Westminster College alumni who are educators have the opportunity to nominate two deserving students for the Jerb Miller Scholarships. The scholarship is created in honor of Dr. Jerb Miller, a beloved professor, who taught education at Westminster from 1968 until his death in 1992. Jerb Miller scholarships are four-year renewable awards valued at up to $76,000 ($19,000 per academic year) for first-year students enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester. Nominated students must have a 3.5 overall GPA to qualify.
Westminster has long been a tradition for some families. In more than 900 families, at least two generations have attended Westminster with as many as 6 generations attending. The greatest number of members of one family to attend Westminster is 19.
In honor of Westminster Legacy Families, the Westminster Legacy Scholarship, ($74,000 - $18,500 per academic year) is available for students with a 3.0 cumulative high school grade point average, and a parent or grandparent who earned a degree from Westminster.
Admissions information and application may be found online.
Westminster Welcome Reception and Legacy Photo
As the year begins and new students arrive on campus, Legacy Families gather for the Westminster Welcome Reception and a photo of Legacy Families is taken.
Legacy Families, Please Stand
Each year during Commencement Westminster Legacy Families are invited to stay after the ceremony for a special legacy photo with all the legacy members of their family. Pictures are then shared with families in the weeks that follow and are often featured in Westminster Magazine.
The Young Presbyterian Scholars program is a partnership between Westminster College and Presbyterian and historically-related congregations, including PC(USA), ECO, EPC, Orthodox Presbyterian, and Covenant Presbyterian Churches.
We seek to provide students with opportunities to continue to grow in their faith while attending one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the country. Each congregation can nominate two students for the scholarship each year.
Young Presbyterian Scholars will receive:
Program Eligibility and Application Information
Student Eligibility Requirements:
Any member of the pastoral staff or congregants who are also Westminster college alumni can nominate a deserving student from their church:
Questions about the Presbyterian Scholars Program may be directed to: