Tuition Rewards by SAGE Scholars

Earn guaranteed scholarships - up to one full year's tuition - at more than 400 participating private colleges and universities through the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards® Program.

Each Tuition Reward point is equal to a $1.00 guaranteed minimum discount off of tuition at any of our member colleges. The maximum scholarship varies by college, but currently is over $50,000!

Get started today! Enroll all of the children in your immediate and extended family and begin earning your Tuition Rewards!

Featured College

At Alma College, we are so committed to your success that we created the “Alma Commitment” – which includes a four-year graduation guarantee. If you meet program requirements but are not able to graduate in four years (eight terms), the college will pay the tuition costs for your ninth term.

As part of the Alma Commitment, you’ll have an experiential learning opportunity that meets your personal or professional goals - funded by an Alma Venture or other grant. You will have up to $2,500 to put your classroom learning into practice through a remarkable internship, research fellowship, hands-on clinical experience, off-campus study, campus leadership opportunity or another approved learning experience.

Located an hour north of Lansing, Michigan’s state capital, Alma enrolls 1,400 undergraduate students on a 128-acre campus with an adjacent 200-acre ecological tract. We’re at our best working with students who don't have all the answers but love to ask the questions. We offer a personalized education with 41 majors plus the opportunity to design your own program of study. The average class size is only 18 students.

Founded in 1886, Alma has a 4-4-1 academic calendar; after fall and winter terms, you’ll have the opportunity to focus on one course topic for the entire month of May. You’ll have campus opportunities that are important to you (performing arts, athletics, Greek life, etc.) and complete your degree with practical experiences builds your resume and gets you started on your career.

Visit online: www.alma.edu

For Families

Tuition Reward Points accrue like frequent flyer miles and are typically earned through an affiliated financial institution, health insurance, or employer. These include 529 plans, banks, brokerage firms, companies, credit unions, mutual funds, non-profits and diverse financial service companies involved in life insurance, health insurance or retirement plans. Your Tuition Rewards Points represent guaranteed minimum discounts off the "list price" of tuition at many of America's best private colleges.

For Colleges

The SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards Consortium is a unique private college enrollment marketing tool to fill a "traditional" freshman class. Our member colleges & universities are able to identify prospective students from families who are actively saving and planning for higher education or work for a company that provides good benefits... and who have indicated interest in attending a private college. SAGE Students tend to be well qualified - both academically and financially.

For Employers

Employees of companies which offer voluntary benefits through select national insurers, or who partner directly with SAGE can earn guaranteed college scholarships for use at over almost 425 private colleges and universities across the United States, for their children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, based on their 401(k), 403(b), profit-sharing or other company sponsored retirement savings plan. Tuition Rewards is available nationwide through over 135,000 participating employers. What could be better than helping to make the ever-escalating cost of college more affordable for your employees? Tuition Rewards should help give your company an edge in workplace satisfaction - and in attracting and retaining talent.

For Financial Institutions

SAGE's Tuition Rewards program is a college savings and investment plan like no other. We've expanded our program so that families can now earn Tuition Rewards on 529 saving plans, CDs, mutual funds, 401(k)s, IRAs, supplemental retirement accounts, annuities, insurance products (with cash value), reverse mortgages, brokerage accounts, certain income-replacement health insurance products, and even home equity lines of credit.

"The program helps differentiate Harleysville Savings Bank in an industry with commoditized products, and it gives customers reason to stay with the bank."

Tuition Rewards News

Concordia University Texas Joins SAGE Tuition Rewards

posted January 19, 2021

Concordia University Texas Joins SAGE Tuition RewardsConcordia University Texas, where the 440-acre Northwest Austin campus includes a 250-acre federally-protected nature and wildlife preserve, has become the 10th Texas private college to participate in the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program.

Environmental Stewardship, the responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices, reigns at CTX, which is conveniently located minutes from...
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University of Pennsylvania names SAGE Scholars Founder "Alumni Educator of the Year"

posted January 12, 2021

University of Pennsylvania names SAGE Scholars Founder The University of Pennsylvania's Dr. Pam Grossman, dean of the Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education, has awarded James B. Johnston (MBA '66, Ed.D '76) the "Penn GSE Educator of the Year" honor. Dr. Johnston, founder and Chairman of SAGE Scholars, received his MBA from the University's Wharton School and doctorate from Penn GSE. The Award "recognizes an outstanding graduate of the University,...
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Westminster College (PA) Joins SAGE Tuition Rewards

posted December 7, 2020

Westminster College (PA) Joins SAGE Tuition Rewards Westminster College, so devoted to real-world success that there's a "Career Closet" on campus that loans students a wardrobe for job interviews, has joined the SAGE Scholars' Enrollment Consortium. 56 of Pennsylvania's 72 eligible private colleges now participate in the Tuition Rewards program.

Located in New Wilmington, PA - 50 miles north of Pittsburgh and 80 miles from Cleveland and Erie - Westminster is proud that more than 90% of...
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Wheaton College Joins Tuition Rewards

posted November 5, 2020

Wheaton College Joins Tuition RewardsWheaton College, ranked as the nation's #1 Christian college, according to EdSmart, has become the 25th private college in Illinois to join the SAGE Tuition Rewards consortium. Ed Smart's rankings are based on academics; retention rate; average net cost; and, average salary 10 years after graduation. 80% of new freshman at Wheaton graduate in four years, 88% within five years and 89% within six years.

Located 25 miles west of Chicago,...
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