Williams College

National College Match Scholarship Package

These numbers reflect estimated student expenses for the 2019-2020 school year. Amounts will change slightly from year to year, but as the cost of college increases, the scholarship packages will correspondingly increase. Your official financial aid award will be included in a letter directly from Williams.

Annual Cost of Attendance



Room & Board


Books & Supplies



$600 (average)



Health Insurance


Required Fees




How Costs Are Covered (annually)





Summer Earnings Contribution


Parent Contribution


Student Asset Contribution

Varies, approximately 25% of reported assets

Student Loan




Policy Regarding Outside Funding
Outside funding reduces or eliminates the Work-Study expectation and/or student summer work contribution. Outside funding is then used to reduce Williams grant, dollar for dollar.

Policy on Health Insurance
If a student enrolls in the college plan because they have no insurance or their health insurance does not meet the college’s requirements, a health insurance grant will be provided as part of the Williams funding.

Policy on Travel Allowance
The travel allowance, which is built in to the student award, should cover the cost of two round trips between home and campus. Travel expenses are paid with summer and work-study earnings.

Requirements Associated with Maintaining this Award
Students must maintain the academic progress requirements expected of Williams students.

Other Details
A book grant will be provided as part of the Williams funding to cover the cost of required books. Students have no out of pocket costs for books.

Summer work contribution will increase to $1,300 in sophomore, junior, and senior years. The standard work-study requirement will also increase for sophomore, junior, and senior years.