Scholarships

 

FALL 2016-2017 MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2016-2017 FIRST YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS*

GPA Scholarship Name In-State/NEBHE (per year) Out-of-State (per year)
3.75 – 4.00 Presidential $5,500 $10,000
3.25 – 3.74 Dean’s $4,000 $8,000
2.75 – 3.24 Aspire $3,000 $6,000
2.25 – 2.74 Promise $2,000 $5,000
< 2.25 N/A $0 $0
Scholarships are awarded based upon your GPA at the time of decision and are not adjusted based upon final GPA. Merit scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years (for a total of eight full-time fall and spring semesters). A specific cumulative GPA is required annually to renew merit scholarships, as follows: Presidential and Dean’s: 3.0; Aspire: 2.5; Promise: 2.25.

 

2016-2017 TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS* **

GPA Scholarship Name In-State/NEBHE (per year) Out-of-State (per year)
3.50 – 4.00 Presidential $3,000 $6,000
3.25 – 3.49 Dean’s $2,000 $5,000
2.75 – 3.25 Aspire $1,000 $3,000
< 2.75 N/A $0 $0
Scholarships are awarded based upon your GPA at the time of decision and are not adjusted based upon final GPA. Merit scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years (for a total of eight full-time fall and spring semesters). A specific cumulative GPA is required annually to renew merit scholarships, as follows: Presidential and Dean’s: 3.0; Aspire: 2.75.

International Scholarships

2016-2017 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

GPA Scholarship Name First Year Amount* (per year) Transfer Amount** (per year)
3.75 – 4.00 Presidential $10,000 $6,000
3.25 – 3.74 Dean’s $8,000 $5,000
2.75 – 3.24 Aspire $6,000 $3,000
2.25 – 2.74 Promise $5,000 $0
< 2.25 N/A $0 $0
Scholarships are awarded based upon your GPA at the time of decision and are not adjusted based upon final GPA. Merit scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years (for a total of eight full-time fall and spring semesters). A specific GPA is required to maintain each merit scholarship, as follows: First Year – Presidential and Dean’s: 3.0; Aspire: 2.5; Promise: 2.25. Transfer – Presidential and Dean’s: 3.0; Aspire: 2.75

*PSU merit scholarships are awarded by the Admissions Office. Notification of eligibility is
Scholarships for international first-year students are equal to the 2016-2017 out-of-state first year scholarships, as listed above.

Scholarships for international transfer students are equal to the 2016-2017 out-of-state transfer scholarships, as listed above.

ADDITIONAL AWARDS

STEM Scholarship – $1,000
Awards are made to accepted, incoming, first-year New Hampshire students who have declared their major in Biology, 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, e-mail mtd_dept@plymouth.edu or visit their website.

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*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.

**Only students with 24 or more transferable credits will be considered for transfer scholarships.

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