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.

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GSV)

This award is available to Florida high school seniors who plan to attend a participating college or university in Florida. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must earn minimum scores on the ACT, SAT, or PERT. Students must also complete 30 or more hours of community service.

Total: $949 Awards:  882
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS)

This award is available to Florida high school seniors who plan to attend a college or university in Florida. Students must have a weighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and have a SAT score of 1170 or higher or an ACT score of 26 or higher (or meet other academic requirements). Students must have also completed at least 75 hours of community service.

Total: $1740 Awards:  12434
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Advancing Women in Technology Scholarship Program

The Advancing Women in Technology Scholarship Program is available for women in California who are majoring in a STEM or technology field such as science, math, engineering, or computer science. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  August 31
2018

MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship

This award is for students entering their first year of law school who are citizens of the U.S.. Applicants must have an interest in diversity and corporate law, be financially disadvantaged, and have earned an undergraduate grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

RN to BSN Challenge

The RN to BSN Challenge is available for undergraduate and graduate level nursing majors who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 1
2018

John S.W. Fargher Jr. Scholarship

This award is for current graduate or undergraduate students who are majoring in industrial engineering, have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher, have a graduation date after May/June 2018, and are members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers. Students may attend a college in the U.S. or U.S. territories, Canada or Mexico.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 1
2018

NABF Scholarship Program

This award is for U.S. high school seniors or older, that are a current or former participant in any league properly sanctioned with the National Amateur Baseball Federation.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  September 1
2018

NAPABA Legal Foundation Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $2000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  September 3
2018

UPS/NLF Gold Mountain Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are the first in their family to attend law school. Applicants must be committed to serving the needs of Asian Pacific American, demonstrate financial need, and be committed to pro bono or public interest legal work.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 3
2018

Anheuser-Busch/NLF Presidential Scholarship

This award is for U.S. law school students who display a commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Students must be attending an accredited law school at least half-time.

Total: $7500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 3
2018

HISLEA Scholarship

This scholarship is for U.S. Hispanic full-time college students who are attending an Illinois state college or university. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 8
2018

Sigma Phi Epsilon - New York Delta Chapter Balanced Man Scholarship

U.S. and international high school seniors who plan to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York in the upcoming fall semester are eligible to apply for this award. Applicants must exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate leadership skills, and commit to health and well-being.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  September 8
2018