2024-25 Warren Wilson College Milepost One Scholarship (US Based)


Scholarship Awarding University: 
Warren Wilson College

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 1st of February, 2024

Scholarship Summary: 
Warren Wilson will award up to 25 full-tuition Milepost One scholarships to students with total family income levels equal to or below $150,000 per year. This means that even families who may not be eligible for federal or state need-based grants still have an opportunity to earn a full tuition scholarship – this includes eligibility for international and DACA students.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible, students must:
i. Be admitted to Warren Wilson College for the first-time, as a full-time undergraduate (this includes transfer students);
ii. Have a minimum 3.0 weighted high school GPA;
iii. Complete the application requirements by the deadline;
iv. Have a Total Family Income equal to or less than $150,000;
v. Live on campus and participate in the Warren Wilson Work Program;
vi. File a current FAFSA and send to Warren Wilson College by February 1 (school code: 002979);
    - International Students must complete the College Board International Student Financial Aid Application;
vii. Students selected for FAFSA verification must complete verification requirements by March 1 (please note your award will not reflect your Milepost One award until you fully complete the verification process);
viii. Be enrolled full time;
ix. Maintain consecutive enrollment;
x. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Milepost One scholarship covers the full tuition cost for four years.

Scholarship Application Guide: To apply;
i. Applicants will need to first complete an admission application into Warren Wilson.
ii. Complete the Milepost One scholarship application form.
ii. Following the February 1 deadline, the Milepost One selection committee will review all submissions, analyzing the overall impact of each essay submission. The Selection Committee will have access to each scholarship applicant’s application for admission and FAFSA. Students will be asked to sign a consent form to allow the selection committee to review FAFSA information.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Warren Wilson Scholarship Milepost One Page.