Office of Student Inclusion & Involvement

This scholarship is designed to provide students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds, who demonstrate a strong academic performance and financial need, an opportunity to receive a tuition scholarship at Edgewood College. Scholarships will be awarded to deserving and qualified students who are enrolled full-time for the 2017-2018 academic year (please note that awards will go toward the 2018-2019 academic school year). Recipients will be selected primarily on a demonstrated financial need, as well as a commitment to diversity and inclusion through leadership involvement and participation in campus and/or community activities. Scholarships will be awarded at the Martin Luther King Student Award Banquet on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Applicants must submit an application by Friday, January 5, 2018, and attend the MLK student award banquet on Friday, February 9, 2018.

**Only completed applications received by the deadline will be considered**

To be considered, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled full-time at Edgewood College for the 2017-2018 academic year
  2. Demonstrate financial need
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.50
  4. Demonstrate leadership involvement in campus and/or community activities
  5. Priority will be given to students that frequently use the Office of Student Inclusion and Involvement resources and/or attend programming

*Undocumented students are strongly encouraged to apply*

A completed application includes:

  1. Complete the Scholarship Application below.
  2. A typed essay response to the following questions: (500 words maximum per question)

Please describe the importance and potential impact of infusing inclusion across student involvement programming, events and activities. Specifically address the benefits that infusing inclusion can have on all student’s development here at Edgewood College.

Imagine that you have been recently employed by the Office of Student Inclusion and Involvement programming team. You have been asked to create a program, event, or workshop that addresses student’s needs, but that will also appeal to a diverse group of students. Please include in your response the following: Title of event, purpose/objectives of the event, clearly identify the student need that you are addressing, who you would partner with, why you chose this specific event, what your intended outcomes would be, and what success would like to you.