2024|25 Rider University Academic Merit Scholarship (US Based)


Scholarship Awarding University: 
Rider University

Type of degree: 


Scholarship Deadline: 

Applications for this scholarship will close on the 15th of January, 2024

Scholarship Summary: 

Rider University offers competitive academic scholarships to incoming freshmen (domestic and international) and are typically awarded based on a comprehensive review of the student's academic record, including cumulative high school GPA, rigor of academic course selection, test scores and auditions (if applicable), and other supporting credentials.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be considered for an academic scholarship, applicants must;
i. Hold a 2.7 cumulative high school GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
ii. Be regularly admissible to the University as a full-time student.

Value of Scholarship: 

The Rider Merit scholarships range from $13,000 - $25,000 annually.

Scholarship Application Guide: 

To apply
i. Submit your completed application for admission, including official transcripts, standardized test scores (unless applying test-optional), essay, and one letter of recommendation.
ii. Test-optional Policy: Rider offers Test-optional Admission. Test-optional applicants will be given full consideration for scholarships.
iii. Complete an audition, if required (audition results are a factor in scholarship awards).

Scholarship Website: 

Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Rider Academic Scholarship Page.