Undergraduate Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships
Global Scholarships
Athletics Scholarships
Graduate & Professional Scholarships
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"I love developing relationships with my professors. They are so accessible, friendly and, of course, unique. Talking to students at other schools has helped me realize how special my professor-student relationship is at William & Mary. Thank you so much for your gift to William & Mary; for me it makes a huge difference and it helps me afford the college I love as an out-of-state student."

Jessica Laury '19

Scholarships are powerful; they change lives for the better. And they directly affect the caliber of William & Mary’s student body, the quality of the academic experience and the prestige of the university. Every exceptional student admitted to William & Mary should have the opportunity to attend and to reach his or her full potential without financial burden. As part of our Affording Opportunity scholarships effort, William & Mary aims to raise $225 million for undergraduate scholarships support to ensure that the nation’s most able students can benefit from the extraordinary and distinct education we provide. 

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Scholarships Impact Fund

Gifts to the Scholarships Impact Fund are the most effective means of making a difference in the lives of students today. This flexible, immediate-used fund allows the university to boost financial aid packages each year and reduce the amount of debt a student may need to take on to afford the opportunity of attending.

Scholarship Endowments

When you create a scholarship endowment, you ensure that generations of students to come will have the opportunity to reach their full potential as members of the William & Mary community. Learn more about scholarship naming opportunities.

Scholarships Programs

1693 Scholars

The 1693 Scholars are selected by faculty on the basis of their academic records to receive a significant financial award and the opportunity to work closely with distinguished faculty mentors and engage in independent research projects.

James Monroe Scholars

A James Monroe Scholarship, given to the top 10% of each incoming freshman class, allows recipients to enhance their education by pursuing self-designed summer research projects.

William & Mary Scholars

William & Mary Scholars are academically distinguished students who have overcome unusual adversity and/or are members of underrepresented groups.

Honors Fellowships

Honors Fellowships provide an opportunity for rising seniors to receive funding for their thesis research.