• National Merit Scholarship

    Amount: $2,500. About: The National Merit Scholarship is an annual award granted to approximately 7,500 graduating high school seniors each year. To qualify, students must score in the 99th percentile of their state on the PSAT/NMSQT exam and complete a multi-step application process. [Students who missed the PSAT/NMSQT due to a legitimate reason may apply…


  • Morehead-Cain Scholarship

    Amount: Full tuition, room and board. About: Established in 1945 and inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University, the Morehead-Cain Scholarship is a merit scholarship awarded by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to “exceptional student leaders.” The program covers four years of tuition, room and board. It also provides and funds “life-changing…


  • Kappa Kappa Gamma Scholarships

    Amount: $3,000. About: Kappa Kappa Gamma (KKG) annually offers a range of scholarships to its members. To be eligible for any of KKG’s scholarships, applicants must be initiated members, be in good standing with the fraternity, be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, have paid any necessary financial dues, and meet minimum GPA requirements. The…


  • Flinn Foundation Scholarship

    Amount: Full Tuition, Fees, Housing and Meals (worth $130,000+). About: The Flinn Foundation Scholarship is a competitive merit-based award for Arizona high school seniors that covers the full cost of tuition, plus housing and meals, at an Arizona public university, sends students on a study abroad trip, helps them build professional networks, and more. Each…


  • CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

    Amount: Up to $18,000 (Up to $25,000 for STEM). About: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) offers one of the most unique scholarships available. The CIA Undergraduate Scholarship is a merit and needs-based scholarship that offers students an award up to $18,000 per calendar year (STEM recipients receive $25,000) plus a full starting salary in return…


  • Gordon Hay Scholarship

    Amount: $5,000. About: Charlotte, North Carolina’s Blumenthal Performing Arts Center offers the Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund, a merit scholarship intended for students studying toward a career in non-performance theater (including but not limited to playwriting, set costume, lighting or sound design, arts administration, stage management, production management, and technical direction). Applicants must be high school…