Special Scholarships, Awards, and Prizes

Ellen Bangson Award in Christian Education

Awarded to an outstanding student whose special interest is Christian education.

Beckman Prizes for Excellence in Bible Study

Provides Bibles and study aids for excellence in Bible study.

Walter Brooks Foundation Grants for Correction of Physical Handicapping Conditions

Provides funds for correction of physically handicapped students.

Class of 1942 Awards

This fund was established by members of the Class of 1942. The scholarships are awarded annually to students at Berea College with superior academic achievement who have demonstrated Christian character, financial need, and the capacity to persevere. A scholarship is given annually to one student from each of the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior classes.

Discovery Grants

Awarded to supplement the student’s own financial resources for domestic study in faculty-led courses, Independent or Team Initiated studies, or Internships.

Experiential Education Fund Grants

Awarded to students to help enrich their Berea College academic program through an off-campus educational Internship experience.

Red Foley Memorial Music Award

Awarded annually by the Alumni Association to the student or students who have made the greatest contribution to the social life of the campus through music.

Bascom A. and Katherine Baugh Franklin Scholarship

Provides financial aid on the basis of need to students majoring in religion, agriculture, child and family studies, or technology and industrial arts.

Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded to current students or graduates who plan to enter full-time Christian service.

Lucille Christian and George McKinney Student Alumni Relations Council Award

This award is given to a junior student in good standing who will be a senior in the following year and who is an active participant in volunteer service in the College community. The award is to be used for supplies in the senior year. The student must be nominated by a recognized campus organization, including residence halls and labor departments.

Helen R. Smith Fund

Provides undergraduate or graduate scholarships on the basis of need to students of Ohio, preferably Wayne County, to enter the ministry, teaching, or medicine.