University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Stamps Scholarship

This scholarship covers tuition and fees, room and board, and a $10,000 enrichment fund for junior and senior years of school for students who demonstrate leadership, perseverance, scholarship, service, and innovation. International students are eligible to apply for it.

Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program

This scholarship pays full tuition, fees, and room and board. It also awards funding for up to three domestic summer experiences. Winners are typically students who demonstrate purposeful leadership, intellectual curiosity, strength of character, and collaborative spirit.

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)

Ingram Scholarship Program

This scholarship gives full tuition and stipends for summer projects. Students are selected based on commitment to community service, strength of personal character, and leadership potential.

Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship

This scholarship gives full tuition plus a one-time stipend to be used toward a summer study abroad or research experience. Selection is based on academic achievement, intellectual promise, leadership, and contributions outside the classroom.

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Stamps Scholarship

This scholarship gives full tuition and fees plus $12,000 in enrichment funds. Each winner also gets a professional mentor from the faculty. Students must be nominated by the admissions office. Selection is based on leadership, perseverance, scholarship, service, and innovation. Five scholarships are awarded each year.

Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri)

John B. Ervin Scholars Program

This scholarship gives full tuition plus a $2,500 annual stipend. Applicants should excel academically, challenge themselves, demonstrate initiative and leadership in their communities, bring diverse groups together, commit to community service, serve historically underprivileged populations, and/or persevere through challenging circumstances.

Annika Rodriguez Scholars Program

This scholarship covers full tuition and offers a $2,500 annual stipend. Awards are based on academic achievement (strong grades and SAT/ACT scores), a commitment to serving historically underprivileged populations, the ability to bring diverse people together, application answers and an essay, and recommendations received as part of the admission application. International students are eligible for this scholarship.

Danforth Scholars Program

This scholarship covers full or partial tuition. Applicants must be nominated by someone with extensive knowledge of the student. Calls for nominations go out to high school guidance counselors every summer.

Stamps Scholarship

This scholarship covers full tuition, fees, room and board, and supplies; it also gives a $10,000 enrichment fund. Selection is based on the applicant’s academic achievement, leadership, perseverance, scholarship, service, and innovation.

Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia)

Emory Scholars Program

This scholarship gives full tuition and enrichment stipends and is only awarded to top students at Emory. The application deadline is November 15.

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Stamps Scholarship

This scholarship gives full tuition plus an enrichment fund of up to $12,000. You have to be nominated by UCLA for this scholarship based on qualities such as leadership, scholarship, community service, and innovation. Up to 10 scholarships are awarded every year: five nationally and five for California residents. Invitations to apply are emailed by February 1, with applications due in mid-February.

University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California)

Mork Family Scholarship

This scholarship gives full tuition plus a $5,000 stipend. Finalists are selected by USC faculty for interviews. The average SAT and ACT scores of recipients are in the top 1-2% of all students nationwide. Other factors considered include academic achievement, talent, perseverance, innovation, involvement, and leadership. A maximum of 10 scholarships are awarded each year. Finalists are notified of scholarship award status by April 1.

Stamps Scholarship

This scholarship gives full tuition plus a $5,000 annual enrichment fund ($20,000 in total over four years). Candidates are selected by USC faculty for interviews. The average SAT and ACT scores of recipients are in the top 1-2% of all students nationwide. In addition, winners are selected based on academic achievement, talent, perseverance, innovation, involvement, and leadership. Five scholarships are awarded each year. Finalists are notified of scholarship award status by April 1.

Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship covers full tuition. The average SAT and ACT scores of recipients are in the top 1-2% of all students nationwide. Additionally, winners are selected based on factors such as academic achievement, talent, perseverance, innovation, involvement, and leadership. Approximately 100 scholarships are awarded each year. Candidates are selected for interviews by February, and finalists are notified of scholarship award status by April 1.

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Jefferson Scholarship

This scholarship covers full tuition, fees, room and board, books, an enrichment program, and personal expenses. Students are nominated by his/her school directly (and must also attend an eligible school). A maximum of 36 scholarships are awarded each year.

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Stamps Scholarship

This annual scholarship covers the full cost of attendance and up to $10,000 in enrichment funds for about 18 students admitted through early action. Selection is based on academic achievement, exceptional talent, leadership, and service and community involvement.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Morehead-Cain Scholars

This scholarship covers full tuition, fees, housing, books, meals, books, a laptop, supplies, and funding for research and summer opportunities. It is open to students from a designated nominating school. Current nominating schools are located all across the globe.

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program

This scholarship gives full tuition, fees, and room and board, as well as funding for up to three domestic summer experiences. It is awarded to students who show purposeful leadership, intellectual curiosity, strength of character, and collaborative spirit.

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts)

Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program

This scholarship pays full tuition and provides summer opportunities at Boston College to selected early action applicants. About 15 awards are given every year. The early action application deadline is November 1, with students invited in for interviews in late January or early February.

College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Virginia)

College of William and Mary Stamps 1693 Scholarship

Stamps 1693 scholars receive full in-state tuition, fees, room and board, and $5,000 for independent projects. (Out-of-state students are eligible, but must pay the difference between in-state and out-of-state costs.) All applicants are considered for scholarships and will be contacted by the selection committee to submit additional materials if chosen as semifinalists.

William and Mary Scholars

William and Mary Scholars receive full coverage for in-state tuition and fees. Scholarships are offered to academically strong applicants who have overcome adversity and/or would increase campus diversity. All applicants to the college are considered.

Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia)

Stamps President’s Scholars Program

This scholarship gives full tuition, fees, room and board, books, supplies, a laptop, and $15,000 in enrichment funding. It is awarded to the top 1% of students at Georgia Tech who have also shown a dedication to leadership and service. To be considered, students must apply by the early application deadline, October 15.

Boston University (Boston, Massachusetts)

Trustee Scholarship

This scholarship awards full tuition plus fees. Students must have exceptional academic credentials and display intellectual and creative adventurousness. The application deadline is December 1. Students will complete the regular common application and submit an answer to one of the Trustee Scholarship prompts as their essay; they must also complete a short supplemental essay. About 20 students are selected each year.

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Chancellor’s Scholarship

Recipients receive full tuition, fees, room and board, a $500 stipend for books, and $2,000 for study abroad or research. Applicants must be nominated by the scholarship selection committee.

Stamps Scholarship

Five incoming freshman from Pennsylvania will be offered a Stamps Scholarship, which covers full tuition, fees, room and board, a personal and academic allowance, and up to $17,400 in enrichment funds.

Diversity Scholarships

The University of Pittsburgh offers four named scholarships to applicants from underrepresented groups: one in engineering, one in arts and sciences, one in business, and one in nursing. Scholarships cover full tuition, fees, room and board, a $500 book award, and a $2,000 scholarship for research or study abroad.

University of Illinois (Champaign, Illinois)

Stamps Scholarship

This scholarship covers the total cost of attendance and offers an additional fund for enrichment activities, such as study abroad experiences, internships, and research. About five scholarships are awarded each year.

James Hunter Anthony & Gerald E. Blackshear Endowment

This scholarship provides full tuition and fees for up to four years, as long as awardees maintain a 3.0 GPA. Only students who graduated from an Illinois high school are eligible.

University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas)

Forty Acres Scholarship

This scholarship covers full tuition and offers stipends for living, books, and enrichment activities (which include a community component, a global experience, and professional growth opportunities). It is awarded to students who excel academically and engage in leadership roles, extracurricular activities, and community service. Interested students must fill out and submit a supplemental scholarship application by December 1.

University of Hawai’i (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Regents Scholarship

This scholarship awards full tuition, a $4,000 annual stipend, and a $2,000 travel grant. Applicants should have a high school GPA of at least 3.5, scores of at least 29 on the ACT or 1380 on the SAT, and remarkable extracurricular involvement. Each year, 20 scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen.