University Scholarships and Loans

Scholarships are awarded from funds provided by generous gifts to the University from individuals and organizations.  The listings below are of permanently-established scholarship funds. Other limited-term funding programs may be available.  Additional scholarship assistance not listed herein is recommended by the Department of Athletics and governed by NCAA rules.

The University’s scholarship programs for entering first-year students do not require separate application unless noted. Students wishing consideration for scholarships listing need as a consideration should complete the College Board’s PROFILE application and the U.S. Department of Education’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The annual calculation of need, and therefore award amounts, may vary from year to year.

Other scholarship programs do not require separate application unless noted. Financial need is a factor in the awarding of most aid. The annual calculation of need, and therefore award amounts, may vary from year to year. Students wishing consideration for scholarships listing need as a consideration should complete the College Board’s PROFILE application and the U.S. Department of Education’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Loans

Need-based institutional loan programs  do not require separate application. The annual calculation of need, and therefore award amounts, may vary from year to year. Students wishing consideration for need-based institutional loan programs should complete the College Board’s PROFILE application and the U.S. Department of Education’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Wake Forest University offers merit based scholarships that students from all socio-economic backgrounds may be eligible to apply for.

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