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2017 Automatic Full Tuition/ Full Ride scholarships

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Replies to: 2017 Automatic Full Tuition/ Full Ride scholarships

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 61,522 Senior Member
    Interesting... it used to be at the bottom of https://www2.howard.edu/student-financial-services/cost-of-attendance but is not there any more. You may want to ask the school directly about them.

    Historically, Howard has offered the scholarships to international students, but you may want to ask the school directly to find out if this is still the case.
  • OHMomof2OHMomof2 Registered User Posts: 9,633 Senior Member
    No amounts now, perhaps they are re-doing them (or eliminating any guarantees) for this coming app season.
    The Howard University Freshman Scholarship (HUFS) Program is designed to assist accepted First-Time-in-College students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement throughout their secondary school career and have chosen to attend Howard University. Scholarships are automatically awarded on a first-come, first-served, basis to eligible candidates. A separate application is not required. (Scholarships are awarded until all funds have been exhausted and not all eligible applicants will receive an award).
  • SnowflakeDogMomSnowflakeDogMom Registered User Posts: 52 Junior Member
    edited August 21
    Howard seems to have changed up what it is offering - can anyone find anything about the specifics?
    I'm not finding a merit calculator like there used to be.
  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 62,564 Senior Member
    edited August 25
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  • dowzerwdowzerw Registered User Posts: 2,189 Senior Member
    Following. Thanks for this valuable info.
  • Dking26Dking26 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    I'm sorry I don't quite understand what you mean by first come first served..
  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 61,522 Senior Member
    "First come first served" means that the earlier applicants will get the scholarships until they run out. Later applicants, even if they meet the scholarship criteria, will not receive the scholarships after they run out.
  • SnowflakeDogMomSnowflakeDogMom Registered User Posts: 52 Junior Member
    Howard used to spell out what the Freshman scholarships consisted of based on ACT/SAT and GPA scores - they had a grid of guaranteed merit that also included the first come first served wording. Now, they still say first come first served but there are no specifics of what they are offering in terms of merit. My DD applied as soon as they opened up to applications based on the former wording but we have no idea what they will offer if anything.
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