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Finances shouldn’t limit a student’s ability to learn. That’s why more than 80% of Kutztown University students receive financial aid. We offer more than 500 awards based on a variety of different criteria and provide numerous scholarships, grants, loans, and college employment opportunities to make a quality education within reach.
Pennsylvania Resident Cost of Attendance (per year)
Base Tuition and FeesTuition and Fees with Merit Scholarship
Tuition: $7,492Tuition: $0 (with Board of Governor’s Tuition Waiver)
Housing: $6,484Housing: $6,484
Meal Plan: $3,798Meal Plan: $3,798
Fees: $2,495Fees: $2,495
Total: $20,269Total: $12,777
In order to receive full consideration for financial awards, students should submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by February 15, 2018. This Application is available starting on October 1, 2017, and can be completed online at www.fafsa.gov. When submitting the FAFSA, please use Kutztown University’s federal school code: 003322.
The Board of Governor’s Tuition Waiver Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have an average of 3.0-3.25 cumulative weighted high school GPA and an 1100-1350 combined score on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT (new test). The Board of Governor’s Scholarships are limited and can be offered in halves and full depending on the applicants overall academic profile. All BOG’s are awarded on a first-come, first deposited basis.
The Sesquicentennial Academic Honors Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have a 3.25 cumulative weighted high school GPA and a 1350 combined score on the critical reading and math sections (old test) or 1410 total (new test) of the SAT or 30 composite on the ACT. The student will receive $7,000 per year for four years as long as he or she participates in the Honors program, lives on campus for the first three years, and completes a minimum of 30 credits per year.
The President's Academic Honors Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have a 3.25 cumulative weighted high school GPA and a 1200 combined score on the critical reading and math sections (old test) or (old test) or 1270 total (new test) of the SAT or 26 composite on the ACT. The student will receive $1,000 per year for four years as long as he or she participates in the Honors program, lives on campus for the first two years, and completes a minimum of 30 credits per year.
The Transfer Book Award is awarded to all first-time transfer students who enter Kutztown University with any type of Associate's degree. This is a one-time book award of $500 for one academic year (fall or spring only) to be utilized in the KU Campus Book Store.
The KU STEM Scholarship is awarded to twenty five incoming first-year students who are academically qualified and intend to major in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs and whose backgrounds indicate that he or she will make an outstanding contribution to the Kutztown University campus community. Beginning in fall 2017, selected students will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The award is renewable for up to four years of consecutive fall and spring enrollment providing that the student maintains a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average, completes a minimum of 24 credits each academic year, and maintains satisfactory academic progress. This award is available only for fall and spring courses.
For a complete listing of merit and need-based scholarships, please visit: www.kutztown.edu/scholarships.
Scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Students
Financial need should never limit a student's ambitions.
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) General Scholarship Program awarded over $1.6 million in scholarships in 2017. Over half (58 percent) of the recipients had taken the PSAT/NMSQT® and were discovered through Student Search Service®.
APIASF offers scholarship opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success.
The APIASF General Scholarship Program:
• Offers a range of scholarships from one-time $2,500 awards to multiyear $20,000 awards
• Offers awards that can be used to cover the total cost of attendance, not just tuition, room, and board
• Focuses on students who are representative of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community's geographic and ethnic diversity
APIASF General Scholarship application opens on September 14, 2017. The deadline to apply is January 11, 2018, at 5 p.m. ET.
Financial Aid Night at Baldwin High School
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:30P - 8:30P
6:30P - 7:30P Financial Aid/PHEAA Presentation (LGI #1, Baldwin High School)
7:30P - 8:30P FAFSA Completion Workshop (Library, Baldwin High School)
PHEAA Representative – Kim McCurdy
Attention all junior and senior students and parents: On Thursday, September 14, 2017, PHEAA Representative Kim McCurdy will present at our annual Financial Aid Night at Baldwin High School, starting at 6:30P. The presentation will begin in our LGI #1 room, followed by a FAFSA Completion Workshop in our Library. The Financial Aid Night is a GREAT opportunity for you to complete your FAFSA application with the support of Mrs. McCurdy and the Baldwin High School Guidance Staff.
Students and parents can enter Baldwin High School through the South parking lot to attend Financial Aid Night. The LGI #1 room and Library can both be found on the third floor of Baldwin High School.
Listed below are items needed to complete the FAFSA at the Completion Workshop:
Have you been a contributor to your community this year ,volunteering loads of time to make your community better? If this is the case you could be recognized by the Prudential Spirit of Community awards. Each student who apply s to be considered as a Baldwin nominee could if chosen earn a national scholarship of $1,000. Baldwin can select two students to be considered for the state award and state awardees move on to the national level. If this sounds like you see Mr. Hall for application instructions by October 25th 2017.