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ODU has partnered with Raise.me to offer students – starting in ninth grade – the opportunity to begin earning micro-scholarships to ODU. All you need to do is sign up and start achieving goals!

Examples of Available Micro-Scholarships

All applicants will be evaluated for Ohio Dominican Merit Scholarships at the time of acceptance.  Scholarship levels are determined by the applicant’s high school GPA and ACT or SAT score.  

  • $500 for each “A” you earn in any Core or Fine Arts Course (up to $7,500 total, or $1,875 per year).
  • $300 for each .1 points above a 3.4 GPA you achieve (up to $27,000 total or $6,750 per year).
  • $300 for perfect attendance.
  • $200 for playing a sport – at least two hours a week (up to $1,800 maximum).
  • $14,000 for an ACT score of 18, then $660 for each additional point, and $14,000 for earning an SAT score of 940 (Math and Reading), then $180 for each additional 10 points,
  • $1,000 for attending a college fair meeting with Ohio Dominican University (up to $1,000).
  • $4,000 for visiting Ohio Dominican University’s campus (up to $4,000 maximum award).
  • Click here to view a complete list of micro-scholarships.
  • Eligibility & Maintenance Requirements
    • All students with a cumulative, un-weighted GPA of 2.50.
    • Must apply by March 1.
    • To maintain scholarships, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA and be enrolled full time.
  • Earnings Deadline
    • Students can earn micro-scholarships through Feb. 15 of their senior year.

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If you receive an equal or higher total amount of aid from Ohio Dominican, this figure includes the micro-scholarships you earned on Raise.me.


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