The University offers both merit-based and need-based assistance through the Robert P. and Dorothy Caldwell Scholarship Fund, created in 1988 to honor the Caldwell family of Gastonia, North Carolina. Up to three scholarships are awarded annually. In the awarding of a portion of these funds, the Scholarship Committee gives preference to students from Gaston and Catawba (N.C.) Counties who need assistance in order to attend Wake Forest. Students completing the admissions application will be considered for the Caldwell awards, with values up to partial tuition.
Wake Forest University offers merit based scholarships that students from all socio-economic backgrounds may be eligible to apply for.