Temple University is a public research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With 29,000 undergraduates students that attend the school, Temple University offers plenty of different scholarships to help make tuition more affordable. Here are the top 10.
1. Coco-Cola First Generation Scholarship for First Year Students
This award is for students who are the first in their family to be going to college. The deadline for the application is March 15th. The award is $5,000 that can be renewed depending on the maintenance of the GPA. There are five freshman each year that are awarded this prestigious scholarship and you must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
2. Mario D. Fantini Scholarship for First Year Students
This scholarship is for students who have graduated from South Philadelphia High School and plans to major in education. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA as well as shown great merit through test scores and rigor of course work. The recipient is given their full tuition paid for and there are winners chosen every two years. There is no separate application but students must complete by the normal deadline their FAFSA and general admission paperwork.
3. Maguire Scholarship for First Year Students
Maguire Scholarship is open and given preference to students who have graduated from a high school that the Maguire Foundation partners with for example (The Haverford School and Shipley School). The due date for the application and letter of recommendation (from a supervisor of a community service or extra curricular activity) is March 1st. You must also maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and have the FAFSA documentation filled out as well as the general application. The award amount is $5,000 to go towards either tuition or room and board.
4. Pennslyvania Governors School Merit Scholarship for First Year Students
The scholarship is given to students who graduated from one of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Schools of Excellence, has at least a 3.2 GPA, ranked top 30% above the school, and at least a 1050 on the SAT. The award amount is $2,500 and there is no separate application but the student must apply to Temple by March 1st.
5. Camille Crosby Scholarship is Science for First Year Students
This scholarship is awarded to students who graduated from Simon Gratz, Central or Girls High School (all in Philadelphia), have a 3.0 or higher GPA and are intending to major in the natural sciences. The recipients awarded get a $2,400 award that can be renewed for one year(maintain a 3.0). The deadline is the same as the general application and FAFSA documentation there is no separate application process.
6. Transfer Scholarship for Upper Year Students
Students who are looking to transfer to Temple University have a change to receive a scholarship. The scholarship is able to be given to students who are within the state as well as out of state. The only deadline that you have to worry about is the transfer deadline applications which are November 1st (spring semester) and June 1st (fall semester). The requirements to be eligible for the scholarship is $1,000(in state) or $2,500 (out of state) for those with a 3.3–3.64 GPA or for those with 3.65 and above ($2,000 in state) and ($5,000 out of state).
7. Henrietta S. Treen scholarship for Upper Year Students
The Henrietta S. Treen scholarship is given to students who are undergraduates or graduate students who are preparing to take coursework in ministry, medicine or Law. The students can fill out the application provided by the center of scholarship administration. The deadline is March 17th and the amount of the scholarship varies. Student must have a GPA between 2.0 -4.0, as well as show merit and high personal character.
8. Supplemental Academic Scholarship for Upper Year Students
The Supplemental Academic Scholarship is for those students who are in financial need (through completed FAFSA requirements) as well as have shown great merit (through at least a 2.75 GPA). The deadline for applying is between March and May. Students are typically awarded an amount of between $2,000-$4,000.
9. Elmer Roe Deaver Foundation Scholarship for Upper Year Students
This scholarship is for students who are kids of/related to or have worked at one time at Quaker City Life Insurance Company. To be eligible you must be enrolled part time or full time as well as fill out the FAFSA form, give SAT/ACT scores, transcripts as well as any documentation to prove relation or previous employment such as W2s, employee ID etc. The Deadline for this is June 15 and the award amount varies.
10. Broad Street Finish Line for Upper Year Students
The main requirement for this is to have the FAFSA paperwork completed by March 1st but consideration is given higher to students who are from the City of Philadelphia or are first generation college students in their family (parents did not attend). The award amount varies but it ranges from the amounts of $500-$5,000.
Temple University is a medium sized school that offers students many different ways to lower their tuition bill and make education more affordable. There are various different scholarships to apply for some ranging in smaller amounts others covering almost the full tuition. There are scholarships for various interested majors, those who are the first of their generation to attend college, merit scholarships and so much more.