Scholarship Search

Welcome to West Chester University's scholarship website! 

Through the generosity of community members and other supporters, West Chester University and the WCU Foundation provide thousands of dollars in scholarships and other resources to students at both the West Chester and Philadelphia Campuses.

Ready to apply? To see all the scholarships with open applications for which you may be eligible, please click “Apply Now” to log in.  A limited number of other scholarship applications may open at other times throughout the year, so check back often for any new applications which may have opened since your last visit.

To apply for scholarships at West Chester University, you need to have been admitted through the Admissions Office. Newly admitted students who have not yet set up a WCU student account can find information and a link on the sign in page (withing the yellow box) to set up and account.  It is not necessary to have paid the admissions deposit in order to set up a WCU user name and password for this purpose.

Below is a preview of some of the scholarships that have been awarded previously and/or will be available this academic year. This is not a comprehensive list nor are all of these scholarships open at this time.  
To search for opportunities listed in this preview, use the options below:  
  • Category Search – Each scholarship may be assigned one or more categories based on the scholarship requirements. This option allows you to identify and search the categories that you feel are most relevant to you. To expand a search option, click on the + sign.
  • Keyword(s) Search – Each scholarship may have one or more keywords. This option allows you to search by that keyword field.
Students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by our priority deadline of March 1 to determine eligibility for federal aid and other need-based aid. To complete a new FAFSA, please visit

If you have any questions regarding this scholarship site, please contact the Financial Aid Office by phone at 610-436-2627 or by email at

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