Bethel University’s Hendrix Scholarship Competition is Nov. 11-12

MCKENZIE, TN –Bethel University’s most prestigious scholarship, the Hendrix Scholarship Competition for the 2017 school year, is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12 on Bethel’s McKenzie campus. The Hendrix Scholarship Competition is a premier scholarship program established in 1988 by Mr. Willard R. Hendrix of Nashville, Tenn. The competition is for traditional undergraduate prospective students.

According to Tina Hodges, Director of Admissions, a student must be a high school senior with at least a 3.25 GPA and a 23/1050 or above ACT/SAT score to be considered for the competition.

“The winner of the competition will earn a full tuition, room and board scholarship for four years,” Hodges said. “The runner-up will earn a full tuition scholarship for four years, and all other competitors who compete will be considered for Bethel's remaining institutional grants.” 

Hodges pointed out that students must maintain a cumulative GPA while in college to keep the scholarship.

Hodges also said that students who qualify for a Bethel University staff waiver are not eligible to compete in the Hendrix competition.

For more information about the Hendrix Scholarship Competition and to apply for the competition, please contact the Office of Admissions  at 844-Bethel-1 or email, or go to

Established in 1842, Bethel University is headquartered in McKenzie and is affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It offers bachelor’s, master's, and associate degrees through a variety of learning platforms. For more information about Bethel University, go to

Posted by Cliff Bush at 10:10 AM