Scholarship Information for Incoming First Year Students

University Merit Scholarships

Purdue University awards most of its merit scholarships to qualified incoming students based on academic information provided with admission applications that are complete by November 1A complete admissions application includes all required material including ACT or SAT test score (including writing), high school transcript, and application fee.

November 1, is a priority deadline to apply for admission in order to be considered for Purdue's largest merit scholarship awards, the Trustee and Presidential scholarships.

College of Health & Human Sciences Scholarship Opportunities

Incoming first year students are highly encouraged to complete the HHS/Purdue Scholarship Application for full consideration for scholarship opportunities. The deadline to apply is January 1. The application will close on this date; therefore, students should plan to complete the scholarship process well in advance of the deadline to prevent issues with submission of the application.

The College of Health & Human Sciences awards most of its merit scholarships to qualified incoming students based on academic information provided with admission applications that are complete by November 1A complete admissions application includes all required material including ACT or SAT test score (including writing), high school transcript, and application fee.

Other University Scholarships and Financial Aid

Need-based scholarships grants, loans, and work-study programs are available through the Division of Financial Aid. To maximize consideration for all federal, state and institutional funds, students should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by January 1. Applications completed after this date may result in student ineligibility for certain types of financial aid.

Freshmen scholarship notifications begin April of each year.

Questions About Scholarships

Questions about the scholarship process should be directed to Mary Taylor, Student Program Specialist/Academic Advisor, by e-mail at taylorm@purdue.edu​ or by phone at (765) 494-8533.

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