Scholarship Opportunities

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship: In the spring of 2012, the Foundation will award scholarships to students who will be college juniors or seniors during the 2012-2013 academic year. All 2012 nominations must be received by Dean Haslem before 4 p.m., January 26, 2012.  For a full description, go to www.act.org /goldwater.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award recognizes and rewards America’s promising up-and-coming artists from lower-income backgrounds with the nation’s leading graduate scholarships in the visual arts, performing arts, and creative writing. Knox can nominate up to two students. For further information contact Dean Haslem.
Campus application deadline is January 18, 2012

GWU: Competitive students (sophomores) for the program must demonstrate high academic achievement in both science and non-science curricula.  Applicants are required to complete a minimum of six terms of premedical science courses by the end of their sixth term.  Applicants must also achieve a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA and receive no science grade lower than a B- by the end of their sixth term.  Transfer credit and AP credit will be reviewed on a case-by-c a se basis, for it is expected the applicant to have spent two years at Knox and to have completed a minimum of 18 credits by the end of the term during which they apply.
Campus application deadline:  January 23, 2012