Freshman Merit-Based Scholarship Calculator for Fall 2018

We pride ourselves on making an excellent education affordable. Simply input your GPA and test scores below to see if you're eligible for a merit-based scholarship.

For full scholarship consideration, submit your application and all application materials by December 1. You may still be considered for scholarships after this deadline has passed.

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Award Summary

You may be eligible for the Presidential Scholarship, which is $6,000 a year for a total of $24,000

You may be eligible for the Ball State Scholars Award, which is $4,500 a year for a total of $18,000

You may be eligible for the Presidential Scholarship, which is $16,000 a year for a total of $64,000

You may be eligible for the Ball State Scholars Award, which is $14,000 a year for a total of $56,000

You may be eligible for the Distinction Scholarship, which is $12,000 a year for a total of $48,000

You may be eligible for the Impact Grant, which is $12,000 a year for a total of $48,000

You may be eligible for the Opportunity Grant, which is $10,000 a year for a total of $40,000

You may be eligible for the Beneficence Scholar Award, which is $4,500 a year for a total of $18,000

Based on the information you provided, you are not eligible for a merit scholarship at this time.

Based on the information you provided, you are not eligible for a merit scholarship at this time.

Please enter your own values into the boxes above as positive numbers.

Fill out the form fields with your GPA and test scores to see if you're eligible for a merit-based scholarship.

Apply for Financial Aid

Ball State awards about $286 million in financial aid each year, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work programs. To be considered for most financial aid, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For a more complete estimate of your financial aid eligibility, use our Net Price Calculator.