Merit Scholarships at Gettysburg College

Merit Scholarships at Gettysburg College
Posted on 01/15/2020
Seniors Only
School Specific:  Gettysburg College
DUE DATE:  January 15, 2020

Eisenhower Scholarship–designed to recognize outstanding applicants who are positively transforming their communities. The College has a long history of civic engagement with students and alumni making a difference in their communities and around the world.

The Eisenhower Scholarship is Gettysburg College's most selective scholarship–$160,000 for four years of full-time study ($40,000 per year). It is awarded to top-performing applicants within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally. More information about the Eisenhower Scholarship including application requirements and process is on their website.

Additionally, Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding four categories of academic merit scholarships under Early Decision and Regular Decision.
  • Abraham Lincoln Scholarship–$32,000 per year
  • Presidential Scholarship–$27,000 per year
  • David Wills Scholarship –$24,000 per year
  • 1832 Founders Scholarship–$15,000 per year

Decisions on merit scholarship recipients are made as part of the admissions process. A separate application is not required. All students, including those who apply test optional, are considered.