BEREA, OH (09/29/2016)-- Olivia Plunkett of Haddonfield (08033) was among more than 400 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus this fall who claimed $5.2 million dollars in merit scholarships.
Plunkett, a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School majoring in history, earned a $15,000 Presidential Scholarship based on outstanding academic achievements in high school. BW's merit scholarships are awarded to full-time students and are renewable up to four years with good academic and social standing. BW grants a wide range of scholarships to current students each year. Including merit and need-based scholarships, BW students received over $41 million in financial support from the University for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational university of 4,000 students, BW offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in 75 academic areas. Located in Berea, 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, BW offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.