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Evangel University to host 30 Founders Scholarship candidates

Published on Feb 11, 2013 by Evangel University News

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel University will interview 30 Founders Scholarship candidates on Friday, Feb. 15. Two students will receive full-tuition scholarships and 10 students will receive half-tuition scholarships, effective upon their enrollment at Evangel.

“We are honored to have 30 of the top students in the nation to interview for these prestigious scholarships. Over the next four years, full-tuition Founders Scholarships will be worth approximately $80,000 and half-tuition scholarships will be worth $40,000,” said Dr. Andy Denton, vice president for enrollment management.

“Founders Scholarships are renewable for four years as long as the student maintains the eligibility requirements.”

Founders Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • Minimum of 3.8 cumulative high school grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • ACT composite score of 30 or above or SAT (Critical Reading and Math) score of 1330 or above
  • Involvement in church, school and community

Founders Scholars must enroll as full-time, first-time students in the traditional undergraduate program.

The Founders Scholarship interview committee for 2013 includes the following:

Mrs. Rebecca Rhoades, committee chair, associate professor of accounting

Ms. Melinda Booze, assistant professor of communication

Dr. Joan Cargnel, professor of education

Dr. Andy Denton, vice president of enrollment management

Dr. Dale Garrett, associate professor of social sciences

Dr. Keith Hardy, chair, professor of kinesiology

Dr. Michael Kolstad, chair, professor of the music

Dr. Mike McCorcle, chair of the science and technology department, professor of physics and meteorology

Dr. Martin Mittelstadt, assistant professor of biblical studies

Dr. Geoff Sutton, professor of psychology

Dr. Robert Turnbull, professor of French

Dr. Bud Greve, faculty emeritus

Evangel University is a private, Christian university of arts, sciences and professions. With an enrollment of more than 2,000 students from all 50 states and abroad, Evangel offers more than 100 undergraduate academic programs and nine master’s programs.