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In addition to its participation in federal financial aid programs, Post University offers a number of scholarships. Scholarship awards have no repayment obligation. Merit-based scholarships are renewable, provided students maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as outlined in the university catalog. Scholarships are often included as part of a total financial aid package.

Main Campus - Merit Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen
High Honors Scholarship $20,001 - $22,000

This academic achievement-based scholarship is $20,001 - $22,000 annually. Students receiving the High Honors Scholarship are also eligible to participate in our Honors Program. To be eligible for this scholarship the student must be selected by the Admissions Committee and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and 1800 SAT or 28 ACT score.  Qualifying students are required to participate in the Honors Program and remain in good standing in the Program.

Honors Scholarship $16,001 - $20,000

This academic achievement-based scholarship is $16,001 - $20,000 annually. Students receiving the Honors Scholarship are also eligible to participate in our Honors Program. To qualify for this scholarship the student must be selected by the Admissions Committee and have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and 1500 SAT or 24 ACT score. Qualifying students are eligible to participate in the Honors Program and are encouraged to do so.

Trustee Scholarship $12,001 - $16,000

The Trustee Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship award of $12,001 - $16,000. To be eligible a student must be selected by our Admissions Committee and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a combined SAT score of 1500 or ACT score of 22.

Presidential Scholarship $8,001 - $12,000

The Presidential Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship award of $8,001 - $12,000 annually. To be eligible a student must be selected by our Admissions Committee and have a minimum 2.5 GPA and 1400 SAT or 22 ACT.

Post Merit Scholarship $4,000 - $8,000

The Post Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship award of $4,000 - $8,000 annually. To be eligible a student must be selected by our Admissions Committee and have a minimum 2.0 GPA and 1300 SAT or 21 ACT.

Main Campus - Merit Scholarships for Transfer Students
High Honors Scholarship $14,000

This academic achievement-based scholarship is $14,000 annually. To be eligible for this scholarship the student must be selected by the Admissions Committee and have a minimum college GPA of 3.5.

Honors Scholarship $12,000

This academic achievement-based scholarship is $12,000 annually. To qualify for this scholarship the student must be selected by the Admissions Committee and have a minimum college GPA of 3.25.

Trustee Scholarship $11,000

The Trustee Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship award of $11,000. To be eligible a student must by selected by our Admissions Committee and have a minimum college 3.0 GPA.

Presidential Scholarship $8,000

The Presidential Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship award of $8,000 annually. To be eligible a student must be selected by our Admissions Committee and have a minimum college 2.5 GPA.

Post Merit Scholarship $6,000

The Post Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship award of $6,000 annually. To be eligible a student must be selected by our Admissions Committee and have a minimum college 2.0 GPA.


Main Campus - Other Scholarships
President-to-President Scholarship (Renewable)

A full tuition scholarship is awarded to a student from Naugatuck Valley Community College who has earned an associate degree or completed at least 60 credits with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business Scholarship Full Tuition (Renewable)

Each year, Post University will award a full-tuition scholarship to two outstanding students who wish to pursue a degree in business from The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business on the University’s Main Campus in Waterbury, Connecticut. Students must enroll as full-time residential students, have a high school GPA of at least 3.65 and an SAT score of at least 1800, and meet eligibility requirements. Students are selected by the Admissions Committee based on academic excellence and a commitment to quality. An essay is required as part of the application process.

Post College Foundation

Post College Foundation Inc. invites annual scholarship applications from students entering any year of an undergraduate or graduate degree program in business or the arts and sciences at Post University, residing in northwest Connecticut and carrying a minimum GPA of 2.0. An application and essay are required. Please contact a Student Finance Specialist in the Office of Student Finance for details and an application.

Grant in Aid

This award is given to students demonstrating the greatest financial need. The amount is determined on a case-by-case basis, dependent on the information submitted on the student’s FAFSA. A FAFSA is required to be considered for this need-based award.

The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business Scholarship Through the Connecticut Community Foundation (Renewable)

The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business Scholarship is a $1,000 annual scholarship awarded through the Connecticut Community Foundation to an incoming freshman interested in pursuing a degree in business through The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University.

For an application and eligibility criteria, please visit http://www.conncf.org/students/apply-scholarship/.

Athletic Scholarships

Post University awards scholarships to student-athletes in all of our 20 NCAA Division II athletic programs. Students should contact the head coach of the sport they are interested in for more information on how to qualify.

Post Scholars Scholarship (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Post University students who demonstrate outstanding academic excellence by earning a grade point average of at least 3.90 upon graduation are named Post University Scholars and are eligible to receive an additional 10 percent tuition discount beyond the 10 percent Alumni grant on a master’s degree program at the University. The Post University Scholars tuition grant is contingent on the student maintaining a GPA of 3.50 or better as a graduate student. Post University Scholars who drop below a 3.50 GPA in any given module will forfeit the additional 10 percent tuition grant.

Returning Student Scholarships

These returning student scholarships are worth $500 and may be awarded to students who demonstrate high scholastic achievement throughout their University careers, through an annual application process. Applications are available the second week of March each academic award year and are due by the date noted on the annual application. Visit the Office of Student Finance to obtain an application. Available scholarships include:

  • Alumni Association Scholarship

  • Charles H. Zwicker Scholarship

  • Christopher Love Scholarship

  • Damon Palladino Scholarship

  • Edward/Rose Traurig Scholarship

  • Edwin Angevine Scholarship

  • Equine Resource Scholarship

  • J.P. Morgan Chase Scholarship

  • Joseph & Christin Alix Scholarship

  • Louis D. Traurig Scholarship

  • Maureen A. Gouldin Scholarship

  • Max Traurig Scholarship

  • Phyllis DeLeo & Jay Alix Scholarship

  • Post Family Scholarship

  • Raymond A. LaMoy Athletic Scholarship

  • Rose Traurig Endowment Scholarship

  • Rose Traurig Female Athlete Scholarship


Online Scholarships
Post Scholars Scholarship (Graduate Students)

Post University students who demonstrate outstanding academic excellence by earning a grade point average of at least 3.90 upon graduation are named Post University Scholars and are eligible to receive an additional 10 percent tuition discount beyond the 10 percent Alumni grant on a master’s degree program at the University. The Post University Scholars tuition grant is contingent on the student maintaining a GPA of 3.50 or better as a graduate student. Post University Scholars who drop below a 3.50 GPA in any given module will forfeit the additional 10 percent tuition grant.

Post University offers multiple scholarship opportunities designed to recognize you for your academic excellence and other talents. Contact Post University for information on scholarships for which you may qualify. 




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