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Wesley Scholars


About The Wesley Scholars

Since it founding in 1903, Lindsey Wilson College has played a vital role in the development of church leaders in Kentucky and throughout the United States. Each year, the Wesley Scholars Program selects two undergraduate students who show promise to become future leaders in the church. Wesley Scholars receive a scholarship for full tuition, room and board.

Special attention will be given to candidates whose life goals are to shape society through service to the church or through organizations dedicated to ensuring a just and fair society for all of God's children.

WesleyScholarsBrochure_web-32.pngWesley Scholars are expected to contribute an average of eight hours per week of service in conjunction with the campus spiritual life program. Responsibilities include:

•   attend regular meetings of the chapel staff;

•   assist with student spiritual groups retreats, discipleship programs and mission trips;

•   assist with summer youth conferences;

•   and work with local churches.

Wesley Scholars must maintain a 3.0 grade point average and continue a course of study in a religion major.

Who Should Apply?

The Wesley Scholars Program is designed for graduating high school seniors who are active in their local church. Applicants should have a minimum grade point of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, have demonstrated leadership in their church, and have career plans that include to serve God and their church.


To apply for the Wesley Scholarship Program, students should:

  • Complete an application to Lindsey Wilson College and the Wesley Scholars Program;
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid;
  • Submit letters of reference from a pastor and teacher
  • Attend Wesley Scholars Day, which is part of the Talent Showcase, scheduled for April 2nd, 2016.

Wesley Scholars must maintain a 3.0 grade point average. They may choose any major in the curriculum but also concurrently earn a major in religion.


For More Information:

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Wesley Scholars Program
210 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, Ky., 42728
For more information contact
Dr. Terry Swan, Professor of Religion and Dean of the Chapel

(800) 264-0138
(270) 384-8148

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