Boston University Scholarships 2022-2023 will be awarded to the students with an aim to get higher education with top results and the applications are now being accepted at the University of Boston.
Scholarships and grants are gift aid, meaning you do not have to repay them or earn the funds by working.
Boston University merit, need-based, and endowed scholarships are all made possible by generous gifts from alumni and friends of BU, and by budget allocations authorized by the Trustees of Boston University. The generosity of enthusiastic donors and the University’s commitment to excellence and affordability stand behind the vitality of our scholarship programs.
Federal and state grants are government-funded awards that do not have to be repaid. Eligibility requirements are established by the government. Most require that you file the FAFSA. At Boston University, private scholarships are also available from other various sponsors.
Remember that you can receive more than one type of financial aid. An award package may include a combination of scholarships, grants, and other types of assistance, such as loans and work-study.
General Eligibility for Boston University Scholarships
- U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and eligible non-citizens are considered for all merit awards and other scholarships.
- International students are considered for the Trustee and Presidential Scholarships only.
Coverage of Boston University Scholarships
The awardees of Boston University Scholarships will be entitled to receive any or all of the below-listed benefits:
- Partial or full tuition fees sponsorship
- Cash fixed-funding award
- Free accommodation and food expense
- Monthly stipends
- Return air tickets
- Conference attending fees
- Sponsorship to buy literature and conduct experiments
Boston University Scholarship Types
- Merit-Based Scholarships: Awarded solely on the basis of academic, artistic, or athletic achievements.
- Need-Based Scholarships: Awarded to students who demonstrate financial eligibility and who file both the CSS Profile™ and FAFSA by the financial aid application deadline.
- Federal Grants: Based on financial eligibility as determined by the information you provide on the FAFSA and criteria established by the federal government.
- State Grants: Offered by many state governments. Certain states allow their grant awards to be used at colleges and universities outside your state of residence.
Boston University Scholarships Open for Applications:
BU offers a wide variety of merit scholarships, some even covering full tuition, to recognize high achieving students who go above and beyond. Most awards are for academic achievement, while others go to talented athletes, performers, and artists. Plus, merit-based awards don’t require you to submit a financial aid application and do not have to be repaid.
For College of Engineering applicants who have participated in at least one season with a FIRST Robotics team.
- Annual Value: $25,000
- Deadline: February 1
- Number of Awards: Varies
BU’s most prestigious scholarship, scholars become part of a unique campus community that offers intellectual, cultural, and social opportunities. Competitive applicants who are among the most accomplished in their class and demonstrate exceptional engagement in their schools and communities should apply.
- Annual Value: Full tuition & fees
- Number of Awards: 20
- Deadline: December 1
- One scholarship essay required on the Common or Coalition Application
- Available to international students
- No CSS Profile™ & FAFSA required
Given to first-year students from around the globe who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. In addition to being among our most talented students, they also excel beyond the classroom and are leaders in their schools and communities.
For students recognized by the College Board National Recognition Programs who have exceptionally strong academic records.
- Deadline: January 1
- Annual Value: $25,000
- FAFSA and CSS Profile is recommended
Finalists in the National Merit Competition who designate BU as the first-choice college with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation before March 1 will be considered for this award.
- Deadline: March 1
- Annual Value: Presidential Scholarships
- Submitting the FAFSA and CSS Profile is recommended
Scholarship Application Process at Boston University
To receive need-based financial aid from BU, you must submit both the CSS Profile™ and FAFSA, which are used to determine your “expected family contribution.”
- Note all applicable deadlines.
- Submit the FAFSA.
- Submit the CSS Profile.
- Upload a CSS Profile Waiver Request for the Noncustodial Parent to the MyBU Portal if getting a Profile from your other (noncustodial) parent will be impossible.
- Regularly check your MyBU Portal “Application Status” page and email account for requests for additional information.