Scholarships for First-Year Students
Elizabethtown College merit-based scholarships
Elizabethtown College is committed to recognizing the significant achievements of its strongest applicants by awarding merit-based scholarships. Students improve their candidacy for these awards by completing the application process in a timely manner and enhancing the content of their application with additional supporting documentation and an on-campus interview.
Stamps Leadership Scholarship
The Stamps Leadership Scholarship Program recognizes and rewards exceptional students who exemplify leadership, perseverance, scholarship, service, overcoming obstacles and innovation. Stamps Scholars receive an award meeting 100% of the total cost of attendance (tuition) plus access to a $6,000 enrichment fund which can be used for study abroad, internship support, community/civic engagement opportunities and other qualified educational activities. This prestigious scholarship is renewable for up to eight semesters. Students must apply to Elizabethtown College by February 1 to be eligible for this scholarship; interviews are encouraged. more on Stamps>>
These merit-based scholarships, valued at up to $24,500 each, are offered to academically superior entering first-year students. Strong candidates for this award rank in the top percentages of their high school class, have taken a very challenging curriculum, have a combined Critical Reading and Mathematics SAT score of 1300 or an ACT composite score of 29, and display leadership, citizenship and extracurricular achievement.
These merit-based scholarships, valued at up to $21,500 each, are offered to academically superior students. Strong candidates for this award rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class, have taken a very challenging curriculum, have a combined Critical Reading and Mathematics SAT score of 1150 or an ACT composite score of 25, and display leadership, citizenship and extracurricular achievement.
These merit-based awards, valued up to $18,500 each, are offered to a select group of incoming student whose high school curriculum is challenging, whose academic record is excellent, who have demonstrated leadership and service backgrounds, and who are likely to contribute to the Elizabethtown College community in significant ways.
Elizabethtown Legacy Scholarship
At Elizabethtown College, relationships are important. Relationships that develop between students, faculty, staff, and alumni are a large part of what makes the College distinct. Elizabethtown recognizes the relationship legacy students have with our community by awarding $2,000 Legacy Scholarships to accepted students who are children or grandchildren of Elizabethtown alumni.
Church of the Brethren Scholarship
These awards are available to students who are active members of the Church of the Brethren when they are admitted to the College. This money is an outright award to the student and does not have to be repaid. This aid is listed as a credit on the College bill.
Mosaic Award winners have a demonstrated commitment to valuing and fostering the diversity reflected in their community and in the bigger world beyond. They have sought opportunities to both seek and provide perspective in conversations and activity related to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, age, and national origin. These awards are valued up to $5,000. Elizabethtown expects Mosaic Award winners to continue to contribute in similar ways during their time on campus. All accepted students are considered for the Mosaic Award. More about the Mosaic Award >>
Music Performance Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded to first-year and transfer students who are outstanding performing musicians who meet the challenges of Elizabethtown’s academic environment. Scholarships are open to music and non-music majors. Awards range in value up to $4,000 annually and are renewable for four years. Scholarship winners must participate in a College music ensemble identified by the College and take private music lessons for credit in their primary performing areas to maintain their scholarships. Students must receive “pass” grades in the ensembles and no less than “B-” in the lessons to remain eligible for the scholarship.
By way of a grant from the National Science Foundation, Elizabethtown College offers The EPIC Scholarship to support education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This scholarship allows Elizabethtown to help meet the full demonstrated need, up to $10,000 per year, for select female students who wish to pursue the field of engineering. All accepted female students with intended majors in Computer Engineering and Engineering who complete the FAFSA by February 1 are considered. More about the EPIC Scholarship >>
Scholarship Information for Transfers
Each transfer student is unique. The scholarship process for transfer students is unique too and requires individual attention. Contact the Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment to learn more.
Scholarship Information for
Qualified International Students are eligible for an Elizabethtown College International Student Scholarship for their four years at the College. To learn more about this opportunity, contact the Coordinator of International Recruitment.