Additional Types of Financial Assistance
The mission of the Bonner Leader program is to transform the
lives of students and members, the life of their campuses, their
local communities, and the world through service and
leadership. The Bonner Leader program is designed to heighten
the overall education students and members receive by asking them
to engage in ongoing service work and by helping them to develop
the experience, skills, knowledge and values necessary to make that
work meaningful and lasting.
The Bonner Leader program holds these common commitments:
- Social Justice
- Civic Engagement
- Spiritual Exploration
- International Perspective
- Community Building
Dependent students whose parent(s) or grandparent(s) graduated
from Lindsey Wilson College are eligible for an Alumni Legacy
Scholarship up to $1,500. Students must meet all financial
aid guidelines and provide the relative's full name (as printed on
his or her Lindsey Wilson College diploma), address, Social
Security number, date of birth, and year of graduation from the
Awarded by the College upon the recommendation of the Athletic
department, these grants vary in amount and are based on athletic
ability and need.
Bill & Jayne Squires
Established in honor of Bill and Jayne Squires, this scholarship
is for students from Green County with consideration of high school
GPA, ACT score, and financial need. The scholarship award is
up to $2,500.
Claude Lee & Dottie Beatrice
The scholarship was established in honor of Claude Lee and
Dollie Beatrice Cooley and is awarded to students from Adair or
Russell County based on high school GPA, ACT score, and financial
need. The scholarship award is up to $2,500.
Distinguished Young Women
Formerly the Junior Miss Scholarship, this is a need-based
scholarship for outstanding young women who are winners from
Kentucky of the Distinguished Young Women Competition. Students
must be a first-time, full-time freshman with a minimum 3.0
cumulative high school GPA and acceptance for admission to Lindsey
Categories for Distinguished Young Women scholarship
- Scholarship Winner: Up to $3500
- First Place Winner: Up to $3500
- First Runner-Up: Up to $3000
- Second Runner-Up: Up to $2500
- Non-placing Participants: Up to $1000
These scholarships are renewable for three years and will be
available as long as the student meets academic scholarship
requirements as stated in this catalog.
Note: Recipients will receive
only one scholarship regardless of the number of pageants the
student has won or competed in for the state of Kentucky.
E. D. Robinson
These need-based scholarships up to $1,000 are awarded to
qualifying students from eastern Kentucky. These scholarships
are funded by the E. D. Robinson Foundation.
This is an established scholarship for international students
determined from information given on the I-20
This is a competitive, need-based scholarship for outstanding
young people who have demonstrated leadership potential.
Applicants must have held a leadership position, must have a
minimum ACT composite score of 17, must have earned a minimum high
school GPA of 2.50, and must have been accepted for admission to
Lindsey Wilson College. This scholarship is also available to
transfer students on the A.P. White Campus in Columbia with a GPA
greater than 3.0.
Lindsey Wilson United Methodist
This is a need-based scholarship up to $1,000 requiring that the
student be an active member of The United Methodist Church.
Applicants must present a written recommendation from their
minister that verifies church membership.
Named in honor of Dr. Margaret McDonald for her commitment and
dedication to Lindsey Wilson College, this scholarship is for
students from Taylor County with consideration of high school GPA,
ACT score, and financial need. The scholarship award is up to
National United Methodist
These need-based scholarships are awarded to qualifying United
Methodist students. The scholarships are funded by The
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and The United
Methodist Higher Education
William Randolph Hearst Endowed
Scholarship Fund for Students of Color
This scholarship is for students of color and is awarded on an
annual basis to an entering or currently enrolled student who has
demonstrated a record of academic achievement and commitment to
personal service in his/her community. It is a one-year award
up to $1,000 and is subject to possible renewal upon
Priority is given to candidates who have been accepted into the
Lindsey Wilson College Education program. Additional criteria
for the Hearst Scholarship include:
- A high school GPA of 3.30 or above on a 4.00 scale;
- A record of community service as demonstrated by involvement in
school, civic, church, or other projects that reflect a helping
- Extracurricular activity.
Application procedure for the Hearst Scholarship:
- Completion of a William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship
application (available in the Education Division or
the Financial Aid office); and
- Submission of a short (approximately two page) biography
addressing professional aspiration, community service,
extracurricular involvement, and financial need.
Yellow Ribbon Grant
College proudly participates in the Post-9/11 Chapter 33 Yellow
Ribbon Program, making additional funds available for the
recipient's education without an additional charge to the GI Bill
entitlement. Qualification in the Yellow Ribbon Program will
be stated on the student's Certificate of Eligibility.
The student's responsibilities are as follows:
- Apply for VA educational benefits at the GI Bill website (http://www.gibill.va.gov);
- Submit the Certificate of Eligibility and DD214 to the Veterans
- Complete the Lindsey Wilson College Veterans Enrollment form
every semester once the student has registered for classes;
- Notify the VA Coordinator of any changes that occur in the