Scholarships for New Students

When you apply to Millersville University, you are automatically considered for a scholarship from Admissions and there is no separate application!

  • Scholarships for incoming, undergraduate students enrolled in programs offered in-person are awarded through Millersville University's Admissions Office. The Admissions Office selects the recipients based on specific criteria and selects the highest qualified students.
  • If you are offered a scholarship from Admissions you will be notified with your acceptance and your scholarship will be listed on your financial aid offer once the Admissions Office notifies the Office of Financial Aid of your award.


Once you have confirmed your acceptance to Millersville, you will also have access to thousands of vetted external scholarship applications!

  • Millersville's Scholarship Universe portal allows you to answer questions about yourself and be matched to external scholarships you can apply for this current academic year!

External Scholarships for Confirmed Students 

Scholarships administered through the Office of Financial Aid require students to have an established Millersville University GPA and are not available to new, incoming students. 

  • While the Office of Financial Aid does not have scholarships for new, incoming students; once a student has completed at least one semester at Millersville and has an established GPA, there are hundreds of internal scholarships that students can apply for the following academic year!
  • Scholarship applications become available each year in Scholarship Universe after fall grades post. 
internal scholarships available once you have a mu gpa

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) has established a scholarship to support the educational aspirations of and provide financial support to active Commonwealth employees and their dependents!

  • This scholarship can be used at any PA State System of Higher Education university.
  • For eligible Commonwealth agencies, other eligibility criteria, and a link to the application click the link below! 

PASSHE Commonwealth scholarship 

Tips on finding other Scholarship Opportunities

There are many places you can find scholarship funding, you just need to inquire and apply! Here are some important reminders before you start your search.

  • Make sure you have reached out to your high school, local church, clubs, employers, and other private organizations to see if they have scholarships you can apply for!
  • Utilize one of the many scholarship databases that are available to help you search for scholarships!Click on the Search Databases link below to access the tons of resources available.

If you receive a scholarship from an external source or organization, make sure you send a copy of your scholarship letter to both the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Student Accounts so that it can be included in your awards and notated on your bill.

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Are you looking for additional scholarships? Click below to learn about the different opportunities available to you!

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tips & scams

Are you wondering if that scholarship you found is real? Click below for tips on identifying scams and how to avoid them.

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Finding & Researching Scholarships

Watch this short video for tips on finding and researching scholarships!