I did this a while back, and I never got to finishing it, but here were the schools from 117-74 in US News, made it so it wasn't on any factor other than academic merit (eg. no financial need, minority status, etc.)
Catholic University of America http://admissions.cua.edu/freshmen/s...s_academic.cfm
Archdiocesan/Trustees Scholarships: These full-tuition, four year scholarships are CUA's most prestigious awards. Roman Catholic applicants are eligible for the Archdiocesan Scholarship; non-Catholic applicants are eligible for the Trustees Scholarship.
Students must have a minimum 3.8 GPA (4.0 scale), a minimum SAT of 1400 (Math and Critical Reading -- we do not consider Writing) or an ACT of 31 or higher, and rank in the top 10% of their high school class.
Colorado State University http://sfs.colostate.edu/J26020.cfm
Monfort Scholarship: Resident and non-resident entering freshmen admitted by March 1. Must rank in the upper 5% of graduating class or #1 or #2 in a class of fewer than 40 students, SAT score of at least 1300 or ACT of 30, evidence of leadership, service to community and school, and outstanding character.
University of Kentucky http://www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarsh...holarship.html
The Otis A. Singletary Scholarship: Four-year (eight semesters) award covering the approximate total cost each year of educational expenses, including tuition, allowances for room, board, and books, plus a yearly stipend of $500. Requires a minimum composite test score of 31 on the ACT or 1360 on the SAT (M+CR) and a minimum unweighted 3.75 GPA (4.00 scale). Singletary Scholars are selected on the basis of academic performance, leadership abilities, and the potential of being a leader in their academic field. Twenty freshmen are named Singletary Scholars each year.
University of Utah http://www.sa.utah.edu/finance/schol...man/merit.html
University Nonresident President's Club Scholarship: Nonresident high school seniors who will be entering freshmen; based on cumulative GPA and ACT/SAT scores, as well as proven leadership abilities, activities, and accomplishments.
Nonresident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship: Nonresident high school seniors who will be entering freshmen, based on cumulative GPA and ACT/SAT scores. High academic achievers with proven leadership abilities, activities, and accomplishments.
University at Buffalo (SUNY) http://admissions.buffalo.edu/academ...ipprograms.php
The University Honors Program: The University Honors Program awards UB's top freshmen with scholarships which are renewable for up to four years and range from $3,000 up to the total cost of attendance at UB. The Honors Program also provides a wide array of academic support benefits, including priority registration, faculty mentors, advanced research opportunities, and special seminars.
Northeastern University http://188.8.131.52/neu.edu/grants/m...holarships.php
Carl S. Ell scholarship: Applicants for fall admission to Northeastern who have had outstanding academic achievement in high school and are in the top 1% of the accepted applicant pool.
Ralph J. Bunche scholarship: Applicants for fall admission to Northeastern who have had outstanding academic achievement in high school and are in the top 1% of the accepted applicant pool.
Reggie Lewis Memorial scholarship: Applicants for fall admission to Northeastern who have had outstanding academic achievement in high school and are in the top 2% of the accepted applicant pool.
Drexel University http://www.drexel.edu/em/undergrad/f...jscholars.html
A.J. Drexel Scholarship: Named after the founding father of the University, the A.J. Drexel Scholarship is a prestigious award given to full-time incoming freshmen who show exceptional academic ability as demonstrated through strong coursework, grade point average, class rank, extracurricular activities, and SAT scores. A.J. Drexel Scholarships are awarded in amounts up to $20,000 per year.
University of Dayton http://admission.udayton.edu/finaid/...ship_first.asp
Academic scholarship program: The academic scholarship program at the University of Dayton is designed to recognize academic excellence of high school seniors. Students interested in majoring in any academic program are considered for a President's Scholarship or a Marianist Heritage Award, ranging in value from $1,000 to full tuition. These awards are made to entering first-year students only. Applicants receive consideration for these scholarships on the basis of high school academic performance, and SAT Reasoning or ACT scores.
University of Alabama http://www.scholarships.ua.edu/automaticschol.html
Presidential Scholarship: 32-36 ACT or 1400-1600 SAT (math and verbal scores only) with at least a 3.7 cumulative GPA, will receive a Presidential Scholarship at the value of out-of-state tuition for 4 years
University of Kansas http://www.admissions.ku.edu/scholarships/#first-year
KU Perfect Achievement Scholarship: These scholarships are awarded to Kansas students who achieve perfect scores on the ACT (36) or SAT (1600) college entrance examinations. Tuition and fees for four years of undergraduate study, housing in a traditional residence hall with a full meal package and a generous allowance for textbooks. Renewable for four years.
Texas Christian University http://www.fam.tcu.edu/
Chancellor’s Scholarship: No requirements given.
Illinois Institute of Technology http://www.iit.edu/admission/undergrad/camras.html
Camras Scholarship: Offers awards up to full-tuition for four years of undergraduate study (five years for architecture students); available to incoming freshmen with exceptional academic promise and ability, regardless of major; on-campus interview required; must have 3.5/4 GPA and a 29 ACT (with 29 math) or 1280 SAT (with 650 math) to be eligible; no supplemental application required
Howard University http://www.howard.edu/financialaid/s...s/freshmen.htm
Presidential Scholarship: SAT 1500-1600, ACT 34-36, GPA 3.75. Tuition, Fees, Room, Board, $950 Book Voucher, Laptop
Founders Scholarship: SAT 1400-1490, ACT 32-22, GPA 3.5. Tuition, Fees, Room, Board, $500 Book Voucher
Capstone Scholarship: SAT 1300-1390, ACT 29-31, GPA 3.25. Tuition, Fees, Room
Legacy Scholarship: SAT 1170-1290, ACT 26-28, GPA 3.0 OR Ranked #1 or #2 in class. Tuition, Fees
University of Denver http://www.du.edu/admission/schChart.html
Alumni Scholarships: Entering first-year students, upper 5 percent of high school graduating class, ACT composite of 32 and SAT combined of 1400 or better, demonstrated leadership ability, involvement in extracurricular activities, and community service. Full-time enrollment.
Marquette University http://www.marquette.edu/student/sch...s/raynor.shtml
Raynor Distinguished Scholarships: High school rank at or near the top 5 percent (when applicable), ACT composite of 29 or SAT of 1300, Minimum 3.5 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) in all college preparatory courses, Demonstrated leadership in curricular and extracurricular activities, Interview required of finalists
Saint Louis University http://www.slu.edu/services/fin_aid/...new&source=slu
Presidential Scholarship: This is our most prestigious scholarship awarded to a select group of our most academically qualified applicants. In addition to exemplary grades and test scores, presidential scholarship recipients demonstrate a strong desire to be of service, unique accomplishments in school or community activities involving substantial leadership, and recognition of extraordinary ability that extends to the state, regional and/or national level.
North Carolina State University http://www.ncsu.edu/park_scholarship...hip/index.html
Park Scholarship: Each fall, the Park Scholarships office invites secondary schools in North Carolina and a select few in other states to endorse candidates for the Park Scholarship. Interested students are encouraged to speak with their guidance counselors in the early fall of their senior year about their desire to be endorsed as a Park Scholarship candidate. Students who attend a high school that is not on either high school list should review the "Instructions to Apply" section. To be eligible, candidates must be United States citizens and must matriculate into the university in fall 2006 as first-year students pursuing a bachelor's degree. Applications are due Nov. 1, 2005.