Institutions provide students with full tuition merit awards through formal scholarship programs for outstanding performance in academics, leadership, community service, and athletics. This brief outlines how institutions fund and utilize merit to increase retention rates, particularly for minority and first generation students.
Financial Aid, Enrollment Management, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Student Experience, Student Affairs, Student Retention and Success
University Leadership Council, "Assessing Merit Aid and Need-Based Aid At Private Institutions" (2011). Institutional Priorities 2014-2015. 32.