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.

D.W. Simpson Actuarial Science Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. college seniors who are pursuing a degree in actuarial science. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher in the major and have passed at least one actuarial examination.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 31
2018

AIST Willy Korf Memorial Fund

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in or planning to major in engineering, metallurgy, or materials science with plans to have a career in the iron and steel industry. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Women in Marketing Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. women who are studying marketing and communications and have completed at least 60 credit hours of study at the undergaduate level.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Michigan State University 4-H Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors who are members of 4-H and residents of Michigan. The applicant must be planning to attend any Michigan State University full time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Hope College Presidential Scholarship

This award is available to high school seniors who are planning to attend Hope College in Michigan. The student must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher and have an SAT score (reading/math) of 1310 or higher or ACT score of 28 or higher.

Total: $18000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Hope College Alumni Honors Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Hope College in Michigan. Students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher OR a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and one of the following: an ACT score of 24 or higher, an SAT score (reading/math) of 1160 or higher, or rank in the top 20 percent of the graduating high school class.

Total: $5000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Hope College National Merit Scholarship

This award is available to high school seniors who are planning to attend Hope College in Michigan. The student must be recognized as a National Merit Scholarship Finalist and list Hope College as the first choice college.

Total: $22000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  November 1
2018

DePaul University Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

U.S. college students who have completed 15 or more credit hours of college course work with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and are members of Phi Theta Kappa will be automatically considered for this transfer award upon admission to DePaul Universtiy in Illinois.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 1
2018

DePaul University Transfer Scholarship

U.S. college students who have completed 15 or more credit hours of college course work with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher will be automatically considered for this transfer award upon admission to DePaul Universtiy in Illinois.

Total: $13000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Hope College Valedictorian Scholarship

This award is available to high school seniors who are planning to attend Hope College in Michigan. The student must be ranked No. 1 in his/her graduating high school class.

Total: $6000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Indiana University-Bloomington National Hispanic Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school students who are planning to attend Indiana University-Bloomington. Students must be recognized through the National Hispanic Recognition Program.

Total: $1000 Awards:  55
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Indiana University-Bloomington National Merit Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Indiana University-Bloomington. Students must be recognized as a National Merit Finalist and selected Indiana University-Bloomington as his/her first choice.

Total: $1000 Awards:  55
Deadline:  November 1
2018