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.

Annual Diversity Scholarship

This award is for first-year law school students who are members of a diverse population that has been historically represented in the legeal profession. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or authorized to work in the U.S. and have demonstrated excellent academic performance at their undergraduate school.

Total: $15000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  August 15
2018

Jim Dodson Law Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students in who have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. Applicants must be diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury or provide care for someone who has.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 15
2018

Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is open to North Carolina students who are pursuing an associate's, baccaulaureate, or graduate degree in nursing at an accredited North Carolina school of nursing; preference is given to students who reside in the Foundation's service area. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1767 Awards:  4
Deadline:  August 15
2018

Masergy STEM Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students in the U.S. who are majoring in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics).

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 17
2018

Outdoor Entreprenuer Scholarship

The Outdoor Entreprenuer Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who submit an essay on why they want to start a business.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 20
2018

Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated enthusiasm for entrepreneurial activities, and special consideration will be given to those students who have been active in the lawn care industry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 20
2018

Road to Recovery Scholarship

The Road to Recovery Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. who submit an original essay of at least 750 words in length. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Academic Scholars (FAS)

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 3.5 or higher and have a SAT score of 1290 or higher or an ACT score of 29 or higher (or meet other academic requirements). Students must have also completed at least 100 hours of community service.

Total: $2589 Awards:  11005
Deadline:  August 31
2018

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