We Offer Three Ways to Find Merit Scholarships Offered By Colleges
#1 - Search by School Name To Quickly View a College's Scholarships
No need to hunt around on a college’s website to find all the merit scholarships offered. We compile these in one place. Just enter the college’s name in the Search by School view.
#2 - Search by Merit Aid for Freshmen Without Need
Find the colleges that offer the best merit aid for freshmen who don’t qualify for need-based aid. You can search colleges by percent of freshmen without need who receive merit aid and by average amount of merit aid received by freshmen without financial need.
#3 - Use the Advanced Search Function to Find the Right Colleges
We offer many different ways to focus on the right colleges for your student in the Advanced Search function.
We always use the student’s GPA (required) and ACT/SAT score (optional) to narrow down to scholarship they qualify for.
In addition, we offer these ways to search:
Advanced Search Criteria
Search by State
Search one or more states
Isolate your search to only include scholarships available to International Students
Public and Private Colleges
You can isolate your search to Public Colleges or Private Colleges or search both
You can search Full Ride, Full Tuition, Half Tuition and More, Less Than Half Tuition, Out of State Tuition Waivers, Variable Amounts or All Amounts
Automatic or Competive Scholarships
You can isolate your search to scholarships that are automatically offered based on GPA/ACT/SAT or other criteria. You can search just for scholarships awarded competitively. Otherwise, leave it defaulted to search for both types.
Does your student have a high level of talent in Art, Music, Dance or Theatre? You can include these in your search or isolate your search to ONLY talent scholarships.
Many colleges offer minority scholarships or diversity scholarships. You can isolate your search to just this type of scholarship.
National Merit/Hispanic Recognition
Do you have a student who is a National Merit commended student, semi-finalist or finalist? Do you have a student who is a Hispanic Recognition scholar? Many colleges directly offer scholarships to attract these students. You can isolate your search to only these types.
Does your student know what they want to study? Search for colleges that offer scholarships specifically for that major.
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