Presidential Scholarship Competition

Scholarship Provided by : Eastern Michigan University

Scholarship Amount

$69,500 USD

Application Deadline

November 24, 2015


Eastern Michigan University awards millions of dollars in academic scholarships each year. Most will be awarded to students who participate in our annual Presidential Scholarship Competition. High school students in the Class of 2016 will participate in the Presidential Scholarship Competition on December 5, 2015 or December 12, 2015. The Presidential Scholarship Competition for members of the Class of 2015 took place in December 2014. Qualified students will be competing for a chance to receive our largest academic award - a four-year full-ride Presidential Scholarship, valued at approximately $69,500 over four years. Traditionally, 16-20 Presidential Scholarships are awarded each year. Out-of-state students (excluding Michigan and Ohio) will also receive the National Scholars award which pays the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition rate for up to 30 credits per year for 4 years.

You are eligible to compete in the Presidential Scholarship Competition if you are a current high school senior in the Fall of 2015, officially admitted to the University for Fall 2016 and you meet or exceed the GPA/test score combination below: Minimum qualifications: GPA = 3.5 (cumulative)ACT = 25 (composite) OR SAT = 1130 (combined Math and Critical Reasoning sub-scores)Students attending a school that does not weight grades for Honors or AP/IB courses will have their transcripts reviewed and recalculated, if necessary. You must be officially admitted to Eastern Michigan University in order to compete.

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