ECU welcomes 20 new EC Scholars in 2015
May 19, 2015
From aspiring teachers to future physicians, East Carolina University will welcome 20 incoming freshmen selected for the prestigious EC Scholars Program.
The program is a four-year merit scholarship recognizing outstanding academic performance, commitment to community engagement and strong leadership skills.
Recipients are admitted to ECU’s Honors College and receive a scholarship for four years, along with a stipend for study abroad, for a total value of approximately $61,000.
The entering EC Scholar recipients have completed a rigorous three-tier selection process that includes meeting the Honors College admissions criteria, having an additional faculty review and completing an on-campus interview. The incoming EC Scholar recipients have an average combined math/verbal SAT score of 1362 and an average unweighted GPA of 3.94.
For additional information on the EC Scholars Program, visit http://www.ecu.edu/ecscholars/. Click on individual photos at left to learn more about each incoming EC Scholar.
- Crystal Baity
Banner illustration by Mike Litwin.
EC Scholars photos by Cliff Hollis.