Presidential Scholars

The Presidential Scholars Program is a merit based scholarship that is available to select first year students. Recipients are required to meet program and event participation throughout the school year.

Program Requirements:

  • Offered annually for a maximum of four years
  • Students must be full-time and have filed a completed admissions application by the January 15th deadline
  • Students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility
  • Select first year students who have excelled academically
    • 3.4 G.P.A. or higher, 
    •  1100 combined Critical Reading and Math SAT scores,
    • or 29 ACT composite
  • Awards are offered through the admissions process
  • One Presidential Scholar will be selected in each academic department
  • The award level is 75% of tuition

Recipient Requirements:

  • Participate in College programs and events:
    • Special Workshops 
    • Research opportunities applicable to area of study

Recipient Benefits:

  • Annual Convocation
  • Lunch and dinner events with the President and Chief Academic Officer
  • Open Houses
  • First Year Leaders Program
  • Student Orientation
  • Junior Year Academic Challenge (Faculty research, peer mentoring)
  • Collaboratory, Peer Tutoring
  • International Student Exchanges and Study Abroad
  • Invitation to attend and meet with distinguished Gates Ferry Lecturers

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General Office Contact Information

Phone: 908-852-1400 ext. 2350
Email: finaid@centenarycollege.edu


Staff Contact Information

Evelynne Blatt
Director of Financial Aid

Jessica Rhodes
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Joanna Cellary
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Amanda Stecko
Financial Aid Counselor

Kathy Worth
Administrative Assistant