At the fall 2012 meeting of the HWS Board of Trustees, three Trustee Scholars addressed the board during a dinner in their honor. They are (L-R) Anna Dorman ’14, Samuel Schneider ’13, and Taylor Jones ’13. The recipients discussed the opportunities that the scholarships have afforded them.
The William F. Scandling ’49, LL.D. ’67 Trustee Scholarship for Academic Excellence is awarded to 50-60 students each year and winners are selected by the Admissions Committee.
Trustee Scholar winners are invited to campus for a recognition day, and from that group the full-tuition Hersh and Wood Scholars will be selected. The Trustee Scholar recognition day will be held in late winter.
Trustee Scholars are awarded $25,000 annually and the opportunity to compete for additional $5,000 grants in specific academic areas.
Students must meet at least one of the following criteria to apply for this scholarship program:
In addition, all Trustee Scholar candidates must have had an admissions interview with a member of the admissions staff or an alumni/alumnae representative by January 23.
The Trustee Scholars Program requires the submission of the scholarship application, application for admission and all supporting materials by January 1 (postmark date). Applicants must also submit an additional personal essay.