At Randolph we honor exceptional students with a variety of academic and merit scholarships. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, leadership experience, community involvement, and special talents (among other things), scholarships can help pay for your journey at Randolph.

Among the scholarships you’ll find:

Presidential Scholars Program

The Presidential Scholars Program, our most prestigious scholarship program, awards as much as full tuition.

The specific criteria for top Presidential Scholarship consideration are:

  • GPA of 3.7 to 4.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Strong college prep curriculum with advanced coursework undertaken (AP or IB courses)
  • Top 20% of class
  • 1400+ SAT scores or 30+ ACT scores
  • Demonstrated leadership in school and community

Academic (Merit) Scholarships

Randolph College academic scholarships will range from $20,000 to $25,000 for incoming students in 2014-2015. They’re awarded based on a variety of factors, including SAT scores and GPA. These awards are renewed annually based on academic performance. Your application for admission serves as your application for an academic scholarship. No separate application is required.

Scholarships from Outside Sources

Randolph College students have proven amazingly resourceful in securing outside scholarships, which help finance their education. Current students are recipients of scholarships from such organizations as the Tobacco Region Scholarship Program, the English Foundation, the Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame, and the Amherst County Farm Bureau.  Below are links to various scholarship websites that may be helpful to you:

The Student Financial Services Office recommends exploring multiple sources for scholarships, including churches and community organizations, Masonic Lodges, Elks and Moose Lodges, American Legion and VFW posts, local businesses and trade unions, as well as parents’ employers who may offer scholarships to their employees’ dependents.  Other scholarship resources can include and

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