Merit-Based Scholarship

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Merit-Based Scholarship

A scholarship available to persons based only on academic qualifications. For example, a university may offer scholarships to undergraduate students who maintain a GPA over 3.75 (out of 4.0).
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The g-MEO-AIEF Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad Scholarship is a merit based scholarship that will be awarded to ten students admitted to the program for the Spring 2013 semester with a RMB3,000 scholarship for four months (RMB12,000 in total paid in monthly installments) to assist with their living expenses while studying abroad at the Center.
The immense popularity of state lotteries as funding mechanisms for education policy and the notable success of merit based scholarship programs such as Georgia's Help Outstanding Pupils Educationally and Florida's Bright Futures Scholarship have generated unprecedented opportunities for qualifying students to enter institutions of higher education.
Selection and retention criteria for merit based scholarship programs are different for each state; however, most processes rely on a student's grade point average and often his or her ACT/SAT scores and the maintenance of a certain GPA or demonstration of satisfactory progression toward a degree at the post secondary level.
A past recipient of the Cook Scholarship, a merit based scholarship that provides full tuition to attend St.
The Air Chief also highlighted the humanitarian schemes being run by the association which included merit based scholarships, schemes of special children, disbursement of education loan, welfare loans, performing decent last rites of deceased air veterans etc.
Three individuals were awarded Professor Rudolph Deanin Memorial Merit Based Scholarships.
Haiti needs to rebuild its educated class, the anchor of every stable economy and society," said Conor Bohan, who runs a programme that provides merit based scholarships for disadvantage Haitian secondary school graduates.
More students are receiving merit based scholarships this year with universities noticing an improvement in the quality of education offered at schools.
It features thousands of competitive merit based scholarships nearly all of which can be used at any college.