You may be closer to a scholarship at Philadelphia University than you think. As you'll see below, we offer many scholarships, some awarded before you start as a freshman and others available to current students based on success after their first year. Investigate these opportunities that help to make a Philadelphia University education more affordable.

Merit Awards for Freshmen and Transfers
Merit-based faculty scholarships and faculty grants reward students for their academic success before attending Philadelphia University. Without regard to your financial need, these scholarships are awarded to new freshmen based on cumulative high school GPA and SAT or ACT scores. Freshmen scholarships range from $2,500 to $15,000 and are renewable for up to four years as a full-time student as long as your academic progress is satisfactory. Transfer students can also receive merit awards on the basis of all previous college level work. Awards range from $4,500 to $9,000 per year. All scholarships are renewable each year of full-time attendance provided you meet GPA requirements associated with the merit awards.

To determine if you are eligible for one of these awards, please complete the Merit Award Card or call the Office of Admissions at 1.800.951.7287 or 215.951.2800 or send an email to

For more information about Financial Aid, including athletic scholarships and all other forms of aid, visit, specifically

For information on applying for aid, click here.

Telephone: 215.951.2800
Toll free: 1.800.951.7287

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