Since it founding in 1903, Lindsey Wilson College has played a
vital role in the development of church leaders in Kentucky and
throughout the United States. Each year, the Wesley Scholars
Program selects two undergraduate students who show promise to
become future leaders in the church. Wesley Scholars receive a
scholarship for full tuition, room and board.
Special attention will be given to candidates whose life goals
are to shape society through service to the church or through
organizations dedicated to ensuring a just and fair society for all
of God's children.
Wesley Scholars are expected to contribute an
average of eight hours per week of service in conjunction with the
campus spiritual life program. Responsibilities include:
• attend regular meetings of the chapel staff;
• assist with student spiritual groups retreats,
discipleship programs and mission trips;
• assist with summer youth conferences;
• and work with local churches.
Wesley Scholars must maintain a 3.0 grade point average and
continue a course of study in a religion major or minor.
Who Should Apply?
The Wesley Scholars Program is designed for graduating high
school seniors who are active in their local church. Applicants
should have a minimum grade point of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, have
demonstrated leadership in their church, and have career plans that
include to serve God and their church.
To apply for the Wesley Scholarship Program, students
Complete an application to Lindsey Wilson College and the
Wesley Scholars Program;
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid;
Submit letters of reference from a pastor and teacher
Attend Wesley Scholars Day, which is part of the Talent
Showcase, scheduled for March 28, 2015.
Wesley Scholars must maintain a 3.0 grade point average. They
may choose any major in the curriculum but also concurrently earn a
major in religion.
For More Information:
210 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, Ky., 42728
For more information contact
Dr. Terry Swan, Professor of Religion and Dean of the Chapel