Furman University Furman Scholars Program

The Furman Scholars program seeks to honor high school juniors who exhibit strong academic potential, demonstrate leadership potential, and show significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service. High school guidance counselors nominate current juniors to participate in the program. Students selected as Furman Scholars are eligible to receive at least $7,500 in scholarships upon acceptance into Furman University. Nominees must be juniors who meet all of the following criteria:A genuine interest in an education in the liberal arts and sciencesA high school weighted grade-point average of 3.5 or higherSignificant involvement in extracurricular activities and community serviceDemonstrated leadership potentialAt least a 1250 on the SAT or PSAT (critical reading and math only) or a 28 on the ACT or Aspire (excluding writing)

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Award Amount: $7,500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes