Contests & Scholarships: Detail
|Contest / Scholarship||Earlham College (Indiana)|
|Description:||These are guaranteed scholarships --- unlimited in number and require nothing else. Just meet the criteria listed, adhere to the application deadlines set by the individual colleges and universities, gain admission, enroll, and receive your scholarship or scholarships. Remember that, in many cases, the scholarships are mutually exclusive...you will generally receive the largest scholarship or grant for which you qualify. There also will generally be required minimum requirements to renew and retain any scholarships and grants awarded to you. To avoid disappointment and/or misunderstandings, please contact any of the colleges and universities below in which you are interested, to be certain you are aware of initial application deadlines and the requirements for renewal.|
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|Other Requirements:||For first-year students - $5,000/year for any student who meets any one of the following criteria: a 3.6 gpa (on a 4.0 scale) or ranking in the top 15% of his/her high school class and a minimum SAT composite of 1200 or an ACT total of 100 on the four subsections; Indiana students who receive the Indiana Academic Honors Diploma or who are National Merit Semifinalists; and students from outside of the state of Indiana who are National Merit Semifinalists and who achieve a 3.6 gpa (on a 4.0 scale) or who rank in the top 15% of their high school class.
For transfer students - $5,000/year for any transfer student who would have qualified for the award as a first-year student and who, as a college student, has achieved a 3.3 cumulative gpa or higher (on a 4.0 scale) after one full year of college level work.
$5,000/year for any African-American or Latino student who meets one of the following criteria: a 3.5 gpa (on a 4.0 scale); ranking in the top 20% of his/her high school class; SAT composite of 1140 or ACT total of 100 on the four subsections.
$3,000/year for any student who is a member of the Society of Friends through monthly or yearly meeting affiliation as verified on the student's application for admission. (This award can be coupled with another schoalrship, if the student meets the necessary academic criteria as stated above.)
Any student from Indiana receiving a Lilly Foundation Full-Tuition Community Scholarship will receive a scholarship from Earlham worth the cost of room and board for each of that student's four years at Earlham
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