BEREA, Ohio – Lucy Turner, of Old Hickory, was among nearly 600 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus this fall who claimed $7.8 million in merit scholarships.
Turner, a graduate of Nashville School of the Arts and an acting major, earned a $15,000 trustee's scholarship based on outstanding academic achievements in high school. Baldwin Wallace’s merit scholarships are awarded to full-time students and are renewable up to four years with good academic and social standing.
Baldwin Wallace grants a wide range of scholarships to current students each year. Including merit and need-based scholarships, Baldwin Wallace students received more than $57 million in financial support from the university for the current academic year.
Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational university of 3,800 students, Baldwin Wallace offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in more than 80 academic areas. Located in Berea, Ohio, 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, Baldwin Wallace offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.