2018-2019 Donor Scholarship Application

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Scholarships List

The scholarships list below lists all available donor scholarships.  Check the box next to the scholarship name if you are interested in applying for the scholarship.

Select AwardNumber of Recipients and Award AmountCriteria
2x679
Students with a GPA of at least 2.7 with preference given to those with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; preference to military veteran status who are financially independent; selection recommended by Dr. Emmanuel Babatunde, Sociology Department and Ms. Jernice Lea for MHS students with financial need.
1x500
Award as a credit or awardees' account to cover the procurement of technology, books, or equipment, in that order of preference. No money is to be disbursed directly to the student. Recipient must be a female student in her junior year at Lincoln. Must have a 3.0 GPA. She must have demonstrated leadership skills in at least two major University recognized on-campus organizations or athletic teams. Must be a campus opinion leader. Members of Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta or Sigma Gamma Rho Sororities are ineligible for this award. In the event that more that one student qualifies for this award, preference should be given to an out of state student.
4x500
To award a scholarship in Math or Science
1x989
Award funds to students on the Track Team.
5x500
To be used to provide financial aid to academically eligible students from the Chester-Upland School District, Delaware County, PA.
5x500
Award to students who attended high school in the state of Pennsylvania.
3x500
Scholarship support for outstanding minority students for academically worthy yet financially needed minority students that maintain a 3.0/4.0 GPA Financial assistance will be based solely on financial need as determined by the LU Office of Financial Aid.
3x500
Based on need; potential for achievement (2.80 Cumulative GPA; completed one semester of college. Candidate must be enrolled in a degree program pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. The recipient must be registered as a full-time (12 semester hours or more) student, and must maintain the course load level of a full-time student throughout the semester. Preference will be given to minority students and United States citizens. Candidate should have demonstrated leadership abilities through extracurricular involvement in high school or college related or community organizations.
1x500
Scholarship to benefit students in the field of Education.
2x500
Award to a Chemistry Major
1x500
Award to students who are French or Spanish majors. Students who have demonstrated successful academic performance, leadership ability, and financial need.
2x500
Used to provide financial aid for a Lincoln University graduate who is enrolled full-time in graduate school. Based on academic merit and financial need. They must have held a 2.7 GPA upon graduation from Lincoln University and must pursue graduate school in any of the following disciplines: seminary, business, education. law, medicine, sciences, foreign affairs, mathematics, dentistry, accounting, or engineering. Award must be made in the name of the student directly to their account at their graduate school. To include: students attending both Lincoln Graduate and Undergraduate programs with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8.
2x500
To award a scholarship in the major of Social Sciences
2x500
Awarded annually to a student majoring in Biology or Environmental Science. The student must be a rising junior or senior who has an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher. Preference will be given to students who are planning to attend Veterinary School or who have indicated an interest in pursing a career in toxicology or a closely related area.
1x500
To assist a worthy student matriculating in the Master of Human Services Program.
1x500
Award to students in need.
3x500
To a student who best combines athletic distinction and academic achievement (scholarship), as recommended by the members of The Athletic Department. In the case no qualified candidate emerges, the University's Financial Aid Office may select any sophomore student athlete who needs assistance in clearing his/her balance. Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
2x500
Award to a junior or senior Lincoln University student in good standing, who plans to attend medical school. Preference given to those interested in neuro-surgery.
1x500
To provide scholarship assistance to deserving students enrolled at Lincoln University on the basis of financial need. Student must be in good academic standing.
2x500
Scholarship shall be granted to a junior or senior majoring in Finance and Banking in the Department of Economics and Business Administration. The Department of Economics and Businesses Administration and its Finance and Banking Center shall select the recipient on the basis of a combination of scholastic achievement and service to other people. In the event that a major in Finance and Banking is no longer offered, Lincoln University may grant the scholarship to a major in economics or, if necessary, any field of study.
2x500
Given to deserving students of Lincoln University who are in (1) in need of such funds, and (2) are of high scholastic ability, (3) who come from all areas of the World, but preferably non-Pennsylvania orgins.
Select AwardNumber of Recipients and Award AmountCriteria
1x500
To benefit any promising, needy, male or female student in order to obtain a degree from our University, preference being given to a student from Oklahoma or from any southern state.
1x500
To assist a deserving student in financial need for mertorious achievement in Psychology; student must be a junior; must have completed not less than twelve semester hours with a cumulative GPA in his/her psychology courses of 3.0 or higher; student should be the Dean's list (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher) for two consecutive semesters (one year prior to nomination for the Award and on the Dean's list during the semester that the Award is given; student must show evidence of his/her intention to pursue graduate studies in psychology through the doctoral level. Such evidence will be demonstrated by consistently high scholarship, development of independent research projects in psychology or outstanding community service in projects sponsored by the Psychology Department at Lincoln University; student should have been elected to or nominated for membership in Psi Chi, the Psychology National Honor Society; Beta Kappa Chi, or some other reputable National Honor Society in Higher Education.
2x500
To be awarded annually to a female student completing her junior year and going into her senior year with reasonable performance.
2x500
To give an annual award to two outstanding students equally, one in Mathematics and one in Computer Science selected by the Mathematics & Computer Science Department.
2x500
To be presented to a student or students in the Biological Sciences program with a GPA of 3.0 or a better and in financial need.
1x500
Award to students with need in the Department of Languages and Literature.
2x500
Award based on need.
2x500
Awarded to student entering the medical field
2x500
To be awarded to a worthy junior outstanding in the Social Sciences.
1x500
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better that need assistance.
3x500
Provide scholarships for single parent students who are able to maintain C+ average or better; financially needy students born in the United States, with priority to be given to students from single-parent households.
2x500
Funds are available to students in the Physical Sciences interested in pursuing careers in, research at the Ph.D.level, dentistry or Medicine. The funds will be available as one half scholarship and one half loan, to cover one half tuition. Funds should be made available on a needs basis and restricted to students selected by the faculty in the Physical Sciences on the basis of merit and promise. A total of four loan scholarships may be awarded in any one year.
2x500
Students MUST be in the Criminal Justice Department; 2.5 GPA; students can be sophomore, junior or senior; preference given to: full-time, majoring in Criminal Justice, Crity of Philadelphia, 1 male and 1 female, award annually $500 each student.
2x500
Award to International Student who is a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology or Business. GPA of 3.0; student(s) studying abroad in Africa, preference given to Tanzania; student(s) must be from Africa whose permanent residence is in Philadelphia, PA; student(s) born of Tanzanian parent; student(s) born to a U.S. Citizen working or living in Africa.
1x500
Scholarship to an Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Chapter (Beta) on the Lincoln University campus, with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
1x500
Award to a high school senior who graduates in good standing with Lincoln University's Upward Bound Program. Preference must first go to participants completing the Bridge Program in their senior year.
3x500
Awarded to worthy students interested in Early Childhood/Elementary and Pre-Theological, who will teach and/or preach
3x500
To be awarded to students majoring in Physics or Chemistry during their junior or senior academic years.
2x500
Awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need; scholarship is renewable annually; any Lincoln University undergraduate in good standing with LU; minimum classification as a full time freshman, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in pursuit of a bachelor's degree and demonstrated financial need; The University's financial Aid Office will select the student for the scholarship based on the criateria set forth.
3x500
To award annually to qualified minority student who has graduated from a high school in the area of the school districts currently known as the Kennett Consolidated School District, the Avon Grove School District, or the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. Awardees must be a resident of one of these areas for at least the high school senior year.
2x500
Based on academic merit and financial need.
3x500
Given annually to a Lincoln University female or male student who is classified as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, from Philadelphia, Pa. Has a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, is majoring in Business Administration. Student should exhibit leadership by having been President or Vice President of an on-campus student organization. If the student has not achieved the criteria of President/Vice President of an on-campus student organization - active membership in the organization will suffice.
Select AwardNumber of Recipients and Award AmountCriteria
1x500
Awarded student majoring in mathematics.
2x750
Award to student(s) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or greater in his/her major; given to student(s) who is a first family member to attend Lincoln University.
2x500
Art Education Scholarship support for the Visual Arts Program at the Barnes Foundation.
2x750
Award to students based on need
2x795
Preference to a student majoring in Foreighn Languages. If no recipient, open to students minoring in Foreign Languages; minimum gpa of B+ in major and all courses, if more than 1 student meets the criteria, award to one with the highest gpa.
2x750
Scholarships to ""African Americans who have lost one or both parents, yet are top students.
1x750
Awarded to a student majoring in music
2x750
Awarded to an outstanding talented senior humanities major in drama, music, art, or religion, who has been accepted into graduate school.
4x500
Minority students enrolled in the Lincoln University Interdisciplinary Cultural Arts Program with at least a 3.0/4.0 grad point average for students from Philadelphia region (Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Bucks, York and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania.)
3x500
Scholarships for students studying Journalism, Advertising, Communications.
2x610
Awarded on the basis of academic merit. Two matriculating male Lincoln students with a minimum 60 credits and at least a 2.7 GPA "will be identified as PRIDE of Lincoln Fellowship recipients."
1x750
To be given annually to a Lincoln University student who is from Prince Georges County Maryland; it may be female or male student who has a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and is majoring in Public Affairs or Public Polity. The student should also exhibit good character and high moral values.
3x500
Awarded to a full-time Lincoln University student(s) who has expressed an interest in the pursuit of a career or advanced education in the Fine Arts. It shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
1x712
Academically talented athlete
1x1000
"The Newhouse scholars will be students with a declared major or a declared interest in the Humanities. Some of the awards will be given to incoming students and some to continuing students. In the latter case, students studying Journalism (or Communications generally) will be given preference for at least two of the scholarships. In all cases, recipients must be identified as academically talented, with at least a 'B' average overall."
2x500
Merit and need base scholarships
2x500
Funds should be used to financially support individual scholar-athletes who are part of the Women's Basketball Athletic Program.
2x500
Award to students with need
2x500
Award to students with need
2x750
Presented annually to a worthy instrumental music major or minor. Students who have exhibited significant musical talent and academic achievement (2.75 GPA minimum) as well as high potential for an exemplary career in Music. Student must demonstrate a desire to include church music performance in his/her overall program of study.
3x500
Award to students with need
2x750
To provide support for students with financial need from southern New Jersey
1x365
To be given to a Black male student majoring in the Arts and Sciences. To qualify for the scholarship assistance, a student must have a high grade point average.
1x500
Award book scholarships to students with need
1x750
Benefit deserving student of the University who has already applied to any accredited medical school within the continental United States.
1x500
Pursuing or have indicated a compelling desire to pursue professional careers in one of the following disciplines: theology, medicine, dentistry, las, business, engineering, computer sciences or public administration. Each scholarship shall be limited to a student in severe need of financial aid. Preference for one of the scholarships each year shall be offered to a qualifying miniority student, if one is available, from the geographical bounds for the PRESBYTERY OF WEST JERSEY, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (USA), whose bondaries include the New Jersey communities of Burlington County, Camden County, Gloster County, Cumberland County, Atlantic County and Salem County. Second preference for such an annual scholarhsip is a student who has grown up within the geographical boundaries of the PRESBYTERY OF PHILADELPHIA, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (USA).
2x500
Use for Religious leaders.
3x500
Awarded annually to a sophomore, junior, or senior student from the state of Georgia primarily, or any southern state secondarily, majoring in English or Classics.
Select AwardNumber of Recipients and Award AmountCriteria
1x1181
To recruit and support one or more pre-medical students at Lincoln University. Student must maintain a B(3.0) or better average to be eligible for this scholarship; academic potential, need and/or merit, majoring in pre-med.
1x750
Award to a deserving Lincoln University Undergraduate student with need.
3x500
Award to sophomores, juniors and seniors from the DC Metropolitan Area, specifically, Washington, DC, Prince Georges County Maryland, Montgomery County Maryland or Northern Virginia (i.e. Arlington and Fairfax Counties and the Cities of Alexandria and Falls Church)having graduated from a high school or currently residing in either of those Jurisidictions, and having a 2.5 gpa; must be enrolled at Lincoln University full-time (12 credit hours) to remain eligible.
3x500
Award each year to that Lincoln University student who is an African American and falls below the poverty line, based on financial aid criteria. He/she should be a biology major, who is aspiring to enter a dental school program and has a 3.0 average or above.
2x700
Awarded to students from Philadelphia, who demonstrate a financial need.
1x750
Award to a deserving Philadelphian with a grade point average of 2.3 to 2.7.
1x500
Award to recipient with a b-average and in financial need.
1x500
Use for scholarships for undergraduate male negro students at LU with preference to such undergrauate applicants, if any, as may be taking pre-ministerial courses.NOTE: No pre-ministerial majors. Give to any negro male students.
1x500
Award to Black Students who are residents of Washington, DC.
1x500
Benefit African American male student with the highest grade point average greater than 3.5 who has successfully completed a course of study within the University's Center for Public Policy and Diplomacy(or Politiacal Science).
1x500
Designated for qualified student majors with either International Relations or African Studies.
1x500
To provide scholarships for students studing aboard.
1x500
Award to deserving students with at least a 3.0 GPA.
1x500
Award to students who are in financial need.
1x500
To be used for the purpose of scholarship funds to aid worthy and deserving students
1x500
Award to one student who has maintained at least a 2.5 gpa who need financial assistance.
1x500
Award to students with need.
1x500
Award to students from Texas
1x500
Awarded to deserving students with at least a 3.0 GPA who are in need of financial aid.
1x500
To be used for scholarships for Negro graduates of Lincoln University attending Presbyterian USA seminaries.
1x500
Award to student with the greatest need and a GPA of a minimum of C+.
1x500
Awarded to student with at least a 3.0 GPA who needs financial assistance.
1x500
Award to students with a 3.0 who needs financial assistance.
1x500
Awarded to an English major with at least a 2.5 GPA.
1x500
Awarded annually to a graduating student majoring in English, who has achieved high academic success.
1x500
Award to students in need.
1x500
Award to students in the Biology/Philosophy and Religion Departments
1x500
Award to a Lincoln Junior majoring in Political Science/History w/preference for award given to Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Beta Chapter.
1x500
Awarded to students who are interested in studying aboard.

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