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West Chester University Financial Aid


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West Chester University Financial Aid

25 University Avenue, Suite 030
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2627
Fax: 610-436-2574

Fall/Spring Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-4:30pm

Summer Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-4:00pm

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Scholarship Calendar

Merit Scholarship Information for Incoming Freshmen

Freshmen who meet the minimum academic requirements for merit-based scholarship consideration, and are admitted to the University by January 15th, will be provided information on how to apply along with their acceptance letter. Candidates must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1250 or better on the SAT (evidence based reading & writing + math) and a high school GPA of 3.5 or above to be invited. Students who do not have a high school GPA reported can qualify for an invitation if they rank in the top 15% of their graduating class and meet the SAT requirement. Applicants who meet the academic criteria for scholarship consideration are encouraged to apply early in the fall of their senior year.

The University Scholarship Committee reviews all applications submitted by the assigned due date to determine the allocation of awards. Consideration will be based on the strength of students' academic achievements in high school, as well as their involvement in co-curricular activities and accomplishments within the community.

Military and Veterans Scholarship Information

PA State System Foundation Scholarship Information

Through various scholarship programs, the PA State System (formerly PASSHE) Foundation supports all 14 PA State System Universities by providing scholarships to their students. To learn more scholarship opportunities that may be available to West Chester University students, please visit the PA State System Foundation Scholarship page.

Outside Scholarships

Learn more about Reporting Outside Scholarships to WCU .

The Financial Aid office receives scholarship information and applications from external sources. A list of outside scholarship opportunities organized by deadline can be found below.

Graduate Scholarships

Rolling Deadline

July 2018 Deadline

August 2018 Deadline

September 2018 Deadline

October 2018 Deadline


November 2018 Deadline

December 2018 Deadline

January 2019 Deadline

February 2019 Deadline

March 2019 Deadline

May 2019 Deadline

July 2019 Deadline

August 2019 Deadline

Additional Scholarship Resources

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