Incoming Freshmen Merit-based Scholarships

First-time freshmen students who are charged the “Non-resident ” tuition rate may qualify for one of the scholarships listed in the chart below. The qualifying student must be a U.S. citizen or have U.S. Permanent Resident Alien status.

Scholarships Admission Criteria for Eligibility Academic Year Award
John Marshall

HS GPA >=3.9 & ACT >=30 or SAT >= 1330

$8,000

John Laidley

HS GPA >=3.7 & ACT >=28 or SAT >=1250

$6,000

Board of Governors

HS GPA >=3.5 & ACT >=26 or SAT >= 1170

$4,000

Presidential

HS GPA >=3.25 & ACT >=24 or SAT >=1090

$3,000

A. Michael Perry

HS GPA >=3.0 & ACT >=22 or SAT >=1020

$2,000

These merit-based scholarships are awarded for four academic years (fall and spring semesters) as long as the student continues to enroll as an undergraduate full-time student at Marshall University and meets the renewal criteria:

  • Successfully complete at least 30 credit hours each academic year
  • Earn at least a 2.75 GPA at the end of freshman year and a 3.0 GPA by the end of the sophomore and junior years

These non-resident student scholarship awards are tuition waivers. A tuition waiver may only apply to Marshall University tuition charges; it may not be used to cover online course fees. This waiver does not cover tuition charges from St. Mary’s Center for Education and other third-party agreements with colleges and universities.

 

Incoming Freshmen Honors College Scholarship

In addition to a freshmen merit-based scholarship, students who meet the following criteria and agree to accept admission into the Marshall University Honors College qualify to receive an additional scholarship award.

Scholarships Admission Criteria for Eligibility Academic Year Award
Honors College

HS GPA >=3.5 & ACT >=26 or SAT >= 1170

$500

The Honors College Scholarship is awarded for four academic years (fall and spring semesters) as long as the student continues to enroll as an undergraduate full-time student and meets the requirements of the Marshall University Honors College. Honors College students must also meet the following renewal criteria:

  • Successfully complete at least 30 credit hours each academic year
  • Earn at least a 3.2 GPA at the end of freshman year and a 3.5 GPA by the end of the sophomore and junior years

 

Achievement Tuition Waiver Grant – Tier 1 for Non-resident Students with Financial Need
Achievement Tuition Waiver Grant – Tier 2 for Non-resident Students with Financial Need
Society of Yeager Scholars
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Athletic Scholarships
Academic Department
Endowment and Annual Scholarships
Employee Dependent Undergraduate Tuition Assistance Program
Transfer Student Scholarship for Out-of-State Students