The Gilreath Honor Scholarship was established in 1983 by the estates of Professor Esmarch S. Gilreath and Mrs. Sara T. Gilreath to recognize an entering freshman with an exemplary academic and extracurricular record coupled with an interest in chemistry. This is a full tuition award renewable for four years of work at Washington and Lee, provided the recipient maintains a 3.3 grade point average. Only students intending to pursue a career in chemistry are eligible for this award.
To be considered for the Gilreath Scholarship- or any merit-based awards- students must fill out and submit the Johnson Scholarship application, along with a complete application for admission no later than December 1, 2012. Students must indicate chemistry as their intended major on their application for admission in order to be considered for this award.
Only students invited as finalists for the on-campus Johnson Scholarship Competition will be considered for this scholarship. Finalists who are being considered for the Gilreath Scholarship will participate in an additional interview, conducted by the faculty in the Chemistry Department, during the Johnson Competition.