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Hillsdale College Merit Scholarship

The Hillsdale College Merit Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Hillsdale College.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $1500, Average: $5000, Maximum: $16000, Full Tuition
Application Deadline: 1-Jan
Requirements: Selection is based upon good citizenship, academic record, leadership, volunteerism, and extracurricular involvement
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Hillsdale College
33 East College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Email Address:
Phone Number: 517 607 2327
Fax Number: 517 607 2223

You can find out more by contacting:

Jeffrey S. Lantis
Director of Admissions

Hillsdale, MI 49242
Email Address:
Phone Number: 517 607 2327
Fax Number: 517 607 2223

You should always spend time looking into the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of success is a result of first understanding the qualifications and making sure you meet them. At the outset figure out the potential motivations of the Hillsdale College and their goals for the Merit Scholarship. If you are qualified, verify that you have any likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. Once you believe that you have the possibility of going on to be one of the winners of the Merit Scholarship, then it is useful to fill out an application.

A vital aspect of applying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are lengthy and boring, but take the time to make sure that your work was done correctly and in its entirety. Pay careful attention so that you won't get passed over because of carelessness.

After filing, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Merit Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes the resources so that you can know if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to assist with any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Merit Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to be able to cover the expenses associated with school, and obtaining the Merit Scholarship to help with your financial aid can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the Merit Scholarship, continue looking, there will be alternative scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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