The  deadline has passed for the 2015 Presidential Scholarship Competition, but we will begin accepting applications for the 2016 Presidential Scholarship Competition in Fall 2015.

The Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship offered at Erskine College. The scholarship is in recognition of the sixteen individuals who have served as presidents of Erskine College since its founding in 1839.The Presidential Scholarship covers tuition, room, board and fees for the winners (minus any state, federal, and outside scholarships or grants). The Scholarship is renewable for a total of four years of study and is valued at approximately $165,000. Students who apply for the Presidential Scholarship are also considered for the Solomon Award.

The Selection Process:

The Presidential Scholarship Selection Committee is looking for highly motivated and creative individuals whose activities reflect qualities of leadership and service in their respective schools, churches, and communities. When committee members review a student’s application materials, they will consider the following factors:

Outstanding academic performance in high school
Christian commitment
Intellectual curiosity
School, church, and community involvement
Demonstrated leadership and service
Desire and potential to excel at Erskine