January 02, 2018

Why does Hampden-Sydney offer automatic scholarships to Eagle Scouts? Bryan Wendell, Boy Scouts of America blogger asks President Larry Stimpert for the scoop.

Eagle Scouts who attend Hampden-Sydney receive an automatic scholarship worth $5,000 per year amounting to $20,000 over four years. This explains why 12.6 percent of students currently enrolled at Hampden-Sydney are Eagle Scouts. Bryan Wendell, Boy Scouts of America blogger explains why—when it comes to leadership, honor, service, and character—all trails lead to Hampden-Sydney College.

Read the article here

“The College emphasizes character development just as much as intellectual growth, and the values we believe in here are some of the same as those articulated in the Eagle Scout challenge. This makes Hampden-Sydney a perfect fit for Scouts pursuing higher education.”

President Larry Stimpert

  • Hampden-Sydney students hiking on the Wilson Trail
  • Hampden-Sydney students doing volunteer service work at a state park
  • Hampden-Sydney students hanging out together aorund a firepit
  • Hampden-Sydney graduates give a thumbs-up at commencement


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