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Academic Scholarships

All academic scholarships are pre-determined based on your transcript and SAT/ACT scores and will be awarded both in your acceptance letter and in your final financial aid award letter.

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Trustee Scholarship - $14,000 per year

The Trustee Scholarship awards $14,000 per year to recipients whose character is consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains a least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average. The following criteria apply to first-time applicants:

Freshman:

  • Minimum 1,300 SAT (critical reading and math combined) or 29 ACT
  • High School grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale

New Canadian Students:

  • 88% overall average

Transfer:

  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) – must provide membership certificate to Admissions

Presidential Scholarship - $13,000 per year

The Presidential Scholarship awards $13,000 per year to recipients whose character is consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains a least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average. The following criteria apply to first-time applicants:

Freshman:

  • Minimum 1,200 SAT (critical reading and math combined) or 27 ACT
  • High School grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale

New Canadian Students:

  • 84% overall average

Transfer Students:

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.60-4.0 at most recent college attended full-time

Dean's Scholarship - $12,000 per year

The Dean's Scholarship awards $12,000 per year to recipients whose character is consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The following criteria apply to first-time applicants:

Freshman:

  • Minimum 1,100 SAT (critical reading and math combined) or 25 ACT
  • High School grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Urban League of Rochester Black Scholar graduates starting their freshmen year at Roberts
  • Ibero-American Action League Scholarship recipients starting their freshmen year at Roberts

New Canadian Students:

  • 80% overall average

Transfer Students:

  • Average of 3.30-3.59 at most recent college attended full-time

Founder's Scholarship - $11,000 per year

The Founder's Scholarship awards $11,000 per year to recipients whose character is consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually, provided the student maintains a least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The following criteria apply to first-time applicants:

Freshman:

  • Minimum 1,000 SAT (critical reading and math combined) or 21 ACT
  • High School grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

New Canadian Students:

  • 76% overall average

Transfer Students:

  • Average of 3.0-3.29 at most recent college attended full-time

National Merit Scholarship

The Roberts Merit Scholarship awards full-tuition scholarships (minus other RWC, federal, and state grants and scholarships) to National Merit Scholar Finalists.

This award is renewed annually, provided the student maintains a 3.40 cumulative grade point average. The following criteria apply to first-time freshmen applicants:

  • National Merit Scholar Finalist for full-tuition
  • Character consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College