Warren Wilson will award up to 25 full-tuition Milepost One scholarships to students with total family income levels equal to or below $125,000 per year. This means that even families who may not be eligible for federal or state need-based grants still have an opportunity to earn a full-tuition scholarship – this includes eligibility for international and DACA students.
All Milepost One winners will be awarded our unique work grant, which will be applied towards tuition per federal guidelines. Milepost One winners who qualify for a federal or state need-based grant will receive the remainder of their tuition-free through the Warren Wilson College Milepost One scholarship. Milepost One winners who do not qualify for a federal or state need-based grant will receive the remainder of their tuition-free through the Milepost One scholarship. Student loans will not be applied towards the cost of tuition but may be applied towards room and board.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
To be eligible, students must:
Be admitted to Warren Wilson College for the first time, as a full-time undergraduate;
Have a minimum 3.0 weighted high school GPA;
Complete the application requirements by the deadline;
Have a Total Family Income* equal to or less than $125,000;
Live on campus and participate in the Warren Wilson Work Program;
International Students must complete the College Board International Student Financial Aid Application;
Students selected for FAFSA verification must complete verification requirements by March 1, (please note your award will not reflect your Milepost One award until you fully complete the verification process);
Be enrolled full time;
Maintain consecutive enrollment;
Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
The Milepost One Scholarship is guaranteed for 4 years. If you do not complete your degree in four years, you may appeal to extend your Milepost One Scholarship eligibility.