Scholarships and Grants

Goddard College offers a variety of scholarships to both new and continuing students.  See the list below for application requirements and links for more information.


Scholarships that are part of the admissions process and you don’t have to apply for separately:

  • Engaged Artist Award – For new students who demonstrate an artistic practice that engages with their communities or who seek to do so as part of their study at Goddard.
  • Goddard World Voices – A need based grant for newly admitted Goddard students pursuing either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, and whose application and/or prior work demonstrates  an understanding of and integration into the global community, and who seek to participate in meaningful social change. 
  • Friend of Goddard Grant – For new students who provide a recommendation letter as part of their application from a Goddard community member (faculty, student, alumni, etc.)
  • Partnership Grant – For students who are members of or who have attended partnership organizations
  • MFA in Creative Writing Scholarship – A need and merit based scholarship awarded by the MFA in Creative Writing program.

For more information about these scholarships click here


These require an application or consideration by a scholarship committee:

Please note: deadlines and amounts for these scholarships vary. 

Click on the scholarship to learn more.

  • Priscilla Backman Scholarship for Activism – For new undergraduate students who demonstrate community or global activism through their current work or proposed course of study (application through the Goddard Scholarship Committee) 


We have compiled a list (below) of over 300 scholarships from various websites. Each scholarship has a brief description and a link to the organization’s website. Please keep in mind that these scholarships are not associated with Goddard College in any way. Any question you may have about the content of the scholarship must be directed to the individual organization. Scholarships are organized alphabetically and can be reached by selecting the appropriate header at that top of the page.

A-Z Scholarships–Updated October 2021 

View all open United Negro College Fund Scholarships opportunities at

Important Announcement

The Board of Directors for Goddard College have made the difficult decision to close the college at the end of the 2024 Spring term.  


Current Goddard students will have the opportunity to complete their degrees at the same tuition rate through a teach-out with like-minded institution, Prescott College. Updates and scholarship funds will be available in the coming weeks and months. Information will be posted to

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