Berea College was founded in 1855 and it is distinctive among other institutions of higher learning. It is the first interracial and coeducational college in the South and it charges no tuition. It also admits academically promising students, particularly from Appalachia, who have financial constraints. The cost of educating a student for four years at Berea is nearly $100,000.
The college offers a rigorous undergraduate academic program which leads to a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in 28 fields. Students are expected to work in campus for at least 10 hours and service jobs in more than 130 departments.
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Academically promising students particularly from Appalachia who have limited economic resources. Students from all states of the United States and other countries are also invited
Berea College provides 100% funding to 100% enrolled students in their first year of enrollment. The College provides summer jobs to international students in an effort to help them meet with financial obligations that may arise after the first year of study.
The Tuition Promise Scholarship is awarded to every student admitted at Berea and guarantees that they never pay tuition.
Click here to apply as a first-year student who has not attended any institution of higher education
Click here to apply as a domestic student who has attended an institution of higher education after the completion of high school or a GED
Click here to apply as an international, non-domestic student
To know more about the scholarship and the institution visit the official website