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Meredith Promise Scholarship

Classification: First Year
The Award:

Meredith strives to invest in its students at every opportunity. With this scholarship, Meredith will invest in the potential and promise of first-year students who demonstrate additional financial need. The Meredith Promise Scholarship for First-Year Students is awarded according to need, merit, and the strength of the application submitted.

Successful recipients will receive an additional scholarship from Meredith College (on top of their existing awards) for their second year enrolled at Meredith. The Meredith Promise Scholarship will be renewed annually for two additional years, pending the recipient’s satisfactory academic progress.*

Eligibility and Scholarship Requirements

Only first-time, degree-seeking students who are in their first-year at Meredith, be in good academic standing, have demonstrated financial need, and who started in August of the current academic year are eligible for the Meredith Promise Scholarship. All students in good academic standing will receive an email from the Office of Retention and Student Success in January notifying them of the requirements for the scholarship, how to access the application, and important deadlines. Generally, the application opens in February and is due mid-March.

*See the Undergraduate Catalog for guidelines concerning “Financial Assistance Satisfactory Academic Progress.”

How to apply:

All students in good academic standing will receive an email from the Office of Retention and Student Success in January notifying them of the requirements for the scholarship, how to access the application, and important deadlines. Generally, the application opens in February and is due mid-March

Selection Criteria:

Successful recipients will receive an additional scholarship from Meredith College (on top of their existing awards) for their second year enrolled at Meredith. The Meredith Promise Scholarship will be renewed annually for two additional years, pending the recipient’s satisfactory academic progress.*

Contact Information
1st Floor, Johnson Hall
1-800-MEREDITH
(919) 760-8565
Fax: (919) 760-2373
finaid@meredith.edu