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Freshman Merit Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $18,000
Awards Available: 3

Students are encouraged to apply early for admission to UAFS for priority consideration for Freshman Merit Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded as long as funding remains available.

Academic Distinction


A) $18,000 - ($4,500 per year for up to 4 years)

B) 27 or higher composite ACT score and 3.8 or higher high school GPA

C) Must maintain a 3.2 UAFS GPA and take 27 hours the first year and 30 hours each year thereafter

D) March 1, 2015


Academic Excellence

A) $14,000 - ($3,500 per year for up to 4 years)

B) 24 or higher composite ACT score and 3.5 or higher high school GPA

C) Must maintain a 3.2 UAFS GPA and take 27 hours the first year and 30 hours each year thereafter

D) March 1, 2015


Academic Achievement

A) $8,000 - ($2,000 per year for up to 4 years)

B) 21 or higher composite ACT score and 3.2 or higher high school GPA

C) Must maintain a 3.0 UAFS GPA and take 27 hours the first year and 30 hours each year thereafter

D) March 1, 2015


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Freshman Merit Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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