Fall 2022 Delta State University Freshman Merit Scholarship (US Based)


Scholarship Awarding University: 
Delta State University

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 5th of January, 2022.

Scholarship Summary: 
Delta State University recognizes students who have excelled in high school and offers a limited number of Academic Achievement and Opportunity Scholarships to high-performing incoming freshmen (US citizens and residents only).

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Obtain a minimum high school GPA of 3.25 (non-weighted)
ii. For Academic Achievement: earn a cumulative SAT score of 1230-1340 or a composite ACT score of 26-28.
For Academic Opportunity: earn a cumulative SAT score of 1030-1220 or a composite ACT score of 20-25.
iii. Be provisionally or fully admitted into DSU.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Freshman Merit Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. Academic Achievement Scholarship covers 50% of the tuition cost annually.
ii. Academic Opportunity Scholarship covers 25% of the tuition cost annually.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply for an Academic Achievement or Opportunity scholarship, 
i. Please mark on your admissions application which scholarship(s) pertain to you. Priority deadline is January 5, 2022. Files received after priority deadline will be reviewed monthly for consideration.
After you complete and submit your admissions application, you may have additional opportunities recommended to you based on your test scores, GPA, leadership, and community service. 
iii. Applicants must complete a FAFSA to receive a university and/or foundation scholarship.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the DSU Scholarship Page.