Bellingrath Scholarship

As a Bellingrath Scholar, you represent the very best at Rhodes.

Each year, one high school senior with exceptional academic achievements and distinctive personal accomplishments is awarded a Bellingrath Scholarship. This most prestigious of our awards covers the full cost of tuition for four years at Rhodes.

What are my responsibilities as a Bellingrath Scholar?

Your distinction earns you the right and responsibility of representing Rhodes to outside guests. Bellingrath Scholars assist the Office of Admission by participating in on-campus programs, conducting campus tours for prospective students and their families, hosting prospective students during overnight visits, and helping select future Bellingrath Scholars. 

How do I qualify for this award?

Complete and submit an application for admission to Rhodes by January 15. 

  • Awardees will be notified by April 15. All other applicants will be notified of their admission status and financial aid awards by April 1. 

  • If you are awarded the Bellingrath Scholarship, you must submit your enrollment deposit to Rhodes no later than May 1.

All applicants who apply on time but are not selected as a Bellingrath Scholar will automatically be considered for our other competitive scholarships and fellowships.