If you are planning to enrol in a Spelman College, then nothing can stop you from easing your financial burden and creating an impactful career. Spelman College is happy to announce the excellent scholarship opportunities for future students. Applicants who are high school seniors applying as incoming first-year students at the college are eligible to apply for these programs. Candidates should be in good academic standing. Benefits and requirements for each merit-based scholarship differ. Scholarships are typically awarded to approximately 10% of the incoming first-year students.
The goal of the college behind these scholarships is to make higher education easy for the students. There are many students every year who do not get the chance to complete their education due to financial instability, and the college wishes to ensure that all the deserving students get the opportunity to complete their educational goals. The college wants students to enrol to complete their academics without any worries and achieve all their career goals. These merit scholarships aim to support deserving students with all the necessary support and help.
Founded as Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, in 1924 it became Spelman College. Now the college is a global leader in the education of women of African descent. Spelman is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and they are proud members of the Atlanta University Center Consortium. Today their student body comprises more than 2,100 students from 43 states and ten foreign countries. Spelman empowers women to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change through service. They are dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership development of their students.
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Who May Be Eligible?
If this opportunity sounds exciting to you, then you should follow the below-given requirements to check your eligibility with the program:
- Candidates should be a high school senior admitting to the college as an incoming first-year student is eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Once you apply and are admitted to the Spelman college, you are automatically considered for Merit-based Scholarships. There is no specific form to be filled for these merit-based scholarships. Students should ensure that they provide enough data while applying for the admissions to be considered for the scholarship. All the information provided in the admission application should be valid, and the decision about the selections will be made on the office of admission, not in the office of aid.
Benefits of scholarships are as follows:
Presidential Scholarship: Covers full tuition, fees, room and board cost for four years
Dewitt Dean scholarship: Covers full tuition costs for four years
Academic scholarships: Covers half of tuition costs for four years
Student of Distinction scholarships: Provides $5,000 per year for four years
Bonner Scholars: Based on community service, this is a need-based scholarship, and the award is calculated based on financial need.
Applications are open.