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Scholarships for Freshmen

Freshman Academic Scholarships*

(*Scholarships MAY be awarded as funds are available)

The priority scholarship application deadline is Monday, December 16, 2013. Interested students MUST be admitted to ULM, your undergraduate application for admission serves as your scholarship application.

President’s Distinguished Scholarship (30-36 ACT)
ULM’s most prestigious award may be presented to students who have at least a 30 ACT/ 1320 SAT or greater and a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA at the time the student applies for the scholarship. Awarded students may receive a full tuition and fees award and an annual $5,000 housing award for 8 semesters, or until graduation, whichever occurs first.

 

Academic Scholarship Grid (23-29 ACT)
This scholarship grid reflects the YEARLY scholarship award a student MAY qualify to receive:

  

Grade Point Average

(4.0 Scale)
ACT/SAT 3.75- 4.0 3.5- 3.749 3.25-3.49
27-29 ACT
1210-1310 SAT
$4,500
Tuition Award
$4,000
Tuition Award
$3,500
Tuition Award
$1,500
Housing Award
$1,500
Housing Award
23-26 ACT
1060-1200 SAT
$3,500
Tuition Award
$3,000
Tuition Award
$2,500
Tuition Award
$1,500
Housing Award
$1,500
Housing Award

 

Ace’s Award (20-22 ACT)
Students with a 20-22 ACT/ 940-1050 SAT and a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA may apply for a $500 per year tuition award. First 100 qualified students to return signed scholarship contracts may receive the award.

To be considered, applicants must

 

Students who apply after December 16 and meet the requirements above MAY be eligible for scholarships as funds are available.

*** Housing awards are ONLY available to qualified students that will be living on campus. To sign up for housing go to http://ulm.edu/reslife/.

***The signed scholarship contract is not an official commitment to ULM, and the offer is only valid if the student enrolls at ULM beginning with the Fall 2014 semester. If the student chooses not to accept the award(s), then the award may be forfeited for all semesters.

*** If the student's total aid exceeds his cost of attendance, then any federal loan aid shall be reduced, then institutional and other aid according to institutional practice, then State Scholarships and Grants (including TOPS if applicable), shall be reduced by the amount of any remaining over award.

***Academic scholarships are awarded for four years or until graduation, whichever comes first, and provided all specified retention criteria are met.

 

TOPS (Louisiana's Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)
This is a tuition entitlement awarded to Louisiana residents by the state of Louisiana based on academic standards. For more information visit the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance TOPS website, or call (800) 259-5626, ext. 1012. To apply for TOPS, the student must annually submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


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