2024|25 Bowling Green State University Presidential Scholar Award (US Based)


Scholarship Awarding University:

Type of degree:

Scholarship Deadline:
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of November, 2023

Scholarship Summary:
The Presidential Scholar Award is a prestigious award offered to top-performing domestic freshmen students by the Honors College and the Office of Admissions of BGSU. Presidential Scholars Award (PSA) recipients are students who lead the Honors College and the Honors Learning Community through their work inside and outside of the classroom.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must 
Obtain a minimum of 3.8 cumulative high school GPA on a 4.0 scale
Score a minimum 30 ACT composite or 1390 SAT [Evidence-Based Reading and Writing]

In addition, the Presidential Scholar Selection Committee will be looking out for students that;
Demonstrate intellectual curiosity in and out of the classroom
Are self-motivated
Have a record of academic excellence
Are reflective in your writing and thinking
Open to new ideas
Willing to be challenged and engaged in your education

Value of Scholarship:
The Presidential Scholars Award is an in-state tuition scholarship and is renewable. In addition to receiving a full in-state tuition scholarship, PSA students also work collaboratively in a cohort with other top scholars to help improve the Honors College during their time at BGSU.

Scholarship Application Guide:
To apply; 
i. Complete an application for admission and be admitted by November 15, 2023 including ACT or SAT test scores and official high school transcript.
ii. Complete an Honors College application and submit to the Honors College by November 15, 2023.
iii. Selected applicants will be invited to a scholarship competition hosted by The Honors College and the Office of Admissions.

Scholarship Website:
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the BGSU Presidential Scholars Award Page.