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Alumni Legacy Scholarship: First-time, full-time freshmen whose parent(s) or grandparent(s) graduated from Lindsey Wilson College are eligible for an Alumni Legacy Scholarship. Students must meet all financial aid guidelines and provide the relative's full name (as printed on his or her LWC diploma), address, Social Security number, date of birth, and year of graduation from Lindsey Wilson.

Athletic Grants-in-Aid: Awarded by the College upon the recommendation of the Athletic Department, these grants are based on athletic ability and need.

International Student Scholarship: This is an established scholarship for international students determined from information given on the I-20 form.

Leadership Scholarship: This is a competitive, need-based scholarship for outstanding young people who have demonstrated leadership potential. Requirements are: must have held a leadership position, had a minimum ACT composite score of 15, a minimum 2.50 high school grade point average, been accepted for admission to Lindsey Wilson, have completed financial aid paperwork by the Leadership Scholarship deadline, submitted two letters of recommendation, and written an essay on their leadership qualities.

Lindsey Wilson United Methodist Scholarship: This is a need-based scholarship requiring the student be an active member of The United Methodist Church. Applicants must present a written recommendation from their minister that verifies church membership.

National United Methodist Scholarships: These need-based scholarships are awarded to qualifying United Methodist students. This scholarship is funded by The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry and the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation. 

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 their community. It is a one-year award and is subject to possible renewal upon application.

Criteria for the Hearst Scholarship include:

  • A high school grade point average 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 orientation;
  • Extracurricular activity; and
  • Acceptance into the Lindsey Wilson College Education Program, which entails meeting the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board requirement of a minimum ACT score of 21 (or 990 on SAT) or passing the PRAXIS I entrance exam.

Application Procedure for Hearst Scholarship:

  • Completion of a William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship application (available in the Education Division or the Admissions Office); and
  • Submission of a short (approximately two pages) biography addressing professional aspiration, community service, extracurricular involvement, and financial need.


Lindsey Wilson College administers several other types of scholarships and institutional loan programs. Information can be obtained by contacting the Office of Student Financial Services.


  •  Dr. Oris Aaron
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Allen
  • Vista & Sandidge Allison
  • Alumni
  • Norman, Dora & Joey Antle
  • Athletic (Hundley)
  • William Cashman Ayer
  • Peggy E. Baker
  • Charles D. & Jeanette Bennett
  • R. V. Bennett
  • Gilbert and Covella Biggers
    Tyler & Mary Lula Bow
  • Boyd Lubker
  • William R. and Mary Deane Brantley
  • Myrl & Marcella Brashear
  • L. Foster & Ruth Brewer
  • Junius E. Bryant
  • Burger/Hummel 
  • B.J. and Mary Burnett
  • Elsie C. Butcher
  • Edith Carroll
  • Rev. Lester B. & Mabel Spears Carter 
  • Merrill and Beth Challman
  • Chowning-Pence 
  • Dr. Thomas D. Clark
  • JoAnn Vanada & Rev. J. Smiley Collins
  • Claude Lee & Dollie Beatrice Cooley
  • Bertha Hamilton Coomer
  • Rev. John L. Coomer
  • Clarine Elizabeth Cooper
  • William Patterson Crenshaw
  • Hershel Denney
  • Rev. Ernest S. & Mary B. Denton
  • John C. Dorsey
  • Unessis Dewitt (Dee) & Cora Vaughn Dowell
  • Floyd & Magdalene Dudgeon
  • Dr. Frank L. & Elizabeth F. Duncan
  • Mose Dunning 
  • W. Norris Duvall
  • Linda Levally Early 
  • Elihu and Cordelia Eastridge
  • Tom & Rowena Everett
  • Mary Louise Ott-Fanelli  
  • Guy M. & Lena C. Fenley
  • Helen Gilpin Flatt
  • The Reverend Chandler E. Ford Family
  • Edward L. Gambill
  • Evelyn Rogers Gamble
  • Reverend S. Ray & Lorene Gilliam
  • Ronald D. & Lily Glosser 
  • Robert R. Goodin & Family 
  • Fred Gribbins Ministerial
  • Drs. Charles S. and Vera Guthrie
  • W. Paul & Lillian McAllister Hale
  • Wood and Marie Hannah
  • Havens/LWC
  • John L. & D.D. Hendrickson
  • Henry
  • Stanley and Lue Ella Hickerson
  • Coach Doug Hines 
  • Jo S. Hoefelman
  • Doris Zenger Holloway
  • Sam and Allene Holmes
  • Lake Cumberland Home Health Service/Holt
  • John B. Horton Memorial
  • Mattie Hyams
  • Dr. Ernest & Betty Brown Johnson
  • Walter M. and Lois G. Jones
  • Bob and Fran Keefe Athletic
  • The Keefe Family Non-Traditional
  • Ella & Raymond A. Kessel
  • Dr. Adam Komosa
  • Jeremy Lord
  • Mary Lucy Lowe
  • William T. Luckey, Jr.
  • Cecil Major Athletic
  • Rev. R.V. & Anna Belle Matthews
  • R.W. & Frances R. McCandless
  • Dr. L. Rodford McDonald
  • McKenzie/Adams
  • Millennium (Class of 50)
  • Bernice Miller
  • L. A. & Grace Miller
  • Orville and Mamie Miller
  • Delorah Jewell Moore Endowed English
  • Doug & Betty Jean Moseley
  • Louise Page Newberry
  • Chloe M. Niehaus
  • Dr. J. Howard Olds
  • Samuel Orr
  • Williard Mae Yarberry Overstreet
  • Kennard and Melva Peden
  • Gertrude & Donald Perry
  • William and Nadine Pettus
  • John and Jeanette Pierce 
  • Curtis J. & Beatrice H. Powell
  • Lenn R. Pruitt
  • Keith & Mary Radford
  • Aleen Ensor Ralph
  • Ramseyer-Lindsey Wilson College
  • John C. & Nora L. Redman
  • Lowell Reeg
  • Walter S. Reuling
  • Lee & Gertrude Reynolds
  • Edward & Beulah Richards
  • Doug and Alberta Richardson
  • Henry C. & Elsie B. Rogers
  • O. G. Rowe
  • Reverend Alice Bondurant Scott
  • Kathryn Reese Sengel
  • Asa, Allie & David Shelton
  • Dr. William W. Slider
  • Harold J. & Helen H. Smith
  • W. K. Snyder
  • Billy C. & Faye C. Spencer
  • L. D. & Marie Squires
  • M. Keith Stearns
  • Dr. Julius & Hazel B. Stephenson
  • Mary Louise Stoltz
  • Terry W. & Cinda L. Swan
  • Adair County Teachers
  • Dr. Cyrintha Terry
  • Margaret Thurman
  • Keith & Katherine Venable
  • Emily Vickers Endowed Award in Art
  • Mary Evelyn Walker and Louise Brock
  • William "Bill" Walker
  • A.P. White
  • John and Layne Wigginton
  • Rose Willis 
  • Dr. Ralph D. & Nellie Winchester
  • Noma Dix Winston
  • Reverend L.E. & Rose Woodcock
  • Lewis & Mary Woodward
  • W. Ruel & Runa Wooten
  • Collins, Russell, Wortham
  • Leo and Betty Young
  • Joseph W. & Margaret Zinn
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