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General Criteria for all Prescott College Funds:

  • Except as noted, all funds require at least half-time enrollment (6 credits) at Prescott College
  • Prescott College scholarships, grants, fellowships, assistantships, discounts and matches are applied towards direct costs only and cannot be combined with other tuition-specific funds such as tuition remission, waivers for tuition, or agency and third party payments that are intended to cover direct costs only
  • Students will qualify for the same amount of renewable Prescott College gift aid (grants and scholarships) each term, provided the student meets academic progress requirements. The amount is prorated based on enrollment level
    • Full Time 12 or more credits 100%
    • Three Quarter Time 9 – 11 credits 75%
    • Half Time 6-8 credits 50%
  • Scholarships are offered on the basis of academic merit, or other criteria, at the point of admission. These awards are available for up to the normal duration of the program
  • Prescott College scholarships and grant aid are not transferable to other colleges or programs
  • Courses taken at other institutions may not be counted towards meeting the enrollment requirement for Prescott College funds
  • Except as noted, funds may be applied towards summer enrollment
  • To receive Prescott College funds, students must be enrolled in a degree seeking or eligible certificate program.

Endowed Scholarships

Prescott College has a number of endowments that are specifically for funding scholarships to enrolled students.  Look for an email announcement (and at this web page) in mid-February 2019 to download the application.  The annual competition is open to all current and incoming students. The next deadline is March 20th, 2019 for a possibility of an award for Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2019.  Each one is specific to a different area of study with various amounts ranging from $ 500 to $ 5000.

2019 Endowed Scholarship Criteria and Application.

Freedom Education Fund

The Freedom Education Fund is a full tuition and fees scholarship at Prescott College specifically for students who are undocumented and demonstrate financial need. The 2019-2020 Application deadline will occur on March 20th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.  Find out more about the Freedom Education Fund, or download an application.

Prescott College Scholarships

The Changemaker Scholarship

The Changemaker Scholarship initiative guarantees a tuition scholarship to every new accepted student who applies by our priority application deadline that intends to enroll in a degree program for the fall 2019, spring 2020, or summer 2020 semester. Scholarships will be available for those who apply after the priority application deadline on a first-come, first-serve basis*. The Changemaker scholarship will be renewed each year for students who maintain satisfactory academic progress as a full-time student at Prescott College. Learn more.

Changemaker Scholarships available by program
  • On Campus Undergraduate for a first time student up to $16,000 per year
  • On Campus Undergraduate for a transfer student up to $9,000 per year
  • Online Undergraduate for a transfer student up to $3,000 per year
  • Online Master of Arts for a student up to $3,000 per year
  • Online Master of Education for a student up to $3,000 per year
  • Online Master of Science in Counseling for a student up to $4,000 per year
  • Online PhD in Sustainability Education for a student up to $8,000 per year
Priority application deadlines

Applicants must submit all required admissions materials to be considered for admission and the Changemaker scholarship by:

  • February 1, 2019 for the fall 2019 term
  • November 1, 2019 for the spring 2020 term
  • March 1, 2020 for the summer 2020 term

*Additional details on priority deadlines for the Changemaker scholarship:

Candidates who apply for the fall 2019 term by the priority scholarship deadline (February 1) will qualify for the highest scholarship available. After that date, scholarships may be available at lower levels based upon availability. See the Scholarships page for details. We encourage you to apply early!