Created to provide the most dedicated and talented students an opportunity to study at one of the nation’s best private colleges, our Prestige Scholarships allow recipients the freedom to pursue their studies unencumbered by financial concerns.
Students applying for the C.V. McClurg Scholarship will complete the Premier and Prestige Scholarship Application. Applications have two possible deadline dates. The priority application date is November 15, and applications are due no later than January 3.
When you complete the application including the essay, you will be considered for our Hollingsworth, McClurg, and Christoverson Scholarships.
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C.V. McClurg was a well-respected member of the Lakeland community and president of the Peoples Savings Bank. Moving to Lakeland in 1923, he served as a city commissioner, circuit court judge, and mayor of Lakeland. In 1950 he was named honorary chancellor of Florida Southern College. Funded by the McClurg family, the C.V. McClurg Scholarship is awarded to first-year students in recognition of exceptional academic merit and covers full tuition and fees for four years of study.
The C.V. McClurg Scholarship is competitive and application is by invitation only. A committee composed of distinguished faculty will interview each candidate, selecting students based on their academic promise, leadership potential, character, and future goals.