Category Archives: Scholarships/Financial Aid

Richmond Scholars Process Update

Knowing that there are a number of anxious Richmond Scholars semi-finalists waiting to hear from us, I wanted to provide a brief update on where we are in the process and on a few changes that we’re implementing this year. The faculty committees are still in the process of making finalist decisions, and we’ll begin […]

Mythbusters: Affordability and Socioeconomic Diversity

February 15 is the deadline for this year’s applicants to apply for financial aid at Richmond. Parents, make sure you’re on track to get the proper paperwork filled out – just follow the steps on our financial aid application timeline. But the financial aid deadline also provides me a great opportunity to speak to everyone […]

Richmond Scholars Semi-Finalists, and Happy Holidays!

For all students who applied by December 1 for Richmond Scholars consideration, following is an update on the process and where we go from here. But first, I want to wish everyone happy holidays on behalf of Richmond’s Office of Admission! The University will be closing this afternoon at 5:00 and will reopen at 8:30 […]

Application FAQ

As my colleagues and I travel to all corners of the country (and the globe) each year, we receive lots of questions surrounding our application process. I’ve polled my coworkers and come up with the following list of the most frequently asked questions we’re receiving this fall. (Note: questions whose answers are readily available on […]

Richmond Scholars FAQ, Part 2

It’s official: all Richmond Scholars semi-finalists have been notified, via e-mail and postal mail. No further semi-finalists will be selected. We selected very close to our target number of 450 this year — fewer than 10% of students who applied by December 1. To the semi-finalists:  Congratulations! Our faculty committees are already in the process of […]