Who Can Apply: The Benander Academic Scholarship is designed for the Athena student who can best demonstrate a true “love of learning” in his/her major area of study, and superior academic abilities. The recipient of this scholarship can be from any academic discipline, but must be able to show a strong, demonstrated passion and success in his/her field of interest.
- 3.5 minimum GPA required
- Junior status or higher
- In order to be eligible for the scholarship, student must be accepted into an Athena semester or year-long study abroad program
Submission: In order to apply, each student should construct a 500 word essay that demonstrates a love of learning, academic strengths that extend beyond (but including) the major area of study, a detailed description of the student’s future professional endeavors, and a list of extracurricular activities (honor societies, leadership positions, awards, etc.).
Deadline: October 8, 2015
Learn More: Vincent I. Benander Learning Scholarship