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  • Academic Merit Scholarships

    Eligibility
    • Academic merit scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students awarded by the Undergraduate Admissions office.
    • For students with a strong GPA and strong standardized test scores.
    • Scholarships are renewable for up to four continuous years for freshman and three continuous years for transfer students while maintaining a cumulative 3.0 grade point average and full-time enrollment (at least 12 credits). 
    • Returning student's cumulative GPA is reviewed annually (after spring grades are posted) and students that don't meet the 3.0 GPA requirement are subject to losing their scholarship. 
    Amount

    $500 - full tuition (tuition only)

    Application/selection

    No separate application required. Recipients are selected by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on credentials submitted with the application for admission, and generally are notified with their acceptance letter. Students who apply to Temple before March 1 have the best opportunity to be selected for Temple University Academic Scholarships. 

  • Air Force ROTC

    Eligibility

    U.S. citizens who:

    • are high school graduates (or equivalent);
    • can pass the physical examination for participation in ROTC;
    • possess at least a 2.5 grade point average; and
    • have 1100 on the SAT are eligible.
    Amount

    Tuition scholarships are for $9,000, $15,000 or full tuition plus an annual stipend of $3,000 and $255 per semester for books for two- (sophomores), three- (freshman), or four-year (for entering students) scholarships.  Four-year scholarship winners are also eligible to receive a $2,500 payment for room and board.

    Application/selection

    Students interest in four-year awards must apply by December 1 of the year before they intend to enter the university. Applicants will be interviewed and winners will be notified by June 1.

    Two- and three-year scholarship applicants can apply beginning in January, with notifications sent in May.

    For more information about Air Force Scholarships at Temple University, call 610-660-3190 or visit the regional Air Force ROTC website.

  • Army ROTC

    Eligibility

    U.S. citizens who:

    • are high school graduates (or equivalent);
    • can pass the physical examination for participation in ROTC; and
    • have at least a 2.5 grade point average and 920 on the SAT are eligible.
    Amount

    Full tuition and fees scholarships (resident or nonresident rate) plus an annual stipend ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 and $450 per semester for books for two- (sophomores), three- (freshmen), or four-year (for entering students) scholarships. 

    Application/selection

    Students interested in four-year awards must apply by December 1 of the year before they intend to enter the university. Finalists will be selected and interviewed and winners will be notified by June 1.

    Two- and three-year scholarship applicants can apply beginning in January, with notifications sent in May.

    For more information about Army scholarships at Temple, contact Captain Will Griffin at 215-204-4453. The Army ROTC office is located in Ritter Hall (lower level). Visit the Temple Army ROTC website.

  • Athletic Scholarships

    Eligibility
    • Participants in all varsity sports will be considered for scholarships.
    • The University and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) determine the requirements and standards.
    Amount

    Full and partial tuition scholarships, plus room and board and book allowances, are available.

    Application/selection

    The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics identifies and recruits students and selects scholarship recipients from among those who are admissible to the university.

  • Bill Bernardo Scholarship in Physical Education

    Eligibility

    Entering freshmen who

    • are graduates of Germantown High School (Philadelphia); and
    • plan to major in kinesiology.
    Amount

    One full tuition scholarship, renewable for up to four years as long as the student maintains a 3.0 average.

    Application/selection

    No separate application is required. One award is made every four years. The recipient is selected by the university’s Cosby Scholarship Committee of the Provost’s office.

  • Camille Cosby Scholarship in Science

    Eligibility

    Entering freshmen who:

    • graduated from Simon Gratz, Germantown, Central or Girls High School (all in Philadelphia);
    • who intend to major in one of the natural sciences; and
    • who have demonstrated financial need will be considered.
    Amount

    One $2,400 tuition award, renewable for one year with the stipulation that a 3.0 GPA is maintained.

    Application/selection

    No separate application is required. One award is made every four years. The recipient is selected by the university’s Cosby Scholarship Committee of the Provost’s office.

  • Diamond Bands Scholarship

    Eligibility
    • Qualified students enrolled in any Temple school or college may become a member of one of the university’s four bands and be considered for scholarships.
    Amount

    $500 to $2000 (based on students’ participation and musicianship).

    Application/selection

    Boyer College of Music selects participants in the Diamond Bands and awards the scholarships. Interested students should contact the Director of Athletic Bands, Room 229 Presser Hall, or call 215-204-8321.

  • HERB it Forward Scholarship

    Eligibility
    • Individuals 17-25 years of age
    • Applicants must be residents of the U.S.
    • Open to all those who are graduating in 2016 or have graduated high school, received their GED or have been homeschooled
    • Hope Paige customer within the last 5 years or immediate family member (siblings, spouse/partner, children, grandchildren or parent)
    • One applicant per Hope Paige customer
    • Previous winners of the Herb It Forward scholarship cannot apply.
    • Only fully completed applications, which include a transcript, GED or State Certification will be considered. 
    Amount
    • 9 individuals will receive a scholarship of $5,000 each.
    • 9 individuals will receive a scholarship of $2,500 each.
    • 9 individuals will receive a scholarship of $1,000 each.

    Starting October 1, 2015 through May 1, 2016, Hope Paige Medical ID customers will be able to donate additional funding.  Hope Paige Medical ID will match all donations made through www.hopepaige.com up to $10,000. Additional funds donated will be split equally amongst recipients.

    Application/selection

    "HERB it Forward" Scholarship- Honoring Excellence and Rewarding Benevolence

    Our Mission:

    In the past Hope Paige has supported many different charities. Now, we want to give back to our customers! We have created this scholarship to reward committed, enthusiastic and wholehearted young adults who have the desire and drive to make a difference.

    Our Inspiration:

    Shelly Fisher, CEO of Hope Paige Medical ID, was inspired by her father, Herb Lotman, a self-made businessman whose lifetime was dedicated to helping others. “The ‘Herb it Forward’ Scholarship was created to educate those future leaders who will continue to pay it forward," says Shelly. “We want to help them in their educational pursuits since education is the one gift that can’t be taken away from you.”

    The Scholarship Process:

    Complete our “HERB it Forward” Scholarship application online, https://www.hopepaige.com/herbitforward.aspx. Applications will be accepted through January 1, 2016. 27 scholarship recipients will be announced on March 1, 2016. Final scholarship amount will be announced May 4, 2016. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to recipient’s school.

    To Donate:

    Donations can be made through "The Philadelphia Foundation" via all major credit/debit cards here. Please note a new page will open on your screen.

    Please make checks payable to "The Philadelphia Foundation" with "Herb it Forward" in the memo. Checks can be mailed to:

             Hope Paige Designs

             Attn: Herb it Forward

             100 Front Street, Suite 300

             West Conshohocken, PA 19428

    All donations are tax-deductible.

    This scholarship is being administered by The Philadelphia Foundation

  • Maguire Scholarship

    Eligibility
    • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the institution's Financial Aid Office
    • Be a graduate of one of the high schools (Maguire Scholars Program High Schools)
    • Qualify for admission to selected institution
    • Students must have at least a 3.0 grade average or equivalent in high school
    • Student must be engaged in community service and/or extracurricular activities
    • Student or family must contribute at least $5,000 per year to tuition, room & board ($1,000 at a community college)
    • Student participates with regular "intrusive counseling" in accordance with university requirements
    • Student agrees to participate in an annual Maguire Scholars Program event
    • Complete a Maguire Scholars Program Application (application listed below) that includes a letter of recommendation from supervisor of a volunteer/community service or extracurricular activity
    Application/selection
    • Complete the application, including the personal statement.
    • Attach letter of recommendation.
    • All applications must be submitted or postmarked in their entirety by March 1, 2016.
    • Each application must be sent directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the school to which you are applying.
      Please mark: Attention: Maguire Scholars’ Application
    • In addition to these scholarship materials, each applicant must complete the Free

    Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), http://www.fafsa.ed.gov, by February 16, 2016 and include your desired institutions on the FAFSA.

    (Check with each institution for their preferred deadlines)

    Maguire Scholarship application for all information pertaining to the 2016-17 Maguire Scholarship.

     

  • Mario D. Fantini Scholarship in Education

    Eligibility

    Entering freshmen who

    • are graduates of South Philadelphia High School; and
    • who plan a career in education.

    The award is renewable for up to four years, with the stipulation that the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

    Amount

    One new full tuition scholarship awarded every two years.

    Application/selection

    No separate application is required. The recipient is selected by the university’s Cosby Scholarship Committee of the Provost’s office.

  • Pennsylvania Governor's School Merit Scholarship

    Eligibility

    Entering freshmen who:

    • are graduates of one of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Schools of Excellence;
    • have scored at least 1050 on the SAT;
    • rank in the top 30% of their graduating class; and
    • have a 3.2 GPA are eligible.

    This scholarship is typically given to strong academic students who may not have been offered other merit scholarships during the admissions review process. It is not a supplemental award.  Scholarships are renewable for up to four years with academic eligibility. 

    Amount

    $2,500 (five awards offered per year)

    Application/selection

    No separate application is required. Students must apply to Temple before March 1st. Recipients are selected by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on credentials submitted with the application for admission. All interested candidates should include their certificate of completion with their application materials.

  • Temple University 20/20 Scholarship

    Eligibility

    Entering freshmen who:

    • Live in Temple's north Philadelphia community, within the 19121, 19122, 19132 and 19133 zip codes at the time of application for admission

    The scholarship is designed to reinforce Temple's commitment to the community surrounding our Main Campus and to help increase access to higher education for talented students living there. This scholarship is typically given to strong academic students who may not have been offered other merit scholarships during the admissions review process. It is not a supplemental award. Scholarships are renewable for up to four years with academic eligibility. 

    Amount

    $5,000 (twenty-five awards offered per year)

    Application/selection

    No separate application is required. Students must apply to Temple before March 1st. Recipients are selected by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on credentials submitted with the application for admission.