Published on January 5, 2021 by Sean Flynt  
Hobbs Scholarship

South Roebuck Baptist Church has given $25,000 to endow the Herschel H. Hobbs Scholarship for undergraduate students in Samford’s Department of Biblical and Religious Studies. The new scholarship joins the department’s extensive options for financial assistance. Read the full announcement in The Alabama Baptist.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.