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Scholarship Information

Characteristics of Edmunds Scholars:

Deadline: January 16, 2015

The J. Ollie Edmunds Distinguished Scholarship Program at Stetson University seeks students who demonstrate a balance of the following qualities:

  1. Superior intellect and academic achievement, as measured by academic record and standardized testing.
    • A secondary school GPA of 3.5 or above
    • A combined SAT-I score of at least 1350 (critical reading and math) or an ACT composite score of at least 30
  2. Outstanding leadership potential as measured by leadership roles in high school or the community.
    • This may include leadership roles in academic, athletic, religious, scientific, military, social, civic, or service organizations in high school or the community
    • Stetson seeks students with proven leadership potential who may be future Stetson student body presidents, as well as members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Mortar Board, and Phi Beta Kappa
  3. Discipline and physical wellness gained by participation in athletics or fitness activities.
    • Although some applicants have actively participated in varsity sports, this is not required. Applicants who participate in aerobics, dance, or other fitness programs that create physical wellness meet this characteristic
  4. Character, integrity and self-motivation.
  5. Outstanding personality and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  6. Active participation in campus and community activities and personal achievement in co-curricular activities.
    • Stetson seeks creative and imaginative students
  7. Creativity and imagination as demonstrated by participation in fine arts, music, acting, theater, dance, writing, poetry, debate, or scientific investigation.
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