Undergraduate Admission

A few of our current Presidential Scholars

Presidential Scholarship

Presidential Scholars receive $25,000 per year for four years. The scholarship includes a one-time $3,000 stipend for an experiential learning opportunity. 

Scholarship Deadline: November 15, 2023

Each academic year, The University of Toledo awards the campus' highest distinction, the Presidential Scholarship, to a select group of incoming freshmen whose high school achievements distinguish them both as students and as members of their respective communities.As a UToledo Presidential Scholar, you can do so much more in the next four years than you’d ever imagine.
  • Master the fundamentals of community engagement through interactive experiences.
  • Be recognized as an academic leader through experiential learning like internships, research and study abroad.
  • Grow relationships with mentors who are faculty and campus leaders, dedicated to your academic growth.
  • Become the best version of you while challenging others to think differently.
Past scholars have gone on to medical school at Columbia University, started non-profits and businesses and even work at Fortune 500 companies like BP.

Presidential Scholarship Requirements

  • Minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.8 for all applicants. Applicants submitting test scores should have a 30 ACT or 1360 SAT. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.
  • Submission of your application for admission to UToledo, including official transcripts and optional test scores.
  • Submission of Presidential Scholarship application, including extracurricular résumé and personal essays.
  • Students who are selected for scholarship consideration must be available for an interview.

The Presidential Scholarship application also serves as the application to the Jesup Scott Honors College, UToledo's premier academic experience for undergraduates. Enrolling in the Honors College confers many distinctions and benefits, including Honors-specific courses and experiential learning opportunities, dedicated Honors housing, and priority class registration. Check out the Honors College website to meet Honors students and faculty, and to learn more about life as a UToledo Honors student.

Who are UToledo Presidential Scholars?

Future scientists, artists and engineers. Researchers and healers. Builders of businesses, creators of nonprofits and leaders of communities. Young people with dreams and ambitions, just like you. For nearly three decades, The University of Toledo Presidential Scholars have applied their academic talents to advance their careers and the causes that inspire them. 

Past Presidential Scholars

Last Updated: 11/16/23