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WPI Global Scholar Scholarship

Beginning with the Class of 2024, every full-time, degree-seeking WPI undergraduate student—including transfer students—will receive a one-time Global Scholarship of up to $5,000 to defray the cost of one credit-bearing, off-campus project experience through the Global Projects Program, be it the Humanities & Arts Requirement (HUA), Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP), or Major Qualifying Project (MQP).

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship 

To qualify, you must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant, be a U.S. citizen and be studying abroad.  The Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy will notify you if you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. To learn more visit:

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been recognized for its success in making international study and internships more accessible and inclusive for American students of all backgrounds through the Gilman Program. Read more here:




Donor Funded Scholarships

Through the generosity of WPI donors, the Global Projects Program offers a limited number of scholarship opportunities for students with high unmet financial need as determined by the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy. Students will be notified at placement if they have been awarded a scholarship. No additional application is necessary.

Private Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships and grants available to undergraduate and graduate students that are offered through a variety of sources. A thorough scholarship search will include looking into the following funding sources and applying to as many as possible.