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What scholarships can I get with my GPA and SAT score?

xbrooketaylorx13xbrooketaylorx13 Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
I graduated this past June, and recently got accepted to FSU. I'm also applying to the University of Alabama (app deadline is feb. 1.)

I went to private school for 3 years, and public school for my senior year. The public school I graduated from is considered one of the best in my area, and is rather competitive from what i've heard. I ended up with a 3.64 unweighed, 4.21 weighted GPA, ~top 25% rank. I scored 1880 on the SAT, (M: 530, CR: 570, W: 780 E: 12). yeah, writing is my thing.

So I know that many SAT score-based scholarships are based on math and CR scores only. but does anyone know of any that include the writing section?

thank you!

Replies to: What scholarships can I get with my GPA and SAT score?

  • sybbie719sybbie719 Super Moderator Posts: 22,212 Super Moderator
    nope, most schools do not look at the writing section for admissions purposes. Most schools will only look at CR= Math along with GPA for scholarship consideration
  • xbrooketaylorx13xbrooketaylorx13 Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    edited December 2014
    many don't look at the writing section for admissions, but i wouldn't say most. according to the college board: "Numerous institutions now require an admission test with writing. Many others, while requiring a writing assessment, have begun to use writing scores from the SAT or ACT for placement and other enrollment decisions."
    i'm not saying it's the most focused on subscore. but it is looked at in some way or another at a lot of colleges/universities.

    that's not my issue here, though. i'm trying to find out about scholarships (independent, not institutional) that include all 3 sections of the sat. i'm sure they're out there, i just need help finding them.
  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 72,219 Senior Member
    http://automaticfulltuition.yolasite.com/ says you may get the following:

    Alabama State (3.26 GPA, 1010 SAT CR+M)
    Florida A&M (3.5 GPA, 1800 SAT CR+M+W)
    Prairie View A&M (3.5 GPA, 1760 SAT CR+M+W)
  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 72,350 Senior Member
    Many of the schools that use the writing section of the SAT use it for freshman course plan cement purposes, not admissions. Very few use the writing section for admissions or scholarship purposes.

    Looks like Prairie View does, however.
  • sybbie719sybbie719 Super Moderator Posts: 22,212 Super Moderator
    Has op considered retaking the SAT ( you may have to pay a late fee since thedeadlibe for the January test was yesterday)? A higher cr+m score will give you more options.
  • BobWallaceBobWallace Registered User Posts: 2,222 Senior Member
    i'm trying to find out about scholarships (independent, not institutional) that include all 3 sections of the sat

    Those types of scholarships are generally based on "soft" criteria like leadership, community service, essays, etc. rather than on GPA/SAT stats.
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