More than 300 incoming Washburn University students received a freshman academic scholarship. These renewable scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT composite score of 21 or higher. Scholarship award amounts range from $500 to $5,000 based on academic performance.

Academic scholarship recipients include:

Christopher Boese, of Ottawa, graduate of Ottawa High School; Regan Godderz, of Colony, graduate of Crest Senior High School; Bailey Longstaff, of Williamsburg, graduate of West Franklin High School; Sean Roberts, of Rantoul, graduate of Wellsville High School.