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Contact for Financial Aid
Nancy Barton
Director
181 White Street
Old Main 107
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
(203)837-8588
(203)837-8528

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Options
Institutional Payment Plan Yes
Scholarships Yes
Loans Yes
Grants Yes
Need-based Scholarships or Grants --
Merit Scholarships Yes
Federal Student Loans Yes
Athletic Scholarships --
Federal Family Loans --
Other Loans --
Important Financial Aid Dates
Priority Date --
Deadline Date 03/15/2013
Student Notification Date --
Required Forms
FAFSA Yes
State --
Institutional Form --
Non-custodial Profile --
CSS Profile --
Business/Farm Supplement --
Other Forms --
Who is Receiving Financial Aid?
First-Year Transfer Graduate International
% Receiving Need-based Aid 38% 34% -- --
Average Need-based Amount -- -- -- --
% Receiving Merit-based Aid -- -- -- --
Average Merit-based Amount -- -- -- --
% Receiving Self-help Aid -- -- -- --
Average Self-help Amount -- -- -- --
Scholarships Offered
Adam Aitchison Scholarship For Communications and Theatre Arts
Description Awarded to Communications and Theatre Arts majors who carry out innovative projects in the Communications and Theatre Arts field.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Skill
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Alvin B. Wood Scholarship
Description Awarded to a minority student at Western who has maintained high academic standards while also contributing to the welfare of the community.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Ann Marie Romeo Scholarship
Description These $300 scholarships are awarded in the spring semester to two full-time seniors who have shown significant improvement in their grades from their freshman year.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $300
Burt F. Cook Scholarship
Description Awarded to juniors and seniors in all majors. Junior and senior business majors can apply for the Ted Baruch scholarship. Students must submit a recommendation from their department chairmen along with a transcript.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Esadora George Scholarship
Description Awarded to students worthy of assistance, with preference given to students of Lebanese descent.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Grace Banks Wheeler Robertson Scholarship (Ancell School of Business)
Description This scholarship is awarded to a student in the Ancell School of Business upon recommendation. It is a $2,000 scholarship, with $1,000 for the junior year and $1,000 for the senior year.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $2,000
Grace Banks Wheeler Robertson Scholarship (Professional Studies)
Description This scholarship is awarded to a student in the School of Professional Studies upon recommendation. It is a $2,000 scholarship, with $1,000 for the junior year and $1,000 for the senior year.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $2,000
Grace Banks Wheeler Robertson Scholarship (School of Arts and Sciences)
Description This scholarship is awarded to a student in the School of Arts and Sciences upon recommendation. It is a $2,000 scholarship, with $1,000 for the junior year and $1,000 for the senior year.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $2,000
Kenneth R. Fryer Memorial Scholarship Fund For Minority Students
Description Several awards will be given to qualified and deserving minority students of Asian, Hispanic, or Black descent. Prospective applicants will be asked to appear before a faculty committee made up of Social Science professors.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
May Sherwood Memorial Scholarship
Description $1,000 for the recipient's senior year. Awarded by the Alumni Association to one full-time student based solely on academic achievement.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $1,000
Merit Scholarships
Description Awarded (on a competitive basis) to incoming freshman and transfer students who gain admission into the Honors Program. Students must maintain "good standing" in the Honors Program to continue to receive the scholarship after their first semester of eligibility.
Eligibility Renewable
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Novo Nordisk Bioindustrial Science Scholarship
Description Awarded to a full time minority student who has completed at least 24 credit hours at Western with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Ruth A. Haas Foundation Award
Description Awarded annually to a freshman, sophomore or junior student presently in school. The recipient must be an outstanding citizen on campus and participate in class and campus activities. The recipient is awarded $500 to further his/her education.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $500
High Amount $500
Ruth P. Devillafranca Award
Description This cash award is given annually to the undergraduate junior or senior music education student who best meets the criteria upon which the selection is based.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
WCSU Alumni Association Scholarship
Description Awarded each year to several full-time undergrad students. Recipients are chosen by the Alumni Association Scholarship Committee on the basis of academic achievement (3.0 GPA with at least 24 credits completed) and evidence of community and University involvement
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Willerman Memorial Scholarship
Description Awarded to the students judged to have the most promise of making future contributions to psychology. The award, granted annually, is open to psychology majors who have completed their junior year.
Eligibility --
Type Scholarship
Number per Year 0
Number of Years 0
Basis Academic
Low Amount $0
High Amount $0
Contact for Financial Aid
Name Nancy Barton
Title Director
Job Description --
Address 181 White Street
Old Main 107
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Phone (203)837-8588
Toll-Free --
Fax (203)837-8528
E-mail
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