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.

Dr. James Watson Fellowship Program

International and U.S. students currently enrolled in their second year of a recognized graduate program of turfgrass science or a related field are eligible for this award. Students must plan to pursue a career in research, instruction, or extension service in a university setting.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize

The Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize will be awarded to an undergraduate woman for excellence in mathematics. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have a school address in the United States.

Total: $1000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Vic & Margaret Ball Internship

Current undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in a floriculture/environmental horticulture or business program at a two- or four-year college or university in the United States with a recognized floriculture program are eligible for this award. Students must have a 'C' or better grade point average and participate in an internship.

Total: $6000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Buckfire & Buckfire Law School Diversity Scholarship

The Buckfire & Buckfire Law School Diversity Scholarship is provided annually to law school students who represent ethnically and racially diverse populations.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Buckfire & Buckfire Medical School Diversity Scholarship

The Buckfire & Buckfire Medical School Diversity Scholarship is provided annually to medical school students who represent ethnically and racially diverse populations.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Bellarmine University Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

U.S. students planning to transfer to Bellarmine University in Kentucky are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Total: $17000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  October 1
2019

North Park University Academic Scholarship for First Year International Students

This award is for International students who plan to attend North Park University in Illinois as a full time student. The student must be a first year student and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $7000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 1
2019

North Park University Academic Scholarship for International Transfer Students

This award is for International undergraduate students who are planning to transfer to North Park University in Illinois. The student must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours from colleges or universities in the United States and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $7000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a floriculture/environmental horticulture or business program and have a grade point average of 'C' or higher are eligible to apply for this award.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Ehline Law Paralegal Student Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are enrolled in a paralegal program. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Future U.S. Nurse Scholarship

The Future U.S. Nurse Scholarship is available for U.S. nursing students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must submit an original video of between 30 and 60 seconds in response to the provided topic.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 5
2019

Fulbright U.S. Student Program - English Teaching Assistantship (ETA)

This award is available to U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals who are planning to study abroad. Students must propose a study or research project at a country outside of the U.S. and demonstrate the academic ability and feasibility to pursue the proposed program.

Total: $50000 Awards:  981
Deadline:  October 8
2019