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  • Academic Merit Scholarships

    • Scholarships are renewable for up to four undergraduate, continuous years for freshman (accepted for fall 2016 and prior terms) and three continuous years for transfer students while maintaining a cumulative 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment (at least 12 credits per term). Freshman accepted for fall 2017 and future terms must review their undergraduate scholarship notification for specific renewal criteria. Renewal criteria can be found in the Policies section of this website. 
    • Undergraduate students that do not meet the eligibility requirements will no longer qualify for the academic merit scholarship. The undergraduate scholarship cannot be reinstated once lost. Additional information on the renewal criteria can be found in the Policies section of this website. 
    • Specific details may be provided in the student's undergraduate scholarship notification letter from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
    • Temple University Academic Merit undergraduate scholarships are tuition only.

    Undergraduate academic merit scholarships range from $1000 to full tuition.


    Undergraduate academic merit scholarships are awarded by the Office of Undergraduate Admission at the time of admission.

  • Air Force ROTC


    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.

    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. Air Force ROTC tuition scholarship, Temple University Academic Merit scholarship and tuition remission funding (and/or any other tuition restricted funding) combined cannot exceed the total cost of tuition per term. 


    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


    U.S. citizens who:

    • are full time Temple University students;
    • can pass the physical examination for participation in ROTC; 
    • have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average;
    • excel at an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) consisting of push-ups, sit-ups and a two mile run for time.

    Full tuition and fees scholarships (resident or nonresident rate) plus a monthly stipend ranging from $300 for freshman to $500 for seniors. Additionally, there is an allowance of $1200 per year for books.​​​​​​​ ROTC tuition scholarship, Temple University Academic Merit scholarship and tuition remission funding (and/or any other tution restricted funding) combined cannot exceed the total cost of tuition per term.  


    Scholarships are awarded based on a student's merit and grades, not on financial need. 

    • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
    • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify

    For more information about Army scholarships at Temple, contact Marc Young 215-204-7482 or 7480. Or email the office at

    The Army ROTC office is located on the lower level of Ritter Hall. Visit the Temple Army ROTC website for more information.  

  • Broad Street Finish Line Grant

    • FAFSA application required for domestic, undergraduate students that indicates financial need. Student must have exhausted all forms of financial aid. 
    • International, undergraduate students cannot complete the FAFSA and will be considered based on their application reason regarding a change in financial circumstances.
    • Preference given to students that are the first generation in their families to attend college/university, students from the City of Philadelphia (though all students will be considered, including international students).
    • Preference given to upper-class undergraduate students nearing their graduation.

    $200 - $5000 per one-time grant


    Funding for the Broad Street Finish Line Grant is temporarily exhausted. The application will reopen once funding has replenished. Please check back for updates.

  • Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship Program


    The fall 2021 cohort was the last incoming class to receive the scholarship.

    First-year new students that are the first in their immediate family (neither parent attended or graduated from college) to attend college and demonstrate financial need.



    $5,000 tuition scholarships that are renewable for up to four years as long as recipients maintain full-time, continuous enrollment and a 3.00 GPA annually.


    No application.

  • Dean of Students Endowed Awards and Scholarship opportunities


    The Endowed Awards and Scholarship Opportunities are designed to recognize Temple University students for their outstanding academic, leadership and service achievements. 

    The Dean of Students Office coordinates their Endowed Awards and Scholarship Opportunities process.  And the Temple University Memorial Awards website is updated at the first of the year with information pertaining to the upcoming academic year award applications.   




    Applications open January 25, 2021. Email if you have questions. 

  • Elmer Roe Deaver Foundation Scholarship


    The Elmer Roe Deaver Foundation is providing scholarships for descendants of employees of Quaker City Life Insurance Company, including spouses and dependent children. A dependent child is defined as a natural, adopted, or resident step child.


    The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the facilitator of the program.  All requests for scholarship assistance must be submitted directly to the CSA on its website on or before June 15 of each year.

  • Henrietta S. Treen Scholarship

    • Must be enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at Temple University in a degree-seeking program
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Must be preparing for a profession in Ministry, the practice of Law or the practice of Medicine
    • Must demonstrate high personal character, academic ability and achievement

    The annual scholarship amount varies annually. All scholarship funds will be mailed directly to the Bursar's Office to disburse to student accounts. The scholarship is non-renewable, however current recipients may reapply and be considered in competition with new applicants.


    The Henrietta S. Treen scholarship is providing scholarships for deserving students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the facilitator of the program.

    Application Process:

    1. Set-up an online account,
    2. Login to the online account and complete the Henrietta S. Treen scholarship application (Once you have done this you will get an email back confirming CSA received the online portion of the application and a reminder to complete step 3).
    3. Mail in all additional required materials no later than published deadline.

    Deadline for Submission:

    Applicants must submit the requested information via the website and by mail. All additional items must be received no later than published deadline. No exceptions will be made to the deadline.

  • RaiseMe

    • All students must complete the FAFSA by February 1 and demonstrate financial need in order for their micro-scholarships to be honored.
    • Must be US citizen or permanent resident
    • Maintain a minimum cumulative college GPA of 3.0 for renewal consideration.
    • Awards must be used within 1 year of graduation from high school.
    • Be registered as a full time student (30 credits per year) at Temple's main campus in Philadelphia, as well as our campuses in Ambler and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and our first year away program at Temple Rome. RaiseMe scholarships are not available for students matriculating at Temple Japan.
    • If student graduates from Temple in 3 years they may forfeit awards allocated for their final year.

    Annual Amount $500 - $5,000

    • students that reside in Pennsylvania can earn up to $10,000 over 4 years through the RaiseMe micro-scholarship program
    • students that reside outside Pennsylvania (out-of-state students) can earn up to $20,000 over 4 years through the RaiseMe micro-scholarship program
    • Micro-Scholarships will automatically be included your financial aid summary as institutional scholarships and grants. The funding amount will be greater or equal to your annual micro-scholarship earnings.
      • For example, all Temple University Academic Merit scholarship and school/college funding is included as institutional scholarship. Institutional grant funding includes the Temple grant, Fly in 4 and all named donor-provided scholarships. 
  • Supplemental Academic Scholarships (SAS)


    Students who have demonstrated academic achievement (minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA) and financial need (FAFSA on file) are eligible to apply for these annual merit-based awards. Additional eligibility criteria are explained on the SAS website


    Typically, selected students are awarded $2,000 - $4,000 per academic year.


    Scholar Development and Fellowships Advising coordinates these awards. The online application typically opens by mid-March and is due in May. Confirm the exact date on the Scholar Development and Fellowships Advising website.

    The Supplemental Academic Scholarship Committee reviews all eligible applicants and makes final decisions during the summer, notifying students by mid-August.

    Filling out one Supplemental Academic Scholarship Application form enters your application for all four of these scholarships:

    ·         WW Smith Charitable Trust

    ·         Hearst Foundations

    ·         Jessie Ball duPont Fund

    ·         Wells Fargo Scholarship