2024 Application Guide for Meredith College Legacy Scholarship


Scholarship Awarding University: 
Meredith College

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 1st of December, 2023.

Scholarship Summary: 
The Meredith Legacy Scholarship is the highest honor available to freshmen (domestic) entering Meredith College (a women’s college). The full-ride, four-year, merit-based scholarship is awarded based on superior academic achievement, intellectual promise and leadership ability.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Obtain a high school GPA of 4.65 (weighted)
ii. Obtain a score of 1510+ on the SAT test or 34+ on the ACT test
iii. Show evidence of demonstrated leadership and service to others
iv. Show evidence of demonstrated curiosity about the world
v. Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills

Value of Scholarship: 
The Legacy Scholarship covers the cost of full tuition, room and board, books, supplies, international study, networking opportunities, and other academic enrichment programs with a total estimated value of $220,000 (over four years).

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply, 
Step 1Admitted Students meeting baseline criteria are invited to apply for admission to the Honors program - Apply Online. The deadline to apply for the Honors Program is January 15.
Step 2. Applicants who meet the criteria and show promise to be successful in Meredith’s Honors Program are invited to interview with a faculty member and a current Honors student at Scholars Day.
Step 3. Essays are reviewed by the director of the Honors program and, in some cases, by one additional faculty member.
Step 4. Final decisions on admission to Honors are made by the director of the Honors program.
Step 5. Applicants selected to interview for the Meredith College Legacy Scholarship are chosen from the Honors applicant pool.
Step 6. Program applicants who are selected to interview for the Legacy Scholarship will be notified prior to attending Scholars’ Day. Legacy Scholarship interviews occur with faculty, administrators and the President of Meredith.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Meredith Scholarship Page.