Earn to Learn Scholarship

The Ancilla College Earn to Learn Program offers a renewable $1000 scholarship each semester a student is in the program. The award is based on a combination of financial need, scholastic ability, and educational and career goals. Applicants must submit a minimum 200 word typed essay to be included with the application form. The essay should explain why you are attending Ancilla College and what role you believe this working opportunity will play in your choice of major and your future profession.

Internship credit can be arranged in some instances, depending on the type of work the position requires.

Students will Work and Learn in one of these areas:

Work and Learn in the Library, the Registrar’s Office, Ecological Relationships, Institutional Research Office, Moon Tree, Student Government, the Goat Barn and/or the Grain and Beef Farm, Communications, Residence Life and Campus Ministry or the Alumni Development.

Please indicate in the application below which Earn to Learn Scholarship you are applying.



  • Scholar must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher each semester to qualify for the scholarship.
  • Scholar qualifies for Work Study on FAFSA
  • Scholar must work at least 10 hours per week.
  • Scholar will receive 1-3 credit hours (dependent on how many hours worked).
  • Scholar receives a job description and a mentor; evaluations are integrated into the program.
  • Scholar learns of the PHJC professor through stories told by PHJCs.
  • Scholar will join Sisters each semester for dinner and storytelling.

Earn to Learn Scholarship Form

  • Please type in your full name as a signature for this application.
  • 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 Marcy Hopple at marcella.hopple@ancilla.edu
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


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