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Merit-Based Scholarships

2018-2019 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.

Apply to Shawnee State University and send us your transcripts and ACT or SAT scores to be considered for the following, based on available funds:

Shawnee Scholar Award 

(Full-tuition scholarship for four years)

This highly competitive scholarship will be awarded to 8 outstanding students. If you have an ACT score of 30 and higher or SAT (combined reading/math) score of 1320+ and a high school grade point average of at least 3.8/4.0 scale you will be considered for this prestigious award. Those in consideration will be asked to submit sample work.

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 must have an individual score of 18 or higher in English, Math, and Reading to receive the scholarship.

*Additional full-tuition scholarships available for women and African-American students majoring in one of our game design programs.

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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