The Herman W. Lay Scholarship provides full tuition, weighted average room costs, board, and student fees (approximately $60,000 per year). The scholarship is renewable for three additional years. The James B. Duke Scholarship provides full tuition (approximately $45,000 per year). The scholarship is renewable for three additional years.
4 Herman W. Lay Scholarships awarded annually. 10 James B. Duke Scholarships awarded annually. Please note: Last year, there were approximately 400 applications for this scholarship program.
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 December (Early Decision candidates) and late March (Regular Decision candidates). Students will be notified by mail.
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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