Summer Institute : Scholarships

Complete Information for Summer 2016 will be available in late November.

Scholarships for the Summer Institute Program are reserved for students in the highest academic standing, outstanding talent and financial need. Funding is limited, therefore awards are competitive. Scholarship funding can be applied towards tuition costs only.  Fees, housing and meal costs cannot be funded via scholarship and will be the responsibliity of the student/ family.

To apply for a scholarship, students must carefully adhere to listed guidelines. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be reviewed.  Students are encouraged to submit materials as soon as possible.  The Scholarship Application deadline is April 18, 2015.

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