continue to be committed to our mission of providing a liberal and
professional education of the highest quality that is within reach of
families with modest means and who desire a college that will strengthen
their child's spiritual and moral character. Scholarship is essential
to meeting the needs of those families.
City College believes in responsible freedom in all forms. One of the
biggest problems facing college graduates today is the debt they incur
to earn their degree. With tuition at Grove City College totaling about
half of the national average for private colleges, scholarships are of
great assistance to further ease the financial burden of our deserving
College is run on a philosophy of good stewardship. Money is valued and
used appropriately, every student pays the same tuition fee, and there
are no reductions or subsidies from students who are able to pay the
full price. With these facts in mind, we are presently meeting about 45%
of our students financial aid needs, but we are committed to doing
more. Of course we do not accept any federal grants, but we must not
penalize our students for that decision. Grove City College will
continue to work to meet 70% of its students' financial aid needs.
Please partner with us to keep Grove City College independent and allow
our students to continue to explore a world of ideas under the auspices
of an institution that encourages physical, emotional, social, mental
and spiritual growth.
allow a stronger focus on expanding academic horizons while
experiencing a deeper reliance on God and the greater campus community.
can make the future of graduate school seem brighter when the
undergraduate debt load is lighter. Similarly, summer internships and/or
mission trips are more viable options for students with a lighter debt
demonstrate the finest chain of philanthropy: giving back and giving to
one another. It is important to give toward initiatives that have goals
that are consistent with one's personal worldview. Your example will
light the way for future classes and demonstrate the importance of
- Scholarships allow students to become tomorrow's leaders, regardless of their current economic means.
support is an investment in the leaders of tomorrow. These leaders will
enhance and energize our communities and economy with broad perspective
while preserving a religious, political and economic heritage of
individual freedom and responsibility.
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