We are still accepting applications for fall of 2017!
Freshmen Applicants: December 1** (recommended)
Early Decision Applicants: November 1 (early estimate)
Fall Transfer Applicants: August 1 (recommended)
Spring Transfer Applicants: December 1 (recommended)
*Filing for FAFSA can now start as early as October 1
**First-year candidates who submit their FAFSA to Wells College prior to December 1 will receive an automatic $1,000 FAFSA grant in their financial aid package
Thank you for your nominations! Certificates and award letters will be issued starting the week of May 8. If you do not receive anything by May 19, please call the Admissions Office at 315-364-3264.
The 21st Century Leadership Award is presented to high school juniors nominated by their guidance counselors for their spirit, integrity, intellectual, and leadership qualities. The award is a $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year) for four years of study at Wells College. A maximum of two (2) qualifying students can be nominated by counselors from their school. Qualified candidates must have:
Please note that as an NCAA Division III college, athletic participation is not considered when selecting candidates for this award.
DOWNLOAD THE NOMINATION FORM IN COLOR (.PDF, 88KB) OR IN BLACK AND WHITE (.PDF, 69KB). PDF forms are fillable. Please submit the completed form with the nominee's official high school transcript using one of the following methods:
*Most 21st Century Leadership Award recipients are also eligible for other merit-based scholarships. The $10,000 scholarship for this award will be used to grant the maximum scholarship level allowed by the institution
The cost to attend Wells College as a full-time residential student for the 2016-2017 academic year:
Wells College Financial Aid Office
170 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026