Prospective students may qualify for merit-based scholarships if they are deaf or hard of hearing, U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and applying as new undergraduate freshmen or transfer students. Scholarships are based on test scores, GPA, and academic achievements. To be considered for Honors scholarships, the deadline is February 15, 2016. Transfer applicants with 30 or more credits will be awarded scholarships for three years only. International, online degree completion program, special student, and hearing applicants are not eligible for scholarships. More information about the merit-based scholarships such as deadlines and criteria is found on the Merit Scholarships website.