Furman University Charles H. Townes Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

February 15, 2020

Awarded By

Furman University

Award Amount

$35,000 annually, renewable for up to three years if the student maintains a grade point average of 2.7 or higher. The award also includes a study abroad scholarship of $2,000, a $3,000 stipend for a summer internship or research experience, and the opportunity to participate in Public Leadership Seminars.


10 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The scholarship committee will consider the following factors in awarding scholarships: outstanding academic performance in high school; intellectual curiosity; potential for success at Furman; school and community involvement; leadership skills; recommendation from a community leader. The scholarship committee identifies finalists, and extends invitations for interviews in late March. Students will be notified by mail.

Deadline Info

To apply for this scholarship, the student must have applied for admission to Furman University and must also submit the 'Merit Scholarships Application', available online on the Furman University web ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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