Merit Awards

Gold Freshman Merit Award

Requirements: First-time, full-time freshman, 950 or better combined SAT score, cumulative 2.5 or higher high school GPA, successful completion of Coppin's placement exam (no more than one refresher course required)

Award: $2000 per year, renewable for up to 8 semesters

Blue Freshman Merit Award

Requirements: First-time, full-time freshman; 900 or better combined SAT score; cumulative 2.5 or higher high school GPA; successful completion of Coppin's placement exam (no more than one refresher course required)

Award: $1000 per year, renewable for up to semesters

Talon Transfer Award

Requirements: 1st time transfer from Community College; must be in pursuit of 1st bachelor's degree; minimum 60 credits; minimum 3.0 GPA;

Award: $3,000 per year

Gold Transfer Merit Award

Requirements: Full time student; community college transfer student; successful completion of at least 56 credits; 2.8 cumulative or higher GPA 

Award: $2,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 semesters

Blue Transfer Merit Award

Requirements: Full-time student; community college transfer student; successful completion of at least 25 credits; cumulative 2.5 or higher GPA

Award: $1,000 per year, renewable for up to 6 semesters

Eligible students may also contact 410.951.3605 or email jaharris@coppin.edu to obtain a Merit Scholarship Application.