Bonner Scholarship Program Application

Students interested in Bonner Scholars, should complete the application below. Should you have questions about the program, about your Bonner application, or about any other aspect of your decisions about college, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that the 100% of demonstrated need covered only applies to students who are eligible to file FAFSA.

If selected or wanting to learn more: There will be an on campus Scholars Day, Saturday, January 20, 2024.

Learn more about Bonner Scholars

Bradley Hartsell
Bonner Scholars Program Director
bhartsell@emoryhenry.edu

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If you want to apply to receive a Bonner Scholarship and pursue your commitment to service while at Emory & Henry, please complete this application as soon as possible. The first three are essay questions. Please feel free to be creative in your responses. Please make your responses 250-500 words for each essay question.
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In prospective Bonner Scholars, we look for committed people who have shown dedication to activities of importance in their lives. Please share the family, school, work, church or service responsibilities to which you have been most committed detailing the experience, with an anecdote specifying the activities and length/frequency of your commitments.
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Describe an experience of working with someone different from yourself in terms of age, race, class, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or another perspective.
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Describe a person of particular inspiration to you. Explain how they have challenged you and what you find most admirable about them.
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Has anyone in your family attended college?*
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Did he or she receive a degree?*
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I understand the awarding of the Bonner Scholarship is contingent upon: (a) the completion of a FAFSA forecaster and/or a timely FAFSA submission and completed Bonner application Fill out your FAFSA online: http://fafsa.ed.gov (b) strict adherence to all Bonner application procedures including a telephone or in-person interview, and (c) the discretion of the Emory & Henry College Bonner Scholars Director and Coordinator *Bonner Scholarship award decisions are based on the strength of the applicant’s essays, interview, and financial need. As an NCAA division III school, Emory & Henry College and the Bonner Scholar Program do not under any circumstances consider athletic ability and/or participation of an applicant in any scholarship award decision.
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I understand and accept the terms of this application:*