BEREA, Ohio – Alexandra McMahon of Menifee was among more than 400 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus for the 2017 fall semester who claimed $6.1 million in merit scholarships.
McMahon, a graduate of Paloma Valley High School majoring in theatre acting and directing, earned a $12,000 deans scholarship based on outstanding academic achievements in high school. Baldwin Wallace University’s merit scholarships are awarded to full-time students and are renewable up to four years with good academic and social standing. The university grants a wide range of scholarships to current students each year. Including merit and need-based scholarships, students received over $45 million in financial support from the university for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational university of 4,000 students, the university offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in more than 80 academic areas. Located in Berea, Ohio, and only 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, Baldwin Wallace University offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.