Merit Scholarships

Applicants to Beloit are considered for up to $45,000 per year in academic merit scholarships.

Beloit College recognizes academic achievement, talent, leadership, community engagement and service — and potential in all of these areas. Scholarships are awarded based on the overall strength of a student’s application and their potential impact in the Beloit community.

Our merit scholarships attract students who are well-prepared for the academic rigor of a Beloit education, creating a vibrant community of future scholars, leaders, and innovators.

All applicants to Beloit College are automatically considered for the academic merit scholarships below. No extra steps are required. Test scores are not required for merit scholarship consideration.

Music Scholarships

Be recognized for your talent and potential — join a remarkable community of musicians.

Members of a music department's strings group performs a concert in the Wright Museum's Courtyard... Beloit’s music department is a welcoming community that includes performers, composers, listeners, engineers, teachers, and historians — and is open to music majors, music minors, and students studying across the curriculum who have a passion for music. Performances, courses, ensembles, lessons, and myriad opportunities for collaboration are open to all.

The Sau-Wing Lam and Marjorie Brown Leff Music Scholarships are awarded each year to admitted students based on their talent and potential to contribute to the Beloit College music department.

All applicants interested in pursuing music at Beloit are encouraged to apply. Students are not required to be music majors or minors to be eligible. To retain these awards, winners must contribute to Beloit’s music department by registering for a performance ensemble or pursuing lessons each semester.

Recipients are awarded up to $5,000 per year.

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Scholarship Renewal

Beloit College academic merit-based scholarships may be awarded in combination up to a maximum of $45,000 annually.

Renewal of merit scholarships is predicated on students maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress and not being in any warning or probationary status with the Dean of Students Office.


For questions about merit scholarships, feel free to reach out to your admissions counselor.

While the Financial Aid Office does not award merit scholarships, they are happy to talk to answer any financial aid and affordability questions you may have. Call or email their office today!

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