Scholarship Overview

The purpose of this gift is to create the Charles W. Smith, Jr. and Mary B. Smith Scholarship Endowment in the Honors College and to honor the parents of Charles W. Smith III (’81). Through this scholarship, the Donors intend to benefit entering freshmen accepted into the Honors College with demonstrated financial need as determined by the University's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. The preference is to award to two students admitted through the Early Action process, one pursuing a degree in the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) and one pursuing a degree in the College of Education (COE). The scholarship will be renewable as long as the student remains in good standing within the Honors College, continues enrollment within the CSM or COE, and continues to meet the financial need requirement. Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the Dean of the Honors College in consultation with the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Beyond the above criteria, the appointment of students to receive these scholarships will follow the University’s guidelines for the
awarding of scholarships.

To find out more, or to apply, visit the Honors College Scholarship page, or call 540-568-7728.

Need Based

Eligibility Criteria

Special application requirements
Hillcrest Scholarship application/proposal.

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