Merit Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships we provide based on merit. These will be reflected in your final award letter. 

Choose a scholarship below to expand for details.

Art Scholarship

Awards are made each year to talented students who show promise in art. 

Requirements:

  • Satisfactory academic records and unusual proficiency in art.
  • Art portfolio review with the art faculty.

These awards are renewable based on satisfactory achievement and good standing within the college.

Find out more at the art department website.

Music Scholarship

Awards are made each year to talented students who show promise in music ranging from $500 to $6,000.

Requirements:

  • Satisfactory academic records and unusual proficiency in music.
  • Music audition and music theory exam.

These awards are renewable based on satisfactory achievement and good standing within the college.

Find out more at the music department website.

Young Life

Young Life students can receive $4,000 over four years at Roberts Wesleyan College. Detailed information can be found on the Young Life Scholarship page.

Free Methodist Scholarship

Students who are active members in a Free Methodist Church are eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship.

Black Scholars Scholarship

Roberts Wesleyan College will automatically award any Black Scholar graduate the Dean’s Scholarship. If the recipient is already at the Dean’s Scholarship academic level, they will be awarded award an additional $1,000 each year. This award is only for incoming freshmen.

The Black Scholars program is offered through the Urban League of Rochester. The program identifies Black Scholars from school districts in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, and Wayne counties. Eligible students should mention in their application that they are a Black Scholar recipient.

First in Family Farash Foundation Scholarship (Full Tuition Guarantees Available)

The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation provides scholarships for:

  • Entering Freshmen
  • From Monroe or Ontario Counties (New York State)
  • First in family to attend college

You can read more detailed information on the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation's First in Family Scholarship page.

Alumni Scholarship

Students whose mom or dad are alumni of Roberts Wesleyan College will receive a $1,000 scholarship each year.

Eligible students should mention in their application that their parents are graduates of the college. 

Ibero-American Action League Scholarship

Roberts Wesleyan College will automatically award any Ibero-American Action League graduate the Dean’s Scholarship.

If the recipient is already at the Dean’s Scholarship academic level, they will be awarded award an additional $1,000 each year. This award is only for incoming freshmen. Eligible students should mention in their application that they are part of the Ibero-American Action League.