Scholarships

In addition to its participation in federal and state financial aid programs, Post University offers several scholarships.  Scholarship awards have no repayment obligation. However, students are required to maintain specific academic standards to maintain their award. Scholarships are often included as part of a total financial aid package. A number of programs are available to students who are have demonstrated exceptional talents and academic abilities.


High Honors Scholarship $14,000


This academic achievement-based scholarship is $14,000 annually. Students receiving the High Honors Scholarship are also eligible to participate in our Honors Program. Freshman High Honors Scholars who also qualify for the Honors Program will receive their fourth year tuition FREE*. 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.

* Full tuition scholarship for fourth year Honors Program students if they have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 at the end of their junior years, are members in good standing in their programs, and are on track to graduate within four years.


Honors Scholarship $12,000


This academic achievement-based scholarship is $12,000 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. A cumulative 3.25 GPA is required to maintain the scholarship each year.


Trustee Scholarship $11,000


The Trustee Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship award of $11,000 annually. To be eligible a student must be selected by our Admissions Committee and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 1400 SAT or 22 ACT. Scholarship is renewable annually upon good academic standing.


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 2.5 GPA and 1300 SAT or 21 ACT. Scholarship is renewable annually upon good academic standing.


Post Scholarship $6,000


The Post 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 2.0 GPA and 1200 SAT or 20 ACT. Scholarship is renewable annually upon good academic standing.


THE MALCOLM BALDRIGE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP  FULL TUITION

Each year, Post University will award two outstanding students who wish to pursue a degree in business from The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business a full–tuition scholarship to attend 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 other requirements to be eligible for this scholarship.  Students are selected by the Admissions Committee based on academic excellence and a commitment to quality.  For information on applying for this scholarship, please contact the Main Campus Admissions Office at 203-596-4555.


Athletic Scholarships


Post University awards scholarships to student-athletes in all of our 16 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.


Returning Student Scholarships

• Awards range from $100–$500
• Non-renewable
• Must reapply annually

These returning student scholarships 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. See your Student Finance Specialist in the Office of Student Finance for 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

Grant in Aid

This award is given to our students demonstrating the greatest need. The amount is determined on a case-by-case basis, dependent on the information submitted on the student FAFSA application. A FAFSA form is required in order to receive this need- based award. Renewable if needed and 2.0 CGPA is demonstrated.


ALL ONE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The All One Family Scholarship program was established to make education more affordable for families who have multiple students enrolled at Post University. 

Up To $5,000 Annually

Children, grandchildren or spouses of currently-enrolled Accelerated Degree Program students who want to enroll as new full-time students on our Main Campus in Waterbury, CT can receive up to $5,000 a year. 

Sibling Discount

Siblings who are enrolled on the Main Campus and/or in an Accelerated Degree Program receive a 25% tuition grant divided evenly among them for as long as they are attending together.


Alumni Discount

This is a renewable award that is given to our students having at least one parent (step-parents accepted) that can be verified as a graduate of the University. The amount is 10% off of the current year’s tuition (only). The student must maintain a 2.0 CGPA.


Sacred Heart High School Grant

• Annual scholarship award $4000
• Must maintain a 2.0 CGPA
• Renewable for a maximum of 8 continuous semesters/4 academic award years

This scholarship is available to those students who have graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury CT. The graduation date can be no longer than two academic years prior to admission to the University.


Military Discount Grant

• Annual scholarship award $9,850
• Must maintain a 2.0 CGPA
• Renewable for a maximum of 8 continuous semesters/4 academic award years

This scholarship is for "Active Duty", "Reserve", or "Veteran" Military service men and women. Verification of service and dependent status is required.


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 2.0 CGPA. An application and essay are required. Please see your Student Finance Specialist in the Office of Student Finance for details and an application.


THE MALCOLM BALDRIGE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP THROUGH THE CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business Scholarship is a $1,000 annual scholarship awarded through the Connecticut Community Foundation for two incoming freshmen who wish to pursue a degree in business through The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University.  For an application and eligibility criteria, please visit https://www.conncf.org/list-of-funds.