Scholarships are awarded based on merit, need or a combination of both.

Merit-based scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, particular skills or special characteristics. Need-based aid is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need that is determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

General scholarship information

Scholarship renewal criteria varies between scholarships. See our scholarship renewal criteria table or visit a particular scholarship's page on our site for more information.

View scholarship renewal criteria

Have an outside scholarship that you want to report in Joe'SS so that it is incorporated into your financial aid package?

Follow our guide on self-reporting aid in Joe'SS