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The John And Margaret Shutt Adult College Express Scholarship

This scholarship may award up to $1000 per year with up to $500 paid per semester dependent upon the amount of other scholarships or grants the student receives. REMINDER: All scholarships are subject to the availability of funding and continuation for a second semester is not guaranteed.


  • You must be female.
  • You must meet all requirements for admission to Motlow and the Adult College Express (ACE) Program
  • You must be in good standing with Motlow and meeting SAP
  • You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better if prior college experience applies.
  • You must be full-time under the ACE Program guidelines and not a “drop-in”.
  • You must have financial need as evidenced by the FAFSA.
  • Preference will be given to a student who is a single mother.

Required to retain the scholarship:

  • Scholarship may be retained for up to two consecutive academic years.
  • You must reapply for the scholarship for each academic year.
  • You must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the program.

How to Apply:

Complete the following application: John & Margaret Shutt Scholarship Application

Mail completed application to the following address:

Motlow College Foundation
Attn: Director of Advancement
P.O. Box 8500
Mail Department 160
Lynchburg, TN 37352