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The following scholarships and awards are available to first-time freshman students entering Wilmington College. Recipients must be full-time students on the main campus. Scholarships and awards are reviewed annually and renewed for the term of the award providing the student is in academic good standing and maintains eligibility requirements specific to the award. These awards may only be applied to fall and spring semesters for a total of eight semesters unless otherwise noted.

There is not a separate application process for these awards unless otherwise noted. All students are considered at the time they are accepted for admission to the College.

WILMINGTON COLLEGE ACADEMIC AWARDS

WILMINGTON SCHOLARS PROGRAM*

-PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Full Tuition

-DEAN’S SCHOLARSHIP
$20,000 per year

Awards determined from the on-campus scholarship competition. Participants will be considered for one of the following scholarships to replace their initial award. Competition is by invitation only. There will be a limited number of participants in each competition. Applicants must be accepted to the College no later than February 15, 2022. Qualifications: 3.5–4.0 cumulative grade point average and 25-36 ACT composite (1200 minimum New SAT critical reading and math combined score).

*Available for Fall 2022 entry (students entering in spring semester are not eligible)


ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
$18,500 per year
Eligible for students who have high school GPA of 3.75+

RECOGNITION AWARD
$15,000-$17,500 per year
Eligible for admitted students who have a 2.0-3.74 high school GPA.

Both the Academic Achievement Award and the Recognition Award are based on the applicant’s cumulative grade point average at the time of admission. Academic Awards include the “Pathways” award ($500 per year) for visiting campus prior to May 31, 2022.


Heritage & Awards OF CIRCUMSTANCE

Students receiving the Recognition Award (see above) may be eligible for one or more of the following awards and may qualify for up to a total of $2,000 per year.

Quaker Award
The student must be an active member of their Yearly Meeting and submit a recommendation letter from the pastor or clerk speaking to their Meeting involvement, or student is a graduate of a Quaker high school.

Legacy Award
Student’s parent, step-parent, grandparent, great-grandparent or sibling must be a graduate of WC or sibling must be attending Wilmington College in the current academic year.

Wilmington College Multi-Cultural Award
Awarded at the time of admission to traditionally underrepresented student populations. Qualifying ethnicity must be included on the Application for Admission at the time of submission.

Gateway Award
Available to students whose state of legal residence is not Ohio as of July 1, 2022.


Talent Awards

Athletic Bands Award (Pep Band and Marching Band)
$1,000 per year*

Offered to students who submit a Pep Band Participation Application during the admission process.

Performing Arts Talent Award
$1,000 per year*

Offered to students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the areas of performing arts (acting, singing, dancing, musical performance [vocal and instrumental] or technical design and management). Students must submit a performing arts talent award intent form during the admission process.

IHSA Equestrian Team Talent Award
$1,500 per year*

Offered to students who submit a Riding Team Participation Application during the admission process.

*Available for Fall 2022 entry (students entering in spring semester are not eligible)

The College reserves the right to review, adjust, or cancel awards at any time as a result of changes in stated tuition, academic status, full or part time status, housing status, or a student’s conduct. The above awards will be replaced for students receiving tuition benefits due to a parent’s employment at Wilmington College or another participating Tuition Exchange or CIC institution.

The following scholarships and awards are available to transfer students entering Wilmington College. Recipients must be full-time students on the main campus. Scholarships and awards are reviewed annually and renewed for the term of the award providing the student is in academic good standing and maintains eligibility requirements specific to the award. These awards may only be applied to fall and spring semesters for a total of eight semesters unless otherwise noted.

There is not a separate application process for these awards unless otherwise noted. All students are considered at the time they are accepted for admission to the College.

WILMINGTON COLLEGE ACADEMIC AWARDS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Based on the applicant’s cumulative grade point average at the time of admission. Academic Awards include the “Pathways” award ($500 per year) for visiting campus prior to May 31, 2022.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
$18,500 per year
Recipients must be a member of the community college honors organization Phi Theta Kappa.

Transfer Scholars
$17,500
Eligible students with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher with 60 or more transferable credit hours.

Transfer Honors 1
$16,500 per year
Eligible students with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher with 12-59 transferable credit hours.

Transfer Honors 2
$15,500 per year
Eligible students with a 3.0-3.49 cumulative GPA or higher.

Transfer Achievement
$14,000 per year
Eligible students with a 2.0-2.99 cumulative GPA or higher.


Heritage & Awards OF CIRCUMSTANCE

Students receiving the Transfer Honors tier 2, 3 or Transfer Achievement Award may be eligible for one or more of the following awards and may qualify for up-to a total of $2,000 per year.

Quaker Award
The student must be an active member of their Yearly Meeting and submit a recommendation letter from the pastor or clerk speaking to their Meeting involvement, or student is a graduate of a Quaker high school.

Legacy Award
Student’s parent, step-parent, grandparent, great-grandparent or sibling must be a graduate of WC or sibling must be attending Wilmington College in the current academic year.

Wilmington College Multi-Cultural Award
Awarded at the time of admission to traditionally underrepresented student populations. Qualifying ethnicity must be included on the Application for Admission at the time of submission.

Gateway Award
Available to students whose state of legal residence is not Ohio as of July 1, 2022.


Talent Awards

Athletic Bands Award (Pep Band and Marching Band)
$1,000 per year*
Offered to students who submit a Pep Band Participation Application during the admission process.

Performing Arts Talent Award
$1,000 per year*
Offered to students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the areas of performing arts (acting, singing, dancing, musical performance [vocal and instrumental] or technical design and management). Students must submit a performing arts talent award intent form during the admission process.

IHSA Equestrian Team Talent Award
$1,500 per year*
Offered to students who submit a Riding Team Participation Application during the admission process.

*Available for Fall 2022 entry. (Students entering in Spring Semester are not eligible.)

The College reserves the right to review, adjust, or cancel awards at any time as a result of changes in stated tuition, academic status, full or part time status, housing status, or a student’s conduct. The above awards will be replaced for students receiving tuition benefits due to a parent’s employment at Wilmington College or another participating Tuition Exchange or CIC institution.