Dr. Otis W. Smith '47 Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility: All Class Years, 3.0 GPA, Full-time, 15 credit hours, African American, Preference to Class of 1947 Descendant

Full Description
This scholarship was made possible by the generosity of members of the Class of 1947 and in honor of Dr. Otis W. Smith ’47. The scholarship recognizes the unique accomplishments of a particular group of Morehouse Alumni who have represented their College and peers with honor and distinction, since World War II, during the second half of the 20th Century. In their respective communities throughout America and abroad, each member, in his own way and profession has provided leadership to a people not yet fully emancipated in American life and served as role models for decency and justice, character and integrity to on-coming generations who are carrying the practice of Morehouse leadership ideals into the 21st Century. Eligibility requirements include:

  • Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior
  • African American
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Preference given to descendants of the Class of 1947
  • Must be Full-time student (Must attend Morehouse College each semester of each academic year)
  • 15 hours of non-repeated credit each semester (excluding credit earned in a summer term)

Award Details
Awards vary and will be used to cover tuition, room and board expenses that are not covered by other financial aid and expected family contributions as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by Morehouse College.