Gettysburg College - PA
300 N. Washington St, Campus Box 2447
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Ms. Christina Gormley
Guidelines for prospective Exports or Imports are online
In addition to freshmen, will make award offers to transfers and/or to students currently enrolled but not on TE (sophomores, juniors and seniors) for 2022-2023
Tuition amount: Set Rate
Pell and other grants
Initial offers will be announced by April 15, 2022.
Deadline for the receipt of initial TE certification/applications:
In January 2022
The percentage of the new admitted TE candidates offered a TE scholarship for the current academic year:
Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition that includes Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate and other distinguished scholars among its alumni. Committed to excellence, Gettysburg ranks among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students roughly divided equally between men and women. It is located on a 200-acre campus in a world-famous town. Tuition exchange is a competitive, merit-based award at Gettysburg College. Gettysburg awards TE scholarships to first-year applicants only with consideration given to transfer applicants and upper-class students if space becomes available. Each year between 70-80 prospective first-year students apply for the TE benefit. The amount of the award is the minimum amount set by the Tuition Exchange organization. Applicants for Tuition Exchange are encouraged to apply concurrently for financial aid, which is need-based. The deadline to apply for Financial Aid is January 15. (http://www.gettysburg.edu/scholarships_aid/) Students for whom Gettysburg is a first choice are encouraged to apply for Early Decision. ED I admission deadline is November 15 and ED II deadline is January 15. Applications for regular decision should apply by January 15. Application deadline for the TE Scholarship is January 15. (http://www.gettysburg.edu/admissions/)
Tuition Exchange Imports FAQ
1. My child is interested in Gettysburg College. What is the first step? Tuition Exchanges are initiated by your employer/institution. Please check with your own TE liaison for deadlines and application processes.
2. Is there a deadline to apply for tuition exchange at Gettysburg?
Yes. The TE application from your home school and the admission application to Gettysburg are due by the admission application deadlines: ED I ? November 1 ED II ? January 15 RD ? January 15
3. What is the percentage of newly admitted TE candidates offered a TE scholarship at Gettysburg College?
The range varies from year to year but generally around 40%
4. When will Gettysburg notify me of their TE decision?
TE decisions are made at the same time that admissions decisions are made. If an applicant is awarded a TE scholarship, the applicant will receive notice with the admission acceptance letter. This is the case for both Early Decision and Regular Decision.
5. How many semesters does the TE scholarship cover?
TE scholarships cover 8 semesters maximum for entering freshmen. If a transfer or continuing student would be awarded the TE scholarship, the semesters would be based on the class of the student: Sophomores = 6 semesters; Juniors = 4 semesters and Seniors = 2 semesters. In the case of students graduating early, no additional TE funding is available.
6. Do I receive my TE scholarship if I study abroad for a semester?
Yes, if as a Gettysburg student, you attend a Gettysburg College affiliated study abroad program. For a complete list: https://www.gettysburg.edu/offices/center-for-global-education/getting-started/programs/program-list
7. Do I need to apply every year for the scholarship?
No, there is an annual re-certification process to verify eligibility which your export school will provide. Parents should stay in contact with their own TE liaison officer regarding the annual re-certification process.
8. What happens if my parent is no longer employed at the export college?
The TE scholarship would end at the end of the current semester.
9. Who can I talk to about applying to Gettysburg?
The Gettysburg admission office at: 800-431-0803 or 717-337-6100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
10. I was offered another scholarship: can I keep both?
Students who receive a Tuition Exchange Scholarship are not considered for Gettysburg College Institutional Grant funds (need-based) or Gettysburg's Academic Merit Scholarships. To receive consideration for Federal or State financial aid programs, including Federal Direct Student or Parent PLUS loans, families should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (fafsa.ed.gov). Outside scholarships (ex. Rotary Club, HS awards) are accepted.