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Cherry Presidential

  • 3.8+ Unweighted GPA & 31+ ACT     
  • $16,000 for selected recipients
  • $12,000 for finalists     
  • Application deadline: December 1st
  • Renewable with 3.4 GPA

Academic Merit Awards 

  • $1,500-$8,000 automatically awarded     
  •  Application deadline: January 15th
  •  Renewable with 3.0 GPA
  • (See Graph Below)

school base grid 

 Targeted Awards

(can be received in addition to Academic Merit & Cherry Presidential up to Cost of Attendance)

 Targeted Awards 1617



2016-2017 Transfer Student Awards

Beginning Fall 2016, students transferring from any college, university or community and technical college that apply by April 1 (for fall) and November 1 (for spring) will be awarded as follows:

$2500  (Cumulative GPA 3.8 or greater)

$1500  (Cumulative GPA 3.5 - < 3.8)

Students transferring with an Associate's Degree (completed within the past 2  years) and a minimum 3.0 GPA will receive a $1500 award (this may be in addition to the base award indicated above).



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 Last Modified 8/26/15