College of Liberal Arts Student Scholarships and Awards

In addition to university scholarships and financial aid, the College of Liberal Arts offers more than 100 college and departmental awards and scholarships. 

The following are just a few of the scholarships available to College of Liberal Arts students. 

  • The Donald Parsons Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding College of Liberal Arts student in any year who demonstrates financial need.
  • The Ellen Stover Northup Award in International Studies is a need-based scholarship awarded to outstanding College of Liberal Arts students to assist with the costs of studying abroad for one semester, with preference given to students studying abroad for the first time.
  • The James H. Glackin Scholarship is a need-based scholarship for first-year students who exhibit academic achievement in the College of Liberal Arts.
  • The Jane D. Mackler Scholarship is awarded to first-year, sophomore and junior students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
  • The Marie Rittenhouse Masters Scholarship is awarded to College of Liberal Arts students who graduated from the Philadelphia public school system and demonstrate academic achievement.
  • The Nadia Kravchenko Award is given to a non-traditional College of Liberal Arts student pursuing his or her bachelor’s degree.

Learn more about College of Liberal Arts scholarships

Department Awards

Africology and African American Studies undergraduate students with outstanding academic records are eligible for department-specific awards and scholarships.

  • The Annie Hyman Award for Outstanding Service is is given by the African American Studies Department to a student who has demonstrated outstanding service to the department.
  • The Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Award is given to the undergraduate or graduate African American Studies student who best represents the department’s commitment to the community and public action. 
  • The Shirley Graham DuBois Award for Academic Excellence is given by the African American Studies Department to the member of the graduating class who has the highest grade point average.

Learn more about department awards.

Financial Aid

Follow these steps to apply for financial aid. Learn how your student status affects your financial aid options and application process. Read about your educational grant and loan options.

Contact Student Financial Services at sfs@temple.edu or 215-204-2244 with any questions you might have.

Federal Stafford Loans

Applying for federal Stafford loans requires completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). At Temple University, unsubsidized Stafford loans are available to full-time students up to a maximum amount of $20,500 annually.

Federal Work-Study

Eligibility for the Federal Work-Study Program is based on the applicant’s need as determined by the information on the applicant's FAFSA. In addition, students must be enrolled at least half time and maintain satisfactory academic progress. Students are paid biweekly for hours worked.

Learn aid, scholarship and work-study options at Student Financial Services.

Questions

For more information or if you have questions about scholarships and awards in the College of Liberal Arts, contact 
Jocelyn Tutrani Henssler, assistant director of student services in the College of Liberal Arts. 
Phone: 215-204-8688 
Email: jtutrani@temple.edu