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The Merit Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis using the following criteria: GPA or SAT/ACT score, TOEFL/IELTS score, Essay, Resume and Letter of Recommendation. Please see below for a full list of the eligibility requirements and the application process.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
-Students must have submitted all the documents required for admission and scholarship consideration by the scholarship deadline of March 31
-Students must be applying for an Undergraduate program of study
-3.0 GPA, as calculated by UCA or a minimum super score score of 1160 on the SAT or 24 on the ACT. The ACT/SAT test must have been taken within the last five (5) years. The test scores must be submitted officially through the testing center using the codes below for UCA.
--SAT is 6012
--ACT is 0118
-Students must meet the English Proficiency minimum scores found at the following link:
https://uca.edu/international/english-proficiency-standards/
-Students must enroll in a minimum of 12 UCA undergraduate credit hours.

The following students are not eligible:
-Students who are currently or have previously been enrolled at the University of Central Arkansas
-Students applying for admission into the Intensive English Program
-Students applying as a Visiting student
-Students receiving a scholarship award from another UCA department
-Students applying for a Graduate program