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Scholarships and Aid

Outstanding students deserve to be rewarded for outstanding accomplishments.

Juniata offers an array of competitive scholarships that recognize the outstanding achievements of incoming students. Academic Scholarships at Juniata strive to reward students who do well academically, but also contribute to their school and/or community by getting involved. At Juniata, we believe that involved students in high school are involved students during their college experience. For most scholarships at Juniata, all you have to do is apply to be considered!

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Academic Scholarships

James Quinter Scholarships - Quinter Scholarships are awarded to students who achieve exceptional results in the classroom. Quality of program and strength of academic schedule are factored into the selection of Quinter Scholars. In general, students who have achieved a 3.75 GPA and at least a 1320 (M+V) /30 ACT Composite are eligible for the $24,000 scholarship.  Quinter Scholarships are renewable each year for four years.

Calvert Ellis - Calvert Ellis Scholarships honor the president who led Juniata in the post-World War II era.  This scholarship ranges from $12,000 - $22,000 per year and are determined by a review of the student’s academic, extracurricular and community achievements. 

Top Scholar - Students who complete the application by February 1st and are eligible for the Quinter Scholarship may be invited to participate in a scholarly discussion / competition by their admission counselor. The top performing students are awarded an additional $2,000 - $5,000.

Eagles Abroad- Students who are awarded the Eagles Abroad scholarship will receive a fully funded language immersion exprience abroad during the summer after their freshman year and a $1,500 - $3,000 credit to their Juniata account. Applicants must apply by Jan 1, have several years of foreign language, and an expressed interest in continuing to study a foreign language while engaging in an international experience.

Heritage Awards - Heritage Scholarships, valued between $2,000 and $8,000 per year, are awarded to students who show commitment to academic excellence, leadership and community service that culminate in a level of understanding among diverse groups.  These may be awarded in addition to any of the first four scholarships described above.

Students can apply for most of Juniata's Academic Scholarships simply by completing the application for admission. All applications submitted by March 1 will be reviewed for scholarship eligibility.