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Presidential Scholarships

Classification: First Year; Honors

The Award:

Meredith College Presidential Scholarships are full tuition scholarships available each year for incoming freshmen. Like the Meredith Legacy Scholarship, the selection of a recipient for the Presidential Scholarship takes into account superior academic achievement, intellectual promise and leadership ability.

How to Apply:

Apply for the Honors Program to be considered for the Presidential Scholarship. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-March.

Selection Criteria:

Applicants selected to interview for the Meredith College Presidential Scholarship are chosen from the Honors applicant pool. The criteria for awarding the scholarship are rigorous and selective. Selection criteria include superior standardized test scores (SAT/ACT); a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.8, based on a 4.0 grading scale; demonstrated leadership in high school, the local community, and beyond; service to others; a demonstrated curiosity about the world; and strong communication and interpersonal skills. 

Honors Program applicants who are selected to interview for the Presidential Scholarship will be notified prior to attending Scholars’ Weekend. Presidential Scholarship interviews occur with faculty, administrators and the President of Meredith.


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