'24 St. Thomas Aquinas College Freshman Academic & Merit Awards (US Based)

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Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will be reviewed on an ongoing basis

Scholarship Summary: 
New freshmen students (domestic and international) are reviewed for academic and merit scholarships at St. Thomas Aquinas that are keyed to overall applications, high school or college GPAs, cumulative scores on the Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) or composite scores on the American College Testing (ACT) Examination, strong letters of recommendation, and moderate to high levels of community service.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
The following are the eligibility criteria for these scholarships;
Grade Point Average
i. Students must achieve an overall 3.0 high school or college grade point average to meet eligibility requirements for an Academic Scholarship. Students must achieve an overall 2.7 high school or college grade point average to meet eligibility requirements for a Merit Scholarship.

Standardized Test Scores
i. Students must score above a 1000 cumulatively on the Critical Reading (400+) and Mathematics (400+) and score above a 400 on the Writing component of the SAT in order to meet the eligibility requirement for the higher level Academic Scholarships. For Merit Scholarships (annually renewable) the cumulative SAT range is 900 with the same minimum requirements for each component. 

ii. For the higher level Academic Scholarships, students' ACT composite scores must be a 22 or higher, which is the average of each score for the English, Mathematics, Reading and Science tests. The Writing test is required for admissions consideration, but is not calculated for scholarship consideration. For Merit Scholarships, the composite ACT range is 19.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Thomas Aquinas Academic & Merit Scholarships range in value from $5,000 - $15,000 (annually renewable for up to four years).

Scholarship Application Guide: 
There is no separate scholarship application; simply apply for admission into St. Thomas Aquinas.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the St. Thomas Aquinas Undergraduate Scholarship Page.