Other Scholarships


Students enrolled on the A.P. White campus in Columbia are eligible for institutional grants and scholarships.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Dependent students whose parent(s) or grandparent(s) graduated from Lindsey Wilson College are eligible for an Alumni Legacy Scholarship. Students must meet all financial aid guidelines and provide the relative's full name (asprinted on his or her Lindsey Wilson College diploma). This scholarship is worth up to $1,500. This scholarship is renewable for three years. 

Athletic Grants-in-Aid

Awarded by the College upon the recommendation of the Athletic department, these grants are based on athletic ability and need.

Bill and Jayne Squires Scholarship

Established in honor of Bill and Jayne Squires, this scholarship is for students from Green County with consideration of high school GPA, ACT score, and financial need. The scholarship award is up to $2,500. This scholarship is renewable for three years.

Distinguished Young Women

Formerly the Junior Miss Scholarship, this is a need-based scholarship for outstanding young women who are winners from Kentucky of the Distinguished Young Women Competition. Students must be a first-time, full-time freshman with a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and acceptance for admission to Lindsey Wilson College. Categories for Distinguished Young Women scholarship opportunities include:
  • Scholarship Winner: Up to $3500
  • First Place Winner: Up to $3500
  • First Runner-Up: Up to $3000
  • Second Runner-Up: Up to $2500
  • Non-placing Participants: Up to $1000
  • This scholarship is renewable for three years.

Claude Lee & Dollie Beatrice Cooley Scholarship

The scholarship was established in honor of Claude Lee and Dollie Beatrice Cooley and is awarded to students from Adair or Russell County based on high school GPA, ACT score, and financial need. The scholarship award is up to $2,500. This scholarship is renewable for three years.

E. D. Robinson Scholarship

These need-based scholarships up to $1,000 are awarded to qualifying students from eastern Kentucky. These scholarships are funded by the E. D. Robinson Foundation. This scholarship is renewable for three years.

Lindsey Wilson United Methodist Scholarship

This is a need-based scholarship requiring that the student be an active member of The United Methodist Church. Applicants must present a written recommendation from their minister that verifies church membership. This scholarship is renewable for three years.

Margaret McDonald Scholarship

Named in honor of Dr. Margaret McDonald for her commitment and dedication to Lindsey Wilson College, this scholarship is for students from Taylor County with consideration of high school GPA, ACT score, and financial need. The scholarship award is up to $2,500. This scholarship is renewable for three years.

Named Endowed Scholarships

Endowed scholarships are established by friends and families who make donations to the College. Most of the endowed scholarships have specific requirements established by the donors. The scholarship awards have various amounts and are available to new and returning students on the A.P. White Campus in Columbia. This scholarship is renewable for three years.

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for Students of Color

This scholarship is for students of color and is awarded on an annual basis to an entering or currently enrolled student who has demonstrated a record of academic achievement and commitment to personal service in his/her community. It is a one-year award and is subject to possible renewal upon application. Priority is given to candidates who have been accepted into the Lindsey Wilson College Education program. Additional criteria for the Hearst Scholarship include:
  • A high school GPA of 3.30 or above on a 4.00 scale;
  • A record of community service as demonstrated by involvement in school, civic, church, or other projects that reflect a helping orientation;
  • Extracurricular activity; and
  • This scholarship is renewable for three years.

Yellow Ribbon Grant

Lindsey Wilson College proudly participates in the Post-9/11 Chapter 33 Yellow Ribbon Program, making additional funds available for the recipient's education without an additional charge to the GI Bill entitlement. Qualification in the Yellow Ribbon Program will be stated on the student's Certificate of Eligibility. The student's responsibilities are as follows:
  • Apply for VA educational benefits at the GI Bill website (http://www.gibill.va.gov);
  • Submit the Certificate of Eligibility and DD214 to the Veterans Affairs Coordinator;
  • Complete the Lindsey Wilson College Veterans Enrollment form every semester once the student has registered for classes; and
  • Notify the VA Coordinator of any changes that occur in the course schedule.