Posted by William Nunnelley on 2006-02-14Samford University has invited 100 top high school students from Alabama and across the nation to participate in its 2006 Scholars Day Monday, Feb. 20. The students will be interviewed as part of their competition for Beeson Scholarships or Presidential Scholarships to Samford. Beeson Scholars, who must graduate from Alabama high schools, receive a full scholarship and inclusion in programs designed for the most distinguished scholars. Presidential Scholars are selected on the basis of academic performance and demonstrated leadership qualities.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.