2014 Hays Memorial Scholarship Competition

This page contains a brief summary of information regarding the 2014 Hays Memorial Scholarship Competition. 

The 2014 Hays Memorial Scholarship Competition will be held at Hendrix College on March 7 and 8.  Registration will take place on Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. in The Burrow in the Student Life and Technology Center.  We will host receptions for competitors and their families beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday evening.  Students are invited to a reception in The Burrow while parents will have the opportunity to mingle during a parent reception in the Bertie Wilson Murphy Building.  You and your family are also welcome to stay for the performance of The Hourglass Project in Cabe Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended (see Hays Response Form, below).  

On Saturday, a committee – comprised of two Hendrix faculty members and a current student – will interview each candidate.  Tips from past Hays competitors are available here

The Hays Memorial Scholarship is a highly competitive scholarship that covers tuition, room, board, and fees for four years.  Accordingly, Hendrix must have your reply to participate no later than Friday, February 21

Hays Reading

An article by Eula Biss that appeared in Harper’s Magazine in January 2013, entitled “Sentimental Medicine


To learn about how to apply for the Hays Memorial Scholarship, click here. For questions concerning the Hays Memorial Scholarship Competition, please contact the Office of Admission at (501) 450-1362, toll free at (800) 277-9017, or adm@hendrix.edu.