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Merit Scholarships at CalPoly SLO

sm577501sm577501 Registered User Posts: 182 Junior Member
Hi,

My son is interested in science UG most likely Biology or Biochemistry area. I looked at the scholarships page but found many are for junior and senior years. Are there any merit scholarships awarded for incoming freshman? Are there any given out based on scores/grades automatically?

Replies to: Merit Scholarships at CalPoly SLO

  • eyemgheyemgh Registered User Posts: 5,015 Senior Member
    They are rare and small. My son received $8k. As a relative comparison, he was awarded $100k by Case Western. Poly doesn't have a lot of spare cash as a CSU and for many majors admissions are so competitive that just getting in is the reward. Good luck.
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