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Special Scholarships

MacMurray College wants Eagle Scouts (Boy Scouts of America), Gold Award Recipients (Girl Scouts of America), Summit Award Recipients (Venturing Crew – BSA), and youth and young adult leaders in the United Methodist Church to join the MacMurray Family. MacMurray recognizes these students will greatly benefit the College as active and engaged leaders of the campus community. New students who have earned these special achievements will qualify for one scholarship level higher than those for which they would otherwise be eligible at the time of admission. Proof of achievement is required.

Boy Scouts of America
Students must show proof of Eagle Scout ranking by submitting documentation to the Office of Admissions. Proof of achievement is due by August 1.

Girl Scouts of America
Students must show proof of Gold Award ranking by submitting documentation to the Office of Admissions. Proof of achievement is due by August 1.

Venturing Crew – Boy Scouts of America
Students must show proof of Summit Award ranking by submitting documentation to the Office of Admissions. Proof of achievement is due by August 1.

United Methodist Church Leaders
To qualify as a United Methodist youth or young adult leader, students must have served as or achieved any of the following:

Proof of achievement is due by August 1.

Other Requirements
Proof of achievement must be submitted before any adjustments to scholarship level will occur. The College has the right to approve or deny submitted documentation of achievement. Students must maintain new scholarship level requirements. There is no additional application or essay required. Only one achievement increase is allowed. Transfer students are eligible for scholarships levels up to $20,000 per year.

For questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 217-479-7056 or via email.