Purdue University offers many scholarships. The Purdue University Presidential Scholarship is awarded based on a holistic review of all information provided via the admission application. This includes exceptional academic achievement, and leadership and service in school/community. The dollar amounts will vary depending on your residency. This is renewable for four years upon a 3.0 GPA. Only domestic students are eligible (Domestic students include U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, permanent resident aliens, and aliens lawfully present in and able to establish domicile in the United States per federal immigration laws. International students who hold F, J, and some other visa types are not eligible.).
Purdue awards freshman scholarships based on academic merit as well as financial need. For maximum consideration, students must meet admission and financial aid deadlines. Freshman merit scholarships are awarded based on a holistic review of all information provided via the admission application. Factors considered include: grades in core academic coursework and strength of your high school curriculum; the application essay and Purdue-specific questions; SAT or ACT score; and personal background and experiences.