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Quad City Promise Scholarship

$2,000 for new applicants from the Quad Cities

Stay close to home without sacrificing a nationally ranked college experience.

→ Augustana College is one of the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation

→ As a local student, you can live at home or on campus.

Students from Quad Cities area high schools are invited to take a closer look at Augustana through the $2,000 Quad City Promise Scholarship. Thanks to a generous donation from local alumni and supporters as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, up to 50 $2,000 scholarships are available for local high school graduates and transfer students who apply for admission between May 1 and August 31 and are admitted to Augustana College. 

Students from the following counties are eligible:

In Iowa: Scott

In Illinois: Rock Island, Henry and Mercer

Augustana’s $2,000 Quad City Promise Grant is renewable for up to four years, and is in addition to up to $26,000 in merit awards offered by the college. Students also are eligible for the $4,000 Campus Visit Grant (virtual visit possibilities exist) and all other talent-based and need-based financial aid.


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You might be surprised to find that you don't have to attend a large university or east-coast college to get the experience you’ve always imagined. You can do it all right here at Augustana, the Quad Cities’ only nationally ranked liberal arts college.