Grants are typically offered to entering students for their undergraduate studies on the basis of financial need. The combination of scholarships and grants may not exceed tuition costs.
Federal Pell Grant
This federally funded grant is based on a combination of income and assets. The maximum award for the 2014-15 school year is scheduled to be $5,730. For more information about Pell Grants, visit studentaid.gov.
Marietta College General Grants
Nearly $5 million dollars in general grants are awarded on the basis of need to students enrolled full time at the College. Determination of need is made using information provided to the Office of Student Financial Services through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supporting documents such as parent and student federal income tax returns. Students may receive funds in subsequent academic years if they continue to demonstrate financial need, maintain satisfactory academic progress, and demonstrate good citizenship. Students must be enrolled full time in his/her first bachelor's degree program to be eligible for Marietta College grants. These funds are to be used for tuition only.
Marietta College Special Grants
The Legacy Grant is available to the children and grandchildren of Marietta graduates. The award is for $3,500 and is renewable for up to four years provided the student remains in good academic standing. No application is required to receive the grant.
Marietta College is a program participant in the Choose Ohio First STEM Scholarship program. For more information about the program visit www.chooseohiofirst.org.