Academic Merit Scholarship

Scholarships are given for proven academic performance. These scholarships take into account SAT/ACT scores and high school GPA and range from $1,000 to $15,000.

Academic Scholarship Award Grid
ACT SAT 2.7-2.99 3.0-3.24 3.25-3.49 3.5-3.74 3.75-4.0
21-23 1060-1150 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
24-26 1160-1270 2,000 3,000 4,000 6,000 7,000
27-29 1280-1380 3,000 4,000 6,000 7,000 9,000
30-32 1390-1480 4,000 6,000 8,000 9,000 11,000
33-36 1490-1600 5,000 7,000 9,000 11,000 15,000

Scholarship Requirements

High school cumulative GPA minimum: 2.7 GPA

ACT Composite score minimum: 21 ACT

SAT Math + Critical Reading Score combination minimum: 1060

Transfer (24 credits and above) cumulative GPA minimum: 3.0 GPA

Transfer students below 24 transferable credits will be considered for an academic scholarship based on their high school GPA and scores.

Maintaining the Academic Merit Scholarship

The Academic Merit Scholarship is renewable upon recipient maintaining an acceptable institutional GPA at Providence. Students must maintain a certain cumulative GPA each year in order to renew their academic scholarships. If a student’s cumulative GPA drops below the criteria by the end of the year the student will lose his/her scholarship. If the student raises the GPA above that criteria in one of the following years at Providence, re-application for the scholarship is possible. Students have the right to appeal any scholarship decisions to the scholarship appeals committee.

Cumulative GPA requirements for scholarship renewal:

2.7-3.24 high school GPA=2.0 college GPA

3.25-3.74 high school GPA=2.5 college GPA

3.75+ high school GPA=3.0 college GPA

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