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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 have demonstrated exceptional talents and academic abilities.

For all of the scholarships listed, a cumulative 2.0 GPA is required to maintain the scholarship each year.


GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Graduate Alumni Discount

This is award that is given to students who have successfully completed an Undergraduate Degree at Post University and are pursuing a Graduate Degree at Post University. The amount is 10% off the Graduate Course Tuition Charges.

Post Scholars Scholarship

Matriculated students who demonstrate outstanding academic excellence by earning a grade point average of at least 3.9 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 3.5 or better as a graduate student. Post University Scholars who drop below a 3.5 GPA in any given module will forfeit the additional 10% tuition grant.


UNDERGRADUATE FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS
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.

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. A cumulative 3.25 GPA is required to maintain the scholarship each year.

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 Scholarship $4,000 - $8,000

The Post 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.

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 1600, 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.  An essay is required as part of the application process. For information on applying for this scholarship, please contact the Main Campus Admissions Office at 203.596.4555. 


UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS
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 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 college 2.0 GPA.


OTHER UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
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.

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 (from Sacred Heart) can be no longer than two academic years prior to admission to the University. Renewable for a maximum of 8 continuous semesters/4 academic award years.

Military Tuition Discount
  • Annual tuition discount is up to $11,529

This tuition discount is for Active Duty, Reserve, or Veteran Military service men and women, and eligible family members. 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 http://www.conncf.org/students/apply-scholarship/.

 



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