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About this Scholarship

The United Parcel Service and the Foundation for Independent Higher Education provide funds for part-time or full-time continuing Ancilla College students.

Each year since 1985, the Foundation for Independent Higher Education has awarded grants to State Fund Members to provide UPS Scholarships to every private college and university in the State Fund network. The scholarships are given in the name of UPS, whose financial support was the basis for the CIC-FIHE endowment.  Over the years, FIHE (now CIC) has been pleased to award over $47 million in scholarship grants to its State Fund Members for the benefit of more than 16,000 deserving students at independent colleges across the country.


  • You must have completed at least 12 credit hours.
  • Part-time or full-time continuing Ancilla College students who have completed at least 12 credit hours
  • GPA of 2.5 or above)
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Preference is given to children of United Parcel Service (UPS) employees. Number of awards varies.

The UPS Scholarship award is given to a single recipient for $2,400.

Application deadline:  April 30

Application Form

Please fill out this form completely, sign it, and submit it online before the specific scholarship deadline to be be considered for each scholarship you are applying for. A form must be completed for EACH scholarship to which you apply.

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    IMPORTANT NOTE! -- -- Scholarship selection for the spring semester (beginning this January) applies to only new students coming to Ancilla for spring term.Current students (and students seeking to join Ancilla fall 2016) can apply for scholarships beginning January 1st.
  • IMPORTANT: If the scholarship you are applying for requires a short essay, please attach that file here. You may also email that file, in Microsoft Word or .pdf format to Marcella Hopple at
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