Applicants applying for Letters & Science scholarships should display strength in two or more of the below attributes.
- Academic Performance and Strength
Grades, rigor of courses, test scores and academic-related activities, honors, and accomplishments.
- Creative Accomplishment
Demonstrated originality and innovation in the arts, sciences, or social sciences. Including the accomplishments of writers, artists, performers, and musicians.
- Financial Need
Information contained in the FAFSA.
- Diversity of Background
Diversity is inclusive of socio-economic background, gender, rural background, first generation status, religion, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, geographic area, and ability.
- Unusual Force of Character
Individuals who have overcome obstacles related to health, family, social, educational, or economic disadvantages. Circumstances that show strength of character and potential for achievement.
- Community Service
Volunteering, community service, field-work, internships, and other activities that show civic responsibility and engagement.
Students serving in leadership positions or leading teams.