National Merit Semifinalist Package - The University of Tulsa

National Merit Semifinalist Package

The University of Tulsa is pleased to award admitted National Merit Semifinalists its highest academic scholarship, the National Merit Semifinalist Package. TU recognizes the outstanding academic success of a National Merit Semifinalist and believes these students will have a remarkable impact on campus life.

The university, along with the Oklahoma Board of Regents and the Board of Trustees, will invest over $265,000 per student (estimated $66,000 per year for four years) through the National Merit Semifinalist Package.

Award

  • Full Tuition (until an undergraduate degree is earned) – Student must maintain 15 hours of coursework per semester
  • Basic Room and Board (upgrades to the basic plans are available at your expense)
  • Student Fees
  • Texbooks (all incoming students receive free textbooks for the entirety of their undergraduate years)
  • Secured spot in the Leadership TU class led by President Brad Carson
  • Guaranteed acceptance into TU’s Honors Program
  • A minimum $750 scholarship for National Merit Finalists from the National Merit organization. Renewability is based on the type of National Merit funding received.
  • $6,000 stipend per year
    • Awarded to in-state students from the Oklahoma Board of Regents
    • Awarded to out-of -state students from TU’s Board of Trustees

* A portion of your supplemental scholarship paid for by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and Oklahoma State Regents will be applied to your student account within the first six weeks of each semester.

Requirements to Qualify

  • Students must complete their application for admission to The University of Tulsa no later than February 1 and be admitted to the fall 2023 class.
  • Students must designate TU as their first choice school with the National Merit Corporation by the final deadline set by National Merit.

Notification of Award

  • Admitted students will be notified via email of their National Merit Semifinalist Package once TU has confirmed they are a National Merit Semifinalist.

Learn More

If you are interested in receiving additional information about the National Merit Semifinalist Package, complete the form below to receive communication from TU.