• These new awards apply only to freshmen who enroll in or after the 2020-2021 academic year. 
     

    The Dean’s Scholarship is awarded to any student who has graduated from an approved high school with a 24-27 composite score on the ACT or 1160-1300 total score on the SAT. This scholarship award is $5,000 per year for a total of $20,000 over four years or eight semesters. A 3.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester are required to maintain eligibility. Eligibility will be reviewed at the beginning of each academic year. This award is contingent upon the student not having attended another college/university following high school graduation. Dean’s scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admissions. 

    The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to any student who has graduated from an approved high school with a 28-36 composite score on the ACT or 1310-1600 total score on the SAT. This scholarship award is $7,500 per year for a total of $30,000 over four years or eight semesters. A 3.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester are required to maintain eligibility. Eligibility will be reviewed at the beginning of each academic year. This award is contingent upon the student not having attended another college/university following high school graduation. Presidential scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admissions. 

    The Centennial Scholarship is a competitive award given to a select number of Presidential Scholars. On average, this scholarship award is an additional $5,000 per year in addition to the Presidential Scholarship. Recipients are chosen based on their demonstration of academic achievement and dedication to excellence both inside and outside of the classroom. A 3.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester are required to maintain eligibility. Eligibility will be reviewed at the beginning of each academic year. This award is contingent upon the student not having attended another college/university following high school graduation. This scholarship is awarded by the Office of Admissions and applications must be received by February 1.

    2020-2021 Transfer Scholarships  

    These new awards apply only to transfers who enroll in or after the 2020-2021 academic year.

    The John D. Nichols Scholarship requirements include 3.0 cumulative GPA and full-time enrollment. The award amount is $3,000 for up to three academic years. Only transfer applicants are eligible.  This non-competitive scholarship has no deadline. The Nichols Scholarship will be awarded by the Office of Admissions based on GPA from official transcripts.  


    The Community College Graduate Scholarship requirements include completion of associate’s degree and full-time enrollment. This scholarship can be paired with the John D. Nichols Scholarship for an additional award of $1,000 per year for up to two academic years. Only students who transfer directly to Lee after graduation from community college are eligible. This non-competitive scholarship has no deadline. The scholarship application must be submitted to the Office of Admissions.

    The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship requirements include membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, associate’s degree, 3.5 cumulative GPA, and full-time enrollment. The scholarship can be paired with the John D. Nichols Scholarship for an additional award of $2000 per year for up to two academic years. Only transfer applicants are eligible. This non-competitive scholarship has no deadline. Scholarship application materials, including proof of associate’s degree and Phi Theta Kappa membership, can be submitted to the Office of Admissions.