COWDEN/WINDSOR/SORENTO — Three students in south-central Illinois have been admitted to Culver-Stockton College’s incoming class in the fall 2021 semester, receiving academic scholarships.
Madison Cherry, a senior from Cowden attending Cowden-Herrick High School is receiving the Hilltop Scholarship, in the annual amount of $10,500 per year. Fletcher Manhart, a senior at Bond County CUSD #2 residing in Sorento, would also receive the scholarship.
Haley Beck, a senior at Windsor High School residing in Windsor, would also be the awardee for the President Scholarship. This scholarship is good for $13,000 per year.
These scholarships are awarded for four years and are dependent on academic credentials. They are, however, eligible for renewal should the student remain in good academic standing.
Culver-Stockton scholarships can help cover the gap left behind by financial aid gaps
The scholarships help offset the costs of attending Culver-Stockton, whose costs of attending increases in the 2021-22 academic year. Currently standing at $36,605 for the current academic year, those costs will increase to $37,540 next school year.
On average, the average annual financial aid package is $25,000, leaving the student to pursue other funding methods to cover the remaining balance. In regards to those receiving scholarships, they nearly or completely cover the gap.
Culver-Stockton College is a four-year residential institution under affiliation with the Disciples of Christ Christian Church, located in the city of Canton, Mo. The college would open in 1853 atop the hill that overlooks the rest of Canton and the Mississippi River. Additionally, the campus spans 140 acres, serving as home to over 1,000 students seeking degrees in over 80 programs.
Culver-Stockton is the premier experiential learning college in the Midwestern United States. It is also only one of two colleges offering a 12+3 semester calendar, dividing the standard 15-week semester in two parts. Culver-Stockton’s semester setup involves a 12-week consecutive term with a separate three-week term.
Culver-Stockton is an athletic member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference. It also has an affiliation with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
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