Merit Scholarships

Image: Noah Wesley, via Flickr

I’m always on the lookout for resources related to merit scholarship opportunities; here’s what I’ve got at the moment:

The annual report of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, downloadable from their site. (The 2007 version (a .pdf document) is here.)

The SallieMae scholarship search engine is here:

A colleague in another school recommended The A’s and B’s of Academic Scholarship. (I haven’t read it yet, but it’s on my list.)

USNews’ list of colleges offering the most merit money is here.

The Council of International Schools website has an Excel spreadsheet with helpful scholarship information here. (Link is to the US list; the site also includes UK and Canadian resources.)

Another site which lists scholarships with known criteria is

The bookmark I typically use for these kinds of resources is “scholarship”… you can see more of my tagged pages over here on


Posted on January 13, 2009, in finaid. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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