Westminster College Announces Deadline for Exemplary Achievement Scholarship
Ten awards of $20K per year will be awarded to outstanding students - Deadline is Feb. 15, 2008
SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster College’s has announced the deadline for its Exemplary Achievement Scholarship as Feb. 15, 2008. Ten awards of $20,000 per year (up to $80K over four years) will be awarded to students who intend to attend Westminster as members of the Fall 2008 entering class. Both freshman and transfer students are eligible to apply.
In rewarding exceptional achievement, Westminster seeks to honor students who will enrich our community of learners. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have overcome hardships, a disability, a difficult personal situation or faced other disadvantages.
The Exemplary Achievement Award recognizes students who have achieved excellence in activities such as community service, leadership, performing arts, writing, entrepreneurship, civic participation, etc.
Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum B average. The Scholarship Committee will select the 10 recipients by evaluating the level of achievement, depth of involvement and quality of community contributions among the applicants. This award requires a separate application that is due Feb. 15, 2008. Finalists will be notified by March 15, 2008.
For more information, please contact the admissions office at (801) 832-2200. Application materials include:
1. An application for admission with request to be considered.
2. A personal statement or essay.
3. A resume and list of all activities, awards and achievements.
4. Letters of recommendation pertaining to their achievements.
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college. With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster is distinguished by its unique environment for learning. Westminster prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake, further enriches the college experience. For more information, visit: http://www.westminstercollege.edu/financial_aid_undergraduate/index.cfm?parent=4210&detail=4217&content=4259