Financial Support


All Honors College students receive generous financial aid packages from Westminster College as a result of their outstanding performance in high school. Rankings for scholarship money take into account many factors, including performance in high school AP classes and on AP exams. The Honors College does everything in its power to support its students' quest for other forms of monetary support, including funding for various research opportunities and post-graduate scholarships.

Honors Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Academic Excellence Scholarship ($5,000) is awarded annually to students who show particular promise and interest in academic excellence, campus leadership, and visibility—and who demonstrate a good fit with the unique learning approach of Honors. This annual scholarship is renewable for up to four years, provided the student maintains good academic standing and satisfactory progress and remains an active member of the Honors College. These scholarships are for traditional first-year students and students transferring to Westminster from another institution.

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Honors Summer Research Awards

The Honors College offers two $3,750 awards annually for students engaged in summer research.

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Travel Funds for Graduate School

Students investigating graduate school are eligible to have some of their travel funds reimbursed through the Student Honors Council Fund. Contact the Honors dean for an application form.