Important Dates

Early Action Deadline
November 1

Traditional Action Deadline
February 15

FAFSA Priority Deadline
February 15

Weekend at the Mecca
April 2-5

Deposit Due
May 1

Don’t forget, the application fee is waived for Semifinalists , and your application is given special processing. If you do not have a designated Semifinalist application, please contact us and we will get one to you immediately!

Laureate Scholarship

The Howard University Laureate Scholarship is open to new students who have been selected as finalists through the National Achievement Scholarship Program. These students are first selected as Semifinalists through their PSAT scores, then invited to apply for Finalist status.

Howard University waives the application fee for Semifinalists and Finalists applying for admission. The Laureate Scholarship consists of:

  • tuition & mandatory fees
  • room & board
  • book voucher

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must:

Contact Us:

If you are a semifinalist please contact Mr. Patrick Scott for special instructions on how to submit your application for admission:

Patrick Scott
Admission Counselor
202-806-2772
Patrick.scott@howard.edu

Office of Admission
2400 Sixth Street NW
Washington, DC 20059
General Admission Questions call 202.806-2755 / 1-800-822-6363

* There is no separate application for this scholarship. Consideration for the scholarship is given based on the above eligibility*

Weekend at the Mecca

Each year, the National Achievement Scholar® Finalists who have applied to the University by February 15th are invited to spend a weekend at the University. Click here for more information about Weekend at the Mecca.

The HU Scholar Experience

Each year, the National Achievement Scholar Finalists who have applied to the University by February 15th are invited to spend a weekend at the University. Click here for more information about The HU Scholar Experience