Hillsdale College Supports Hillsdale High School Students with Bernard L. Davis Scholarship

Hillsdale College Supports Hillsdale High School Students with Bernard L. Davis Scholarship

Fund honors the legacy of Bernard L. Davis, former Hillsdale High School principal and superintendent

Davis Scholarship has awarded more than $1.2 million to local students

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Hillsdale, Mich. – Hillsdale College offers assistance and support for Hillsdale High School seniors and graduates planning to attend the College through The Bernard L. Davis Scholarship Fund. Since its inception in 1984, the scholarship has helped more than 170 local students by providing over $1.2 million in funding.

The scholarship is open to any Hillsdale High School student who is accepted for dual enrollment during their senior year or matriculates to Hillsdale College as a full-time student. Successful applicants will demonstrate good character, be in good academic standing, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must also demonstrate exemplary leadership and citizenship through extra-curricular school activities, athletics, community service and/or employment.

“Bernard Davis was a well-respected member of the Hillsdale community and dedicated his life to educating its youth,” said Rich Moeggenberg, director of financial aid at Hillsdale College. “We are proud to honor his legacy through this scholarship program.”

The scholarship was established with a generous grant from the William R. Angell Foundation. Students interested in applying should contact their Hillsdale High School guidance counselor. To donate to the scholarship, please contact institutional advancement at Hillsdale College at (517)607-2670.


Featured Image: Dr. Davis with Scholarship Recipients

Top: Charles Holbrook, Maxim Hayes, Olivia Nolan, Benjamin Baxter, Connor McCosh, Branden Bisher, Andrew Wilcox, and Mitchell Hood.
Bottom Row: Susena Finegan, Marshall Mapes, Dr. John Davis, Nancy Reed, Russell Reed, Madeline Richards and Kamren Johnson.

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an educational outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 3.4 million.

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Media inquiries may be directed to:
Emily Stack Davis
517-607-2726 (work)
517-803-3745 (cell)