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

Since 1842, Hollins University has been a leader in liberal arts education for women and has produced graduates who successfully enter a wide range of professions. A beautiful residential campus located in Roanoke, Virginia, Hollins draws 759 undergraduates from 47 states and 14 countries. The student/faculty ratio is 10 to one, and the average class size is 13.

Students enjoy Hollins' challenging and supportive academic environment and our focus on individualized learning. Offering engaging academic programs in 29 majors and superior teaching, a Hollins education includes extensive study-abroad, leadership, internship and research opportunities.

Our strong financial assistance program puts a Hollins education well within reach of our students. We invite you to visit and find out why women who are going places start at Hollins.

Visit online: www.hollins.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

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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Illinois College Joins SAGE Tuition Rewards

posted October 27, 2020

Illinois College Joins SAGE Tuition RewardsIllinois College, which welcomed a record 419 new students to campus this fall despite the challenges of the pandemic, has joined the SAGE Tuition Rewards program. IC now boasts an enrollment of 1,150 students, the largest ever and a 33% increase since 2010.

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is thriving through expanded academic programs, including new nursing and agribusiness majors; expanded opportunities for internships, hands-on...
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