Rider University Merit Scholarships for First-Year Students

Scholarship Provided by : Rider University

Scholarship Amount

Various Amount

Application Deadline

January 15, 2017

Description

Sponsored by Rider University, global@rider.edu

Requirements

The scholarships below are competitive and are typically awarded based on a combination of cumulative GPA and standardized test scores.

2016 FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS                      
DEADLINE:  Scholarships are still available at this time

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Value over Four Years: $96,000


PROVOST SCHOLARSHIP
Value over Four Years: $80,000


DEANS' SCHOLARSHIP
Value over Four Years: $72,000


FOUNDER'S AWARD
Value over Four Years: $60,000


RECOGNITION AWARD
Value over Four Years: $36,000


To be considered for an academic scholarship you must:

Submit your completed application for admission, including official transcripts, standardized test scores, essay, and one letter of recommendation by January 15. January 1 for Musical Theatre applicants.
 
Complete an audition, if required (audition results are a factor in scholarship awards);
 
Be regularly admissible to the University as a full-time student;
 
Have a minimum cumulative academic 2.7 GPA (unweighted) on a 4.0 scale; and
 
Have a minimum SAT I Critical Reading and Math combined score of 950 or ACT composite score of 20.

Other Non-need Opportunities
Athletic Scholarships
Available to students who demonstrate exceptional skill and ability in one of Rider's 20 Division I intercollegiate sports. Award values vary.
Contact the Athletics Department at 609-896-5054 for details.

Community Scholars/Bonner Leaders
This service-based scholarship program provides education awards based on the amount of hours served on a community service project. Admitted students with significant community service experience during high school are invited to apply.

Applications are available to newly admitted students beginning in January each year.

Legacy Awards
$2,000 annually ($1,000 per semester)
Awarded to full-time new students who are children, grandchildren or siblings of Rider graduates. Renewable for up to four years of study at Rider University.

Sibling Grants
$2,000 annually ($1,000 per semester)
Available to any new full-time undergraduate student enrolling at Rider University who has a sibling currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate at Rider. Awarded to each additional sibling as long as multiple siblings are enrolled, up to four years. To be eligible, enrolling siblings must contact the Office of Financial Aid prior to the start of the semester.

Overview
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Grade
Freshmen

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