Presidential Scholars Program

The nomination form for the Presidential Scholarship (Class of 2023) will open in Fall 2018. Please check back in September. Nominations will be due by December 1, 2018.

 

About the Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is a renewable, merit-based award covering full tuition, room, board (meal plan includes up to 19 meals per week), general fee, and the cost of textbooks for eight semesters. Representing diverse intellectual, social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds, Presidential Scholars are transformational leaders both on and off campus who have demonstrated a love of learning and a commitment to enhancing both their local and broader civic communities.

Each year, of the 24 Presidential Scholarships offered, 6 scholarships are reserved for candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian/Pacific Islander, first in their family to pursue a college education, and low-income (generally Pell Grant eligible) students.

The Presidential Scholarship Process 

For more information about The Presidential Scholarship, contact:

presidentialscholarship@villanova.edu
610-519-8803

Contact Information

Center for Research and Fellowships
Garey Hall 38
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
crf@villanova.edu
610-519-8803
Fax: 610-519-6623

Dr. Michael T. Westrate
Director, Center for Research and Fellowships & Presidential Scholars Program
michael.westrate@villanova.edu
610-519-5928

Catherine M. Stecyk
Associate Director, Center for Research and Fellowships
catherine.stecyk@villanova.edu
610-519-8766

John J. Shanley
Assistant Director, Center for Research and Fellowships
john.shanley@villanova.edu
610-519-8852

Chelsea T. Benincasa
Program Coordinator, Center for Research and Fellowships & Presidential Scholars Program
chelsea.benincasa@villanova.edu
610-519-5935

Alexandra M. Was
Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Research and Fellowships
alexandra.was@villanova.edu
610-519-5986