Admission and Aid

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Academic Performance and Need-Based Scholarships

Scholarships based on academic performance and need are offered to students who are admitted directly from high school. No separate application is necessary—just apply and be admitted for Fall 2021. The priority consideration deadline for these scholarships has been extended to April 1, 2021. Funds are awarded as available.

For the 2021–22 academic year, scholarship offers will be made using a holistic approach, reviewing each student’s admission application and  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students can qualify for one or all scholarships listed below using this holistic approach. Combined annual totals range from $500 to $3,500 and are renewable based on continuing to meet the criteria specified in your offer letter.

  • Green and Gold Scholarship: Offers determined by your academic performance. You are eligible if your high school GPA is 3.2 or higher.
     
  • Wright Start Scholarship: Offers determined by need, as determined by the FAFSA. No minimum high school GPA required. You must be admitted and file a FAFSA to be considered.
     
  • Dunbar Scholar: Offers determined by academic performance and ethnicity. You are eligible if your high school GPA is a 3.0 or higher and you are a member of an under-represented ethnic group (African American, Asian, Native Hawaiian, or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino, or American Indian/Alaskan Native).

CECS Scholarships

The College of Engineering and Computer Science also has a variety of scholarships exclusively for students entering our programs. You do need to fill out a separate application form online.

A Sample of Available Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships

The University Honors Program also offers outstanding scholarships. You must apply to Wright State University and submit the Competitive Honors/Trustees Scholarship Application.


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  • financial aid
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  • scholarships
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Wright State University's School Code for the FAFSA is 003078.


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