
- Scholarship recipients must attain a passing grade in all coursework to remain fully eligible for scholarships in a subsequent semester.
Application Deadlines and Policies
Scholarship applications are accepted for the fall and spring semesters only; summer awards are only available to students who have already been awarded a scholarship for the previous fall and/or spring semester.
|Fall = August 15||Fall = April 1|
|Spring = January 15||Spring = October 31|
|Summer = N/A||Summer = N/A|
Students may apply for multiple scholarships, but they can only receive one merit-based award.
Once awarded, most scholarships are automatically renewed for up to two subsequent semesters, as long as the student remains eligible. All current/returning students who wish to continue receiving scholarship funds in the subsequent academic year must reapply by April 1.
- University College scholarship awards must be applied to University College courses that are applicable toward the student's degree or certificate program.
- University College scholarship awards cover tuition only. Lab fees, late fees, books, and other expenses are not covered.
- University College scholarship awards combined with a Pell Grant may not exceed tuition.
*The Post-Baccalaureate Premedical, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Geographic Information Systems programs are eligible for financial aid. For information about students who completed our Title IV eligible certificate programs, visit ucollege.wustl.edu/cert_titleIV_disclosure.