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Purdue University Trustees Scholarship

Purdue University Trustees Scholarship

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Undergraduate Students

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About This Scholarship

The Purdue University Trustees Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program for incoming first-year students at Purdue University. The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, leadership skills, and community involvement.The Trustees Scholarship provides a four-year renewable scholarship that covers full tuition and fees at Purdue University. Recipients also receive a $2,000 study abroad stipend and a $2,500 annual stipend for academic and leadership enrichment opportunities.

Applicants are automatically considered for the scholarship when they apply for admission to Purdue University by the scholarship deadline. For more information on the Trustees Scholarship and other scholarship opportunities at Purdue University, visit the Purdue University Office of Admissions website.

Eligibility Criteria For Purdue University Trustees Scholarship

The Trustees Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program offered by Purdue University that recognizes and rewards incoming freshmen who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and leadership potential. The eligibility criteria for the Purdue University Trustees Scholarship include:

  • Academic Achievement: Trustees Scholars typically rank in the top 5% of their high school class and have a strong record of academic achievement. There is no minimum GPA or test score requirement for the scholarship, but most recipients have earned a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have scored in the top 5-10% on standardized tests such as the SAT or ACT.
  • Leadership and Extracurricular Activities: Trustees Scholars are expected to have a strong record of leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities. This includes participation in clubs, sports, community service, and other activities that demonstrate a commitment to excellence and a desire to make a positive impact in their communities.
  • Personal Qualities: Trustees Scholars are expected to exhibit personal qualities such as integrity, creativity, perseverance, and a strong work ethic. They should also demonstrate a commitment to the values of Purdue University, including a dedication to scholarship, leadership, and service.
  • Application Process: The scholarship application requires students to provide detailed information about their academic achievements, extracurricular activities, leadership roles, and other accomplishments, as well as several essays that demonstrate their intellectual curiosity, critical thinking skills, and commitment to excellence.

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