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.

Horatio Alger South Carolina Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in South Carolina who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger South Dakota Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who are residents of South Dakota and demonstrate critical financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  31
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Texas-Fort Worth Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Ft. Worth, Texas.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Utah Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Utah who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Vermont Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Vermont who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Washington Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of the state of Washington.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger West Virginia Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in West Virginia who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Wisconsin Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Wisconsin who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Wyoming Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Wyoming.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25
2018

CalCPA Peninsula Silicon Valley Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in accounting or show intent to major in accounting by having taken four or more accounting courses. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must attend one of the following eligible colleges: Skyline College, College of San Mateo, Canada College, Menlo College and Notre Dame de Namur University.

Total: $2000 Awards:  16
Deadline:  October 26
2018

NPELRA Foundation Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for U.S. graduate students who are majoring in labor & employee relations, or a related field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 27
2018

CalCPA East Bay Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are entering their junior year, senior year, or post-graduate studies. Students must be majoring in accounting and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Total: $6000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 29
2018