The Eisenhower Scholarship is Gettysburg College's most selective scholarship–$160,000 for four years of full-time study ($40,000 per year). It is awarded to top-performing applicants within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally. More information about the Eisenhower Scholarship including application requirements and process is on our website.
Additionally, Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding four categories of academic merit scholarships under Early Decision and Regular Decision. Applications are due by January 15, 2021.
- Abraham Lincoln Scholarship–$32,000 per year
- Presidential Scholarship–$27,000 per year
- David Wills Scholarship –$24,000 per year
- 1832 Founders Scholarship–$15,000 per year
Decisions on merit scholarship recipients are made as part of the admissions process. A separate application is not required. All students, including those who apply test optional, are considered.
I hope that you will share with your students that Gettysburg College accepts self-reported SAT and ACT scores. Please visit our webpage for more information about applying test optional or with self-reported scores.
Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Institute Scholarship Program - VMI recognizes and rewards outstanding academic achievement. If you are an academically talented and intellectually curious student with a well-balanced high school record that includes leadership roles and a broad spectrum of extracurricular activities, you may be eligible to join this elite group of scholar-cadets. Financial need is not a criterion for selection. To be considered for the Institute Scholarship Program, application materials must be received by the VMI Admissions Office no later than February 1, 2021.
Lebanon Valley College Dr. Agnes O'Donnell Scholarship in Literature - The O'Donnell Scholarship is $5,000 per year and is awarded on a competitive basis to high school seniors who have been offered admission to Lebanon Valley College and plan to major in English. Scholarship recipients must rank in the top 10% of their class. Submit your application and essay by February 15, 2021.
Mount Aloysius College - Mercy Presidential Scholarship - Candidates must demonstrate a solid academic record, commitment to home, school and community. Candidates must also possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and be involved in community service projects. Due date is February 15, 2021.