Boston University Merit Scholarships

Boston University Merit Scholarships
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Finding individual college merit scholarship information can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the statistics you need to know about Boston University’s merit scholarships, at a quick glance.

Before diving in, make sure to review The Ultimate Guide to Merit Scholarships.


Boston University’s Merit Scholarships Statistics

  • Percentage of students with no financial need: 58%
  • Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: 8%
  • Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: $23,779


Partial Scholarships


Presidential Scholarship

Requirements: This scholarship seeks to recognize exceptional academic achievement, as well as community leadership.

Award Amount: $25,000

Due Date: December 1




Full Scholarships


Trustee Scholarship

Boston University’s most prestigious scholarship. This scholarship recognizes applicants most accomplished  in their class and demonstrate exceptional engagement in their schools and communities.

Due Date: December 1




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