Merit Aid: What You Need to Know
November is here! While you’re getting prepped for Turkey Day, it’s prime time for college application season, and merit aid is one of the best ways to get free funding for college.
Merit Aid 101
What is merit aid? If you want to get the most out of merit scholarships, what do colleges look for? We answer these (and more!) in our college funding blog.
Merit Scholarships Can Have Earlier Deadlines Than Admissions
Know your college’s merit scholarship deadlines. Some merit scholarship deadlines were as early as October 15th. Check your colleges here.
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What is Merit Aid and How Do I Get Some?
Published on Westface College Planning
You may have heard of merit aid, that it helps pay for college, or maybe you know it as merit scholarships. This is what you need to know about merit aid as you prep for college applications.
Colleges grant merit aid scholarships to students based on their academic or other achievements. It could be an impressive GPA, athletic skills, an artistic portfolio or any recognition of their unique abilities.
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Keeping Vigil on 2018-19 Merit Scholarship Deadlines
|Institution||Merit Deadline||Awarded Merit||Average Award||Link|
|Agnes Scott College||1/15||23%||$27,576||
|Arizona State University||11/1||22%||$8,329||◳|
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