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Akron Advantage Gold Award

Sponsored by: University of Akron

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident who is a first-time, full-time freshman or transfer student who meets two of the following criteria: minimum 3.5 GPA (3.25 transfer GPA); rank in top 10% of secondary school class; or minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 27).


Application Deadline None
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Other
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable for up to four years if recipient maintains out-of-state residency, full-time enrollment, and good academic standing.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes



Max $9,000
Average $9,000
Min $9,000

Contact Information

Michelle Ellis
Executive Director of Financial Aid
University of Akron
325 Buchtel Commons
Akron, OH 44325-6211 United States

Phone: (330) 972-7032
Fax: (330) 972-7139

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