Posted on December 19th in News

Sweet Briar announces new PTK Scholarship

Sweet Briar College has announced their new $2,000 transfer scholarship available to PTK members!

Committed to women’s leadership, Sweet Briar is all about educating women to become ethical leaders and create positive changes in the world, consistently ranking as one of the most innovative schools in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report. The college has also ranked on the social mobility list, being recognized as one of most successful universities in supporting Pell Grant recipients as they are admitted and support them as they graduate.

Learn more about this transfer option from the Q&A below.

Tell us about your college’s new transfer scholarship for members of Phi Theta Kappa.

Sweet Briar College has established this $2,000 scholarship to recognize the efforts and success of PTK members, which also increases the amount of gift aid awarded to transfer students.

Are there other transfer scholarships that could be stacked with your Phi Theta Kappa award?

Yes, this scholarship stacks on top of merit scholarships awarded at the time of admission.  Students who compete for Wyllie Engineering scholarships and Performing Arts Scholarships are also eligible to receive this additional scholarship

In your opinion, what is one of the most impressive things about your college?

Sweet Briar has an absolutely beautiful campus and offers opportunities for young women in a natural setting of nearly 3,000 acres.  SBC is one of two women’s colleges in the US offering an ABET engineering program; the 27,000 sq ft greenhouse offers extensive training for environmental science and sustainability studies. In addition, there are two lakes and 20 miles of trails on campus for study.  Pre-vet and archeology are top programs along with the performing arts in the areas of art, music, and theatre. The equestrian program is housed in a stunning facility and is the oldest program in the US. Students come from 42 states and 19 countries. 100% of students received scholarships and financial aid.

Are there any special events or deadlines on your recruitment calendar that you would like to share?

Sweet Briar offers a travel reimbursement program for students who are considering Sweet Briar as a prospective student.  Sweet Briar provides more information related to events and a calendar for students to select a date to visit on their website.

Find more colleges and transfer scholarships like this one through PTK Connect.

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