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Rush Rhees Scholarship

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Merit Based


The University of Rochester awards merit-based scholarships to first-year and transfer students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and potential, regardless of financial circumstances. Merit scholarship amounts range from 2,000 per year to full tuition. All admitted undergraduate applicants to the College are considered for merit scholarships. Merit scholarships are awarded to students during the admission process and renewed annually if satisfactory academic performance and full-time status are maintained. Students are eligible to receive only one scholarship. Benjamin Rush Rhees was University president from 1900 to 1935. He helped establish the three complementary Rochester campuses: our College home on the beautiful River Campus, the adjoining Medical Center at Strong Memorial Hospital, and the world-renowned Eastman School of Music in downtown Rochester. We believe Rush Rhees Scholarship winners will bring similar vision and broad interests to the University community.

Scholarship Requirements:

The Rush Rhees Scholarship is available to entering freshmen and transfer students on the basis of academic excellence and can be renewed all four years. Prospective Rush Rhees Award winners are required to participate in a fall admission interview and to submit extra documents in support.

How To Apply:

No Seperate Application