Colorado Mesa University's Distinguished Scholar Award

Colorado Mesa University (CMU) offers small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities, and expert faculty who take an interest in your success. A CMU education is a great value, and we stand by our commitment to keep higher education affordable. Colorado Mesa University's Distinguished Scholar Award is the most prestigious academic award for incoming freshmen and is valued at full tuition and fees for Colorado Residents and $6,000 per academic year ($3,000 per semester) for out-of-state students. To qualify, applicants must satisfy two of the three following criteria: 3.75 GPA, top 5% of graduating class, or a 29 ACT/1280 combined SAT.The scholarship can be renewed for a maximum of 120 credit hours as long as the student maintains a 3.5 cumulative GPA and full-time status (12 credit hours/semester) at CMU.Students applying for admission to Colorado Mesa University will automatically be considered for merit scholarships; completing an additional application is not required. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $24,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes