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Merit Awards

 

Merit Tier 1

Eligibility Requirements: 3.80 - 4.0 GPA* and ACT 28+
Award
: In-State Tuition**
GPA Renewal Requirement: 3.0

Merit Tier 2

Eligibility Requirements: 3.80 - 4.0 GPA* 
Award
: $6,000/yr or $3,000/semester
GPA Renewal Requirement: 2.5

Merit Tier 3

Eligibility Requirements: 3.30 - 3.79 GPA*
Award: $4,000/yr or $2,000/semester
GPA Renewal Requirement: 2.5

Merit Tier 4

Eligibility Requirements: 3.0 - 3.29 GPA*
Award: $3,000/yr or $1,500/semester
GPA Renewal Requirement: 2.5

*unweighted GPA
**does not include fees, room or board
1. For scholarship renewals, students must be enrolled full-time.
2. Scholarships are awarded for up to four (4) years, or eight (8) semesters.

 

Important notes:

  • In-state students only
  • Awarded automatically if students meet criteria- no application needed
  • Not available to students in a fully online program

 

Scholar I 

Eligibility Requirements: HS GPA: 4.0
ACT Composite Score: 34 or higher
SAT Combined Score: 1530-1600
Annual Reward: $7,000

Scholar II 

Eligibility Requirements: HS GPA: 4.0
ACT Composite Score: 33
SAT Combined Score: 1490-1520
Annual Reward: $5,000

Scholar III

Eligibility Requirements: HS GPA: 4.0
ACT Composite Score: 31-32
SAT Combined Score: 1420-1480
Annual Reward: $3,000

Scholar IV

Eligibility Requirements: HS GPA: 4.0
ACT Composite Score: 29-30
SAT Combined Score: 1350-1410
Annual Reward: $1,000

Scholar V

Eligibility Requirements: HS GPA: 4.0
ACT Composite Score: none required
SAT Combined Score: none required
Annual Reward: $500

Important Notes:

  • Out of state students only
  • Awarded automatically if students meet criteria – no application needed
  • Not available to students in a fully online program

 

Colonel Plus

Annual Award: $4,000
Qualifying College GPA: 3.75+

Colonel

Annual Award: $3,000
Qualifying College GPA: 3.50 - 3.74

Maroon Plus

Annual Award: $2,000
Qualifying College GPA: 3.25 - 3.49

Maroon

Annual Award: $1,000
Qualifying College GPA: 3.0 - 3.24

Important Notes:

  • In-state students only
  • Awarded automatically if students meet criteria – not application needed
  • Not available to students in a fully online program

 

Important Notes:

  • In-state and out of state students may be eligible depending on criteria
  • Requires a separate application and may have different deadlines
  • Freshmen and Transfer may be eligible depending on criteria

EKU Foundation Scholarships

Alumni Legacy Scholarships

Dr. Rodney Gross Diversity Scholarship

New Horizons Scholarship for Diverse Students

Trailblazer Scholarship for First Generation Students

Study Strong Award for Students who Take AP or Dual Credit

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