At Randolph we honor exceptional students with a variety of grant and scholarship opportunities.
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, leadership experience, and community involvement (among other things), grants and scholarships can help pay for your journey at Randolph. Transfer students are also eligible for merit scholarships. Among the grant and scholarships opportunities you’ll find:
The top merit award available to Randolph College students, the Presidential Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship offered to select first year applicants who demonstrate exceptional academic qualities along with significant extracurricular pursuits.
*International students are not eligible to receive the Presidential Scholarship.
Students admitted to Randolph College and meeting the criteria listed below are eligible to be considered for the Presidential Scholarship.
Competitive applications will reflect a high school GPA of at least 3.80 (weighted) accompanied by a challenging curriculum of study. Randolph College is test optional, but if a student believes their standardized test scores will enhance the merits of their application, they are encouraged to offer them as part of their submission.
Applicants are required to submit a 1-3 page, double spaced writing sample or a 3-5 minute presentation. Each submission will need to be accompanied by at least two letters of recommendation which may include but are not limited to: teachers, counselors, coaches, community leaders, or other persons with non-familial relationships. Semi-finalists will also be required to complete an interview with the scholarship committee.
*The Presidential Scholarship is a tuition-only scholarship which replaces all other institutional scholarships and grants offered by Randolph College.
At Randolph, we believe in transparent, straightforward grants and scholarships awarded on the basis of academic achievement. We take the time to assess each student’s application holistically.
We recognize and reward ongoing academic excellence. If you maintain satisfactory progress toward your Randolph College degree, your awards will be renewed for your second, third, and fourth year.
Be sure to present a complete picture of yourself when you apply for admission so that you will receive full consideration for scholarship support.
*Many of the above scholarships are only awarded to first-year or incoming students. Current students interested in Randolph College grants and scholarships should contact financial aid for further information.
Tips for Outside Scholarships:
Remember there are numerous scholarship programs available. Student’s must take responsibility to search for outside scholarships. Below are links to various scholarship websites that have been proven helpful to Randolph’s students.
The Financial Aid Office also maintains a list of specialized scholarships, targeted towards students with specific backgrounds, interests, and future goals. If you do not find what you are looking for here, send us an email or stop by our office at the Admissions Welcome Center.
Outside Scholarship Opportunities: