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Competitive Full Tuition / Full Ride Scholarships

BobWallaceBobWallace Posts: 1,706Registered User Senior Member
This is a compilation of large scholarship awards that are competitively awarded. The awards included in this section meet the following criteria:

1. At least Full Tuition/Full Ride in magnitude (or equivalent)
2. Available to out-of-state students
3. No need-based requirement or component
4. College must be accredited, public or non-profit private, 4-year degree-granting institution

Key:

Full Tuition: covers the cost of tuition for 4 years
Full Ride: covers Tuition, Room, and Board for 4 years (may include other benefits as well)
exp: stipend for experiential learning (internship, study abroad, etc., allowable uses vary by college)

Scholarships requiring National Merit status are catalogued separately and not listed here. See:

http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/national-merit-scholarships/649276-nmf-scholarships-updated-compilation.html

Scholarships that are awarded automatically based on test scores and grades are catalogued separately and not listed here. See:

http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/financial-aid-scholarships/1348012-automatic-full-tuition-full-ride-scholarships.html

==== ALABAMA ====

University of Alabama
Name of Scholarship: Academic Elite
Value: Full Ride + iPad
Minimum Requirements: 32 ACT or 1400 SAT, 3.8 GPA
Academic Elite Scholarships - Types of Scholarships - Undergraduate Scholarships - The University of Alabama

==== CALIFORNIA ====

Scripps College
Name of Scholarship: New Generation and Leonetti Scholarships
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
Merit-Based Scholarships | Scripps College Admission

University of Southern California
Name of Scholarship: various
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
http://www.usc.edu/admission/undergraduate/private/1314/uscScholarships1314.pdf

==== DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ====

Catholic University of America
Name of Scholarship: Archdiocesan Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Admissions Scholarships - Office of Financial Aid

The George Washington University
Name of Scholarship:Presidential Academic Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Scholarships | Undergraduate Admissions | The George Washington University

Howard University
Name of Scholarship:various
Value: Full Tuition to Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: SAT= 1170 - 1290 or ACT = 26 – 28, GPA ≥ 3.0, Or Ranked #1 or #2 in class
Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships - Howard University

==== FLORIDA ====

University of Miami
Name of Scholarship: President’s Scholarship
Value: up to Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: 1350 SAT (CR+M) or 31 ACT
New Freshmen / First Year Students | Undergraduate Admission | University of Miami

==== GEORGIA ====

Agnes Scott College
Name of Scholarship: Marvin B. Perry Presidential Scholarship
Value: Full Ride+
Minimum Requirements: none
Agnes Scott College - Agnes Scott Scholarships

Emory University
Name of Scholarship: Emory Scholars
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
Scholarships & Grants | Emory Scholars | Emory College | Atlanta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology
Name of Scholarship: Presidential Scholars
Value: up to Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
Georgia Institute of Technology :: President's Scholarship Program :: Home

University of Georgia
Name of Scholarship: Foundation Fellowship
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: 3.8 GPA (unweighted), 2100 SAT or 31 ACT
Name of Scholarship: Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition +
Minimum Requirements: 3.8 GPA (unweighted), 2100 SAT or 31 ACT
https://www.admissions.uga.edu/article/scholarships-at-uga.html

==== ILLINOIS ====

Knox College
Name of Scholarship: Presidential Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Academic Scholarships | Knox College

Illinois Institute of Technology
Name of Scholarship: Duchossois Leadership Scholars
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
Name of Scholarship: Camras Scholars Program
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
IIT Scholarships | Undergraduate Admission | IIT

University of Illinois
Name of Scholarship: Provost Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
U of I Admissions: Scholarships for All Academic Disciplines

==== INDIANA ====

Indiana University
Name of Scholarship: Wells Scholars
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: nomination by school (1 or 2 per school)
Wells Scholars Program at Indiana University

==== KENTUCKY ====

University of Kentucky
Name of Scholarship: Otis A. Singletary Scholarship
Value: Full Ride +$1,500/year + iPad + $2,000 exp
Minimum Requirements: “minimum test score of 31 ACT or 1360 SAT (Math + Reading) and minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale”
Name of Scholarship: Presidential Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: “minimum test score of 31 ACT or 1360 SAT (Math + Reading) and minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale”
Academic Scholarships for Freshmen | UK Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

==== LOUISIANA ====

Tulane University
Name of Scholarship: Dean’s Honor Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Name of Scholarship: Paul Tulane Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Tulane Admission: Merit Scholarships

==== MARYLAND ====

Johns Hopkins University
Name of Scholarship: Charles R. Westgate Scholarship in Engineering
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
JHU Student Financial Services | Prospective Students | Freshman & Transfers | Scholarships

University of Maryland
Name of Scholarship: Banneker/Key Scholarship
Value: up to Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
OSFA - Banneker/Key Scholarship Program

==== MASSACHUSETTS ====

Boston University
Name of Scholarship: Trustee Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Trustee Scholarship Undergraduate Admissions | Boston University

Northeastern University
Name of Scholarship: University Scholars
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
http://www.northeastern.edu/financialaid/grants-scholarships/undergraduate.html#merit

==== MICHIGAN ====

Michigan State University
Name of Scholarship: Alumni Distinguished Scholarship
Value: Full Ride
Name of Scholarship: Distinguished Freshman Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Academic Merit Scholarships | Michigan State University Office of Admissions

==== MISSOURI ====

Saint Louis University
Name of Scholarship:Presidential Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: GPA 3.85, weighted or unweighted, 30 ACT or 1330 SAT (CR+M)
Presidential Scholarship : Saint Louis University Undergraduate Admission : SLU

==== NEW JERSEY ====

Stevens Institute of Technology
Name of Scholarship: The Ann P. Neupauer Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Financial Aid

==== NEW YORK ====

University of Buffalo
Name of Scholarship: Presidential Scholarship
Value: Full Ride + books
Minimum Requirements: “minimum unweighted high school average of 95 and a combined SAT critical reading and math score of at least 1470 or an ACT score of 33”
UB Undergraduate Admissions: Costs, Scholarships and Aid - Scholarships - Merit Scholarships

Fordham University
Name of Scholarship: Presidential Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition + room
Minimum Requirements: none
Traditional Rose Hill and Lincoln Center Fordham University Aid

Syracuse University
Name of Scholarship: Coronat Scholars
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: College of Arts and Sciences applicant
Coronat Scholars

==== NORTH CAROLINA ====

Davidson College
Name of Scholarship: John Montgomery Belk Scholarship
Value: Full Ride + $6K exp
Minimum Requirements: School nomination (one candidate per school)
Davidson College - John M. Belk Scholarship

Duke University
Name of Scholarship:Robertson Scholars
Value: Full Ride + laptop + summer exp
Minimum Requirements: none
Robertson Scholars: Homepage

University of North Carolina
Name of Scholarship:Morehead-Cain Scholars
Value: Full Ride + books + laptop + summer exp
Minimum Requirements: none
Who We Are The Morehead-Cain Scholars Program UNC Chapel Hill
Name of Scholarship:Robertson Scholars
Value: Full Ride + laptop + summer exp
Minimum Requirements: none
Robertson Scholars: Homepage
Name of Scholarship:Pogue Scholarship
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
UNC Scholars Program Pogue Scholars

North Carolina State University
Name of Scholarship:Park Scholarship
Value: Full Ride + books + laptop + travel
Minimum Requirements: none
Park Scholarships :: About the Scholarship

Furman University
Name of Scholarship: Herman W. Lay Scholarship
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: “Typically above 32 on the ACT or above 1400 on the SAT I.”
Name of Scholarship: James B. Duke Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: “Typically above 32 on the ACT or above 1400 on the SAT I.”
Admission | Merit-based Scholarships

Wake Forest University
Name of Scholarship: Multiple
Value: Full Ride +
Minimum Requirements: none
WFU | Admissions | Student Financial Aid | Merit-Based Scholarships | Academic-Based Programs

==== OHIO ====

Miami University
Name of Scholarship: University Merit Scholarship
Value: up to Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: 32 ACT or 1400 SAT, 3.7 GPA
University Merit Scholarships | Miami Scholarships | Scholarships | High School Students | Financial Aid | Admission | Miami University

Ohio State University
Name of Scholarship: Eminence Scholarship
Value: Full Ride + $3,000 exp
Minimum Requirements: “Recipients of the Eminence Scholarship typically rank in the top three percent of their graduating classes and have an ACT composite score of 34 or higher or combined SAT Critical Reading and Math score of 1520 or higher.”
Scholarships

==== PENNSYLVANIA ====

Arcadia University
Name of Scholarship: President's Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Arcadia University - Arcadia Scholarships Grants Loans

University of Pittsburg
Name of Scholarship:University Academic
Value: up to Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: “In recent years, scholarship eligible students possessed a minimum SAT I score of 1450 (math and critical reading scores only) or 33 ACT composite score, an 'A' average, and a top 5% class rank”
University of Pittsburgh: Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Aid

==== SOUTH CAROLINA ====

Clemson University
Name of Scholarship: National Scholars
Value: Full Ride +
Minimum Requirements: none
More Than Just a Scholarship : Clemson University

Wofford College
Name of Scholarship: Wofford Scholars
Value: Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: Nomination by school. “To qualify as a Wofford Scholar nominee, a student should be ranked in the top 10 percent of the class and have achieved a combined score of 1250 (Critical Reading and Math) on the PSAT or SAT or a 28 on the ACT or PLAN.”
Wofford College - Wofford Scholars

University of South Carolina
Name of Scholarship: McNair Scholars
Value: Full Tuition +
Minimum Requirements: none
University of South Carolina - Financial Aid and Scholarships

==== TENNESSEE ====

Rhodes College
Name of Scholarship: Bellingrath Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Rhodes College | Scholarships & Fellowships

==== TEXAS ====

University of Texas
Name of Scholarship: 40 Acres Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition+
Minimum Requirements: none
Forty Acres Scholars Program – Texas Exes Scholarships

Southern Methodist University
Name of Scholarship: President’s Scholarship
Value: Full Ride + exp
Minimum Requirements: none
President's Scholars Home - President's Scholars - SMU

Southwestern University
Name of Scholarship: Brown Scholars
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Southwestern University: Financial Aid: Types: Scholarships: Merit Scholarship Program

Texas Christian University
Name of Scholarship: Chancellor’s Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: “SAT scores range from 2130-2230 with an average of 2170. ACT scores range from 32-34 with an average of 33”
TCU | Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr.

University of Houston
Name of Scholarship: Tier One Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition+
Minimum Requirements: none
Benefits of Being a UH Tier One Scholar - University of Houston

Texas A&M University
Name of Scholarship: President’s Endowed Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
https://scholarships.tamu.edu/SCH_Opportunities/tamu_scholarships/freshman/academic_scholarships.aspx

==== UTAH ====

University of Utah
Name of Scholarship:Presidential Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
Minimum Requirements: none
Scholarship Details - Financial Aid and Scholarships - The University of Utah

==== VIRGINIA ====

University of Richmond
Name of Scholarship:Richmond Scholars
Value: up to Full Ride
Minimum Requirements: none
Richmond Scholars - University of Richmond

University of Virginia
Name of Scholarship:Jefferson Scholarship
Value: Full Ride + books
Minimum Requirements: none
Jefferson Scholars Foundation | The Jefferson Scholarship
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