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Scholarships

2024-2025 Freshman Scholarships & Awards
Making the university experience more affordable!

see scholarship values below

GPA 3.5-4.0

Academic Scholarship

Housing Award**

TOPS***

Total Award (ULM & TOPS)

President's Distinguished
ACT 33-36*

$6000

$7550

$6588

$20138

President's Distinguished
ACT 30-32*

$6000

$5000

$6588

$17588

Academic Excellence
ACT 27-29

$4000

$3500

$6588

$14088

Academic Merit
ACT 23-26

$2000

$2500

$6188

$10688

Ace's Award
ACT 20-22

$1500

-

$5788

$7288

GPA 3.0-3.49

Academic Scholarship

Housing Award**

TOPS***

Total Award (ULM & TOPS)

President's Distinguished
ACT 30-36*

$6000

$3500

$6588

$16088

Academic Excellence
ACT 27-29

$4000

$3000

$6588

$13588

Academic Merit
ACT 23-26

$2000

$2000

$6188

$10188

Ace's Award
ACT 20-22

$1500

-

$5788

$7288

For information regarding SAT test scores, see theSAT Scholarship Grid PDF.


*Students with a 30-32 will be awarded a laptop, and students with a 33-36(Domestic Students Only)will be awarded a laptop and a study abroad stipend (up to $4,500) sponsored by the President’s Top Hawks Fund.

**Students must live on campus to be eligible for the housing award.

***TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) is a state-funded scholarship program for Louisiana Residents. The TOPS amounts listed are estimates based on prior academic year.

Amounts posted are awarded annually.

6th semester GPA will be used to determine scholarship eligibility.

Students can continue to take the ACT through April 2024 to further improve scholarship eligibility.

Students who apply prior to January 31, 2024 are automatically considered for academic scholarships.

Housing awards will not roll over into a refund. They will only be used to cover residence hall and meal plan costs.

ULM must receive allofficialtest scores by July 15thinorder for students to be eligible for any academic scholarships.

Other important information:

First time freshmen that enroll in an online degree program are not eligible for academic scholarships.

If you have questions, please contact the ULM Scholarships Office at 318-342-5321 orscholarships@ulm.edu.