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.

Richard E. Merwin Scholarship

This award is available for international and U.S. college juniors, seniors and/or graduate students who are majoring in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or a well-defined computer-related field of engineering. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and be an active member of an IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapter.

Total: $1000 Awards:  22
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Delbert Oberteuffer Scholarship

Graduate students with three years teaching experience at the K-12 level who are pursuing a degree in health education at an accredited college or university are eligible for this award.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent, and are residents of or attending school in California. Students must plan to have a career in journalism; students may major in any field but must have a sincere interest in pursuing journalism as a career.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Myrtle Siegfried, MD, and Michael Vigilante, MD, Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. graduate students who are in their first year of medical school. Students must be a resident of Lehigh, Berks, or Northampton counties in Pennsylvania.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship Fund

This award is for graduate students who are enrolled full time in an allopathic or osteopathic medical school within the United States, and are residents of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 30
2019

NYLA Dewey Scholarship Award

This scholarship is available for U.S. students pursuing a master's degree in library science at one of the ALA-accredited schools located in New York state. Students must have a grade point average of 'B' (3.0) or higher. Both the student and the library school must be members of the New York Library Association.

Total: $1000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Texas Law Dog Animal Rescue Scholarship

The Texas Law Dog Animal Rescue Scholarship is available for current undergraduate and graduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and a personal experience with rescued animals.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Educational Administration Scholarship Award

This award is for U.S. graduate students who are pursuing careers in public school superintendency. The applicant must have experience working in a school system or college department.

Total: $2500 Awards:  7
Deadline:  September 30
2019

AfterCollege Engineering and Technology Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Engineering Student Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

The AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

The AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students from an under-represented population group who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship

This scholarship program is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019