Legacy Scholarship • Requirements & Guidelines

Students must graduate from high school in Midland County or complete their GED after taking GED classes at Midland College Adult Education and Literacy program.  Form for Verification of GED classes taken at Midland College.

Students must graduate from high school with a 2.75 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale. (Scholarship is pending until final high school transcript is reviewed by the MC Student Development Office.)
  High School Transcript Release Form (Adobe .pdf file)

Community Service
Students must complete at least 40 hours of community service for each academic year. Students may begin their volunteer hours 18 months before the academic year in which they are applying for the scholarship.  For example, students may begin volunteering the summer after their junior year in high school

Students must complete volunteer hours at an approved Legacy Volunteer Agency before the scholarship will be awarded. It is recommended that students submit their
Community Service Time Record before June 1st for returning Legacy Scholars (current Midland College freshmen) and July 1st for new Legacy Scholars (current high school seniors and expected GED recipients). No application will be accepted without proper documentation and signatures.View a complete list of
 approved agencies on the Midland College web site.

Legacy 101
Before calling agencies for Volunteer Opportunities please review our How to Volunteer page.

Time Limit 
The Legacy Scholarship must be used within two years of high school graduation or GED completion. A request for exception may be made by students with medical exemptions or military service. These exceptions are not guaranteed.

In order to receive this scholarship, students must enroll in at least six (6) hours.

Maintain Eligibility 
Students must complete 75 percent of the courses they enrolled in with a minimum current term 2.0 G PA.  If a student does not meet these requirements, the scholarship will be forfeited until satisfactory academic progress is made.

Scholarship recipients that maintain satisfactory academic progress are eligible for four semesters of funding from the scholarship within the two year limit described above. This scholarship is not automatically renewed each year. Students wishing to remain on the Legacy Scholarship for a second year must maintain eligibility by completing an additional 40 hours of community service and submitting a Statement of Impact. The Community Service Time Record and Statement of Impact must be submitted to the Legacy Advisor during spring semester of or summer following your freshman year at MC. 

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More information

Midland's Legacy Scholarship Program
Diana Ramos, Legacy Advisor, (432) 685-6854 dramos@midland.edu