University Scholarship Programs

What are University Scholarship Programs?

Scholarships are provided to selected admitted new students to recognize their exceptional achievement at the secondary school level and their potential for positive impact to the Wake Forest community inside and outside of the classroom.

Please email scholarships@nullwfu.edu for inquiries or questions about merit-based scholarships.


Available Scholarship Programs

Signature Programs

  • Guy T. Carswell Scholarship

    The Guy T. Carswell Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students possessing outstanding qualities of intellect and leadership, covers the costs of tuition, fees, housing and meals, and includes an allowance for books and personal expenses. Scholars may receive up to $5,000 at least one summer for approved travel or study projects. The following funds support the Guy T. Carswell Scholarship program.

    • The Deal Family Scholarship gives preference first to students from Catawba, Caldwell, Burke, and Alexander counties, NC; second to other North Carolinians; and third to other students.
    • The Gentry Family Scholarship assists recipients with financial need.
  • Joseph G. Gordon Scholarship

    The Joseph G. Gordon Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students showing exceptional promise and leadership potential who are members of constituencies historically underrepresented in the College. Made possible by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation and the University, this scholarship covers the costs of tuition, fees, housing and meals, and includes an allowance for books and personal expenses. Scholars may receive up to $5,000 at least one summer for approved travel or study projects.

  • Graylyn Scholarship

    The Graylyn Scholarship, awarded to an entering first-year student to recognize leadership and academic excellence, covers the costs of tuition and fees. Scholars may receive up to $5,000 at least one summer for approved travel or study projects.

  • Leadership and Character Scholarship

    The Leadership and Character Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students with financial need, to recognize leadership, character, and academic excellence. This scholarship covers the costs of tuition, fees, housing and meals, and includes an allowance for books and personal expenses. Scholars may receive up to $5,000 at least one summer for approved travel or study projects. The following funds support the Leadership and Character Scholarship program.

    • The Hoyle Leadership & Character Scholarship assists a student with exceptional leadership and character, a deep personal commitment to moral values, and a clear commitment to serving the broader community.
    • The Irwin Scholarship for Leadership & Character assists a student with leadership and service who is committed to serving others, developing leadership and character, and participating in a program to cultivate virtues such as honesty, humility, gratitude, justice, courage, and compassion.
    • The Jenkins Scholarship in Leadership and Character gives additional consideration in selecting a recipient to first-generation college students or students with financial need.
    • The Adrian & Elizabeth Lineberger Fund for Leadership and Character Scholars provides financial support for extracurricular engagement and summer study for students participating in the Leadership and Character Scholars Program.
    • The Rixey Street Foundation Scholarship for Leadership & Character assists students with leadership and service who are committed to serving others, developing their leadership and character, and participating in a program to cultivate virtues such as honesty, humility, gratitude, justice, courage, and compassion.
    • The Smith Family Fund for Leadership & Character Scholars assists a student with exceptional leadership and character, a deep personal commitment to moral values, and a clear commitment to serving the broader community.
    • The Truist Scholarship for Leadership & Character assists students with leadership and service who are committed to serving others, developing their leadership and character, and participating in a program to cultivate virtues such as honesty, humility, gratitude, justice, courage, and compassion.
  • Nancy Susan Reynolds Scholarship

    The Nancy Susan Reynolds Scholarship is awarded to extraordinarily capable entering first-year students. Made possible through the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, this scholarship covers the costs of tuition, fees, housing and meals, and includes an allowance for books and personal expenses. Scholars may receive up to $5,000 at least one summer for approved travel or study projects.

  • Stamps Scholarship

    The Stamps Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, a high degree of intellectual curiosity and scholarship, exceptional promise in leadership, service and social responsibility, perseverance, character, integrity, and innovation. Made possible through the Strive Foundation and through matching funds from Wake Forest University benefactor Mr. Porter B. Byrum, this scholarship annually covers the costs of tuition, fees, housing and meals, and includes an allowance for books and personal expenses. Scholars may receive up to $15,000 total over their four undergraduate years for approved travel or study projects.

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  • Abernethy-Sowers Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Abernethy-Sowers Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference first to residents of Catawba County, NC, and second to residents of surrounding counties.

  • Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AFROTC) Scholarships

    The Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AFROTC) Scholarships are awarded through an education services agreement with NCA&T State University. Interested students should contact the Air Force ROTC Detachment at NCA&T State University.

  • Andrew B. McMerty Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Andrew B. McMerty Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need who are US citizens or permanent residents, by reducing loan expectations.

  • Anne & John Barry Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Anne & John Barry Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Armstrong–Hartman Scholarship Fund

    The Armstrong–Hartman Scholarship Fund assists US citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Armstrong Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Armstrong Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference to residents of FL, GA, AR, and PA.

  • Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AROTC) Scholarships

    The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (AROTC) Scholarships are awarded for academic and personal achievement and pay an amount determined by the U.S. Army for tuition; a flat rate for texts, equipment, and supplies; and a subsistence allowance. Interested students should contact the Department of Military Science.

  • Aubrey & Andra Martin–Hartman Scholarship Fund

    The Aubrey & Andra Martin–Hartman Scholarship Fund assists U.S. citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

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  • Caitlin Schmidt Memorial Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Caitlin Schmidt Memorial Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Charles & Johnnie Murphy Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Charles & Johnnie Murphy Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Cooper Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Cooper Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial aid by reducing loan expectations.

  • Collins Family Scholarship

    The Collins Family Scholarship assists students with financial need who help achieve and sustain the diversity of the student body, with preference first to U.S.-resident Hispanic students who are not U.S. citizens, and second to U.S.-resident Hispanic students.

  • Connors-Hartman Scholarship Fund

    The Connors-Hartman Scholarship Fund assists U.S. citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Costaras–Donnelley Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Costaras–Donnelley Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Crawford Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Crawford Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Curlee-Hodge Scholarship

    The Curlee-Hodge Scholarship assists students with financial need, with preference first to students not intending a major in the School of Business, and second to students with a physical disability. Recipients must maintain at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average to be eligible for a renewal of the scholarship.

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  • Earl F. & Jane P. Slick Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Earl F. & Jane P. Slick Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Earl Haden Hamilton, Sr. Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Earl Haden Hamilton, Sr. Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Eddins Family Scholarship

    The Eddins Family Scholarship assists students based on ability, character, integrity, leadership, and a desire to make a contribution in their communities, with preference first to residents of Stanly or Polk counties, NC, or Spartanburg County, SC, and preference second to students from North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Edward Otis Burroughs Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Edward Otis Burroughs Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference first to a student who is a musical instrumentalist aspiring to be a church or congregational organist, second to a student who participates in choral music at Wake Forest and who aspires to be a director of choral music, and third to a student who intends to major or minor in physics and who aspires to teach physics in a secondary education setting.

  • Egbert L. Davis Jr. Scholarship

    The Egbert L. Davis Jr. Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students from North Carolina demonstrating outstanding academic performance, diligence, integrity, character, leadership, and reasonable athletic competence. Awards are renewable based on a B average, exemplary personal conduct, and participation in the religious life of the University.

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  • Faig Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Faig Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference first to graduates of public high schools in the greater New York metropolitan area, and second to graduates of public high schools.

  • Farmer Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Farmer Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial aid by reducing loan expectations.

  • Felman Family–Hartman Scholarship

    The Felman Family – Hartman Scholarship assists US citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents who have a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Fideles Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Fideles Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • First Citizens South Carolina Scholarship

    The First Citizens South Carolina Scholarship assists South Carolina residents who express an interest in pursuing studies in business, accounting, finance, economics, or a related field, with preference to students with financial need.

  • Fownes Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Fownes Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference to students interested in premedical studies, chemistry, or biology.

  • Frank L. Blum Construction Company Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Frank L. Blum Construction Company Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

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  • Gary Franklin Culler Scholarship

    The Gary Franklin Culler Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students based on ability and leadership potential, with preference to students from High Point, NC.

  • George Foster Hankins Scholarships

    The George Foster Hankins Scholarships assist students with financial need who are residents of North Carolina or children of alumni/ae living in other states, with preference to residents of Davidson County, NC.

    The following funds support the Hankins Scholarship program:

    • The Roena B. & Petro Kulynych Scholarship assists students with financial need, with preference first to students from Wilkes County, NC, and second to students from Avery County, NC.
    • The Kutteh Family Scholarship assists students with financial need, with strong preference first to students from Iredell County, NC, and second to students from its contiguous counties.
    • The Lowden Family Scholarship assists students with financial need, with preference first to students from Montgomery County and second to students from Anson, Stanly, Davidson, Randolph, Moore, or Richmond counties, NC.
    • The William Henry McElwee & Douglas Plonk McElwee Scholarship assists students with financial need who graduated from a public high school and are residents of Wilkes County, NC, with preference second to residents of Iredell County, NC.
    • The Dr. B.L. & Betty Ferrell Woodard Scholarship assists students with financial need, with first preference to applicants attending North Johnston High School in Kenly, NC, second preference to residents of Johnston County, NC, third preference to residents of a county contiguous to Johnston County, and fourth preference to North Carolina residents.
  • George M. & Daisy Olive Beavers Scholarship

    The George M. & Daisy Olive Beavers Scholarship assists students on the basis of leadership, citizenship, and character.

  • George Nelson Turner Scholarship

    The George Nelson Turner Scholarship assists students based on leadership ability and merit, with preference to those from North Carolina, who graduated from a public high school, who were academically ranked in the top third of the high school class, who lettered in a varsity sport while attending high school, and who participate in Christian religious and community service activities. Financial need is considered but is not a required or controlling factor.

  • Griffin Bennetti–Hartman Scholarship Fund

    The Griffin Bennetti–Hartman Scholarship Fund assists US citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • George Hampton Wall & Billie Olive Wall Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The George Hampton Wall & Billie Olive Wall Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

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  • Hannah Rose Lyons–Hartman Scholarship

    The Hannah Rose Lyons–Hartman Scholarship assists US citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Harold Wayland & Nelle Futch Tribble Scholarship

    The Harold Wayland & Nelle Futch Tribble Scholarship assists students with superior academic ability.

  • Heritage Scholarship

    The Heritage Scholarship is awarded to needy entering first-year students who represent the traditional constituency of the student body and who show outstanding academic achievement or potential, a high degree of intellectual curiosity, the enthusiasm and courage to take advantage of a college opportunity, a sense of service and social responsibility, and perhaps special talent in some aspect of the liberal arts.

  • Hilsabeck-Hartman Scholarship Fund

    The Hilsabeck–Hartman Scholarship Fund gives preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Hilsabeck Summer Bridge Scholarship

    The Hilsabeck Summer Bridge Scholarship assists two participants in the Summer Bridge program, one who is preferably a member of a Wake Forest athletic team.

  • Hiram Abif Myers III Scholarship

    The Hiram Abif Myers III Scholarship assists students with financial need who exemplify the ideals and characteristics of Hiram Abif Myers III, such as dedication to his or her studies, a strong sense of purpose, a belief in the promise of the future, a positive and pleasant personality, and a dedication to his or her community, with preference first to graduates of Roswell High School in Roswell, GA, second to children of alumni of Roswell High School, third to graduates of other Roswell or North Fulton County area high schools, and fourth to graduates of high schools in the Southeastern US.

  • Hitch Family 1834 Scholarship

    The Hitch Family 1834 Scholarship assists students with exceptional academic achievement and financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Holleman Family Discovery Scholarship I

    The Holleman Family Discovery Scholarship I assists students with merit and financial need who are pursuing or intending to pursue a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) major or minor.

  • Holleman Family Discovery Scholarship II

    The Holleman Family Discovery Scholarship II assists students with merit and financial need who are pursuing or intending to pursue a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) major or minor.

  • Hunter Family Scholarship for Community Service

    The Hunter Family Scholarship for Community Service assists students with a strong commitment to community service.

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  • Lelia & David Farr Scholarship

    The Lelia & David Farr Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students with an interest in and acumen for entrepreneurship.

  • Leonidas Polk Williams Sr. Scholarship

    The Leonidas Polk Williams Sr. Scholarship assists students from Chowan, Camden, and Pasquotank counties, NC, on the basis of merit.

  • Leroy & Teresa Robinson Scholarship

    The Leroy & Teresa Robinson Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students from the high schools in Montgomery County, NC, based on academic achievement, diligence, integrity, character, and leadership.

  • Lewis–Hartman Scholarship

    The Lewis–Hartman Scholarship assists US citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Lindsay Leiter Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Lindsay Leiter Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Louise Patton Hearn Scholarship for Human Service

    The Louise Patton Hearn Scholarship for Human Service assists students who have demonstrated exceptional service to improve others’ well-being and who show interest and potential in leading others to make similar contributions to humanity.

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  • M. Craig Massey Memorial Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The M. Craig Massey Memorial Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Mark C. Christie Scholarship

    The Mark C. Christie Scholarship assists students based on merit, with preference to graduates of public high schools in WV or in VA west of Lynchburg.

  • Mark Kent Memorial Scholarship

    The Mark Kent Memorial Scholarship gives preference to SC residents.

  • Mark Schurmeier 9/11 Peace Fund

    The Mark Schurmeier 9/11 Peace Fund assists undergraduate students who are residents of the U.S., based on merit and financial need, with preference to students directly affected by the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S., or other victims of political, social, or religious terrorism. The fund may also support student projects, travel, or academic studies dedicated to the reduction or elimination of terrorist activities and the promotion of peace.

  • Marshall & Jo Walker Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Marshall & Jo Walker Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Mary Virginia Kyle Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Mary Virginia Kyle Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference first to students who have been raised by a divorced or widowed single mother, and second to students from the Southeast US.

  • McMullen Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The McMullen Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Merit Supplemental Scholarship

    The Merit Supplemental Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students showing exceptional promise who are members of constituencies historically underrepresented in the College.

  • Molly Dingledine Scholarship

    The Molly Dingledine Scholarship assists students with financial need and artistic ability, with preference first to majors, and second to minors, in studio art.

  • Moore Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Moore Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference to students from rural NC.

  • Morgan Elizabeth Lyons–Hartman Scholarship

    The Morgan Elizabeth Lyons–Hartman Scholarship assists U.S. citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Morrison Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Morrison Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Motamed Scholarship

    The Motamed Scholarship assists first-generation college students, with preference to students who are, or whose parents are, residents of the U.S. but not U.S. citizens, to help achieve and sustain the diversity of the student body.

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  • Patricia Heiges Brown Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Patricia Heiges Brown Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Paula S. Henson Scholarship

    The Paula S. Henson Scholarship assists students from the Appalachian region.

  • Peter & Yamile Jimenez Scholarship

    The Peter & Yamile Jimenez Scholarship assists students with financial need, with preference to Hispanic or Latino students from FL.

  • Pappas Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Pappas Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement

    The Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement, valued at $16,000 annually, is awarded to up to twenty entering first-year students based on exceptional talent in art, dance, debate, music, and theatre. A separate application is due December 1. The following funds support the Presidential Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement program.

    • The Annenberg Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership, with preference to students who express strong communication skills, such as in the areas of writing or debate.
    • The Burchfield Presidential Scholarship assists a student based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The John J. Carpenter Family Presidential Scholarship assists a student based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The Ceruzzi Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The Steven & Laurie Eskind Presidential Scholarship assists a student based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The Kitty Green Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The Hurst Family Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The Milhaupt Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The Strobel Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership.
    • The Thorkelson Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership
    • The Webb Presidential Scholarship assists students based on merit, exceptional talent, and leadership

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  • Randall D. Ledford Scholarship

    The Randall D. Ledford Scholarship assists a physics major or a student planning to major in physics.

  • Randall D. Ledford Scholarship II

    The Randall D. Ledford Scholarship II assists NC residents who are physics majors or who plan to declare a major in physics.

  • Riley Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Riley Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference to students interested in participating in the Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Program.

  • Robert P. & Dorothy Caldwell Scholarship

    The Robert P. & Dorothy Caldwell Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students based on academic achievement, leadership, community service, and a commitment to helping others. A portion of these funds gives preference to students with financial need from Gaston and Catawba, NC, counties.

  • Robert P. Holding Scholarship

    The Robert P. Holding Scholarship is awarded to an entering first-year student from North Carolina (with strong preference to eastern North Carolina) demonstrating strong academic talent and exceptional promise in civic leadership. The Holding Scholarship is a competitive need-based scholarship.

  • Robert T. Baker Scholarship

    The Robert T. Baker Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students, with preference to NC residents.

  • Rowland Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Rowland Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Roy O. Rodwell Sr. Scholarship

    The Roy O. Rodwell Sr. Scholarship assists a student each year up to the cost of tuition, with preference to North Carolinians.

  • Russell Brantley Scholarship for Writing

    The Russell Brantley Scholarship for Writing assists a student based on merit and exceptional talent in writing, with preference to creative writers.

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  • Samuel T. Gladding Scholarship

    The Samuel T. Gladding Scholarship assists students based on merit, leadership, and community service, with preference to students from Alabama.

  • Scarborough Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Scarborough Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference to students with a parent who is a public school teacher in NC or SC, and renewable with a minimum 3.30 cumulative grade point average and enrollment in at least one economics course at Wake Forest

  • Shelley & Tom Jennings Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Shelley & Tom Jennings Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Speas-Hartman Scholarship

    The Speas-Hartman Scholarship assists students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America.

  • Stanton Family Scholarship

    The Stanton Family Scholarship assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

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  • USS Scholarship

    The USS Scholarship is awarded to entering first-year students based on academic performance and leadership, with preference to children of USS Corporation or its eligible subsidiaries.

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  • Van Duzee–Hartman Scholarship

    The Van Duzee–Hartman Scholarship assists U.S. citizens, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

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  • Wake Forest Cultural Diversity Scholarship

    The Wake Forest Cultural Diversity Scholarship established by Linda J. Gamble, assists students whose residence is outside of the U.S., based on academic ability and potential to add to the diversity and cultural awareness of the Wake Forest community.

  • Walkey Family College Endowment for Middle Income Students

    The Walkey Family College Endowment for Middle Income Students assists students from middle income families.

  • Waters Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Waters Family Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Weaver–Hartman Scholarship Fund

    The Weaver–Hartman Scholarship Fund assists U.S. citizens or permanent residents, with preference to students with academic and special talents, from middle-class families, who have demonstrated a passionate desire to attend Wake Forest.

  • Werstler Family Scholarship

    The Werstler Family Scholarship assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations, with preference to students from middle income families with a parent who is employed as a skilled worker in an industry or trade.

  • William Burnett Harvey & Emma Ballenger Harvey Scholarship

    The William Burnett Harvey & Emma Ballenger Harvey Scholarship assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • William G. Starling Scholarship

    The William G. Starling Scholarship assists students with financial need based on their ability, character, integrity, leadership, and desire to make a contribution to the community in which they live.

  • William Louis Poteat Scholarship

    The William Louis Poteat Scholarship is awarded to up to twenty entering first-year students with financial need who are active members of a North Carolina Baptist church and are likely to make significant contributions to church and society. A letter of recommendation from a church member is due January 1. The following funds support the William Louis Poteat Scholarship program.

    • The Ben T. Aycock Jr./Minta Aycock McNally Scholarship
    • The Rev. Benjamin S. Beach Scholarship
    • The Rev. Edgar Douglas & Jean Sholar Christman Scholarship, established by the Ministerial Council of Wake Forest University
    • The Cockman/Gore Scholarship
    • The H. Max Craig Jr. Scholarship, established by Winfred Norman Hasty Jr.
    • The Nathan D. Dail Scholarship, established by Robert L. & Barbara D. Whiteman
    • The Davis Poteat Scholarship
    • The Evans Family Scholarship
    • The W.D. & Alberta B. Holleman Memorial Scholarship
    • The E. Glen & Joyce Holt Scholarship
    • The Lynn Hampton Parker Scholarship
    • The Walter & Eva Reynolds Scholarship
    • The Roy & Doris Smith Scholarship
    • The Minnie & Fred Stone Scholarship
  • Willsey Family 1834 Scholarship

    The Willsey Family 1834 Scholarship assists students with exceptional academic achievement and financial need by reducing loan expectations.

  • Winston & Elizabeth Dozier Fund for Wake Forest Scholars

    The Winston & Elizabeth Dozier Fund for Wake Forest Scholars assists students with financial need by reducing loan expectations.

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  • Zachary T. Smith Leadership Scholarship

    The Zachary T. Smith Leadership Scholarship, established by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, is awarded to entering first-year students with financial need from North Carolina with outstanding leadership evidence and promise, often to reduce loan expectations.

  • Zeno Martin College Scholarship

    The Zeno Martin College Scholarship assists students based on academic performance, diligence, integrity, character, and leadership, who graduated from a high school located in the NC counties of Yadkin, McDowell, or Wake, with preference to Yadkin.

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