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Amy Shelton McNutt Scholarship

McNutt Campus Center Entrance

Full Tuition, Room and Board Scholarship - Application

Each year William Woods University presents one incoming student with the Amy Shelton McNutt scholarship which recognizes both academic achievement and character. Amy Shelton McNutt was a William Woods alumna remembered for her dedication to hard work, education, and philanthropy.

We look forward to receiving your application for the prestigious award for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The Scholarship

The Amy Shelton McNutt Scholarship includes full Tuition, room, and board for up to four years (as long as renewal eligibility requirements continue to be met).

Requirements and Application Process

Students will need to meet the following eligibility requirements and supply the following information to apply for the Amy Shelton McNutt Scholarship.

  • Application to William Woods
  • High school transcript
  • List of earned honors, awards, and recognitions
  • Letter of reference from a high school official, teacher, or activity director about the entrant’s academic excellence, intellectual, creative abilities, and school/community involvement
  • Three samples of graded work that showcases intellectual range and depth. One submission must be writing intensive.

To be eligible, student would need to meet 2 of the 3 requirements:

  • Minimum ACT of 27
  • Top 25% of their class
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0)

After initial review of your application, you may be asked to participate in an interview with William Woods University School Directors (pending initial review of application materials).

McNutt scholarship recipients are expected to successfully complete the LEAD program each year to maintain their scholarship. In addition, recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 for renewal each year.