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Freshman Merit Award


The University of the Incarnate Word offers a number of scholarships to first degree seeking undergraduate students. All merit based scholarships are renewable for up to 4 years as long as a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is maintained. All awards are given at the time of admission.Students applying to university for the first time directly from high school. Awards are given based on high school grades and SAT or ACT test scores. The awards range from $8,000 - $12,000 per year.

Sponsor: University of the Incarnate Word

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesUnited States
Field Of Study ListBiology/Life Sciences, Business/Management, Communications, Computer & Information Systems, Cultural Studies, Fashion, Marketing, Mathematics, Psychology, Theology and Religious Studies, Nursing, Music, Economics, History, Political Science, Chemistry, Accounting, Digital Arts & Design, Game Design & Development, Computer Animation, Broadcasting, Criminal & Forensic Science, Graphic Design, Journalism, Nutrition, Philosophy, Science and Sociology
Other CriteriaMust be admitted and enroll in UIW.

Host Institution: University of the Incarnate Word

This award is linked to a specific institution.

One of the leading comprehensive universities in Texas, the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio strives to educate student who will become concerned and enlightened citizens with values developed in a Judeo-Christian tradition.

UIW has an enrollment of 9,980 students and a student-to-faculty classroom ratio of 14:1, making it the largest Catholic university in Texas and the fourth-largest private university in the state. UIW offers nearly 90 undergraduate and graduate fields of study, including the Ph.D. in Education and doctoral degrees in pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and optometry (OD). UIW has agreements for reciprocal education with 140+ universities in 40 countries. It also operates academic sites in Mexico City, Mexico, Irapuato, Mexico and Heidelberg, Germany.

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Award Specifications

Additional information about this award.

Amount$8,000 - $12,000
Number of Awardsunlimited
Deadlinen/a
Includestuition

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