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.

    2017 Scholarship Awards


    Baylor Announces Merit Scholarship Recipients

    WACO, Texas -- Baylor University has selected more than 2,800 recent high school graduates as recipients of scholastic awards for the 2017-2018 academic year. All of 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 2017.


    Baylor also awarded students with one of four other merit scholarships based on a combination of class rank and SAT/ACT scores:

    o President's Gold Scholarship, which provides $76,000 to $88,000 for eight semesters;

    o Provost's Gold Scholarship, which provides $64,000 to $72,000 for eight semesters;

    o Deans' Gold Scholarship, which provides $52,000 to $60,000 for eight semesters.

    o Founders’ Gold Scholarship, which provides $28,000 to $48,000 for eight semesters.


    Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 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 is one of the select 10 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter and ranks in the top 8 percent of colleges and universities participating in the National Merit Scholarship program.


    The University’s student-to-faculty ratio is 15-to-1, with an average undergraduate class size of 27.