Scholarships

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Jan 5, 2021 Caitlin Burns

The Importance of Endowed Scholarships

This feature story appeared in the 2020 Winter Arcadia magazine supplement, "Why We Give: The Impact of Philanthropy," and showcases the importance of endowed scholarships on student success.   Kevin G. Shollenberger ’88 (left) discovered his passion for Psychobiology and...

Common Cents event about financial aid at Arcadia

Daijah Patton Nov 24, 2020 6:52 pm

So, You Want to Talk About Financial Aid?

You’ve come to the right place—a safe space to talk about making money moves, Dear Reader. As a high school senior, applying to colleges is a hard decision to make. A campus can have your program, your sport, the atmosphere you’re looking for, and still cost a fortune. For a moment in time, that’s...

Aquilla Lee with friends in a kayak in New Zealand

Nov 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Lee ’21 Uses Gilman Scholarship to Encourage Students of Color to Study Abroad

By Nik Kachuyevski '21 For Criminal Justice major Aquilla Lee ’21, studying abroad had been a goal ever since she was young. However, due to financial difficulties it didn’t seem like this goal would be achievable until Study Away Advisor Ashley Knueppel ’12 told Lee about the opportunities...

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Sep 21, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Board Chair Madsen ’85 Launches the Arcadia Financial Aid Initiative with $150,000 Endowed Scholarship Fund

Last fiscal year in October 2019, Arcadia’s Chair of the Board of Trustees Alison Aaron Madsen ’85 and her husband, Howard Madsen, established The Dan and Gerri Aaron Endowed Scholarship Fund— becoming the very first donors to create an endowed fund through the Arcadia Financial Aid...

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Aug 17, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Beaver College Alumna Establishes the Margaret W. Steele Endowed Scholarship

Arcadia University is pleased to announce the inaugural Margaret W. Steele Endowed Scholarship award will be made in the Fall of 2020. Established through the generosity of Beaver College alumna, Margaret “Peggy” W. Steele ’80, the scholarship is designed to strengthen the University’s ability...

Celebration of Scholarship event attendees enjoy time together at Arcadia.

Mar 26, 2020 Andrea Walls

Celebration of Scholarship Event
Aliyah Pulley stands at the podium in the Laura Minerva Korman Mirror Room

Mar 26, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Scholars, Donors Celebrate Endowed Scholarship Support at Arcadia

Aliyah Pulley ’23, an aspiring teacher, captivated the crowd on Thursday, March 5, when she shared her personal story of adversity, perseverance, triumph, and gratitude with scholarship supporters, fellow students, and University leadership during Arcadia’s Celebration of Scholarship event, held in...

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Nov 21, 2019 Jen Retter

Lamoreaux ’20 Overcomes Adversity, Excels Globally

If Ashley Lamoreaux’s Jeep Cherokee breaks down in the middle of a desert, she doesn’t want—or need—to rely on someone else to fix it.  And for Lamoreaux, that’s a real possibility: While studying abroad in Cape Town last December, she drove a 100cc Sym Scooter across South Africa. The two-...

Carlie Banchi

Jun 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Banchi ’20 Awarded CAMAR Scholarship for Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science major Carlie Banchi ’20 was awarded the Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR) scholarship by the Casualty Actuarial Society for outstanding performance in an Actuarial Science program in May. Each year, CAMAR scholarships are awarded to six students from Arcadia...

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Jun 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Topa ’21 Earns Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

International Business and Culture student RaeAnn Topa ’21 was awarded a study abroad grant from the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of only 75 students from across the country selected for the...

Altamuro with her website design

Mar 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Altamuro ’19 Wins Web Design Scholarship

By Caitlin Joyce '20 As recipient of Lounge Lizard’s $1,000 Web Design Scholarship, Scientific Illustration major Alexandra Altamuro ’19 will be offered a design critique with Ken Braun, founder and chief creative executor of Lounge Lizard, a digital marketing and website design company based in...

Jan 18, 2019 Ashley Knueppel

Affording Study Abroad Session & Scholarship Workshop

UPDATE: Due to the closing of campus today, this event will be held via webinar at 6:00pm EST. How to join the BlueJeans webinar: Option 1: Join the meeting from your computer  Click this link Then enter Conference ID:  235 390 172   Option 2: ...