Summer Institute : Scholarships

Scholarships for the Summer Institute are reserved for students in high academic standing with significant creative potential and financial need. Please be advised that funding is limited and awards are competitive. Scholarship funding can be applied towards tuition costs only.  Fees, housing, and meal costs will not be funded by scholarship awards and will be the responsibility of the student/family.

To apply for a scholarship, carefully review and submit a complete scholarship application by mail in addition to your Summer Institute application. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be reviewed. The 2017 Summer Institute Scholarship Application deadline is Friday, March 31, 2017.  Applicants will be notified on Friday, April 21.

Additional Opportunities:
The Ellis Trust for Girls helps young women of limited financial means, living in single-parent homes, enhance their high school experience and prepare for post-secondary success.  They foster academic and personal growth by offering meaningful and high-impact opportunities for young women.

Each year they award grants to eligible young women, residing in Philadelphia, to support their education and life goals by providing funds for education-related expenses and academic and personal development programs for students attending public and charter high schools. For more information, please call 215.790.1666, extension 442 or go to