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 (Full Tuition Guarantees Available)

Awards are made each year to talented students who show promise in music ranging from $1,000 to $6,000.

Scholarships are granted based on:

  • Performance level.
  • Potential to succeed in the Music Department.

These awards are renewable based on satisfactory academic and musical achievements along with good standing within the college.

Additionally there are two-full tuition scholarships awarded each year to the most skilled musicians who audition.

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.

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.

Black Scholars Scholarship

All Black Scholar graduates 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.

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. 

Golden Apple Scholarship (Teacher Education)

Roberts Wesleyan College has joined forces with News 8 and Advantage Federal Credit Union to award a $10,000 Golden Apple Scholarships to one incoming undergraduate teacher education student. Detailed information can be found on the Golden Apple Scholarship application page.

Roberts Opportunity Grant

The Roberts Opportunity Grant awards $8,000 per year to recipients who are admitted as first-time full-time freshman students and represent character consistent with the goals of Roberts Wesleyan College. The scholarship is renewed annually.

Freshman:

    • Awarded to students who do not qualify for any Academic Scholarships.