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Multicultural Scholarships

 

President's Achievement Award

Freshmen named finalists in the Hispanic Scholar Recognition program or the National Achievement program through the PSAT exam are eligible for this award. Scholarships are for $1000 per year and may increase to $2000 based on financial need. No separate application is needed. Recipients will be notified by Wheaton's Financial Aid Office after receipt of finalist documentation.

Alvaro L. Nieves Scholarship

The Nieves Scholarship was named after Dr. Alvaro Nieves, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, for his long term service to Wheaton College and his commitment to the Latino community. The Nieves Scholarship provides 2 full ride awards for Latino students annually. The Nieves Scholarships are 4 year renewable awards that cover the full cost of tuition, room, and board. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic standing and scholarship essays from their Scholarship Application.

Don and Ann Church Scholarship

Funded by an anonymous donor, this scholarship was named for Professor Emeritus Don Church and his wife Ann because of their lifelong dedication to urban ministry. The Church Scholarship provides 6 full tuition awards for African-American students annually. The Church Scholarships are 4 year renewable awards that cover the full cost of tuition. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic standing and scholarship essays from their Scholarship Application.

 

How to Apply

  1. These scholarships are for incoming, domestic first-year or transfer students.
  2. First complete and submit an application for admission to Wheaton College.
  3. Begin your Scholarship Application.
  4. Complete the scholarship application and submit it to Wheaton's Undergraduate Admissions Office by November 1 (for Early Action first-year applicants) or January 1 (for Regular Action first-year and transfer applicants).
  5. File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and send to Student Financial Services Office.
  6. In the month following our receipt of your scholarship application, you may be selected for a phone interview with a member of the Scholarship Committee.
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