Both scholarships are invitation-only.
The STEM scholarship offers awards up to $6,000 per year to incoming freshman and transfer students. Freshman-only interviews will be conducted for the STEM scholarship on Saturday. The deadline for college transfer students to apply is April 11.
“We are looking forward to welcoming these students and their families to campus,” said Director of Admissions, Rashad Smith. “It is a testament to the hard work and dedication each has done to be a part of these competitions,” he added.
For students currently exploring their college options, Kentucky Wesleyan College will host a Spring Open House the following weekend on Saturday, March 1. This opportunity for students to experience college life first-hand will begin at 8:30 a.m. Central Time in the Winchester Community Center with the program set to begin at 9:00 a.m.
The Open House will also include tours of the campus and opportunities for students and their families to get information on the 4-Year Graduation Guarantee, the 3-Year Degree Option, and financial aid and scholarships, including the new Academic Achievement Award.
Presentations on student life and college athletics, lunch for students and their families on campus, and optional tours of Owensboro will also be part of the scheduled events.
“We realize now is a key time when students’ are seriously exploring their college options and are excited to showcase the wonderful opportunities Kentucky Wesleyan has to offer,” said Smith. “For those who are still deciding for Fall 2014, KWC has a rolling admissions deadline, so we are still accepting applications,” he added.
Information provided by Jeanette Goins
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