16 October 2016
Colleges With Generous Merit Aid
Schools offering merit aid to 20% or more of incoming freshmen
In search of schools with generous merit scholarship programs?
Look no further.
Here we've compiled a list of competitive 4-year institutions that offer merit aid to 20% or more of undergraduates. Merit awards are typically not based on financial need but rather on academic performance and other qualities deemed desirable by the institution. As such, they can make college more affordable for academically gifted students—especially those that are unlikely to qualify for need-based financial aid.
Most of these schools automatically consider you for merit scholarships when you submit your application.
Colleges and Universities Offering Generous Merit Aid
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