Scholarships

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The Mildred Arnold Scholarship

Every year, one freshman is named the "Mildred Arnold Scholar" and receives a scholarship of up to $4,000. The award is renewable for up to four years as long as the student maintains a minimum GPA of 3.00. Only students who have applied by February 1 to Bradley University's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and have completed and returned the Mildred Arnold Scholarship application receive full consideration for the program. Please visit the admissions page for more information about freshman admissions and scholarships. Click here to learn more about recent Mildred Arnold Scholars.

As part of this scholarship, the Mildred Arnold Scholar begins an undergraduate research project with an appropriate faculty member in the department during his/her junior year. This project will result in a scholarly paper to be presented to a peer-reviewed journal or national forum no later than during his/her final semester at Bradley.

Mildred Arnold, a 1932 alumna of Bradley University, was committed to furthering the philosophy of Family and Consumer Sciences and to scholarly activity.

C.C. Wheeler Scholarship

Every year, one freshman is named the "C.C. Wheeler Scholar" and receives a scholarship of $4,000. The award is renewable for up to four years as long as the student maintains a minimum GPA of 3.00. Only students who have applied by February 1 to Bradley University's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and have completed and returned the C.C. Wheeler Scholarship application receive full consideration for the program. Please visit the admissions page for more information about freshman admissions and scholarships.

The C.C. Wheeler Scholar is expected to be involved in a service or research project through the C.C.Wheeler Institute and will also have opportunity to present their scholarly work in a forum similar to the Mildred Arnold Scholar.

All scholars have the privilege of monthly meetings with their faculty mentor and other scholars. Current research projects by junior and senior scholars are discussed. Freshman and sophomore scholars have time to develop research ideas with faculty and upper class scholars during this period of time. This project will result in a scholarly paper to be presented to a peer-reviewed journal or national forum no later than during his/her final semester at Bradley.

Cecelia Chesko Wheeler, a 1942 alumna of Bradley University, was committed to empowering women.

Upperclassmen Scholarships

As continuing FCS majors, upperclassmen are eligible to apply for several scholarships ranging from several hundred to $3,000 per year. These scholarships have been established through the generous donations of our gracious alumnae.