I am a high school junior currently trying to figure out the college admission process, paying for college, etc. I want to ideally get a merit-based scholarship for whatever school I end up going to. How do I go about finding schools that will offer merit-based full rides. I am very new to this, so I do not know much.
I'm not sure if there is a single place you could search, as full-ride scholarships are very often school-specific.
My best advice would be to search the websites of the colleges you're thinking about applying to - or, alternatively, those that interest you - to see if they offer a full-ride merit scholarship. Many highly-ranked schools offer at least one, if not more, but these are often very competitive.
I'd also advise you to look for other sources of scholarships, such as department- or school-specific or those from third parties.
Best of luck!
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