Scholarship Information

Merit Scholarships

All students admitted to Goucher, who submitted a high school transcript, are automatically considered for a merit scholarship. The selection process for these scholarships is competitive and is based on academic performance, with awards going to high-achieving students. Goucher students must be in academic good standing to maintain a scholarship; scholarships are renewable and awarded for up to eight semesters.

Maryland Scholars Program

The Maryland Scholars Program is designed to make a Goucher education accessible to first-generation Maryland residents from underserved socio-economic communities. Consideration for the program is available to students who exhibit intellectual promise, motivation, and scholarship.

For more information, please visit the Maryland Scholars Program webpage.

Scholarships in Dance, Music, and Visual Arts

These scholarships recognize students planning to major in dance, music, or the visual arts. Awarded to outstanding student artists, this is a renewable scholarship. Selected applicants will be invited to campus in spring 2018 for an audition or portfolio review.

How to Apply

  • Submit the Common Application and required supporting documents by December 1 (non-binding Early Action Entrance Plan) of your senior year.
  • Submit the application and required supporting documents for your intended discipline by January 15 of your senior year.


 Note: Your Common Application must be submitted before the Dance, Music, and Visual Arts application to receive account login information.

Colleges That Change Lives Scholarship

This is an outside scholarship sponsored by the non-profit organization Colleges That Change Lives. The CTCL Scholarship ($1,000 per year, renewable for up to four years with a maximum award of $4,000 per student) will be awarded to new first-year students, including international students and undocumented students, who choose to attend a CTCL-member college or university.

CTCL Scholarship Information