Application Deadline

  Award Type

Merit-Based

  Award Amount

$ 2,000 annually

  Eligibility

First Year

  Description

Awarded to National Merit Finalists who designate Trinity University as their first-choice college with the National Merit Corporation. National Merit Scholarship recipients may also be considered for the National Merit Corporate Trinity Scholarship.


  Eligibility

  Who is eligible:

Undergraduate, entering first-year students who are National Merit Finalists.

  Who is not eligible:

Transfer, continuing, or graduate students

Test scores:

Standardized Test Scores (Optional)
Trinity does not have a preference for ACT or SAT. Trinity uses the highest test scores for each test and subtests submitted for consideration.

GPA:

Awards are determined based on the official high school transcript and rigor of curriculum. Core GPAs are recalculated on an unweighted 4.0 scale.

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  How to Apply

No separate application required

STEP 1

Designate Trinity as your first choice

Applicants must designate Trinity University as their first college choice with the National Merit Corporation.

 

 

STEP 2

Apply to Trinity by Regular Decision

Apply for Trinity undergraduate admission through any application type.

Deadline

Feb. 1, 2022


  Important Details

Selection Criteria
  • Must be a National Merit Finalist.
  • Consideration will be given through the standard admissions process.
  • Academic scholarships recipients are selected without regard to income.
Renewal Information
Additional Details
  • Scholarships are applied toward fall and spring tuition only, and are not available for summer study.
  • Scholarships do not require repayment.

  Contact

Application process and admission:

Admissions and Aid
Northrup Hall
1-800-TRINITY
admissions@trinity.edu