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University Freshmen Academic Scholarships

Freshman Academic Scholarships

$1,000-$8,000

Incoming freshmen may be eligible for the University's Freshman Academic Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $8,000. The amount awarded is based on cumulative high school GPA and ACT or SAT test scores. No application other than BGSU's Admission Application is required. These awards are restricted to students pursuing a program at the Main BGSU campus.

BG Success Scholarship

$3,654

This scholarship provides one-half off the non-resident fee to full-time non-Ohio residents.  Eligibility is based on cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale or 20 ACT composite or 900 SAT (critical reading plus math) scores.  No additional application is required and scholarship is renewable if all criteria are met.

University Tuition Scholarship for Underrepresented Students

$3,500

To qualify:

  • Be an incoming freshman pursuing a program at main campus
  • Complete and submit an application, the required essay and FAFSA by Feb 15.
  • Demonstrate financial need as established by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Other factors in determining eligibility include academic achievement (minimum 3.0 GPA, 20 or higher ACT, or 900 or higher SAT (critical reading plus math), race/ethnicity, commitment and contribution to diversity, and/or alternative measures of academic achievement

More information, including the online application is available.