Every Sewanee applicant is considered for academic scholarships simply by submitting the Common Application and all required admission documents on their Applicant Status Page. All scholarships are renewable with satisfactory academic progress

  • Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship: Full tuition, fees, room and board annually (1 awarded annually)
  • Benedict Scholarship: Full tuition, fees, room and board annually (3 awarded annually)
  • Wilkins Scholarship: $30,000 annually
  • EQB Award: Scholarships ranging from $5,000-$26,000 annually
apply for need-based aid

Additional Scholarships Available

Fellowship in the Arts

Students with exceptional promise in performing or studio arts can apply for Fellowship in the Arts. They are awarded to candidates with interests and accomplishments in visual studies, art history, film, dance, theatre, or music. Students selected for these fellowships will have the opportunity to dive more deeply into the life of the arts at Sewanee. Incoming students are invited to apply after they are admitted to Sewanee. These stackable fellowships, valued at $2,000, are renewable for four years. For more information, please email your admission counselor. 

The Comer Choral Scholarship

These awards are intended to help expand the University Choir’s efforts to attract students of great musical talent who wish to share their abilities with the Sewanee community. By participating in the University Choir, these students will be exposed to a world-class choral experience both here, across the country, and around the globe. Up to five scholarships, starting at $5,000, are awarded each year and are renewable for four years contingent upon the recipient’s participation in the University Choir.