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Merit Scholarships Website

This site, www.meritaid.com , is a compilation of what every university has to offer for merit scholarships and what the criteria is to get the scholarships.

Baker College Career Scholarships

Request for information cards may be found on the bulletin board outside the Career Resource Center. All interested students may fill out and mail the card to Baker College.  A formal application will be sent upon receipt of the card.

All completed applications must be received by the Baker College Scholarship Committee no later than May 1, 2017

Beauty Schools Marketing Group Scholarship

We specialize in helping students find the best beauty school that best matches their needs and goals. Whether they want to go into the world of barbering, makeup, or hair, we are here to help.  Along with finding them the best school, we also help them find a way to get there with our $2,500 scholarship.



Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition

Earn a four-year, full tuition scholarship

For more information visit: bu.edu/admissions/trustee

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Bowling Green State University Scholarships

The Presidential Scholars Award, a full-fee, renewable scholarship competition, is hosted in January for selected students who meet the minimum qualifications, which include:

  • 30+ ACT composite or 1390+* SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing)
  • 3.8+ (on 4.0 scale) high school GPA
  •  Incoming freshman for Fall 2017
  • Complete application to BGSU and to the Honors College and submit ACT / SAT test scores and official high school transcript by December 5, 2016
    *1300+ for SAT taken prior to March 2016

Students who do not have all completed credentials submitted by December 5, 2016 will not be eligible for the competition. Applications will be reviewed after the December 5th deadline and selected students will be invited to interview on campus late January 2017.

Students will be considered for additional academic scholarships once they apply to BGSU, ranging from $1,000 to full fees. For more information about additional scholarship opportunities, visit the Office of Admissions scholarship page at http://choose.bgsu.edu/aid/scholarships/?freshman.



Central Michigan University Scholarships

CMU will continue its $61 million merit scholarship program.  The investments have annually resulted in academic scholarships for half of our incoming freshman class.

Applying for these scholarships is easy--simply complete an application for admission.  No further application is required, just apply for admission before the November 15 priority consideration deadline.  Your highest test score will be considered.

For more information on available scholarships and to register for the Centralis Honors Scholarship Competition 



Grand Canyon University

At Grand Canyon University, we offer generous scholarship and grant opportunities to help make a private Christian education affordable.

For questions about our scholarships, please contact your admissions representative, Justin Warren: justin.warren@GCU.edu.

Scholarship information is also available in the counseling office and at: gcu.edu/CampusScholarships. 

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Since 1984, the Horatio Alger Association has awarded over $100 million in college scholarships to deserving students.  Through nationally recognized educational programs, the Association reaches out directly to our nation's young people with a message of hope, opportunity, responsibility, and perserverance.


In keeping with the mission of the Horatio Alger Association, the scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school graduation in spring/summer, commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree, and United States citizenship.  The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $7,000 to $25,000.


For more information and application, visit www.scholars.horatioalger.org

IMPORTANT: In order for an application to be considered complete the applicant's counselor must complete a Certifications Form online.


Scholarship Deadline: October 25, 2016

Lawrence Tech Scholarships

Several academic scholarships are available, as well as athletic and portfolio scholarships.

Information is available in the counseling office and on the school website at www.ltu.edu.

Remember to check for submission deadlines!


Michigan Education Association Scholarship

Must be a dependent of an MEA member in good standing or MEA-Retired member

See information in counseling office for more eligibility criteria

Application may be accessed at www.mea.org/mea-scholarship

Deadline:Thursday, February 23, 2017 (must be received by MEA by this date)

***There will be no extensions granted due to weather delays, snow days or power outages***

Montana State University Presidential Scholarship

Includes a full tuition waiver as well as a generous stipend renewable for four years





Deadline: Submitted electronically by December 2, 2016 at 3PM MST


Northern Michigan University Scholarships

  • Full tuition & fees, room & board / - Harden Scholarships (10 awarded)
  • Full tuition / year - Presidential Scholarships (10 awarded)
  • $2,000 / year - Waldo Scholarships (60 awarded)
  • $2,000 / year - Leadership Scholarships (10 awarded)
  • $1,000 / year - Kaye-Munson Scholarships (140 awarded)

ACT 24+ / SAT 1160+ / GPA 3.5+


For information and to register go to www.nmu.edu/presidentialscholars

Registration deadlines: October 14 at 5 p.m. for the October 30-31 competition

                                         October 28 at 5 p.m. for the November 13-14 competition

Nova Southeastern University Scholarships

Students considered for an academic sxholarship have significant academnic achievement.  Those selected to receive a scholarship take the most challenging curriculum, earn tthe highest grades and present either SAT or ACT scores that place them at or near the top of the University's applicant pool.

All applicants to the University are automatically considered for the Dean's Scholarship.

The most academically competitive students accepted to the freshman class may be invited to interview for a Premier Scholarship.

Admission application deadlines:

  • Early Decision/Early Action -- November 1
  • Regular Decision -- February 1

To view financial resources available to students, visit nova.edu/financialaid

ROTC Scholarships

ROTC is offered at many colleges.  The program offers full tuition, books, and a monthly stipend in the freshman year.  If you accept the scholarship, you have a commitment for active or reserve duty when you graduate.  Currently that commitment is three to four years.  Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines all have ROTC programs.

Skidmore College Filene Music Scholarships

Deadline for the preliminary round, through submission via Slideroom on the Common Application, is January 15, 2017.  The competition is open to any student who has applied to Skidmore by that date.  You do not have to major in music, but you must remain active in the Music Department's musical life.  

Winners will be awarded a $48,000, four-year scholarship ($12,000 each year).  Filene Scholars are eligible for additional aid based on financial need. More information is available in the counseling office.  

Register online at www.skidmore.edu/filenescholarship

University of Dayton

If you are interested in being nominated by your counselor to receive a Leadership in Service Scholarship, worth $10.000 ($2,500 per year for four years), stop in the counseling office for more information.

Deadline for nominations is December 15, 2016

Virginia Military Institute Scholarships

Full and partial scholarships available

For consideration, candidates must meet or exceed the following criteria: Combined SAT of 1350 or ACT of 31, high school GPA of 3.7

Information and application available in the counseling office

Application deadline: February 1, 2017

WACE National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Up to 175 merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of 10 WACE Partner Institutions:

Clarkson University / State University of New York Oswego / Drexel University / University of Cincinnati / Johnson & Wales University / University of Massachusetts Lowell / Rochester Institute of Technology / University of Toledo / Wentworth Institute of Technology / Merrimack College 

Information and deadlines in the Counseling Office and at: www.waceinc.org


Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Scholars Program

Students must be nominated for this award.  Nominations must be made by a counselor by November 15, 2016.

If you plan to attend Washington University and would like to be nominated for this award, contact your counselor.