At Bowling Green State University, our commitment to diversity includes working with celebrated faculty, students and staff from around the world. BGSU is an inclusive community that believes and invests in people with diverse talents, insights and experiences. From academic to support services, BGSU makes the idea of excellence and equity a daily reality for faculty, students and staff.
The following scholarships are based on ethnic or racial group membership. Additional scholarship opportunities can be found through the Office of Admissions, Office of Student Financial Aid, and the Searchable Scholarship Guide.
Falcon Achievement Award
This scholarship ranges from $1,000-$3,000 and is renewable. It is based on financial need, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and 20 ACT or 1020 SAT* score, race/ethnicity, first generation college student, and commitment to diversity. Apply to BGSU and complete the FAFSA by January 15. No separate scholarship application is needed.
The Robert and Ellen Thompson Scholarship Program for Working Families
Sidney A. Ribeau President’s Leadership Academy (PLA)
Awardees receive a renewable scholarship up to the cost of in-state tuition and general fees. A separate PLA application must be submitted by December 4, 2017.
Academic Investment in Mathematics and Science (AIMS)
This scholarship ranges from $1,000-$4,000 based on academic level. To apply, students are preferred to meet the following criteria: GPA of 3.0 and 21 ACT or 1060 SAT*.
*Students admitted to Firelands Pathway or the University Program for Academic Success do not qualify for these awards. Contact the Office of Admissions for SAT requirements for tests taken prior to March 2016.
Campus Support Services
Leader in freshman-faculty mentoring (nearly 90%)