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Scholarships

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Academic Scholarships (Starting with New Freshmen for Fall 2022)

In State Students (Graduates of Louisiana High School)


Criteria

Academic Achievement Scholarship Amount

TOPS**
Total Award
(Grambling & LA TOPS)
28 ACT or higher and GPA of 3.5 * $7683 plus Room & Board charges (if on campus) $5939.75 per year $13622.75 per year plus Room and Board charges (if on campus)
25-27 ACT and GPA of 3.0 $7683 per year $5939.75 per year $13622.75 per year
24 ACT and GPA of 3.0 $5140 per year (tuition) $5539.75 per year $10679.75 per year
23 ACT and GPA of 3.5 $3000 per year $5539.75 per year $8539.75 per year

Out of State Students


Criteria

Academic Achievement Scholarship Amount

Out of State Waiver***

Total Scholarship
28 ACT (1300 SAT) or higher and GPA of 3.5 * $7683 plus Room & Board charges (if on campus) $9023 per year $7683 per year plus Room and Board charges (if on campus)
25-27 ACT (1200-1290 SAT) and GPA of 3.0 $7683 per year $9023 per year $7683 per year
24 ACT (1160-1190 SAT) and GPA of 3.0 $5140 per year $9023 per year $5140 per year
23 ACT (1130-1160 SAT) and GPA of 3.5 $3000 per year $9023 per year $3000 per year

Transfer Students


Criteria

Academic Achievement Scholarship Amount
Out of State Waiver ***
(Graduates of Out of State Institutions)

Total Scholarship
24 credit hours and 3.5 GPA $1000 per year $9023 per year $1000


No application is necessary for consideration

*If student resides off campus, the scholarship amount will be $7683

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**TOPS eligibility is determined by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships and not the institution.
Eligibility Requirements for TOPS: http://www.osfa.la.gov/

***Out of State Fee Waiver will reflect in the charges as opposed to the Financial Aid Award Package. Additional Fee Waiver Information: https://www.gram.edu/admissions/waivers/

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Students that apply prior to January 31, 2022 are automatically considered for academic scholarships.

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How to Apply?
Submit all applications here (https://www.gram.edu/finaid/scholarships/apply.php), and only select the scholarships in which you meet all requirements for.

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  • 100 Horses Alumni Band Scholarship Fund - $500
    • The award is open to undergraduate students of any major who are incoming or current members of the Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band.
    • The Student has been admitted to or currently enrolled full-time at Grambling State University
    • The student is a legacy ie., daughter or son, of a former member of the Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band
    • The living parent of the student is an active member of the 100 Horses Alumni Band
    • The deceased parent of the student was an active member of the 100 Horses Alumni Band
    • The incoming student possess a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or the current Grambling State University student possess a cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • The student must be enrolled at Grambling State University and in good academic and personal standing with the University.
  • The Abdulalim A. Shabazz Non-Endowed Scholarship Fund - $1000
    • Recipients must be a first semester freshman
    • Recipients must have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 during the semester
    • Must be Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Award is open only to students matriculating in Mathematical Sciences at Grambling State University
    • Membership in at least one organization in which leadership skills were used and/or voluntary services were provided in college
    • Upperclassmen will be considered for the award, only if for some reason there are no first semester freshman recipients.
  • AT&T Cloud of Success Scholarship - $2,000 each
    • Must be enrolled full time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 grading scale
    • Must be majoring in Cloud Computing
    • Sophomore, Junior or Senior
  • AT&T Cyber Security Scholarship - $1000
    • Must be enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing.
    • High School Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better
    • Freshman, Sophomore or Juniors with preference given for incoming Freshman majoring in Cyber Security, Computer Science (CS) or Computer Information Science(CIS).
  • Aubrey Todd Non-Endowed Memorial Scholarship - $500
    • Enrolled full-time at GSU and in good standing
    • Must be a student matriculating at GSU with a major in Education, Kinesiology, Sports or Administration and Leisure Studies
    • Must be a TX resident
    • Must have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Must demonstrate financial need (cannot have a credit balance that results in a refund)
  • Charlotte & Harold Mouton Non-Endowed Scholarship - $2500
    • First priority will be given to residents of St. Landry Parish
    • Second priority will be given to residents of Evangeline Parish
    • Incoming Freshman
    • Cumulative high school GPA of 2.7 or higher
    • Must be PELL Grant eligible
    • Qualified recipients who will be first-generation college students within their immediate family shall be given priority
    • Write a 500 word essay answering the questions,
      1. What are you passionate about?
      2. How will you use GSU to turn your passion into a career?
  • Clifton E. Lewis Non-Endowed Memorial Scholarship - $1000
    • Must be a graduating high school senior with an achievement of at least a 3.0 high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale
    • Will be enrolled full-time at Grambling State University
    • Must be a resident of Claiborne, Jackson, Lincoln or Union parishes
    • Must submit a recommendation letter from a pastor or church showing their involvement in the church.
    • In 500 words or less, explain the role Grambling State University, a historically black college and university (HBCU), has in creating tomorrow’s leaders and how you will use your degree from GSU to impact the world
  • Delta Iota Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Non-Endowed Scholarship - $500
    • Enrolled full-time at GSU and in good standing
    • Member of Delta Iota, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
    • GPA of 2.5 or higher on 4.0 grading scale
    • Demonstrate financial need
  • Diageo North America, Inc. Scholarship - $2500
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Currently pursuing a degree in any major, but preference will be given to Engineering, Chemistry, Marketing, and Communications majors
    • Candidate must be of African heritage.
    • GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • DLW-Chapter-GUNNA Non-Endowed Scholarship - $500
    • Recipient must be enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing.
    • Recipient must be a resident of the Houston area.
    • Award open to all classifications.
    • Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale
  • Dr. Elizabeth Eagleson Non-Endowed Scholarship - $1000
    • Biology major with a premed concentration with an intention to apply to medical school to help with their MCAT costs and test prep;
    • Priority will be given to residents of DeSoto Parish with a second priority given next to students in St. Landry Parish
    • Candidates must be a Junior
    • Candidates must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Candidates demonstrates a real financial need
    • Write a 500-word essay sharing their academic goals for a career in medicine
  • FedEX NFL Air & Ground Program School Scholar Scholarship - $2,000
    • Enrolled at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Open to undergraduate students
    • Need based (Balance cannot exceed $2000)
    • The chosen recipient must submit a photo in business attire.
    • The chosen recipient must submit a brief 1-2-minute video about how these funds have assisted you with your goals.
  • GUNAA Non-Endowed Scholarship - $1,000
    • Must be enrolled full time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Grade point average of 2.8 or higher on 4.0 grading scale
    • Financial Need (must have a remaining balance-cannot exceed $1,000
    • Essay stating why you deserve the scholarship and future aspirations upon graduating from GSU
    • Must have pursued all federal funding options
    • Upon confirmation of receiving the award, the scholar must submit a professional photo headshot
  • The Hopewell School Foundation, Inc. "Giving Back To The Future" Honoring Louis E. Flournoy, Naomi D. Ross, C. H. Shyne, Rufus Washington, Oscar Williams, Hopwell Faculty, and Staff Non-Endowed Scholarship - $500
    • Candidate must have a relative (mother, father, grandparents) who graduated from either Dubach High School or Hopewell High School
    • Must be a freshman
    • If candidate is a first semester freshman, must have a high school GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Must maintain a cumulative 2.5 during the semester
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Each recipient will be required to attend the Hopewell School Reunion Gala following the initial award.
  • Ivy Crown Community Services, Inc. - $1,025
    • Must be enrolled full time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • GPA of 2.0
  • James Jackson Delta Sigma Chapter/Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Non-Endowed Scholarship - $500
    • Must be enrolled at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Recipients must be an incoming freshman
    • Recipients must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Recipients must be a male undergraduate
    • Write a short essay (Minimum of 100 words) on why you deserve this award from the brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Jesse Lee Massey Non-Endowed Memorial Scholarship - $1325
    • Award open to undergraduate students from either the state of Arkansas or the state of Texas.
    • Recipient must haave at least a 3.0 high school GPA on a 4.0 grading scale.
    • Recipient must be enrolled at Grambling State University and in good standing.
    • Recipient should have been involved in high school extra-curricular activities and/or performed community service.
    • Recipient socio-economic status must be evidenced, with a low to middle income statue having priority.
    • Recipient should evidence other activities wherein leadership skills were used and/or voluntary services were performed.
  • Dr. Jimmy McJamerson Non-Endowed History Scholarship - $500
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • First or second semester junior
    • 2.7 or higher GPA on a 4.0 grading scale
    • History Major
    • Member of the History Club
  • John & Evelyn Ford Crayton Non-Endowed Student Scholarship - $2000
    • Achievement of at least 2.3 high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
    • Recipient must be a first semester freshmen.
    • Recipient must be enrolled full time and in good standing.
    • Recipient must be a resident of Morehouse or Natchitoches Parish.
    • Recipient can be from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio or Gatesville, TX or from Pomona, CA or surrounding areas.
    • Recipient resided in a single parent household
    • Recipient maybe an ex-offender/drug addict.
    • Recipient must have a desire to have a better. quality of life as demonstrated through an essay.
    • These monies are intended for students who meet at least three of the criteria.
  • Laura B. Spencer GAP Scholarship - $1100
    • Recipient must be a resident of Ouachita, Franklin, Richland, Caldwell or Morehouse Parishes.
    • Recipient must be an Education Major.
    • Open to all classifications.
    • Recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale.
    • Recipient must demonstrate a financial need.
  • The Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship - $1,000
    • Attending a 4-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU)
    • Be in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study leading to an undergraduate degree
    • Demonstrate financial need (as determined by the University)
    • Be holding a 2.5 GPA or better
  • McCray-Dennis-Muse-Dangerfield-Sanders Non-Endowed Memorial Scholarship - $1000
    • Award open to undergraduate students
    • Priority will be given to residents of Tangipahoa, St. Helena, Livingston, St. Tammany, and Washington parishes
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • All academic area with priority to education majors
    • Freshman or beyond
    • GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale in their high school or major
    • Priority given to recipients with low to middle income status
    • Recipients must provide evidence of leadership skill, and/or community service experience
    • Awards will be given to one or more student(s) in any given year, based on level of donations.
  • Dr. Nanthalia W. McJamerson Non-End Scholarship Future Teacher Scholarship-Department of Curriculum and Instruction - $500
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Sophomore or junior
    • 2.7 or higher GPA on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Education major
    • Member of an Education-related club
  • Modestine Gill Knighton and Beaver Bishop Knighton Fund - $1000
    • Must be enrolled full-time at Grambling State University
    • Eligible candidate must be U.S. citizen
    • GPA of 2.75 or better on 4.0 grading scale
    • Candidate must be in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of study.
    • Candidates from single-parent families will receive special consideration for scholarships, but this is not a pre-condition for selection.
    • Candidates will be required to complete the Free Application for Student Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will be used to determine financial need.
    • Scholarship is need based.
  • Noah and Archie Tatum Zeta Phi Beta Non-Endowed Scholarship - $500
    • Recipient must be enrolled at Grambling State University and in good standing.
    • Recipient must be an undergraduate member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
    • Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • Norma Lee Beatts Memorial Non-Endowed Scholarship - $1000
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Financial need (Not receiving a refund)
    • Open to all GSU students from any state
  • Perry E. Thompson Scholarship - $5000
    • A Full-time Student
    • Have a Minimum 2.50 Cumulative GPA on 4.00 Scale from high school or College transcript
    • In good academic standing
    • A 1st or 2nd Semester Freshman
    • A resident of New Iberia, Louisiana
    • Involved in Extracurricular activities or Performed Community Service
    • Demonstrating a Financial Need
  • The Rosemary Ewing Foundation Non-Endowed Scholarship - $1000
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Student in financial need
    • Teacher Education Major
    • Sophomore, junior or senior
    • GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • Sarah Albritton Legacy Scholarship - $500
    • Enrolled in GSU’s College of Arts& Sciences-Visual Arts Program and in good standing
    • Open to undergraduate students
    • Socio-economic status must be evidenced with low income status
    • Preferably resident of LA, TX, MS, AL
    • Must submit an essay explaining “How the arts have positively influenced my life.”
    • Submit a portfolio of work in visual art
    • GPA of 2.5 or higher on 4.0 scale
  • Shermika Sade' Bolden Non-Endowed Scholarship - $1000
    • Must be an Accounting Major
    • Must be enrolled full time at Grambling State University
    • Must earn and maintain a 3.0 grade point average
    • Must be African American
    • Must be classified as sophomore, junior or senior
    • Two letters of recommendation required- one from faculty member the College of Business and another from a civic or community leader
    • 250 maximum essay describing your personal statement of future goals as it relates to Accounting. Also include what led to your interest in accounting and what it means to winning such opportunity and how you may use the funds.
  • Steven W. Brown Outreach, Inc. Non-Endowed - $500
    • Enrolled full-time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Must be a graduating senior in the current semester;
    • Minimum of 30 GSU hours cumulative
    • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale
    • Financial need (must have a remaining balance; balance cannot exceed $1,200)
    • Essay stating why you deserve the scholarship
    • Must have pursued all federal funding options.
  • Dr. Tony and Bevely Nash-Lowe Non-Endowed Scholarship, in honor of Dr. Grace Tatem -$1000 (Annually for 3 consecutive years)
    • Enrolled at GSU and in good academic standing;
    • First-generation college graduate
    • First year graduate student enrolled in the Master of Social Work Program
    • In-state students originally from Louisiana;
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale
  • The Ward Robinson C'72 Finish Line Scholarship - $5000
    • Must be enrolled full-time at Grambling State University
    • Eligible candidate must be U.S. citizens in their senior year
    • One (1) female student in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems
    • One (1) student that is a member of the band (male or female)
    • GPA of 2.5 and who is making satisfactory progress toward graduation
    • Must have a financial need as determined by the program administrator
    • Must be students, without financial intervention, would be unable to graduate from Grambling State University
    • First preference will be given to seniors who have met all criteria for graduation and who are in their final semester of matriculation, followed by first semester seniors.
    • Funds to a recipient is not automatically renewable and awards shall be evaluated and determined on an annual basis
    • Grambling State University Vice President of Advancement will serve as program administrator for the scholarship and will select recipients based on the criteria
  • Zelma and Steve Moffett Non-Endowed Scholarship - $1000
    • Enrolled Full-Time at Grambling State University and in good standing
    • Priority given to first generation college students
    • Resident of Natchitoches, Red River, or Caddo Parish
    • Hold cumulative high school GPA of 3.0
    • Incoming Freshman
    • Pursuing Major in Education
    • Socio-economic status must be evidenced, with a low to middle income status receiving priority
    • Involved in Extra-Curricular Activities/ and performed community service
    • Provide answers to the following questions:
      • Which high school, church, or community activity has given you the most satisfaction and why?
      • We know you are a talented student, what motivates you to be a good learner and to put forth your best effort?
      • What advice would you give middle students about achieving success?
      • Why are you interested in Education as a career?
      • What one class, teacher, book, or experience has changed the way you think? How?
      • If you were the mayor of your hometown, what changes would you make? Why?
      • What have you learned from someone who is very different from you?
      • What do you consider the most urgent problem in the world today?
      • Aside from a college degree, what do you hope to gain from your college experience?
      • If you were to ask your friends to describe you, what would they say?
      • Imagine yourself 10 years from today, what goals and ambitions do you have for yourself, personally and professionally?
      • Are there any questions that you wished we had asked or anything else about yourself that you would like us to know?

Submit all applications here (https://www.gram.edu/finaid/scholarships/apply.php)

Scholarship recipients are not allowed to exceed their financial aid cost of attendance. Awards will be reduced or cancelled to prevent an over-award.

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Additional Information:

  • GSU Online Scholarship Application
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  • S.M.A.R.T. Scholarship for Service Program
  • Departmental Scholarships
  • Private Scholarships
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FAQs

What percentage of students receive financial aid at Grambling State? ›

96% of Students Get ANY Aid

This is 10% HIGHER than the average for Public schools, which is 86%. This is good news - more students getting financial aid means students at Grambling State University are likely getting a pretty good deal on their education.

How do I get a full ride scholarship to Grambling State University? ›

  1. Must be enrolled full time at Grambling State University and in good standing.
  2. Grade point average of 2.8 or higher on 4.0 grading scale.
  3. Financial Need (must have a remaining balance-cannot exceed $1,000.
  4. Essay stating why you deserve the scholarship and future aspirations upon graduating from GSU.

Does Grambling require letters of recommendation? ›

Admissions officials at Grambling State University consider a student's GPA a very important academic factor. An applicant's high school class rank, when available, is considered but letters of recommendation are not considered by admissions officials at Grambling State University.

What HBCU gives the most financial aid? ›

1. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Cheyney, PA.
  • National Rank: 20.
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $6,756.
8 Sept 2018

What ACT score do you need to get a full ride to LSU? ›

Open to entering freshman who graduated in top 15% of high school class with a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1100 or above or an ACT composite score of 25 or above. Leadership activities and financial need are also considerations.

Do full ride scholarships cover everything? ›

What's a full-ride scholarship? It's a financial award, like any other scholarship, but with a difference—it covers all your college expenses. And not just tuition—a full-ride scholarship also covers your housing, meals, books, lab fees, and sometimes even living costs.

What colleges offer full ride scholarships? ›

Schools that Offer Full Ride Scholarships on Merit
  • Boston University: Trustee Scholarship.
  • Loyola Marymount University: Trustee Scholarship.
  • Texas Christian University: Chancellor's Scholars Program.
  • Vanderbilt University: Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship.
  • Wake Forest University: Nancy Susan Reynolds Scholarship.

What ACT score will get a full ride? ›

Overall, my research so far has been surprising in that there are a few schools that will offer full-tuition scholarships starting in the 22 – 25 ACT range, but most full-ride scholarships require a 28 ACT or higher.

What is the lowest ACT score to get into Clemson? ›

Admissions Summary

Students that get into Clemson University have an SAT score between 1230–1400 or an ACT score of 27–32.

What is the lowest ACT score to get into LSU? ›

There are minimum admission requirements: you must have a 3.0 unweighted academic GPA based on 19 core units. Additionally, students must meet either the ACT or SAT requirement: A 22 composite score on the ACT, with an 18 English subscore and a 19 math subscore, or.

What majors are Grambling known for? ›

At Grambling State University, the most popular majors students pursue are Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Business Administration and Management, General, Psychology, and General. In fact, Grambling State University grants 88 degrees annually to Criminal Justice/Safety Studies majors.

How many letters of recommendation do you need for Grambling State University? ›

New Freshman Applicants: A letter of appeal from the applicant and two (2) letters of recommendation from the principal, teacher or counselor must be submitted to the Admissions Appeal Committee. The prospective student will be notified of the decision by regular mail or email.

Did Grambling lose their accreditation? ›

Grambling State's Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACSCOC through 2030.

What is the #1 HBCU in America? ›

1. Howard University. Howard University is a private co-educational college in Washington DC. It is categorised by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with high research activity.

What is the #1 Public HBCU in the US? ›

The No. 1 slot was maintained by perennial first-place holder, Spelman College, of Atlanta. FAMU bested two other public HBCUs, Delaware State University and its previous arch-rival, North Carolina A&T University, which placed eighth and ninth, respectively in the 2023 guide, to earn the top public HBCU ranking.

What is the #1 Public HBCU? ›

Jackson State has an enrollment of approximately 7,000 students and is committed to its mission of producing societal leaders — locally and abroad. Standing at #7 of the Top 10 Historically Black Colleges and Universities, public or private, is now the nation's highest-ranked public HBCU.

What GPA is required for Harvard? ›

Most students admitted to Harvard have an unweighted GPA of 4.18 or above, so you'll need to have at least a 4.2 to be seriously evaluated. To meet the Harvard requirements, you'll have to score primarily A's on your high school courses.

What is a good ACT score for scholarships? ›

The Best Possible ACT Score For Scholarships Ranges

Unsurprisingly, the highest potential comes with ACT scores 30+. With ACT scores in the 30-36 range, it's possible to win $10,000 or more in scholarship prizes.

Is a 31 A good ACT score? ›

Is 31 a good ACT score? A 31 ACT score makes you eligible to apply to the vast majority of schools as a competitive applicant, as well as makes you eligible for merit aid. All of that considered, a 31 is definitely a good ACT score.

What is a good GPA for a full ride scholarship? ›

It's up to a scholarship provider what the qualification criteria is for each scholarship. One of the most common grade point average requirements is a 3.0 average.

Which schools give the most merit aid? ›

13 Colleges That Give Merit Aid to the Most Students
SCHOOL (STATE)PERCENTAGE OF FULL-TIME STUDENTS AWARDED MERIT AID IN 2019-2020
Trinity University (TX)53%
Samford University (AL)50%
The University of the South (TN)49%
Gonzaga University (WA)48%
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Does a full ride scholarship cover all 4 years? ›

This scholarship provides full tuition, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years. Winners will also receive employment with the USDA during the summer and after graduation along with employee benefits.

What happens to fafsa if you get a full-ride? ›

The financial aid awarded based on the FAFSA can be used to pay for the college's full cost of attendance, which includes tuition and fees.

What happens if you get too much scholarship money? ›

If you earned scholarships and grants that amount to more than your total cost of attendance, your school may send you a refund of the leftover scholarship money. Keep in mind, you may have to pay taxes on that amount.

Can you negotiate a full-ride scholarship? ›

Regardless of your exact approach, there is absolutely no downside to attempting to negotiate your scholarship offer. A college will not rescind your acceptance or take away money they've already awarded you because you decided to ask for more.

What GPA do you need to get scholarships? ›

Some scholarship committees only consider applicants whose GPA meets a certain threshold. Minimum requirements range from around 2.0 on the lower end to 3.75 or higher for competitive academic scholarships. Generally speaking, a 3.0 GPA or higher will give you a decent shot at qualifying for a variety of scholarships.

Can I get a full ride scholarship with a 3.5 GPA? ›

The GPA requirement usually depends on the type of scholarship and the institution awarding it. For example, a college may distribute an academic or merit-based scholarship to students who receive a 3.5 GPA or higher. Earning a high GPA can often help increase your likelihood of receiving a robust scholarship.

What SAT score will get you a scholarship? ›

So you're probably wondering, What's a good SAT score for scholarships, and how can I find them? The short answer is that you should aim for an SAT score between 1200 and 1600 if you want to secure some scholarships based on merit–and the higher within that range you score the more money you're looking at.

Is a 26 A good score on the ACT test? ›

Is a 26 on the ACT good enough? Students who have 26 on the ACT scale can take admission to many colleges. Of 2 million test-takers, 26 ACT scores place an applicant in the top 82nd percentile nationally. This score highlights that the applicant has prepared well and has a good knowledge of all the sections.

What scholarships can I get with a 27 ACT? ›

Scholarships Available for Various ACT Scores
ACT ScoreScholarshipAmount Per Year
27+OCCACC Scholarship$20,000
29+ExxonMobil/LNESC Scholarship$20,000
31+UM Missoula Presidential Leadership Scholarship$37,492
32+University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship$19,458
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30 Mar 2016

Is it easier to get full score on SAT or ACT? ›

The SAT is better if you're near a top score, because it's easier to “ace”--to get a 99th percentile or perfect score on--than the ACT. There are many reasons for this, but if you think you're going to be scoring high, your chances of scoring in the highest percentiles are better on the SAT.

What college has the lowest acceptance rate? ›

Top 100 - Lowest Acceptance Rates
SchoolLocationFall 2021 Acceptance Rate
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ4%
Stanford UniversityStanford, CA4%
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT5%
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI6%
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What is the lowest GPA Clemson will accept? ›

How to get into Clemson University
  • Score at least a 1245 on the SAT or 90 on the ACT.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least a 4.43.
30 Aug 2019

Can I get into Clemson with a 3.3 GPA? ›

Applicants who have a weighted GPA above 3.3 will be accepted after documentation is received. Applicants with a weighted GPA below a 3.3 may be accepted based on PSAT, SAT or ACT scores and their letter of recommendation from a teacher or school official.

What college will accept a 2.0 GPA? ›

Colleges That Accept 2.0 GPA
CollegeStateAcceptance rate
Alabama A & M UniversityAlabama54%
American Musical and Dramatic AcademyNew York43%
American UniversityDistrict of Columbia44%
Angelo State UniversityTexas90%
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26 Feb 2022

What college has the highest acceptance rate? ›

10 Colleges With the Highest Acceptance Rates
  • Liberty University: 99%
  • Marshall University: 98%
  • University of New Mexico: 97%
  • Kansas State University: 96%
  • University of Maine: 96%
  • North Dakota State University: 95%
  • University of Memphis: 95%
  • University of Utah: 95%
2 Sept 2022

What GPA do you need for UCLA? ›

UCLA GPA Requirements

At a minimum, you must earn a 3.0 GPA or better (3.4 for nonresidents) in all college preparatory courses.

What percent of Clemson students receive financial aid? ›

About 88.0% of new students obtain some financial aid, most of which is scholarships and grants.

What is Grambling State University known for academically? ›

Local, regional, national and international employers recruit graduates from Grambling State University's academic programs, including but not limited to its excellent nursing, computer science, mass communication, teacher education and STEM programs.

Did Grambling lose their accreditation? ›

Grambling State's Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACSCOC through 2030.

What percentage of students receive financial aid LSU? ›

$19,933 is the normal Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College's first year financial aid package. About 93.0% of freshman students obtain financial assistance, the majority of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.

What GPA do you need to get into Clemson? ›

Clemson Admissions – SAT/ACT, GPA, and Class Rank Info

According to the most recent statistics available (Class of 2025), the mid-50% SAT range for enrolled freshmen was 1240-1400; the ACT range was 29-30. Typically, the average weighted GPA was higher than a 4.4 and 75% of enrolled students possess better than a 4.0.

What is Clemson academically known for? ›

Among individual undergraduate programs recognized in 2021, engineering, nursing, computer science and business were among the nation's best. Industrial engineering and accounting were specifically highlighted as top programs, recognized specifically through nomination by other institutions.

What ACT score is needed for a full scholarship to Clemson? ›

A 3.0 final high school grade point average based on the Uniform Grading Scale. A minimum SAT score of 1100 (or 22 on the ACT - starting with the high school graduating class of 2023 and beyond). Graduated in the top 30 percent of your high school class.

What HBCU is black and gold? ›

#1: GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY

The simple but precise black and gold of the Tigers make this team the HBCU football team with the baddest uniforms in the land.

Do freshmen have to live on campus at Grambling State University? ›

All new incoming freshmen are required to live on campus their first academic year. Transfer students classified as freshmen are also required to live on campus. When should I apply for housing? Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible because space in the residence hall is limited.

Is Grambling a good HBCU? ›

Grambling State University (GSU, Grambling, or Grambling State) is a public historically black university in Grambling, Louisiana. The university is home of the Eddie G. Robinson Museum and is listed on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.
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How many white students are at Grambling? ›

Quick Facts about Grambling State University
Enrollment by LevelEnrollment by Gender
Undergraduate :4,5111,838
White:411,879
Other:476156
Total:5,4385,438
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Which college lost their accreditation? ›

After becoming the first public college in California to lose accreditation, Compton College is preparing to stand on its own once again.

What famous people went to Grambling State? ›

Entertainment
NameNotability
E-40Rapper
Erykah BaduGrammy Award-winning artist
Natalie Desselle-Reidactress best known for roles in B*A*P*S, Def Jam's How to Be a Player, and Disney's Cinderella
Judi Ann Masontelevision writer, producer and playwright

What GPA do you need to keep scholarship at LSU? ›

Scholarship Retention

To retain the award from one year to the next, recipients must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and earn 24 credit hours each year. A year is defined for this purpose as fall, wintersession, and spring. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 and 24 credit hours will be checked at the end of each spring semester.

What is the required GPA for LSU? ›

There are minimum admission requirements: you must have a 3.0 unweighted academic GPA based on 19 core units. Additionally, students must meet either the ACT or SAT requirement: A 22 composite score on the ACT, with an 18 English subscore and a 19 math subscore, or.

What GPA do you need to keep tops at LSU? ›

Initial Eligibility
AwardInitial Eligibility RequirementsAward Per Semester
TOPS OpportunityACT Score of 20 GPA 2.50 (TOPS Core Curriculum)$2,703.48
TOPS PerformanceACT Score of 23 GPA 3.25 (TOPS Core Curriculum)$2,903.48
TOPS HonorsACT Score of 27 GPA 3.50 (TOPS Core Curriculum)$3,103.48

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