WPI Global Scholar Scholarship

Beginning with WPI's Class of 2022, all new first year students will receive a Global Scholarship to support participation in a project off campus. The up to $5,000 scholarship can be applied towards any program administered by the Global Projects Program in partnership with the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy. This includes Humanities Projects, Interactive Qualifying Projects, Major Qualifying Projects, and Exchange Programs.

19-20 Programs: If you are a stipend recipient, please complete the Global & Foisie Scholars Stipend Request Form (PDF) located in the financial aid forms section of the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy’s website. Please note: You cannot use your stipend to pay your Global Projects Program deposit. 

WPI Foisie Scholarship Recipients

You would have been notified of your eligibility for this stipend prior to your enrollment at WPI. 

19-20 Programs: If you are a stipend recipient, please complete the Global & Foisie Scholars Stipend Request Form (PDF) located in the financial aid forms section of the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy’s website. Please note: You cannot use your stipend to pay your Global Projects Program deposit. 

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: https://gilmanapplication.iie.org

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 in the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 academic years. Read more here: https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/topgilman/

 

 

 

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 after 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.