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Lawson Scholarship

Stetson University's endowed Lawson Scholarship assists academically qualified students. Preference is given to philosophy or related majors with demonstrated interest in community service and a commitment to principled citizenship. Each scholarship provides $6,250 on an annual basis to a student in each class who possess an SAT score of 1300 or ACT score of at least 29, a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher and rank in the top 10 percent of their graduating class.

Potential scholarship recipients must meet the following qualifications:

  • Major in philosophy or a related field of the humanities
  • 3.5 or higher GPA in high school for first-year applicants
  • A ranking in the top ten percent of the graduating class, if the school uses a ranking system
  • A combined SAT-I score of at least 1300 (critical reading and math) or an ACT composite score of at least 29

How to Apply

Access the Lawson Scholarship Application online:

  • Select “2017 Special Programs and Scholarships” from the first selection list
  • Select "Lawson Scholarship" from the second selection list

You will need to submit an essay of no more than 500 words addressing the following prompt: "Articulate your vision of a good life with specific reference to, and examples from your academic studies, your faith and your experience."

The application is due February 12.