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Performance/Major Specfic Scholarships

ATHLETIC TRAINING
The Athletic Training Scholarship is awarded by the head of the Athletic Department to students who have declared their major in Athletic Training. Award amount is determined by the student’s grade level in University. Students can receive up to $1,000 in their first year, up to $1,500 in their second year and up to $2,000 in their third year. Contact the for further information.

CARILLON
The Carillon Scholarship is awarded to the editor of the University’s yearbook. The maximum award per academic year is $500.00 ($250 per semester). The scholarship is made official at the end of the semester only after the student has completed his/her task. This scholarship is not considered as part of the institutional cap. Contact the for further information.

CHEERLEADING AND DANCE TEAM
The Cheerleading and Dance Team Scholarship is awarded by the head(s) of the cheerleading and dance teams. The maximum award per academic year is $750 ($375 per semester). The student must be enrolled as full-time day, achieve and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA, and attend the required activities as set by the head of the cheerleading and dance teams. The scholarship is made official at the end of the semester only after the student has completed his/her requirements. Contact the for further information.

DEBATE
Methodist University offers scholarships in the amount of $800 per academic year to in-coming freshmen or $400 per academic year to currently enrolled students. The scholarship recipients are required to actively pursue research, organize, practice, and compete in events as well as conduct on-campus public service events. Contact the for further information.

ENGLIGH & WRITING
The English & Writing Scholarship is awarded by the Department of English. The recipients must be enrolled full time day as English majors, must demonstrate a minimum GPA of 3.4 and SAT/ACT score of 1100/24. The maximum award per student is $500.00 and is awarded in conjunction with the Presidential Scholars program ranging from $3,500 to $10,500. The scholarship is renewable on the premise of remaining an English major for subsequent years. This scholarship is not considered as part of the institutional cap. Contact the for more information.

LEADERSHIP
The Leadership Scholarship is awarded to students who minor in Leadership Studies. The scholarship is worth up to $1000 per academic year. Recipients are chosen based on GPA, active participation in the events sponsored by the Lura S. Tally Center for Leadership Development and their leadership potential. Contact the for more information.

MU STAGE BAND
Methodist University offers a Stage Band Scholarship in the amount of $500 per academic year ($250 per semester). The music faculty awards the scholarship and students must audition to be considered. The following conditions must be met for a student to maintain or renew this scholarship: a minimum 2.0 GPA, a consistent demonstration of a positive, cooperative attitude, mastery of all notes and rhythms outside of rehearsal, and consistent punctuality. The scholarship is considered as part of the institutional cap. Contact the for more information.

MISS FAYETTEVILLE
Methodist University will offer a scholarship in the amount of $3500 per academic year ($1750 per semester) to the winner of the Miss Fayetteville Pageant. The scholarship is renewal and is considered part of the institutional cap. Contact the for more information.

MONARCH PEP BAND
The Pep Band Scholarship is awarded by the Director of the Pep Band. The maximum amount of the scholarship per student is $500 per year ($250 per semester). The scholarship recipients must be full time day and are required to perform in a certain number of sporting events. The scholarship is not made official until the end of the semester upon notification (in writing) for the Director to the Office of Financial Aid. Contact the for more information.

MUSIC PERFORMANCE (MU Chorale and MU Chamber Singers)
Music Performance Scholarship provides up to a $3000 scholarship annually for members involved in the MU Chorale and MU Chamber Singers choral ensembles. The ensembles consist of vocalists selected through a voice placement/audition process and perform traditional/advanced choral literature from all periods. Students who have been active in choral ensembles in high school or college are encouraged to audition for this choir. Both ensembles represent the University at various functions locally, state-wide, and in the greater southeastern United States. For a student to maintain or renew this scholarship, the following criteria must be met: a minimum 2.0 GPA and must agree to perform in scheduled off campus programs each semester of membership. Recipients must also be full-time students enrolled in regular (day) academic program. Contact the for more information.

RESIDENT ADVISOR SCHOLARSHIP (RA SCHOLARSHIP)
The RA Room Scholarship is available to rising sophomores or above who have lived on campus for one year and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.25. Once selected by the Office of Student Life, the Office of Financial Aid is notified and adds the scholarship to the student’s award letter in the amount of his/her room charge. The scholarship is not considered part of the institutional cap. The amount varies depending on which residence hall the student resides. The student will also earn $100 per month as an RA. Contact the for more information.

ROTC ACADEMIC
Students who are awarded a three-year Army ROTC scholarship are also awarded an ROTC Academic Scholarship from Methodist University to assist in defraying expenses. If the ROTC Scholarship is at least $3000, commuting students will be awarded $3000 each year of their Army ROTC Scholarship and resident students will be awarded $4000 each year of their Army ROTC Scholarship. In the event the ROTC Scholarship is less than $3000, Methodist University will match the scholarship dollar for dollar. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other Methodist University Funded Scholarship. Contact the for more information.

SGA
This scholarship is awarded to the president of the Student Government Association in the amount of $1000 per academic year. The scholarship is not considered part of the institutional cap. Contact the for more information.

SMALL TALK
The sMALL TALK Scholarship is awarded to the editor of Methodist’s newspaper. The maximum amount of the scholarship is $500 per year ($250 per semester) and is credited to the student’s account only after the student has successfully completed his/her task. The scholarship is not considered part of the institutional cap. Contact the for more information.

B. F. “DOC” STONE
This scholarship is awarded annually to students within the North Carolina Annual Conference who are district finalists as an “Outstanding Senior”, are accepted as Freshmen to Methodist University and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school. Renewal of the scholarship is based upon the student maintaining a cum GPA of at least a 2.5.

TAPESTRY
This scholarship is awarded annually to the editor of the Tapestry. Tapestry is a publication by The Monarch Press of poems and stories. The maximum amount of the scholarship is $1000 for the academic year ($500 per semester). The scholarship is not considered as part of the institutional cap. The scholarship is considered pending and is officially awarded at the end of the semester upon notification from the English Department. Contact the for further information.

THEATRE PERFORMANCE
This scholarship is awarded to selected students who audition for the Theatre Department. The selected students agree to tour with a performing group each semester during which they receive this scholarship. The scholarship is worth up to $3000 annually. Recipients must also be full-time students enrolled in the regular (day) program. For additional information, contact the at Methodist University.

 

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