Ampersand Scholarships

  • Up to 16 full-tuition scholarships with $1,000 stipends
  • Scholars have the first request of Ampersand Programs in their first year.
  • Renewable annually, as long as the scholar is making satisfactory progress toward a degree.

Ampersand Scholars are selected based on their application for admission, there is no separate application required. The committee will pay particular attention to the question “What are you interested in studying at WashU and why?” on the Common Application, looking for evidence of interest in academic areas that cross the traditional categories of inquiry in Arts & Sciences (Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.)

Eligibility

Each College of Arts & Sciences applicant will be considered. No separate scholarship application is required. Ampersand Scholars are notified by the end of February.

To apply

  • Select the College of Arts & Sciences as the Academic Division on your application for admission to the Class of 2026.

Deadlines

All applications must be submitted by January 4, 2022.

Nemerov Writing Scholars Program

Love to write? Students who apply to the College of Arts & Sciences may apply for the Nemerov Writing Scholars Program. The Howard Nemerov Writing Scholarships are designed for students with a true dedication to writing and exceptional writing talent.