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Cumberlands Scholars Program

The Cumberlands Scholars program is Cumberlands’ most prestigious scholarship. This is an invitation-only scholarship. Outstanding students will be invited by our Scholarship Committee to attend Cumberlands Scholars Interview Day. On February 11th, invited students will participate in interviews, informative sessions, and optional campus tours as part of Cumberlands Scholars Interview Day. 

The selected recipients will be awarded a $4,000 scholarship per year for up to eight full-time (12 credits or more) semesters. Submit applications and nominations by January 15th.

The Scholarship Committee is looking for students who meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3.6 cumulative high school GPA
  • Minimum 29 ACT or 1330 SAT (super score accepted)

Strong candidates will demonstrate:

  • Concern for their community and the world
  • Integrity and discipline in and outside of the classroom
  • Initiative to create positive change
  • Intellectual curiosity and ambition
  • Self-motivation to achieve goals
  • Creative problem-solving and innovation

All nominations and applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee.

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