Merit-based Scholarships

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If you've got excellent grades and high SAT or ACT scores, these scholarships are for you! Merit-based scholarships seek to reward, recruit, or encourage the students who show the highest levels of academic achievement and have specific eligibility requirements based on the applicant's GPA and/or test scores.

Festival of Trees Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students enrolled in a college/university in New Hampshire with a GPA of 2.5 and majoring in natural resources or horticultural studies.

Total: $1500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  April 22
2019

Four Star Leadership Program

These scholarships are available to students who are selected to attend the annual Four Star Leadership Program; there will be 50 students selected nationwide. International and U.S. high school students may apply; students who will be juniors in the upcoming fall term are given preference.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 22
2019

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship

This scholarship is available to current and upcoming college students with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who are pursuing a degree in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture.

Total: $5000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  April 24
2019

Sports Unlimited Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors, college freshman, and college sophomores who are active participants in any sport. To apply, students must submit an essay about an experience overcoming adversity to achieve athletic success.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 25
2019

HCBF Scholarship Program

These scholarships are available for Hudson County (NJ) residents who are attending or have been accepted to law school. Students must demonstrate financial need and account for appropriate academic standards.

Total: $2500 Awards:  44
Deadline:  April 26
2019

UNCF Dallas Independent School District Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend a high school in the Dallas (TX) Independent School District. Students must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 26
2019

Lapiz Family Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students who are farm workers or the children of a farm or migrant worker. Students must plan to attend the University of California.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 26
2019

Medical Student Elective Fellowship in HIV Psychiatry Fellowship

This award is available for medical students who are planning to pursue a career related to HIV psychiatry and counseling.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5000
Deadline:  April 26
2019

Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team Scholarship

U.S. and international high school bowling athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be nominated by their athletic directors or coaches.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 26
2019

Ozarka Natural Spring Water 'Every Drop Counts' Earth Science Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Texas undergraduate students who are pursuing or have plans to pursue higher education in earth/environmental science at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26
2019

CBF At-Large Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are pursuing a ministry-focused degree and are of the Baptist religion. Students must be pursuing a master's or doctoral degree; doctoral students must be in the project or dissertation stage of the degree.

Total: $4000 Awards:  70
Deadline:  April 26
2019

Brad Evans Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Orange County, California, graduating from a high school in the Newport Mesa Unified School District. Student must attend the University of California at Berkeley and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 28
2019