The Sibley Scholarship is Lindenwood’s premier scholarship for exemplary student leaders. This competitive scholarship recognizes students who exhibit high academic achievement, community service, co-curricular involvement and leadership.
The Sibley Scholarship is awarded in a range and could cover up to full tuition and room & board for the 2020-2021 academic year.
To be eligible for the Sibley Scholarship you must be a new, first-year student who has applied and been admitted to Lindenwood University as a freshman for Fall 2020. Applicants must also fulfill the following requirements:
- Have earned a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 (out of a 4.0 scale), as reported on your official high school transcript.
- Submit a personal essay answering the following question: Describe a challenge you have overcome.
- Submit a resume.
- If selected as a finalist, must be able to attend an on-campus interview on February 21, 2020.
- A completed FAFSA is preferred, but not required.
The Sibley Scholarship is renewable each year, up to eight consecutive fall and spring semesters. For renewal, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be a residential student. Renewal eligibility will be reviewed at the end of each academic year.
The final application deadline is Sunday, January 5, 2020.
After a committee review of applicant submissions, Lindenwood will invite finalists to interview on-campus.