Scholarship Information

Goucher provides both merit and need-based scholarship support. And you are automatically eligible for some scholarships just by applying to Goucher; no extra forms or essays. Browse the scholarships below fore more information.  

Merit Scholarships

All students who apply along with their official high school transcript, are automatically considered for merit scholarship if admitted.


Test scores are not required for consideration. To maintain a scholarship, students must be in good academic standing. They are renewable and awarded 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.

Maryland Scholars Program

Dance Scholarships

The Goucher Dance Program offers a number of scholarships to outstanding first-year students planning to major in dance.


Scholarships are awarded based on either an in-person audition or a video audition, application, and the recommendation of the Dance faculty. 

Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000 annually and are awarded in addition to any other merit scholarship for which the student qualifies. Dance scholarships are renewable for up to 8 semesters provided students maintain full-time enrollment as a Dance major and remain in good standing. (Scholarships cannot be combined with a Tuition Exchange or a Tuition Remission benefit from Goucher College.) 

There are two audition rounds. To be considered for a scholarship, please complete and submit the materials below by:

December 1, 2021 (Early Action)

  • In-person audition date: Sunday, December 5, 2021                                       

Click here for audition schedule and guidelines.

Click here to register for the audition; deadline is December 1, 2021

  • Video audition deadline:  December 1, 2021                                   

Click here for video recording guidelines.

January 15, 2022 (Regular Decision)

  • Video audition deadline: January 15, 2022

Click here for video recording guidelines.

How To Apply

  1. Submit the Common Application and required supporting documents.
    COMMON APPLICATION
  2. Complete the Dance Application (Common Application must be completed first).
    DANCE APPLICATION

Colleges That Change Lives Scholarship

This outside scholarship sponsored by the non-profit organization Colleges That Change Lives (CTLC). 


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

Other Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarships provide an additional source of funding for students.


Visit our outside scholarship page for resources and information on outside scholarships and how to report them to Goucher. 

Outside Scholarships