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Merit-Based Scholarships

2017-2018 Academic Year

At Shawnee State, we want to reward your high school achievements and make your college education even more affordable.

Complete 3 easy steps to be considered for one of our merit-based scholarships.

Our first round of scholarships were awarded to those who applied by the December 1, 2016 deadline. Scholarship funds may still be available to those who apply after this date. Eligible applicants will be considered for the following, based on available funds:

Shawnee Achievement Award 

($6,000 per year/$24,000 for four years)

If you have an ACT score of 27 and higher or SAT (combined reading/math) score of 1210+ and a high school grade point average of at least 3.8/4.0 scale you will be considered for this award.

Shawnee Excellence Award
($5,000 per year/$20,000 for four years)

If you have an ACT score of 25 and higher or SAT (combined reading/math) score of 1130+ and a high school grade point average of at least 3.6/4.0 scale you will be considered for this award.

Shawnee Success Award
($4,000 per year/$16,000 for four years)

If you have an ACT score of 23 and higher or SAT (combined reading/math) score of 1060+ and a high school grade point average of at least 3.4/4.0 scale you will be considered for this award.

Blue & Gray Award
($3,000 per year/$12,000 for four years)

If you have an ACT score of 21 and higher or SAT (combined reading/math) score of 980+ and a high school grade point average of at least 3.2/4.0 scale you will be considered for this award.

Scholarship Award Matrix

  ACT 27+
SAT 1210+
ACT 25-26
SAT 1130-1200
ACT 23-24
SAT 1060-1120
ACT 21-22
SAT 980-1050
GPA 3.8–4.0 $6,000 $5,000 $4,000 $3,000
GPA 3.6–3.79 $5,000 $5,000 $4,000 $3,000
GPA 3.4–3.59 $4,000 $4,000 $4,000 $3,000
GPA 3.2–3.39 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000

Students placed in developmental English, Math, or Reading classes are not eligible for the merit-based scholarship program.

Renewal Requirements

Your scholarship is renewable every year for four years. Maintain a 3.0 GPA and earn 27 credit hours per academic year in order to automatically renew your scholarship each academic year.

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