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Moravian College awards scholarships to incoming students based on their academic performance in high school, standardized test scores, and demonstrated involvement in school and community activities. Students are automatically considered for a scholarship upon the review of their application for admission. Academic scholarships are awarded regardless of financial need and are renewable at the same amount each year provided the GPA stipulated by the scholarship award letter is achieved.


The Comenius Medallion Scholarship

is Moravian’s most prestigious award and recognizes incoming freshmen with awards ranging from $23,000 to full tuition. To qualify, students must minimally rank within the top three percent of their high school graduating class and have achieved a composite score of at least 2100 on the SAT (32 on the ACT). Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship must come to campus for an interview. The Comenius Medallion Scholarship is competitive and a limited number of awards are available each year.


The Comenius Scholarship

recognizes the superior academic achievements of incoming freshmen with awards ranging from $16,000 to $20,000. To be considered for a Comenius Scholarship, students should rank within the top 10% of their high school graduating class and have a combined SAT score of at least 1800 (27 on the ACT).


The Trustee Scholarship

is awarded to incoming students with a strong academic record who rank within the top 20% of their high school graduating class and have a combined SAT score of at least 1600 (24 on the ACT). Scholarship awards range from $12,000 to $14,000.


The Founders Scholarship

ranges from $8,000 to $10,000 and is awarded to students with a proven record of academic achievement as demonstrated by their GPA and SAT scores. To qualify for a Founders Scholarship, students should rank within the top 30% of their high school graduating class and have a combined SAT score of at least 1500 (ACT of 22).


The Presidential Scholarship

is awarded to students with an above average academic record as demonstrated by their high school GPA and curriculum and also with a demonstrated involvement in school or community activities. The Presidential Scholarship award is $6,000.


The Moravian College Heritage Grant

is awarded to first-generation college students and students who have overcome challenging circumstances in preparing for college. Heritage Grants are $2,000 annually.


The Legacy Grant

is awarded to students whose parents and/ or grandparents graduated from Moravian College. Legacies of Moravian receive $3,000 annually.


The Moravian Church Scholarship

is awarded in the amount of $2,000 to incoming students who are official documented members of a Moravian Church congregation. A letter from the pastor of the congregation must accompany the application for admission.


The Sibling Grant

for $1,000 is given to students from the same immediate family who attend Moravian College. Each sibling will receive $1,000 as long as they are both enrolled at Moravian concurrently.