2016 Academic Merit Scholarships For Undergraduates To Study At Oakland University In USA

Academic Merit Scholarships For Undergraduates To Study At Oakland University In USA

Applications are invited for academic scholarships for Oakland University available to incoming freshmen and transfer students. The Oakland University Alumni Association (OUAA) also offers the scholarships to entering freshmen who are “legacy students” (individuals whose parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt or uncle received a degree or academic certificate from OU). Awards are based on academic record, including GPA and ACT score at the time of application.

OU Oakland University Academic Merit Scholarships and grants awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students may be renewable if you meet the Oakland University scholarship and grant renewal criteria.

‣ There are three main scholarships in this category:


  • Academic Merit Scholarship for Freshman: To be considered for scholarships, Oakland University must receive your application, transcript and ACT score by March 1, 2015. If you meet this deadline, you will automatically be considered for OU scholarships. You should apply for admission during your senior year of high school when your academic record reflects the strongest grades and your high school cumulative GPA is the highest. Awards are based on your academic record, including GPA and ACT score, at the time of application. International students are not eligible for scholarships, except where reflected.
  • Academic Merit Scholarship for Transfers: To be considered for scholarships, entering winter 2015 transfer students must apply and submit all admission materials to the university by December 1, 2014; entering fall 2015 transfer students must apply and submit all admission materials by August 1, 2015.
  • Academic Merit Scholarship for Legacy Students: The Oakland University Alumni Association (OUAA) offers the scholarships to entering freshmen who are “legacy students” (individuals whose parent, grandparent, sibling, aunt or uncle received a degree or academic certificate from OU).

Eligibility

Oakland University Academic Merit Scholarships (For Freshman):

‣ Presidential scholar award: Awarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.90 or higher and an ACT composite score of 31 or higher

‣ Distinguished Scholar Award: Awarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.80-3.89 and an ACT composite score of 27 or higher, OR high school GPA of 3.90 or higher and an ACT composite score of 27-30.

‣ Talented scholar award: Awarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.70-3.79 and an ACT composite score of 27 or higher, or with a high school GPA of 3.80 or higher and an ACT composite score equal to 25 or 26.

‣ Academic achievement award: Awarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.50 or higher and an ACT composite score of 24, OR with a high school GPA of 3.50-3.79 and an ACT composite score equal to 25 or 26, OR with a high school GPA of 3.50-3.69 and an ACT composite score of 27 or higher.

‣ University Recognition award: Awarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.40-3.49 and an ACT composite score of 23 or higher, OR with a high school GPA of 3.40 or higher and ACT composite score equal to 23.

‣ Geographic Region award: Awarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher residing in Michigan counties outside of Macomb, Oakland or Wayne who wish to live on campus. Recipients must live in university housing

‣ Non-Resident award: Awarded to entering freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher who are not Michigan residents and allows them to pay in-state tuition rates. Citizens of Canada and Mexico also qualify. Recipients must live in university housing for their first two years.

Oakland University Academic Merit Scholarships (For Transfers):

‣ Distinguished Transfer Award: Awarded to new transfer students with a college GPA of 3.60 or higher and 24 or more transferable credits. Note that 24 transferable credits must be earned by the scholarship deadline.

‣ Talented Transfer Award: Awarded to new transfer students with a college GPA of 3.0-3.59 and 24 or more transferable credits. Note that 24 transferable credits must be earned by the scholarship deadline.

‣ Non-resident Award: Awarded to transfer students with a college GPA of 3.0 or higher and 24 or more transferable credits who are not Michigan residents and allows them to pay in-state tuition rates. Citizens of Canada and Mexico also qualify. Note that 24 transferable credits must be earned by the scholarship deadline.

‣ Academic Merit Scholarship (For legacy students):
-Legacy Award: Entering freshmen legacy students with a high school GPA of 3.4 or higher and an ACT composite score of 23 or higher are eligible to apply.

‣ Legacy transfer Award: New transfer legacy students with a college GPA of 3.0 or higher, 24 or more transferable credits and have at least two years remaining in their undergraduate program are eligible to apply. Note that 24 transferable credits must be earned by the fall semester following the award application deadline.

Selection Criteria for Oakland University Academic Merit Scholarships

‣ Awards are based on your academic record, including GPA and ACT score at the time of application.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ If you meet these deadlines, you will automatically be considered for OU scholarships. Legacy students should submit a separate Legacy Award Application form.

‣ You should apply for admission during your senior year of high school when your academic record reflects the strongest grades and your high school cumulative GPA is the highest.

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: March 1: fall freshmen; August 1: fall transfers ; December 1: winter transfers

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Oakland University Academic Merit Scholarships

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