Scholarship List

NOTE TO MEDIA: This list is provided by the Financial Aid Office. The link below includes only the incoming freshmen who submitted their name, hometown and high school on a form granting permission for their award news to be published.

    2016 Scholarship Awards

    Baylor Announces Merit Scholarship Recipients

    WACO, Texas -- Baylor University has selected nearly 2,400 recent high school graduates as recipients of scholastic awards for the 2015-2016 academic year. All these scholarships are awarded on the basis of class rank and/or SAT/ACT scores.

    Baylor’s top award-the Regents’ Gold Scholarship-provides National Merit finalists, who have indicated Baylor as their university of choice, with a full tuition academic scholarship to Baylor for up to eight semesters of undergraduate study beginning in fall 2016.

    Baylor also awarded students with one of three other merit scholarships awarded on the basis of a combination of class rank and SAT or ACT scores:

    • the President’s Gold Scholarship, which provides $42,000 to $80,000 for eight semesters;
    • the Provost’s Gold Scholarship, which provides $34,000 to $56,000 for eight semesters;
    • the Deans’ Gold Scholarship, which provides $20,000 to $48,000 for eight semesters.

    Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for more than 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.

    Baylor is one of the select 11 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Baylor also ranks in the top 25 of colleges and universities participating in the National Merit Scholarship program.