Warren Wilson College in the USA invites international students to apply for its Full Tuition Milepost One Scholarship for Undergraduates in the 2020 academic session.

Milepost One is the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway, a relaxing drive revealing stunning vistas of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. The Parkway meanders for 469 miles and is adjacent to Warren Wilson College’s beautiful campus in the Swannanoa Valley.

Worth of Award

  • Milepost One is also a full-tuition scholarship for students eager to get on the road to a Warren Wilson degree but concerned about making it financially possible.
  • Warren Wilson will award up to 25 full-tuition Milepost One scholarships to students with total family income levels equal to or below $125,000 per year.


To be eligible, students must:

  • Be admitted to Warren Wilson College for the first time, as a full-time undergraduate;
  • Have a minimum 3.0 weighted high school GPA;
  • Complete the application requirements by the deadline;
  • Have a Total Family Income* equal to or less than $125,000;
  • Live on campus and participate in the Warren Wilson Work Program;
  • File a 2019-2020 FAFSA using their 2017 taxes and send to Warren Wilson College by February 1, 2020 (school code: 002979);
  • International Students must complete the CollegeBoard International Student Financial Aid Application;
  • Students selected for FAFSA verification must complete verification requirements by February 1, 2020;
  • Be enrolled full time;
  • Maintain consecutive enrollment.

The Milepost One Scholarship is guaranteed for 4 years. If you do not complete your degree in four years, you may appeal to extend your Milepost One Scholarship eligibility.

*For the purposes of Milepost One Scholarship eligibility, Total Family Income is defined by using the AGI (adjusted gross income) from 2017 federal tax returns (both student and parent), which is used on the student’s 2019-2020 FAFSA. Students who have a combined student and parent AGI equal to or less than $125,000 are eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Selection Process:

  • Following the February 1 deadline, a Milepost One selection committee will review all submissions, analyzing the overall impact of each video submission.
  • The Selection Committee will have access to each scholarship applicant’s application for admission and FAFSA.
  • Students will be asked to sign a consent form to allow the selection committee to review FAFSA information.

Renewal Requirements

  • File a renewal FAFSA each year before February 1st;
  • Complete verification process (if selected) each year before February 1st;
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress;
  • Be a residential (on-campus) student;
  • Be enrolled full time;
  • Maintain consecutive enrollment.


Deadline: Application closes on February 1, 2020.

Click here for more details and to apply

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