Merit Scholarship Renewal Requirements

The following are the cumulative GPA requirements for all of the merit scholarships offered by Brandeis. The Scholarship Committee meets on a semester basis to review the academic records of all merit scholarship recipients and to determine students' continued eligibility for these funds.

Award Type
Class
Cumulative GPA Required
Leonard Bernstein Scholarship All 3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 cumulative thereafter
Brandeis Achievement Award All 3.25
Brandeis-Genesis Fellowship All 3.0 for at least one semester of first year;
3.0 thereafter
Brandeis-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship All Per NMSC regulations
Dean's Award  All

3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 cumulative thereafter

Fein Scholarship All 3.00
Honor Grant All None
Humanities Fellowship All 3.4
JFEW Scholarship All 3.00
Justice Louis D. Brandeis Scholarship All 3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 thereafter
Malkin Israeli Endowed Scholarship All 3.00
Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship All 3.0 for fall 15 entrants and above; 2.67 for all semesters below fall 15
Fannie Penikoff Scholarship All 3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 thereafter
POSSE Scholarship All None
Presidential Scholarship All

3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 cumulative thereafter

QBReC Fellowship All

3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 cumulative thereafter

Ruderman Scholarship All None
Slifka Israeli Coexistence Scholarship All 3.00
Stroum Family Waltham Scholarship All 3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 cumulative thereafter
Trustee Scholarship All 3.0 for at least one semester of first year; 3.0 cumulative thereafter
Wien International Scholarship All 3.00