Scholarships

FALL 2014-2015 NEW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

 
PSU merit scholarships are awarded by the Admissions Office. Notification of eligibility is included in your acceptance letter. All merit awards are evenly split between fall and spring semesters, and in most cases are renewable for up to three additional years (total of eight full-time fall and spring semesters.) Award consideration is based on recalculated GPA and standardized test scores.

First Year Scholarships

 
President’s Scholarship – $5,000 to $8,000
Awards are made to accepted incoming students who meet PSU established academic guidelines. Awards are renewable for three additional years if a cumulative 3.0 GPA is maintained and the student remains enrolled full-time.

Dean’s Scholarship – $3,000 to $6,000
Awards are made to accepted incoming students who meet PSU established academic guidelines. Awards are renewable for three additional years if a cumulative 3.0 GPA is maintained and the student remains enrolled full-time.

Aspire Scholarship – $ 2,000 to $5,000
Awards are made to accepted incoming students who meet PSU established academic guidelines. Awards are renewable for three additional years if a cumulative 2.75 GPA is maintained and the student remains enrolled full-time.

Promise Award – $1,000 – $3,000
Awards are made to accepted incoming students who meet PSU established academic guidelines. Awards are renewable for up to three additional years if a cumulative 2.75 GPA is maintained and the student is enrolled full-time.

STEM Scholarship – $1,000
Awards are made to accepted incoming New Hampshire students who have declared their major in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Biology, Environmental Science & Policy, Information Technology, Mathematics or Meteorology. Awards are renewable for three additional years if a cumulative 3.25 GPA is maintained and the student remains enrolled as a full-time STEM major.

Talent Grants – $500 to $4500
All qualified, incoming, first-year students in Music, Theatre and Dance will be considered for a limited number of Talent Grants. These awards are renewable annually. Please note that an audition is required to be considered for one of these grants. For more information, email mtd_dept@plymouth.edu or visit their website.

Transfer Scholarships

 
PSU Transfer Scholarship – $1,000 to $5,000
Awards are made to accepted transferring students that have earned more than 24 hours of transfer credit and meet established PSU academic guidelines. Awards are renewable for two additional years (total of six full-time fall and spring semesters) if a cumulative 3.0 GPA is maintained and the student remains enrolled full-time.

Outstanding Students

Nicole Newman

Nicole Newman

 

More About Nicole

Why did you choose to come to Plymouth State?


“I chose to come to Plymouth State because of the beautiful scenery and friendly campus environment.”

What do you like best about your major/academic program?


“The best part of my major is that all of my teachers have had hands-on experience and are very knowledgeable.”

What is your favorite place to hang out on campus? Off campus?


“My favorite place to hang out on campus would be the coffee shop inside of the HUB. It’s a great place to relax and enjoy bagels and coffee, while catching up with friends, classmates, and even professors. Off Campus my favorite place to be is on top of Rattlesnake Mountain, the view is magnificent!”

How have you changed since you first arrived at PSU?


“Over the past three years, I have gotten to know who I truly am. If it wasn’t for Plymouth State University, I never would have met some of the people that have helped me become who I am today.”

~Nicole