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College Scholarships

  • Trustee Scholarship -- Boston University's most prestigious full-tuition scholarship recognizes extraordinary academic performance and leadership ability. Students must submit two additional essays with their application for admission. 

  • Presidential Scholarship -- This four-year $20,000 scholarship is awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements. No additional application materials are required--all students need to do to be considered is apply for admission by the deadline.
The application deadline for these scholarships is December 1st.
To learn more about the requirements of these scholarships and other merit awards offered by BU, please visit our website.
The Physical Sciences Scholarship.
$10,000 annually to students with financial need
Students will also receive additional funding to pursue a 10-week summer research experience. To qualify, students must major in biophysicschemistry,geologyenvironmental geosciences or physics & astronomy.  Any student who applies to Bucknell will be automatically considered.

B-WISE Scholarship

Recognizes women applicants who plan to major in engineering for superior academic performance
$20,000 per year
Financial need is not a requirement
Automatically renewed for second, third and fourth years as long as you maintain satisfactory academic progress and satisfy requirements of the program
California State University CHANNEL ISLANDS
This year we are offering the Jeff T. Green Family Foundation Scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year. There are $20,000 scholarships available (spread over 4 years) for eligible first-time freshmen.
Eligibility criteria: 
  • Students must be a first-time freshman.
  • Students must be first-generation (neither of your parents has earned a baccalaureate degree).
  • Students must have a cumulative 2.5-3.25 GPA.
  • Students must be a US citizen, US permanent resident, or AB540 eligible student. 
  • Students must plan to participate in a CSUCI Learning Community. 
  • Students must plan to enroll in a minimum of 12 units each semester for the upcoming year. 
  • Students must have Financial Need - Students with Pell Eligibility will have priority. 
  • All applicants must file a 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or a 2023-2024 California
Dream Act Application (CADAA). 
  • Students must submit a personal essay. 
  • Through the Davidson Trust, the college meets 100% of calculated financial need through grants and student employment. Davidson does not include student loans in our financial aid packages. The college continues its commitment to our need-blind admission practice for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.
  • We invite your nominations for two of our merit scholarships:
    • the Bryan Scholarship for your top student athletes - nominations due September 20th.
    • the Belk Scholarship for your most outstanding students - nominations due November 7th. 
See Mrs. McElroy for nomination process. 

Emory University Scholar Programs

Emory University offers partial to full merit-based scholarships
as part of the Emory University Scholar Programs. Scholar
programs are more than just merit scholarships. They empower
students through resources and support to reach their full
potential and make an impact on the university, Atlanta, and the
world beyond.

Washington, DC

The George Washington University is committed to the diversity and the success of our students now more than ever.
In 2015, we began to make changes to our financial aid packages for our low-income students. We became the largest test-optional research university and became a Posse Foundation partner school (Atlanta).  In 2016, the first cohort of Cisneros Scholars was selected for the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute, and our diversity student fly-in program, Your GW, received a record number of applications. We are committed to recruiting, enrolling, and graduating the best and brightest. Starting with this application cycle
Fall 2019 Merit Scholarships
Test Score* High School GPA (4.00 scale) Ohio Resident Scholarship Range Non-Resident
ACT: 33+
SAT: 1450+
3.50+ Half to Full Tuition
($8,000–$16,000 Annually)
Half to Full Tuition
($18,000–$36,000 Annually)
ACT: 30-32
SAT: 1360–1440
3.50+ $20,000–$48,000
($5,000–$12,000 Annually)
($11,000–$20,000 Annually)
ACT: 28-29
SAT: 1300–1350
3.50+ $8,000–$32,000
($2,000–$8,000 Annually)
($7,000–$15,000 Annually)
ACT: 27
SAT: 1260–1290
3.50+ $4,000–$12,000
($1,000–$3,000 Annually)
Applicants not meeting the above criteria will be considered for a full range of merit and need-based

Your Students Can Go Further
at Oklahoma State University!

We have a unique opportunity available for your students in the McKnight Scholars Leadership Program at OSU. They can apply today to be part of an elite group of approximately 50 incoming OSU students who demonstrate a commitment to service and have a proven record of leadership.
Students who exhibit these characteristics have been successful in the program. Out-of-state students who apply will be considered for a scholarship that waives the out-of-state portion of tuition for four years, plus $5,000 during each of their first two years! Selected scholars will take part in the McKnight Scholars Leadership Program, which includes a leadership course.
Students should apply to OSU, if they haven't already. Your students who have been admitted to OSU should complete the application for the scholarship, submit their essays and have one or more mentor(s) submit recommendation letters on their behalf.
The first round application deadline is Nov. 1. Students who apply will be notified in December. The second round application deadline is Feb. 1. Students who meet this deadline will be notified of the decision in March.Do not delay! Have your students prepare
their materials and apply soon!
Rice University has unveiled a new initiative to make higher education more affordable by dramatically expanding financial aid provided to students from low-income families to those with incomes up to $200,000.
Starting in fall 2019, Rice undergraduates will be eligible for The Rice Investmentone of the nation’s most generous financial aid initiatives that increases access to an affordable, quality education for low- and middle-income students.
The Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars Program allows students to combine learning and leadership. It enables outstanding student leaders from all walks of life to come to Southern Methodist University—students whose leadership gifts will have a significant impact on our SMU community (Dallas, TX) and, eventually, on the quality of our society.
Students selected as Hunt Leadership Scholars for the Class of 2022 will receive an annual Hunt Scholarship of $42,000, or a total of $168,000 over four years.  Hunt Scholars may also be eligible for additional departmental scholarships or need-based aid for a total scholarship package valued up to the cost of tuition and fees.  In addition, because leaders of the 21st century will need to have a global vision in any area of leadership, the scholarship also covers the airfare and tuition costs for any courses during an international, leadership-based experience immediately following each scholar’s sophomore year.
Brockman Scholars Program
The Brockman Scholarship​​​​​​​ is a merit-based full scholarship that covers five years of study on the College Station campus of Texas A&M University.
The scholarship supports four years of undergraduate studies in an approved program of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), as well as the one-year MS Business graduate degree program at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School.

The Foundation Fellowship

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of $12,300 for Georgia residents (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship, valued at $9,552 per year, $20,300 for non-residents (plus a Presidential waiver, currently worth $18,574 per year) and $22,300 for international students (plus a Presidential waiver, currently worth $18,574 per year). Additionally, Fellows receive individual travel-study grants ($9,000), spring group travel-study (one domestic and two international trips, valued at $9,900), research and academic conference grants ($1,750), and a post-first-year study abroad program at Oxford University (valued at $8,500).

The Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship

The Ramsey Scholarship provides an annual stipend of $6,160 for Georgia residents (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship, valued at $9,552 per year) and $10,160 for non-residents (plus a Presidential waiver, currently worth $18,574 per year). The scholarship also includes a $3,000 travel-study grant. 
**All finalists who participate in the Interview Weekend will be named Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholars.
Levine Scholars Program - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The Levine Scholars Program seeks exceptional high school seniors who demonstrate a commitment to community service, hold an academic record that reflects a sustained passion for knowledge and possess a capacity for ethical leadership that elevates fellow students to a higher standard. The program takes the brightest, most capable students and gives them the tools, resources and environment they need to explore the world around them, engage across discipline and excel at the highest levels.
Scholars receive:
An award for four years of tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees
An $8,000 grant to implement a service project of their own design
Four summers of experiences including study abroad and NOLS
Access to a professional development fund
An undergraduate experience they will cherish for a lifetime
The total value of this four-year scholarship is estimated at $105,000 for in-state students and $155,000 for out-of-state students.
DEADLINE: October 8th.
See Mrs. McElroy for nomination process. 

Norman Topping Student Aid Fund

The NTSAF offers supplemental scholarships to entering freshmen, transfer and graduate students based on the individual USC Financial Aid package. Applicants residing in areas surrounding the University Park Campus and Health Sciences campus and first-generation college students are given primary consideration in the selection process. Please note that the scholarship is not limited to these populations. 
I am pleased to announce that the Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia is now accepting nominations for the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2022.
Jefferson Scholarships provide full tuition, fees, and a living stipend for four years of undergraduate study at U.Va., plus a number of generous enrichment benefits including a study abroad experience.  I encourage you to learn more about the scholarship, the selection criteria, and the multi-stage selection process by visiting the Foundation’s website. Deadline - Nov. 15th
See Mrs. McElroy for nomination process.